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 Costumes in 'A League of Their Own' Cover All the Bases
Trayce Gigi Field recreated professional baseball uniforms, sourced pristine vintage and looked to 1940s Paris for inspiration.
All the Gen-Z Fashion Clues to Look For in 'Bodies, Bodies, Bodies'
"Euphoria" and "Booksmart" alum Katina Danabassis takes us through the Instagram-friendly costumes in the buzzy A24 slasher-comedy (spoiler-free).
The Latest Challenge in Costume Design: Reimagining Influencer Fashion
As movies and television follow the stories of content creators, their wardrobes help create a riveting fantasy — while simultaneously sending a message.
The Regency Costumes in 'Persuasion' Take Inspiration From Debbie Harry, Patti Smith and Audrey Hepburn
"It's more their attitude," says costume designer Marianne Agertoft.
The Costumes in 'Only Murders in the Building' Offer Clues — and Alfred Hitchcock Easter Eggs
Returning costume designer Dana Covarrubias continues each of the core trio's signatures while weaving in nods to iconic mysteries in season two of the hit Hulu show.
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Why You May Want (or Need) a Fashion Stylist For Your Wedding
This emerging role is the new hot job in the industry — just ask Micaela Erlanger, @GownEyedGirl and costume designer Charlese Antoinette.
The Fashion on 'Rutherford Falls' Supports and Celebrates Native Design
"Because I'm a Native woman existing in modern times, I already buy from a lot of Native designers. That's true in our communities: We want to buy each other's designs. We support each other very actively, and we already exist as an artistic design community."
The 'Fire Island' Costumes Celebrate Community, Queer-Owned Brands and Abs
David Tabbert discusses the sartorial references to Colin Firth's Mr. Darcy and "Paris Is Burning," and explains how he symbolized the "close bond" between the best friends played by Joel Kim Booster and Bowen Yang.
The Sweet Narrative Behind the Wedding Dresses on 'This Is Us'
Emmy-nominated costume designer Hala Bahmet on what the gowns, over multiple generations and timelines, mean to her and the series.
The Fashion in 'Downton Abbey: A New Era' Goes to the South of France and a Period Film Set
The magic of Hollywood comes to Crawley family estate in 1928. (Warning: spoilers!)
The Real Reason Costume Designers Are Paid Less Than Their Peers
And why A-list actors and directors are helping them fight for change.
The Spring 2023 Bridal Trends Feel Especially Celebratory
From dazzling crystal embellishments to a burst of colors to, yes, even more "Bridgerton."
The Designers Making Upcycling Your Wedding Dress Easy
"It would be huge if this turned into some sort of tradition that you do with your dress."
The Costumes in 'Everything Everywhere All at Once' Pay Tribute to Michelle Yeoh
Shirley Kurata discusses the inspiration she took from the international movie star's red carpet moments and stacked filmography, plus how she costume-designed all the fantastical looks in the buzzy A24 movie. (Warning: spoilers!)
In Season Two, the 'Bridgerton' Costumes Help Introduce Another Steamy and Scandalous Romance
"There's all these little exciting things that will catch your eye," says costume designer Sophie Canale. (Like Anthony's see-through shirt, maybe?)
Bridal Designer to the Stars Danielle Frankel Enters Her Next Chapter
"When you put yourself out there as a young designer, you're gonna sink if you don't have this other point of view."
Costume Designers on the On-Screen Fashion Moments That Inspired Their Careers
From "Wizard of Oz" to "Clueless" to Jean Paul Gaultier's futuristic work in "The Fifth Element."
The New Hilary Banks Wants to Leave Her Own Fashion Legacy
Coco Jones on putting her own stamp on the iconic "Fresh Prince" character and "dressing for the occasion" in multiple Balmain outfits in "Bel-Air."
'The Afterparty' Costumes Investigate the Mid-2000s Through Aeropostale, Ed Hardy Influences and a Lot of Juicy Couture
The hilariously clever Apple TV+ mystery comedy reveals what really happened at the 2006 St. Patrick's Day party, with an assist from nostalgic fashion.
The 'Inventing Anna' Costumes Include a Lot of Gucci, Prada and McQueen, Obviously
Costume designer Lyn Paolo breaks down the legendary grifter's real and fictional designer-filled wardrobe.