Fawnia Soo Hoo
Fawnia Soo Hoo is a contributing editor at Fashionista and a freelance fashion, beauty and lifestyle writer. Previously, she worked in public relations and events management, but found her calling after covering (and surviving) New York City sample sales for Racked NY. Pop culture is her one true love, so she’ll always find a way to work all her favorite CW TV shows into one fashion story. She has also written for Refinery29, Teenvogue.com, Elle.com and Glamour.com.
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The 'House of Gucci' Costumes Are a Lesson in Contemporary Fashion History
Plus, Janty Yates talks about Lady Gaga going full method as Patrizia Reggiani in fittings and having access to the star's (and Gucci's) archives.
Elle Fanning's Imperial Maternity Gowns in 'The Great' Reference Simone Rocha, Cecilie Bahnsen and '90s Lacroix
Costume designer Sharon Long also breaks down Nicholas Hoult's 18th century rock star denim and (faux) fur from season two of the Hulu series.
In 'Spencer,' Fashion Helps Tell Princess Diana's Emotional Story
Two-time Oscar winner Jacqueline Durran discusses her sartorial "formula" and raiding the Chanel archives to interpret Lady Di's iconic royal style.
Contemporary Fashion Helps Create a Classic but Modern Western in 'The Harder They Fall'
Antoinette Messam shares how she wove Balmain, Ozwald Boateng and even Zara into the costumes of this thrilling Western, starring Idris Elba and Regina King.
How I Shop (Beauty Edition): 'You' Fan Favorite Shalita Grant
"I'm not a fit-in bitch. I'm stand out kind of girl," says the Netflix scene-stealer and founder of Four Naturals haircare.
Bridal Trends for Fall 2022 Celebrate Princess Diana, the New Black Tie and More 'Bridgerton'
From ruffles to super-sized florals, weddings are going big this season.
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The 'No Time to Die' Costumes Give Daniel Craig a Proper Send-Off — and Help Introduce the New Agents
Costume designer Suttirat Anne Larlarb discusses Craig's last outing as James Bond, Nomi's going-out look, Paloma's sultry introductory gown and more.
Breaking Down the 'Legit' Fashion-Filled Season Finale of 'The Other Two'
Actor Josh Segarra and costume designer Jill Bream discuss the episode and its inspirations, which include Japanese streetwear, Rick Owens and an imagined go-karting brainstorm sesh between Lance and Chase. (Warning: spoilers!)
You'll Probably Find Your New Favorite Coat on T.V. This Fall
"Only Murders in the Building," "Awkwafina is Nora From Queens," "Evil" and "Never Have I Ever" costume designers on how to express yourself through statement outerwear.
In 'Impeachment: American Crime Story,' Modern History Is Told Through Kate Spade Bags and a Prada Backpack
"Monica has this incredible memory. She could remember the brands and where she bought these pieces."
The Timeless Costumes in Camila Cabello's 'Cinderella' Reference Chanel and '80s Lacroix
"Bridgerton" costume designer Ellen Mirojnick explains how Swarovski-studded Jimmy Choo heels informed Cinderella's magical ballgown.
The Chic Costumes in Season Two of 'The Other Two' Are in on the Joke
"The tone of the show is so much funnier than the real world and, well, the clothes really just need to match that idea," says returning designer Jill Bream.
The Costumes in 'He's All That' Feature TikTok Brands and Plenty of Nods to Its 1999 Counterpart
Returning costume designer Denise Wingate breaks down Addison Rae's influencer wardrobe and all the throwbacks to the original film.
The Kardashians, Old-School Boybands and Real-Life Footballers Inspired the Looks in 'Ted Lasso' Season Two
Nicky Austin and Jacky Levy take us through Keeley's celebrity-inspired extensions and Jamie's on- and off-the-pitch "wanky" style.
In 'The Last Letter From Your Lover,' Designer Vintage Helps Tell a Secret Love Story
Emmy nominee (and "Downtown Abbey" costume designer) Anna Robbins also incorporated modern-day Ferragamo heels into the flashback scenes.
How I Shop: 'Never Have I Ever' Star Lee Rodriguez
"We all love to dress up, wear costumes and just do silly, fun things," says the actor, singer and activist, about creating #content with co-stars Maitreyi Ramakrishnan and Ramona Young.
'Gossip Girl' 1.0 Created a New Class of Fashion-Fueled Costume Designers
Eric Daman's former assistants discuss their favorite fashion memories and lessons learned from the show, including negotiating fashion designer NDAs and copping Blair's heels.
The 'Zola' Costumes Reference 'Clueless,' 'Romy & Michele's High School Reunion' and 'Wizard of Oz'
Director Janicza Bravo and costume designer Derica Cole Washington explain the sartorial symbolism and subversion of expectations in the movie inspired by A'Ziah "Zola" King's 2015 Twitter odyssey.
The Expensive Fashion in New York City Media-Set Shows is More Realistic Than You Think
The costume designers behind "The Bold Type," "Run the World" and "Younger" all weigh in on all that aspirational Gucci, Balmain and Chanel.