The Art of Costume Blogcast

Arts & Culture Podcasts

The Art of Costume Blogcast is a weekly podcast hosted by Elizabeth Joy Glass and Spencer Williams, dedicated to highlighting the best in costume design. Join us each week as Elizabeth and Spencer break down the costumes from some of our favorite films and television shows, meet the costume designers, and go behind the scenes to find out what the costumes mean to the story and how they were created. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theartofcostume/support

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United States

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The Art of Costume Blogcast is a weekly podcast hosted by Elizabeth Joy Glass and Spencer Williams, dedicated to highlighting the best in costume design. Join us each week as Elizabeth and Spencer break down the costumes from some of our favorite films and television shows, meet the costume designers, and go behind the scenes to find out what the costumes mean to the story and how they were created. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theartofcostume/support

Language:

English

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Episodes

Wednesday

1/31/2023
"What kind of dystopian hellscape is this?" This week's episode of The Art of Costume Blogcast is all about the hit Netflix series, Wednesday. Listen along as Elizabeth and Spencer discuss the costume design of Colleen Atwood and Mark Sutherland, bringing to life the Addams family, Wednesday's contemporary wardrobe, Principal Larissa Weems, and the infamous RaveN dress. Be afraid. Be very afraid. Podcast Merch Store: TheArtOfCostume.com/PodStore Follow Us on Instagram:...

Duration:00:54:05

Women Talking with Costume Designer, Quita Alfred

1/24/2023
Do nothing. Stay and fight. Or leave. This week's bonus episode is about the new film directed by Sarah Polley, Women Talking. Costume designer Quita Alfred joins the podcast to discuss her connection to the Mennonite community, sourcing fabrics, the research behind plain dress, collaborating with Sarah Polley, and approaching this project authentically and responsibly. Podcast Merch Store: TheArtOfCostume.com/PodStore Follow Us on Instagram: @TheArtofCostumePod --- Send in a voice...

Duration:00:45:02

Don't Worry Darling - Season Three Premiere

1/17/2023
It's not just the desert air; The Art of Costume Blogcast is back for season three! Our hosts kick off the new season with a film that has got everybody talking, Don't Worry Darling. Sink into this week's episode as Elizabeth and Spencer discuss the costume design by Academy Award-nominated costume designer Arianne Phillips, Alice's colorful wardrobe, a surprise appearance by Dita Von Teese, Harry Styles's good looks (or lack thereof), and the sinister town of Victory. Podcast Merch Store:...

Duration:00:51:18

George & Tammy with Costume Designer, Mitchell Travers

1/10/2023
Come on down to apartment number nine for an episode full of rhinestone suits and country glamour! This week's bonus episode is all about the new drama miniseries on Showtime, George & Tammy. Costume designer Mitchell Travers joins Spencer to talk about designing the costumes for Tammy Wynette (Jessica Chastain) and George Jones (Michael Shannon), country style, Nudie's Rodeo Tailors, Las Vegas fashion, designing costumes for a story that moves through different decades, and that wild...

Duration:00:31:30

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever - Season Two Finale

12/20/2022
For our season two finale, we are heading to Wakanda and Talokan to discuss the costumes of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. Join Elizabeth and Spencer as they talk about ACADEMY AWARD-WINNING costume designer Ruth E. Carter, Queen Ramonda's crowns, the new Black Panther suit, and designing the costumes for Talokan and Namor! Wakanda Forever! Take our Listener Survey to be entered in a drawing for a $50 Amazon Gift Card: https://forms.gle/1HB5TyXUHpS4VojF7 Podcast Merch Store:...

Duration:01:02:45

Tár with Costume Designer, Bina Daigeler

12/9/2022
It's time to take your seats because we have an extraordinary bonus episode this week. Academy-Award-nominated costume designer Bina Daigeler joins The Art of Costume Blogcast for an exclusive interview about the new hit film featuring Cate Blanchett, Tár. Listen along as the Bina discusses the symphony of beautiful costumes designed for Lydia Tár, working with Cate Blanchett, the Berlin influence, color palettes, and the shocking conclusion to the film. Want more episodes of The Art of...

Duration:00:33:00

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

12/6/2022
Do you ever just wish you would follow a charming little mouse carrying a key to a magical realm full of fairies, sweets, snowflakes, and flowers? If yes, then we have the next best thing. This week's episode is all about the costumes of The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, designed by Academy-Award-winning costume designer Jenny Beavan. Listen as our hosts discuss the magical realms, victorian fashion, Keira Knightley as the sugar plum fairy, flower beards, and... oh dear, are those...

Duration:00:51:04

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey

11/29/2022
The Art of Costume Blogcast is back, and we are heading to Jeronicus Jangle's toy shop to watch the CDGA-nominated film, Netflix's Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey. Listen along as Elizabeth and Spencer get into the holiday spirit and discuss the incredible costumes designed by Academy-Award-nominated costume designer Michael Wilkinson. Want more episodes of The Art of Costume Blogcast? Become an official costume maven at our Patreon for exclusive episodes and highlights just for Patreon...

Duration:00:41:53

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

11/15/2022
Oh... Bleeding hearts of the world UNITE! With only a few more episodes left this season, The Art of Costume Blogcast heads into the holidays! For this week's episode, our hosts watch the Oscar-Winning classic holiday film, How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000). Listen along as we talk about the costumes designed by Rita Ryack, the infamous Grinch suit, Cindy Lou Who, and we revisit Spencer's crush on Christine Baranski. Santa... bye bye. Want more episodes of The Art of Costume Blogcast?...

Duration:00:47:22

Bullet Train with Costume Designer, Sarah Evelyn

11/10/2022
All aboard for a special bonus episode! Spencer is joined by costume designer Sarah Evelyn to talk about her work on the hit film Bullet Train, starring Brad Pitt! Listen along as Spencer and Sarah discuss Brad's iconic bucket hats, designing costumes for THE Bad Bunny, working during the pandemic, book inspirations, and her process behind each of the main characters that appeared in this film. For costume images and quotes from Sarah, head to TheArtofCostume.com Podcast Merch Store:...

Duration:00:24:28

House of the Dragon with Emily Stipcak

11/8/2022
Dracarys! This week's episode of The Art of Costume Blogcast is about the premiere season of House of the Dragon. Join us as we discuss our favorite costumes designed by Jany Temime and worn by the Targaryens, the Hightowers, House Velaryon, and more! From violent weddings to elderly dragons and naughty Uncle Daemon, we talk about it all. The Art of Costume contributor, Emily Stipcak, joins us this week as a special guest host. Want more episodes of The Art of Costume Blogcast? Become an...

Duration:01:17:57

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power

11/1/2022
Raise your hand if you are Sauron! For this week's episode of The Art of Costume Blogcast, we are venturing to Middle-Earth to talk about the costumes of the new Amazon Prime Video series, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. Our hosts discuss Galadriel's armor, Númenor, the dwarves of Khazad-dûm, spooky orcs, the Harfoots, and all of the costumes designed by the incredible costume designer, Kate Hawley. Grab your grass-covered wagon and let's hit the road! Want more episodes of The...

Duration:00:58:58

Pan's Labyrinth

10/25/2022
For this week's episode of The Art of Costume Blogcast, we are venturing into the labyrinth. Pan's Labyrinth that is! Listen along as our hosts discuss a Guillermo del Toro classic film, the brilliant work of Doug Jones, a creepy faun, an even creepier pale man, and the costume design by Lala Huete. Whatever you do, do NOT eat the grapes! Want more episodes of The Art of Costume Blogcast? Become an official costume maven at our Patreon for exclusive episodes and highlights just for Patreon...

Duration:00:50:05

Halloween (2018) and Halloween Kills (2021) With Costume Designer, Emily Gunshor

10/20/2022
Happy Halloween! For today's bonus episode, Emily Gunshor is back for part two of our interview. This time, we are traveling to Haddonfield to check in on Laurie Strode (Played by Jamie Lee Curtis). That's right, this week we watched Halloween (2018) and Halloween Kills (2021). Grab some candy, your favorite spooky sweater, and prepare for a bloody good time. *cue the John Carpenter music* Want more episodes of The Art of Costume Blogcast? Become an official costume maven at our Patreon for...

Duration:00:37:14

Scream (2022) With Costume Designer, Emily Gunshor

10/18/2022
"What's your favorite scary movie?" For this week's special spooky season episode of The Art of Costume Blogcast, our hosts are watching the fifth installment of the iconic American slasher film franchise, Scream. Things get even spookier when costume designer Emily Gunshor joins us to discuss her costumes for the Woodsboro teenagers, creating a suit for Gale Weathers, the iconic Ghostface, breaking down costumes, and Sidney Prescott, played by Neve Campbell. Want more episodes of The Art of...

Duration:00:45:56

Stranger Things (S4) With Costume Designer, Amy Parris

10/11/2022
Chrissy, wake up! For the first time ever, The Art of Costume Blogcast journeys to the Upside Down. This week's episode is all about Stranger Things season four. We won't be running up the hill alone either, Stranger Things costume designer Amy Parris joins the podcast! Listen along as Amy discusses the iconic Eleven milkshake dress, costuming Joseph Quinn as Eddie Munson, the Hellfire Club t-shirt, The Lost Boys references, sustainability, and costumes authentically sourced for the Russia...

Duration:00:51:01

Hocus Pocus (1993)

10/4/2022
Oh look, another glorious podcast episode. Makes me sick! In preparation for the newly released sequel, our hosts kick off Spooky Season with the 1993 classic, Hocus Pocus. Listen along as we discuss the costumes of the famed Sanderson Sisters, a tye dye shirt, Halloween parties, a zombie played by Doug Jones, and costumes designed by Mary E. Vogt. Want more episodes of The Art of Costume Blogcast? Become an official costume maven at our Patreon for exclusive episodes and highlights just...

Duration:00:47:30

Blonde with Costume Designer, Jennifer Johnson

9/29/2022
Diamonds (and costumes) are a girl's best friend! Directed by Andrew Dominik, Blonde boldly reimagines the life of Marilyn Monroe, exploring the split between her public and private selves. For this week's special bonus episode of The Art of Costume Blogcast, Spencer is joined by CDG Award-Winning costume designer Jennifer Johnson to talk about her incredible work on Blonde. Topics include the in-depth background research needed for this project, recreating the Gentlemen Prefer Blondes...

Duration:00:42:10

The Phantom of the Opera

9/27/2022
Behold! This week's episode of The Art of Costume Blogcast is about the 2004 musical film based on Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1986 musical of the same name, The Phantom of the Opera. *Cue the organ music* Join our cohosts as they visit the opera house for an episode full of costumes designed by Alexandra Byrne. Topics include a masquerade ball, the over-the-top wardrobe of Carlotta Giudicelli (played by Minnie Driver), Christine Daaé, and a creepy guy who lives in the basement of an opera house....

Duration:00:43:04

Beetlejuice

9/20/2022
Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Finally, this week's episode is about the classic 1988 horror-comedy film directed by Tim Burton, Beetlejuice. Listen along as Elizabeth and Spencer dive into the history behind these legendary costumes designed by Aggie Rodgers. Topics include Barbara's wedding dress, Lydia's goth looks, the iconic black and white suit worn by Michael Keaton, and the many costumes designed for Catherine O'Hara's character, Deetz. Want more episodes of The Art of...

Duration:00:45:12