Series costume designer Audrey Fisher tells us how she turned Pam into "Vampire Barbie."
Last year, the Emmy nominees for Outstanding Costumes for a Series were Boardwalk Empire, Downton Abbey, The Borgias, Game of Thrones, and Once Upon a Time. Game of Thrones obviously won, and we wouldn't be surprised if it went on a winning streak for the rest of its time on air. And we get it--those costumes are awesome, as are those of the other nominated shows. But is it fair that contemporary shows rarely get recognized for their costumes?
True Blood starts this Sunday and we.cannot.wait. Apparently, we're not the only ones excited, either: Calvin Klein announced today that Bon Temps'
HBO has a good track record for shows that inspire products. (Exhibit A: Sex and the City.) Combine HBO's marketing genius, a brilliant show, and a culture that loves a good sexy vampire, and you end up with a lot of weird things inspired by True Blood. From the cool (like a makeup collab with Tarte cosmetics) to the kooky (nesting dolls and tattoos), True Blood influenced a lot of people to create a lot of really strange things. We don't really understand why people wear things inspired by TV shows, but look at all the people with Bart Simpson tattoos--some shows and characters are just that memorable. Click through to see some of the things inspired by the hit vampire show.