Yesterday's publishing news focused on one Jane (Aldridge) while today's brings the official announcement of another's: Mad Men costume designer Janie Bryant's first book will be out in the fall of this year. There's no title yet, but she's co-writing it with fashion writer Monica Corcoran. It will be filled with style tips for both women and men. And this is one lady we think is well worth listening to. Here's what the woman who makes Betty, Betty and Joanie, Joanie had to say: "I am so excited about developing this book. It has been so much fun! I really love helping people look their best through the right wardrobe, which allows them to feel great about themselves. It is all about wearing clothes that fit their character and the story they want to tell. Fashion allows each of us to express our creativity and unique style." Indeed, Janie. Indeed. Um, and how soon until Mad Men is back on the air? We need a Sterling, Cooper, Draper, Pryce fix stat.
Mad Men Costume Designer Janie Bryant Talks With Us About Her New QVC Collection
You've probably heard of costume designer Janie Bryant. Not only has she won awards for her work on our favorite sartorial series, Mad Men, and the under-appreciated Deadwood, but she's also about to release a personal style guide. Now the costumer is stepping out of her (assumed) comfort zone and into ready-to-wear with a collection for QVC. Janie Bryant Mod is, unsurprisingly, 1960s-inspired. We chatted with the Los Angeles-based designer to get an idea of what's in store.