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Regardless of whether you think the Duchess of Cambridge is a sartorial genius or a repeat offender, one thing is clear: she knows what she likes.
“Although it’s very conservative, there is something that sets her apart from just your average nice, conservative, well-brought-up girl,” bespoke designer Katherine Hooker tells New York of her client’s style.
“I… Continue reading Designer Katherine Hooker: Kate Isn’t Afraid to Say ‘No’
Eiko Ishioka, who won an Oscar for her striking and avant garde costumes in Francis Ford Coppola’s “Dracula,” has died at the age of 73. In the foreword to her 2000 book “Eiko On Stage,” Coppola described her work as “breathtakingly original, strange and sensuous.” Tracy Roberts, her studio manager, told the LA Times that Ishioka died Jan 21. in Tokyo of pancreatic cancer. Her work was most recently seen… Continue reading Eiko Ishioka Dead: Oscar-Winning Costume Designer Dies At 73
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It was only a matter of time before Hollywood caught on to fashion’s best kept secret.
In the past month, Charlize Theron, Nicole Richie and Faith Hill have all stepped out in Antonio Berardi. First, the Young Adult star wore a modern black-and-white stunner with the label’s trademark bodice detail on Dec. 9. Weeks later, House of Harlow’s creative director eschewed her own… Continue reading Designer to Watch: Antonio Berardi
Veteran costume designer Theadora Van Runkle has died at the age of 83. Best known for her Oscar-nominated work on ‘Bonnie and Clyde,’ Van Runkle got her start as a sketch artist for award-winning designer Dorothy Jeakins (‘The Sound of Music, ‘The Ten Commandments’), and would later be recommended for the ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ job by Jeakins herself. Her costumes for Faye Dunaway and Warren Beaty in the… Continue reading Legendary 'Bonnie and Clyde' Costume Designer Dies at 83