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How Film and Luxury Label Collaborations Can Overshadow Costume Designers’ Work

Pairings between illustrious fashion labels and films with A-list stars make for sure-fire clickbait headlines. But oftentimes, the tactic of using brand name wardrobe to help portray characters and tell the story overshadows the costume designer. Hubert de Givenchy is regularly referenced for Audrey Hepburn’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961) little black dress legacy, over the […]

How ‘Bridgerton,’ ‘The Crown’ and ‘Halston’ Production Designers Re-created Grandiose Settings

The Crown (Netflix) “Of the 50 rooms in Buckingham Palace that we have created over four seasons of The Crown, this has become, at around 120 feet in length, our go-to when we wish to convey scale,” says production designer Martin Childs, who has won Emmys for the series twice previously (and is an Oscar winner […]

‘Halston’ Costume Designer Jeriana San Juan on Her Conscious Fashion Faves: “I Think Women Seek Pieces With Power”

“It was a daunting challenge to paint this artist’s voice correctly,” says New York-based costume designer Jeriana San Juan of recreating the aesthetic of iconic American designer Halston in the new Ryan Murphy limited series of the same name. “I’m pleased that people who knew him personally and wore his clothes and had a firsthand […]

Ryan Murphy and ‘Halston’ Director Daniel Minahan Discuss LGBTQ Hollywood, Casting and Liza

In Halston, executive producers Dan Minahan and Ryan Murphy saw an unlikely parallel between the mononymous fashion legend who lost control of his own name and the culture of 2021 — one that often seems equally interested in turning people into brands and in tearing them down over the right misstep. “He seemed to be […]

Ewan McGregor in Netflix’s ‘Halston’: TV Review

Ewan McGregor plays 1970s and 1980s design superstar Halston in a Netflix miniseries treatment courtesy of Ryan Murphy.

‘Halston’ Costume Designer on Finding the “Freedom” of the Late Fashion Legend’s Looks

Jeriana San Juan, the costume designer of Halston, the Netflix series about the life of America’s first fashion superstar, says the designer’s genius during the ’70s and ’80s was to offer his customers a feeling of freedom. “He believed in a very minimalist approach, with as few seams as possible, that allowed women to have […]

‘The Great Hack’ to Open NewportFILM Documentary Festival

Karim Amer and Jehane Noujaim's documentary 'The Great Hack,' which explores how data crime and the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal are eroding democracy, is set to open the 10th annual newportFILM Outdoors festival.

‘Halston’: Joel Schumacher Shares Memories of Working With the Late Fashion Designer

Director Frédéric Tcheng's documentary, which makes its Tribeca Film Festival debut April 28, focuses on the end of the designer's career, including a nasty corporate takeover and his tragic death from AIDS in 1990.

‘Halston’: Film Review | Sundance 2019

In 'Halston,' fashion doc specialist Frederic Tcheng conducts a film noir-style investigation into the mighty evolution and brutal dismantling of the American design pioneer's empire.

Sundance: Director Frederic Tcheng on His ‘Halston’ Doc: “My Job Was to Get to Know the Man Behind the Sunglasses’

Director Frederic Tcheng calls his new documentary 'Halston,' about the famous fashion designer, a business thriller.

Call It Minnelli-Mania: ‘Love, Liza’ Auction Sneak Peak

The Los Angeles Paley Center exhibit of Liza Minnelli items includes artwork, vintage gowns, rare photos and correspondence between Judy Garland and Vincente Minnelli.

Bloomingdale’s Partners With New ‘Star Wars’ Film for Major Designer Collab

The initiative, dubbed Force 4 Fashion, benefits Child Mind Institute.