Can Costume Design Collaborations Work for Menswear?
Mr Porter, in conjunction with director Matthew Vaughn and costume designer Arianne Phillips, has released a line inspired by the forthcoming film, "Kingsman: The Secret Service."
Think You Can Fill Madonna's Shoes? Introducing Her New 'Truth or Dare' Footwear Line
Madonna's already successfully infiltrated the world of mainstream fashion with her "Material Girl" juniors' line, and a few months ago we reported th
Arianne Phillips On Working With Madonna, Costuming Her MDNA Tour, and Why Finishing a Film is 'Like Childbirth'
Last night, Persol fêted their annual ‘Magnificent Obsessions’ exhibit at the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens with costume designer Arianne Phillips as one of its honorees. Mention Phillips’s name to anyone in the music or film industries and you’ll immediately notice a twinkle in their eye—the woman is legendary. She’s worked as Madonna’s personal costumer for 15 years on top of an additionally long list of film credits. Most recently, she did the costumes for Madge’s current MDNA Tour which marks their fifth touring collaboration. At the exhibit, which opens today through August 14th, you’ll find an entire section devoted to Phillips’s costumes for the Madonna-directed film, W.E, which focuses on the Duchess of Windsor’s controversial life. Dutifully holding court beside her exhibited creations, we chatted with Phillips about what it’s been like to work with the queen of pop for over a decade. Fashionista: How does it feel to see your work exhibited like this?
Exclusive: Madonna and Arianne Phillips Talk Recreating Wallis Simpson's Wardrobe for W.E.
W.E., Madonna's directorial debut about the life of Wallis Simpson, got quite a bit of hype in anticipation of its release--and not just because the