The Art of Costume Blogcast

The Art of Costume Blogcast

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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September 29, 2022 42 min

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 n...

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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), Christi...

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September 20, 2022 45 min

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 Ca...

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September 13, 2022 41 min

Zoinks! Our "Soft-Spooky Season" continues with a grossly underrated film from 2002, Scooby Doo. Join our cohosts as they head to Spooky Island to celebrate the 20th anniversary of this hilarious live-action adaptation with costumes designed by Leesa Evans. Topics include frosted tips, the legendary Sarah Michelle Gellar, the 70s wardrobe inspiration, Sugar Ray, and you might even hear a few sad Mystery Inc. impressions.

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September 6, 2022 42 min

Grab your wooden stakes and ball gowns. Welcome to what we call 'Soft Spooky Season' where for the next few episodes, we will watch some of our favorite spooky films that may not quite rise to the level of Halloween classics but are still iconic. First up is one of Elizabeth and Spencer's favorite films, Van Helsing. Listen along as our hosts discuss the costume worn by Hugh Jackman's Van Helsing, a very charming Ro...

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August 30, 2022 41 min

Grab your flower crowns because we are traveling to Sweden! For the finale of our 'Hot Girl Summer' series, we are watching Midsommar. Listen along as our hosts discuss the costume design by Andrea Flesch, the Hårga of Hälsingland, the use of color, flower crowns, Florence Pugh, the famous 'May Queen' dress, and a...bear suit.

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August 23, 2022 64 min

Don't give up on the brink of a miracle! This week's episode is all about the 2021 film starring Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield, The Eyes of Tammy Faye. Ready your eyelashes and lip liner for a conversation all about the incredible costumes designed by Mitchell Travers, the legacy of Tammy Faye, funky colors, and adorable puppets.

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August 16, 2022 59 min

Break out your favorite Cranberries tee because this week, we are watching Derry Girls. Listen along as Elizabeth and Spencer head to Derry, Northern Ireland, to discuss the many costumes worn by Erin, Orla, Clare, Michelle, James, and the many misadventures of these wild nineties teens.

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That cloud sure does look awfully suspicious... For this bonus episode, we are excited to share part two of Spencer's interview with The White Lotus costume designer, Alex Bovaird. Directly after designing the costumes for The White Lotus, Alex moved on to Jordan Peele's new film, Nope. Listen along as Alex and Spencer discuss the costumes for the main characters, horror films, The Scorpion King, Ricky "Jupe" Parks ...

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Is anyone in the mood for a vacation? You are in luck as The Art of Costume Blogcast is heading to The White Lotus, and we brought a special guest. Spencer is joined by Emmy-Nominated® costume designer of The White Lotus, Alex Bovaird! Listen along as Alex discusses the colors and prints seen in the show, the unraveling of Armond, dressing the iconic Jennifer Coolidge, the inspiration behind Rachel Patton's wardrobe, and stayin...

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Long live the hot-pink Queen of the Universe, Angelyne! In this week's special bonus episode full of billboards, Corvettes, crystals, and UFOs, Elizabeth is joined by 2022 Emmy Nominee for Outstanding Period Costumes, Danny Glicker. Listen along as Danny speaks about the nomination and being the costume designer on Angelyne, creating looks that span decades, working with prosthetics, and that epic spaceship costume. Beam us up!

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August 2, 2022 64 min

Let them eat costumes! This week's episode is about the Academy-Award-winning film directed by Sofia Coppola, Marie Antoinette. Listen along as Elizabeth and Spencer talk through the film, eat macaroons, go to a ball, and discuss the costumes designed by costume design legend; Milena Canonero.

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Cancel your tickets to the hideous skirt convention because this week, we have the greatest collaboration of all collaborations. On this week's episode of The Art of Costume Blogcast, we are joined by the hosts of Fishnet Flix, Marie Lodi and Blaire Bercy! Listen along as the two podcasts come together to discuss the costumes of the legendary 2006 film, The Devil Wears Prada. Topics include Andrea's transformative wardrobe,...

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July 19, 2022 60 min

The universe is so much bigger than you realize. We hope you like hot dogs because in this week's episode of The Art of Costume Blogcast, we are watching Everything Everywhere All at Once. Listen along as our cohosts discuss the iconic work of Michelle Yeoh, Jamie Lee Curtis's transformation into Deirdre Beaubeirdre, the hot dog fingers, the many costumes of Jobu Tupaki, and why we think costume designer Shirley Kurata MUST...

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July 12, 2022 86 min

All is fair in love and war. Dear listeners, this week's episode of The Art of Costume Blogcast is all about the steamy second season of Bridgerton. Promenade with our cohosts as they discuss the costumes worn by the diamond of the season, Miss Edwina Sharma, the Viscount  Anthony Bridgerton, wet t-shirt contests, bee phobias, and the massive costume design fantasy headed up by designer, Sophie Canale. If anyone shall reveal th...

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This is not a drill! James Buchanan Barnes makes his long-awaited return to The Art of Costume Blogcast. We are keeping our Independence Day tradition going by watching Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Listen along as our hosts discuss Captain America's wardrobe upgrade, the emergence of Falcon, Natasha's questionable disguises, and a whole lot of Bucky Barnes! On your left! Become an official member of our Patreon for ...
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We can't believe it but The Art of Costume Blogcast is turning one! Take a moment to celebrate with us as we welcome Dan and Chloe for a special toast. Then, to the gates of Valhalla we go! In honor of our anniversary, we are celebrating with another Jenny Beavan classic. This time, we are watching Mad Max: Fury Road. Buckle up your seatbelts because this film is a wild ride. Listen along as we discuss the crazy costumes of Fur...

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Saddle up your bantha because we have a special, surprise bonus episode. Shawna Trpcic, the costume designer for The Book of Boba Fett, is here to talk all about her costumes. Listen along as Spencer talks with Shawna about the legacy of Star Wars costume design, Boba Fett's upgraded armor, bringing compassion and culture to the Tuskens, designing costumes for a live-action Cad Bane, Luke Skywalker, and so much more! This is th...

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June 21, 2022 61 min

Ahoy, mateys! On this here week's episode o' The Art of Costume Blogcast, our cohosts be watchin' Our Flag Means Death! Join our crew as we break down the costume design by Christine Wada, includin' all o' the costumes of The Revenge, Stede Bonnet the Gentleman Pirate, an' one sexy Blackbeard played by Taika Waititi. Don't forget to eat yer oranges.

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June 14, 2022 76 min

Ever are we bound by the brilliant costuming of Linda Muir and her work on The Northman. In this week's episode of The Art of Costume Blogcast, our cohosts explore the costuming of Robert Eggers's new film starring Alexander Skarsgård, The Northman. Journey with us to Iceland as we discuss the thoroughly researched process behind the costume design, including the costumes created for Prince Amleth, King Aurvandill War-Raven...

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