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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

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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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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Episodes

Spencer - Season Two Premiere

1/18/2022
Today is the day! The Art of Costume Blogcast is back with the first episode of season two! In this week’s episode, our co-hosts Elizabeth and Spencer reunite and talk about their holiday breaks! Then, it’s time for more brilliant costuming. We are watching the new Princess Diana film, Spencer 👑 Listen along as our co-hosts discuss Kristen Stewart’s wardrobe, pearls, a dress that looks like soup, the mischievous Timothy Spall, and Academy-Award Winning costume designer Jacqueline Durran’s...

Duration:01:23:45

Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas

12/21/2021
Surprise! Christmas came early this year with a special holiday episode of The Art of Costume Blogcast. For this week’s episode, Elizabeth and Spencer record their first episode together in Los Angeles to talk about Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas, a 1993 American stop-motion animated musical dark fantasy holiday film directed by Henry Selick and produced by Tim Burton. Listen along as our cohosts talk about the film’s complicated history and the costumes worn by your favorite...

Duration:00:36:16

House of Gucci - Season One Finale

12/7/2021
It’s the season one finale of The Art of Costume Blogcast, sweeties! In this week’s episode, Elizabeth and Spencer celebrate the premiere season of the podcast by talking about their favorite episodes and memories. Then it’s time for the moment we have all been waiting for, House of Gucci. Character by character, our co-hosts discuss all of the costumes from this film designed by Janty Yates. This includes every costume from Paolo Gucci’s (Jared Leto) raspberry corduroy suit to Patrizia...

Duration:01:09:51

The Addams Family

11/30/2021
They’re creepy and they’re kooky. Mysterious and spooky. They’re all together ooky… why this week we are watching, The Addams Family! In this week’s episode, we are celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the 1991 film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, The Addams Family. Listen along as our cohosts talk about their favorite costumes by Ruth Myers, macabre children's plays, the history of The Addams Family, and don’t think we aren’t doing The Mamushka. Don’t torture yourself, that’s our job. ---...

Duration:00:52:43

Holidate

11/23/2021
Afraid of being alone during the holidays? Never fear, The Art of Costume Blogcast is here! In this week’s episode, Elizabeth and Spencer watch the Netflix original starring Emma Roberts, Holidate. Listen along as our cohosts talk about the festive costume design by Helen Huang, Sloane’s holiday wardrobe, and least favorite gifts. And yes… a majority of this episode is dedicated to Kristin Chenoweth, as it rightfully should be! --- Support this podcast:...

Duration:01:06:14

The Office: Holiday Special with Carey Bennett

11/16/2021
The holiday season is here, and what better way to get into the holiday spirit than hanging out with Michael Scott and the rest of the Dunder Mifflin gang! That’s right, in this week’s special episode, our co-hosts are watching The Office. Specifically, Season 2 Episode 10, Christmas Party, and Season 3 Episodes 10 and 11, A Benihana Christmas. Costume designer for the first four seasons of The Office, Carey Bennett, joins the podcast to talk about her experience on the show and creating...

Duration:01:00:25

Dune

11/9/2021
Things are about to get ‘spicy’ on The Art of Costume Blogcast as Elizabeth and Spencer face their biggest challenge yet - a one-way trip to Arrakis. In this week’s episode, our co-hosts dive into the 2021 American epic science fiction film, Dune, directed by Denis Villeneuve with costume design by co-designers Jacqueline West and Bob Morgan. Topics include the famous ‘Stillsuit,’ the world’s relationship with Timothée Chalamet, the impeccable fashion of the Bene Gesserit, Oscar Isaac’s...

Duration:01:16:43

The Fifth Element

11/2/2021
Yeah! She knows it’s a multi-pass! This week, our co-hosts are packing their bags and heading to Fhloston Paradise to watch Spencer’s favorite standalone movie, The Fifth Element! Listen along as Elizabeth and Spencer talk all about Milla Jovovich’s character Leeloo Dallas, Ruby Rhod, Diva Plavalaguna played by Maïwenn Le Besco, and the famed costumes of The Fifth Element by French haute couture designer Jean Paul Gaultier. Multi-pass? Follow The Art of Costume Blogcast on Instagram at...

Duration:01:23:37

What We Do In The Shadows S3 with Laura Montgomery

10/26/2021
Oh, how deliciously macabre! We are finishing out the spooky season with a very special episode, talking about one of Elizabeth and Spencer's favorite shows, What We Do In The Shadows! Costume designer for season 3 of What We Do In The Shadows, Laura Montgomery, joins our co-hosts to talk about all things vampires. Topics include the research process behind Nandor, Nadja, and Laszlo, giving Colin Robinson a slight wardrobe upgrade, and turning Guillermo into a bodyguard. Laura even offers a...

Duration:00:45:58

Bram Stoker's Dracula

10/19/2021
We have a highly anticipated episode this week as our co-hosts watch a hauntingly beautiful classic, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, directed by Francis Ford Coppola. Listen along as Elizabeth and Spencer discuss the Academy-Award-winning costumes designed by the legendary Eiko Ishioka, including Dracula’s creepy fits and fashions, Mina’s gowns, creepy Transylvanian taxis, and… well, a bunch of other things that are hard to describe! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theartofcostume/support

Duration:01:27:16

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street with Daniel White

10/12/2021
There's a hole in the world like a great black pit, and the vermin of the world inhabit it. And it goes by the name of London! We hope you are hungry because this week we are having meat-pies! Our co-hosts dive into the Victorian world of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street! Listen along as Elizabeth and Spencer go song by song and break down the costumes by Academy-Award Winning costume designer Colleen Atwood. Even Daniel White, Audio Engineer for The Art of Costume Blogcast,...

Duration:00:58:08

Loki

10/5/2021
On behalf of the Time Variance Authority, we hereby present to you our next spooky season episode, Loki. The Tom Hiddleston train continues as our co-hosts dive into the mysterious costumes of the hit Disney + show, designed by costume designer Christine Wada. We discuss everything from Loki's armor, Sophia Di Martino's armor made with nursing accommodations, and the many Loki variants. You throw a rock out here, and you hit a Loki! Follow The Art of Costume Blogcast on Instagram at...

Duration:01:02:57

Crimson Peak

9/28/2021
Beware of Crimson Peak! The Art of Costume Blogcast starts off the spooky season with one of Elizabeth’s favorite films, Crimson Peak - directed by Guillermo del Toro. Our co-hosts dive into the gothic romance film and break down the Victorian-era costumes by Kate Hawley. Pack your bags but don’t get too excited, the mansion is kind of a dump! Follow The Art of Costume Blogcast on Instagram at @TheArtofCostumePod. Head to TheArtofCostumeBlogcast.com to subscribe and send us your movie and...

Duration:01:22:08

The Suicide Squad

9/21/2021
So this is the famous Suicide Squad? In this week’s episode, Elizabeth and Spencer break down the costumes from The Suicide Squad, directed by James Gunn. Our co-hosts look at each character’s film costume designed by Judianna Makovsky and compare it to their comic book origins. Then, it is time to join Task Force X on the enemy-infused island of Corto Maltese and kick some ass, all while pointing out our favorite costumes along the way! Warning: this episode is not recommended for those...

Duration:01:30:30

Lovecraft Country with Dayna Pink

9/14/2021
In this week's episode of The Art of Costume Blogcast, our co-hosts dive into the hit HBO series, Lovecraft Country. Listen along as Elizabeth and Spencer discuss the costumes, Leti’s wardrobe, horror elements, historical accuracy, and so much more - all with commentary provided by the Emmy-nominated costume designer herself, Dayna Pink! Follow The Art of Costume Blogcast on Instagram at @TheArtofCostumePod. Head to TheArtofCostumeBlogcast.com to subscribe and send us your movie and...

Duration:01:45:15

Emma.

9/7/2021
In this week's episode of The Art of Costume Blogcast, our co-hosts dive into the Jane Austen world of Emma Woodhouse (played by Anya Taylor-Joy). Listen along as Elizabeth and Spencer discuss the costumes designed by Academy Award-winning costume designer Alexandra Byrne, the Regency era, similarities between Emma and Cher Horowitz, sexy sideburns, and lots of empire waistlines! Follow The Art of Costume Blogcast on Instagram at @TheArtofCostumePod. Head to TheArtofCostumeBlogcast.com to...

Duration:02:35:19

Clueless

8/31/2021
In the tenth episode of The Art of Costume Blogcast, our co-hosts discuss a true costume design masterpiece, the 1995 film directed by Amy Heckerling, Clueless. Listen as Elizabeth and Spencer dive into the costumes created by iconic costume designer Mona May, including Cher and Dionne’s matching plaid outfits, the infamous Alaïa dress, dressing the background characters, and those black and white gym outfits. As if! Follow The Art of Costume Blogcast on Instagram at @TheArtofCostumePod....

Duration:01:23:36

The Queen's Gambit

8/24/2021
Elizabeth and Spencer watch a popular audience request in this week’s episode, The Queen’s Gambit! Our hosts discuss the beautiful wardrobe of Beth Harmon (played by Anya Taylor-Joy) and the costumes designed by 2021 Emmy Nominated costume designer Gabriele Binder. Don’t worry; there will not be a quiz on chess terminology - your guess is as good as ours. Follow The Art of Costume Blogcast on Instagram at @TheArtofCostumePod. Head to TheArtofCostumeBlogcast.com to subscribe and send us your...

Duration:01:56:13

Space Jam: A New Legacy with Melissa Bruning

8/17/2021
In this week's special episode of The Art of Costume Blogcast, we are watching Space Jam: A New Legacy! Elizabeth and Spencer are joined by a special guest, costume designer Melissa Bruning to talk about her work on the brand new film. Things get looney as our co-hosts dive into the process of creating a new, modern “Tune Squad” uniform, dressing LeBron James, creating costumes for tons of background actors, and transforming Don Cheadle into a… algorithm? Follow The Art of Costume Blogcast...

Duration:01:27:29

Interview with Mare of Easttown Costume Designer, Meghan Kasperlik

8/12/2021
Spencer sits down with 2021 Emmy-Nominated costume designer Meghan Kasperlik to talk about the hit HBO limited series Mare of Easttown. Meghan talks about the significance of her second Emmy nomination. Then you'll learn about Meghan's approach to ensuring authenticity and loyalty to the genuine natures of small-town Pennsylvania, researching at the local Wawa, transforming Kate Winslet into Detective Mare Sheehan, and creating Mare's suit of armor through layering and her trusty Filson...

Duration:00:41:05