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On Location With Leonie Prendergast -- 'Jimi: All is By My Side'

Duane Wells | Posted 09.29.2014 | Travel
Duane Wells

Jimi: All is By My Side offers a snapshot of the singer's journey from Harlem to the heights of fame on the other side of the pond. Interestingly, however, the film was shot in Dublin, which acts as a stand-in for the swinging 60's in London -- a fact that thrilled the film's Dublin-based Costume Designer Leonie Prendergast.

A Backstage View of How People Transform Into Monsters for Knott's Scary Farm Halloween Haunt 2014

Annabel Osberg | Posted 09.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Annabel Osberg

Shortly after getting my Knott's Scary Farm Season Pass validated, I had a taste of what is in store for this year, as Knott's invited media to see what goes on backstage while final preparations are made for opening night.

School's Out for the Summer!

Simon Watson | Posted 07.30.2014 | Arts
Simon Watson

This past Saturday, the teeny-tiny town of Kinderhook, New York, located three hours north of New York City by car, was invaded by hundreds of New Yorkers dressed in their blackest finery for the opening of Jack Shainman Gallery's The School.

Dawn Ritz' Ascending Southern Star: Hollywood Costume Designer to Appear at Phoenix COMICON

Steve Karras | Posted 07.28.2014 | Style
Steve Karras

"There's no right or wrong in art, there's only something called experiences," mused Dawn Ritz. The tenacious costume designer, scheduled to appear as a guest panelist at the 2014 Phoenix COMICON, has seized Tinsel town opportunities rather than let them come to her.

What You Didn't Know About Your Favorite TV Shows

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 05.18.2014 | Style

Your obsession with your favorite TV show is about to intensify. During the Costume Designers Roundtable at the recent Vulture Festival, The Cut's...

Emmy Award Winning Designer Pens Sci-Fi Novel

Gregory G. Allen | Posted 05.07.2014 | Books
Gregory G. Allen

If people believe they are meant to do one thing in life, they obviously haven't met Bud Santora. The former costume designer went on to be a book illustrator and now has penned his first novel.

Finding Authenticity in Fashion

Rai Mensah | Posted 11.25.2013 | Style
Rai Mensah

Authenticity and finding it in the fashion industry seemed to be the running theme during the kickoff of the Fashion in Film series. The series highlighted such industry legends as Iris Apfel and Catherine Martin.

Oprah Picks 'Ugliest' 80s Tracksuit For Scene In 'Lee Daniels' The Butler'

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.16.2013 | Black Voices

In her first role in a live action film in 15 years, Oprah Winfrey was eager to throw herself fully into character, even if it meant wearing a bad 80s...

88 Outlandish Looks That Branded These Pop Stars

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

These days it's safe to say that the costume makes the pop star. It's a critical part of her visual branding, but it's also a practical component of h...

Lucas Loses Stormtrooper Copyright Battle

AP | By JILL LAWLESS | Posted 09.26.2011 | Arts

LONDON -- The Empire has struck out. Britain's Supreme Court on Wednesday defeated a bid by George Lucas' company to stop a prop designer making and ...

Costume Designer Luke Reichle on Closets, Clothes, Crazy Costumes and Castle

Meredith Barnett | Posted 05.28.2011 | Style
Meredith Barnett

Experienced costume designer Luke Reichle has been on a roll for over a decade, working on TV series like Without a Trace and films including Exorcist: The Beginning and American Outlaws.

Angelina Jolie's Costumes in The Tourist Pay Homage to MGM Fashion Designer Irene Lentz

Mary Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mary Hall

You literally can't keep your eyes off Angelina's amazing jewelry, gowns and dresses. From the film's opening, you are fascinated by her classic look.

PHOTOS: FEMME FATALE: 13 Artists's Work, From Andy Warhol to Aerosmith, Inspired By Marilyn Monroe

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

From pop portraits to street graffiti, from amateur sketches to robot art, Marilyn Monroe's famous face and tragic life has inspired artists for gener...

Iconic Costume Designer Edith Head Comes Alive in a One-Woman Play

Style Section L.A. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Style Section L.A.

There are few things that film buffs and fashion fiends wouldn't do for the chance to converse with legendary Hollywood costume designer Edith Head, who dressed the silent film stars of the 1920s.

Conversations with Edith Head: A Play Worth Seeing

Mary Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mary Hall

Edith may have won 8 Academy Awards, but she did not always win the respect of other designers.

Women in Hip-Hop: The B-girl Be Festival

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Lauri Lyons

When it comes to women in hip-hop, don't call it a comeback. Women have been here for years.

Culture Zohn Off the C(H)uff: Milena Canonero, Oscar-Winning Costume Designer Collaborates at the Metropolitan Opera

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Patricia Zohn

2009-09-21-zohnbox.jpg "In opera after the first night you don't know what will happen; it's a moveable feast!"

Milk Money for School

Sylvia Sukop | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sylvia Sukop

I recently sat down with Danny Glicker, the costume designer for Milk to talk about his work on the film that's inspiring a new generation of civil rights activists.