‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ Costume Designer Shirley Kurata Becomes the Story

With the success of the film “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” the work of Shirley Kurata is in demand, but her personal style has always had its own fans.

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Tony Walton, Award-Winning Stage and Screen Designer, Dies at 87

He worked with the directors Mike Nichols, Bob Fosse and Jerry Zaks, winning three Tony Awards and an Oscar for “All That Jazz.”

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How ‘Pam & Tommy’ Made Pamela Anderson Look Believable

The sixth episode of the Hulu series presents Pam as she delivers a testimony in a look carefully considered by show’s the costume, makeup and hair teams.

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Why the Costumer of ‘The Gilded Age’ Is Being Driven Out of Business

Helen Uffner has dressed Broadway, Hollywood and TV shows for more than 40 years. But high-rise developers and Amazon distribution centers are making it impossible to store her extraordinary vintage collection.

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The ‘13 Going on 30’ Versace Dress Has Come Full Circle

A perfect storm of internet fashion trends — and Halloween — has resurrected a Y2K-era Versace dress. At least, for now.

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Meet the Costume Designers of ‘Sing 2’

The Rodarte designers on creating costumes for the sequel to the animated film “Sing.”

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The Rose Queen of Texas

In the rose capital of the United States, a tradition wrenched off track by the pandemic is back and in full bloom.

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Halloween Returns to New York’s Subways With a Vengeance

Lanternflies, mushrooms and container ships: Costumed riders came back to haunt New York City’s underground during one of the city’s most celebrated holidays.

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Halloween Costumes Told the Story of My Disabled Body

For those of us made to feel shame about our bodies, it’s always Halloween.with bodies

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Halloween Supply-Chain Issues Make Finding Costumes the Scariest Part

Good luck trying to find a meme-inspired costume, or any costume at all.

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Here Are Some Halloween Costumes for Children with Special Needs

Seven families share their stories of putting together the perfect Halloween costumes for children with special needs.

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Halloween Costumes for Kids With Special Needs

Seven families share their stories of putting together the perfect Halloween costumes for children with special needs.

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At New York Comic Con, Masks Are No Longer Just for Fun

Fans are coming up with creative ideas to incorporate masks into their cosplay as in-person gatherings resume, with restrictions.

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How Jessica Chastain Became Tammy Faye

To transform the actress into the title televangelist of “The Eyes of Tammy Faye,” it took a little faith and a lot of artists.

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Curtains Up! How Broadway Is Coming Back From Its Longest Shutdown.

Determined to reopen, crews are dusting off spotlights, dancers are relearning steps, and everyone is testing, testing, testing as theater seeks to rebound from the devastating pandemic.

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With a Mess of Fabrics, Broadway’s Costume Shops Return to Work

During the pandemic they helped by sewing cloth masks and surgical gowns. Now, they are back in a frenzy to make theater sparkle.

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Ankara Print Dresses? These Aren’t Shakespeare’s ‘Merry Wives.’

Shakespeare in the Park is back, and Dede Ayite’s West African-influenced costume designs are just as lively as Jocelyn Bioh’s adaptation.

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How to Undress Someone Quickly

Don’t start frantically grabbing at someone’s garments; trust is key. Let the person you’re disrobing do some of the work.

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Back in the Girdle Again: Getting Fitted After a Year Untouched

Confessions of an actress seeking reassurance — and sleeves — as she steps before a live concert audience again.

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Anthony Powell, Oscar-Winning Costume Designer, Dies at 85

He was honored for “Travels With My Aunt,” “Death on the Nile” and “Tess.” He was also renowned for the outlandish outfits he created for Glenn Close as the evil Cruella de Vil.

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Overlooked No More: Bhanu Athaiya, Who Won India Its First Oscar

Athaiya, a costume designer on more than 100 films, won the award in 1983 for her work on “Gandhi.”

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The Biggest Influencers of the Pandemic May Not Be Who You Assume

Forget Instagram. Cherchez the costume designers. It’s time they got their due.

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3 Alabama Professors on Leave After ‘Offensive’ Halloween Photos Surface

The photos were taken at a campus party at the University of South Alabama in 2014. One professor wore a Confederate uniform. Two others posed with a whip and a noose.

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‘Bridgerton’ Costumes Boost Fans of Historical Dress

In this time of our confinement, fans of period clothing are having a lot of fun on social media.

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The Best-Kept Fashion Secret of ‘The Crown’

One online vintage shop is the source of many of Princess Diana’s best looks.

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Academy Museum Gives Debbie Reynolds Her Due as a Costume Conservator

When the “Singin’ in the Rain” actress was alive, the film academy turned up its nose at her fabled costume collection. Now it has gone to her son with hat in hand.

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When Trick-or-Treating Is Scary, for Real

Some New Yorkers are trying to find a way to celebrate Halloween despite concerns about the spread of the coronavirus.

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Get Your Hand Sanitizer Costume. Halloween Is Still Happening.

Sales of Halloween outfits and decorations have been surprisingly strong this year, with some seeing the holiday as a last hurrah before winter and the pandemic send people back inside.

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Horror Masks Are Never Just About the Monster

These cinematic mainstays continue to terrify.

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Spirit Halloween Rises from the Dead. Again. And Again.

The retailer inspires songs and memes with its near-guaranteed seasonal reappearance each fall. But can it survive this year?

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How to Trick-or-Treat Safely on Halloween

You can still safely celebrate the ghoulish season, but trick-or-treating and other celebrations may have to be modified to protect against coronavirus infection.

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Please Let Me Terrify Some Kids on Halloween

A socially distanced dad hopes that frightening children isn’t a thing of the past.

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See How N.Y.’s Caribbean Community Kept Carnival Vividly Alive

This year, the official West Indian American Day celebrations were canceled — but the Carnival spirit came through.

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The 2020 Party Conventions Gave New Meaning to Political Theater

A television critic and a fashion critic discuss what they saw, what they learned and what it could mean for the future.

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This Is Not the End of Fashion

History and human nature prove we will dress up again. What that looks like is the real question.

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