Sharen Davis is an American costume designer. She has been nominated for two Academy Award for Ray and Dreamgirls. She is a frequent collaborator with actor Denzel Washington, having worked with him five times; most recently on the film adaption of Fences. Learn More
What do Beyoncé, cowboys, and Godzilla have in common? Other than whopping box office returns, the answer is the distinctive and innovative costumes of Sharen Davis. Her costume design moves seamlessly between genres, from Westerns to science fiction, and every decade of the 20th century. Davis deals in hyperbole like it’s an everyday language. She took Django (Jamie Foxx) from chains and rags to Calvin Candie’s (Leonardo DiCaprio) burgundy suit in a move so brash that the movie itself stops to take a moment and appreciate it. Beyoncé time traveled right into her glittering gowns in Dreamgirls. She took Westworld from cowboys to samurai to the not-too-distant future.
Hustle & Know is a new podcast hosted by delightful Costume Designer Trayce Gigi Field.