Q&A with Costume Designer Mary Zophres

It is always an honor hosting costume designer Mary Zophres at the FIDM Museum. The three-time Academy Award nominee, four-time BAFTA nominee, and Costume Designers Guild winner for Best Contemporary Costume Design (La La Land) joined us for an... Read Article ››

Costume Designer Alexandra Byrne

Recently, the FIDM Museum had the honor of hosting Academy-Award winning costume designer Alexandra Byrne for a behind-the-scenes tour of our gallery and Collections storage. In between marveling at Empress Josephine and admiring a rare 16th century petticoat... Read Article ››

Opening Night: Art of Costume Design

Television is truly in a golden age – the quality that audiences experience on network, streaming, and digital platforms is equivalent to films playing on the big screen. Of course, the visual impact of television plays a big role in bringing new worlds to... Read Article ››

Queen Victoria & Consolata Boyle

What does the word 'Victorian' bring to mind? For Costume Designer Consolata Boyle, the answer is the color black - in all its varying tones and textures. The FIDM Museum was fortunate to host the Irish designer in September 2017 before the release of... Read Article ››

Okja + Chanel

Fashion and costume design are two distinct disciplines, yet their worlds constantly collide. Think of the lone Technicolor scene in a black and white film to showcase Adrian’s spectacular fashions in The Women (1939), or Audrey Hepburn’s... Read Article ››

And the Oscar Goes To…

Last night, Mark Bridges won Best Costume Design at the 90th Academy Awards for his work on the period film Phantom Thread…and he also walked away with more than just his Oscar statue! Bridges previously won the Academy Award in 2012 for The Artist, and was... Read Article ››

The New Golden Age

On Saturday night, the FIDM Museum ushered in our Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design exhibition! Thanks to the multitude of platforms available for television viewing and the rich variety of content produced, costume designers have more... Read Article ››
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