While Game of Thrones (which I don’t watch. Sorry!) may be the more popular TV obsession in this office/the world, a few of us have also gotten sucked into The Americans on FX–and not just because of the drama-filled plot twists between the CIA and Russian spies. The (early ’80s) clothes, hair, and Keri Russell’s overall flawlessness, are also pretty awesome to watch.
We got the inside scoop on the costumes, hair and makeup from the show’s team.
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Last Night, we attended what must be one of the most laid back awards ceremonies in the entertainment biz: New York Women in Film & Television’s Designing Women event, which honors women (and one man) excelling in their (often under-appreciated) fields doing hair, makeup and costumes for films and TV shows.
Tina Fey, who looked INCREDIBLE, was especially appreciative of her makeup team on 30 Rock: Jenn Jorge Nelson and Julie Teel. When presenting them with their award, she described being a makeup artist thusly: “You need the eyes of an artist, the hands of a surgeon, and the firm but tactful demeanor of a women’s prison gynecologist.”
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