Monday, April 27, 2009
Friday, April 10, 2009
We have been busy getting ready for a movie, with fittings here at our shop. We respect the privacy of our actors and actresses so we will post the REAR shots of the starring actress so you can admire our clothes and venture a guess as to who the actress might be!Catch any 1920's ghosts flitting about in " The Haunting in Connecticut"? They are clothed by us!
Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Currently, we are renting 1950’s clothes to a docudrama called “Howl”, about the 1957 trial dealing with Allen Ginsberg’s poem
of the same name. Originally a performance piece, it was published by Lawrence Ferlinghetti (another well-known “beat poet”) of City Lights Books, who was arrested and charged with obscenity for its publication.
We are just finishing up on the film “Extra Man”, based on the Jonathan Ames book of the same name and costumed by Suttirat Larbarb (who designed “Slumdog Millionaire”). It is a contemporary film with an “elderly eccentric” (played by Kevin Kline) who escorts wealthy
We are also doing a contemporary movie in
In March we did a Saturday Night Live Seabiscuit skit starring the guest host, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, who played an enormous jockey!
The Irene Sharaff award winners
We are readying ourselves for some large period projects: a 1911 film to be shot in Cape Cod and a huge HBO mini-series taking place around the time of the early 1920’s of
Helen also went to the annual Theater Development Fund Irene Sharaff Awards, which brought costume designers from all over to honor their own. William Ivey Long was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by director Jerry Zaks. “Lifetime Achievement” seems to imply that one has finished accomplishing all that one can……but since William is still young and still designing prolifically, we prefer to think of the award as a “½-lifetime achievement”!
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