Ann Roth began with a few instructions: “Do NOT call me amazing. Do NOT call me a 91-year-old legend. Do NOT call me the oldest person in the ‘Barbie’ movie.” I had driven four hours through a biblical downpour to interview the revered costume designer. After a hike down a dark path through the woods to an 18th-century house, I felt as though I were opening the Narnia wardrobe and entering a whimsical fantasy world.
Variety Magazine: Carter, who in 2019 became the first Black person to win the Oscar for costume design for her work on Marvel’s “Black Panther,” was recognized for the film’s sequel, “Wakanda Forever.” In her speech, she thanked director Ryan Coogler and asked late “Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman to look after her own mother, who recently died at 101. oscars/">Read More
New York Times:
There’s another Oscar-related clothes issue currently getting Hollywood all worked up: the fight for equal pay being waged by the members of the Costume Designers Guild. Costume designers, who are 83 percent female, are paid 30 percent less than production designers (their organizational-chart peers), who are 80 percent male, according to research from the U.S.C. Annenberg Inclusion Initiative and the Annenberg Foundation. Read More
The New York Times: He was honored for “Travels With My Aunt,” “Death on the Nile” and “Tess.” Also renowned for the outlandish outfits he created for Glenn Close as the evil Cruella de Vil. Read More
Cruella costume designer Jenny Beavan used her Oscar nomination as a chance to make a statement on the award show’s red carpet. Read More
Celebrating our 25th CDGA was a beautiful collage of our past, present, and future. Honoring our history by officially christening our Awards statuette remains my most memorable and cherished moment. Film has the Oscar, television has the Emmy, and now—we have the Adrian.