Goldie Hawn and Walter Matthau in Cactus Flower via Clothes on Film.
We hope NYWIFT’s Designing Women Awards prompted a new interest in the hardworking women and men whose choices help bring characters to life with the flick of a scarf or a swish of a skirt.
To keep your costume senses tingling until Designing Women 2014, stop by the blog Clothes on Film. It features sneak peaks of costumes for upcoming blockbusters as well insights into designers’ work, such as Ellen Mirojnick and her work on Behind the Candalabra. The blog also has throwback features such as their post, “Goldie Hawn in Cactus Flower: Mini Skirts and Mini Suits," with stills from the vintage campy classic Cactus Flower, seen above.
What’s in Your Toolkit: Naomi Wolff Lachter
NYWIFT and USA Local 829 member Naomi Wolff Lachter has designed the costumes for feature films, dozens of plays and musicals, and assistant designed on several major TV series. Every day she is on the job, Naomi posts a motivational saying from her whiteboard on her Instagram account, @wolffie78. She offered us insight into her philosophy – and why good vibes are contagious.READ MORE
What’s in Your Toolkit: Dana Covarrubias
2018 NYWIFT Designing Women honoree Dana Covarrubias shares the tools - both literal and figurative - she keeps in her costume design toolkit.READ MORE
Partner Post: Universal Production Services Costume Department- The newest option in costume rentals in the city
Our friends at Universal Production Services Costume Department in NYC offer a look at their services.READ MORE
Costumes, Couture and Conversing with Emmy-Award Winning Costume Designer Donna Zakowska
NYWIFT member Jean Criss offers an exclusive recap of the December 2019 event "Costumes, Couture and Conversing with Emmy-Award winning Costume Designer Donna Zakowska," at FIT SUNY hosted by the State of New York Governor’s Office of Motion Picture & Television Development. The conversation focused on Zakowska's acclaimed work on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.READ MORE