Mad Men blasted back on TV last night with a special two hour season premiere that asked more questions than it answered. Many spoilers are coming this way, so avert your eyes if you’ve yet to see it.
In episodes one and two, we see Betty go through a startling transformation, Megan become the stereotype of a soap opera star, Sally toughen up, and Peggy ease into her role as the “Don” of Cutler Gleason & Chaough. Guest appearances by Roger’s two ex-wives, Mona and Jane, really up the fashion game for this episode.
Click through to see all the memorable outfits the cast is wearing as the new season kicks off into 1968.
The Primetime Emmy award nominations were announced this morning and we were genuinely excited that our fave shows got some love. (Yay, Cat Deeley! Yay, Game of Thrones and Downton Abbey!) But we won’t waste time going over all the big acting categories and get right to what really matters: Best costumes. This year the Read more →
If you are as obsessed with Mad Men as I am (which is a lot), then you know that Janie Bryant is the genius behind the costumes on the show. As the costume designer she sketches and plans costume ideas for each character, from Don to Trudy, some of which are custom made and others which are reworked from vintage pieces.
I met with Janie just before the season finale to find out how she works her magic on Mad Men and get the scoop on all the best outfits of the season.
Fashionista: What types of reference images do you use to inspire your designs? Vintage magazines? Classic films?
Mad Men wrapped up its fifth season last night with an episode filled with subtle references to what may come in season six, as well as a lot of symbolic looks, including Megan as a princess. From Peggy’s new mature power lady look to Beth’s fragile frocks, the last episode of the season offered us Read more →
Last night was the penulitmate episode of Mad Men’s fifth season, and the writers pulled out all the stops. During the episode, we get a glimpse of Sally and Megan’s similar style, how Betty warms up blue a bit, and Don in his shirtsleeves. There are so many spoilers coming up in this recap, so Read more →
Holy crap. Last night’s episode of Mad Men was easily the best of the season so far. There are going to be tons of spoilers in this recap, so you’ve been warned. Click through to read our thoughts on all the stylish and morally depraved moments from Sunday’s episode.
Shit kinda hit the fan in Episode 8. All the plot lines set into motion in earlier episodes finally played out. Pete cheated on Trudy with his neighbor Rory Gilmore Alexis Bledel Beth, and Megan finally quits SCDP to pursue her career as an actress. The style this episode was all over the place, with Read more →
On last night’s episode of Mad Men Megan’s parents arrived from Montreal to speak French, judge Don, and question Megan’s life choices…I mean, see Don receive an award from the American Cancer Society. Don’s confidence was shattered when he learned that the ACS members wouldn’t do business with him because of his turn on Lucky Read more →
This episode of Mad Men was all about bad trips — Roger and Jane’s freaky LSD adventure and Don and Megan’s trip to Howard Johnson’s that went awry. Look, we all knew Roger and Jane weren’t going to last, but Don and Megan’s drama had me on the edge of my seat. Don’s just not Read more →
Watching a Pete-centric episode of Mad Men is exactly like watching a car crash; it’s horrible but you can’t look away. Even though Pete has been a scoundrel for five seasons, there is a small part of me that is certain he will emerge a better man. It didn’t happen last night, though, that’s for Read more →
Last night’s episode of Mad Men went right for the jugular. SPOILER ALERT from here on out: From the disintegration of Joan’s marriage (finally) to Don’s crazy fever dream and an actual serial killer on the loose, the characters of Mad Men were on their toes last night. The main dilemma for the characters was Read more →