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Weekly podcast about fashion in film hosted by Marie Lodi and Blaire Bercy.
3 days ago
What A Way to Go!
Today on the pod, Blaire and Marie are discussing the iconic What A Way to Go,! which starred Shirley MacLaine as a four-time widow dressed to the nines, courtesy of thee Edith Head! Head was one of the most prolific costume designers of her time — a true legend, and this film was one of her best. We're talking over 72 costumes (including that head-2-toe pink number that was all over our Tumblr feeds back in the day), at a budget of over half a mil, with $3.5 million in Harry Winston bling. Just DE-GORGEOUS! We also discuss Blaire being accidentally babysat by Shirley MacLaine and Paul Newman's fine ass... Obsessed Much mentions: The Trader Joe’s dupe for Brazilian Bum Bum Cream Bootleg Fast and the Furious T-shirts on Etsy Swarovski ear seeding from Seyhart Wellness We're on TikTok now! @fishnetflix For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at email@example.com! Don't forget to rate, subscribe, and leave a review on iTunes!
1 hr 5 min
Jul 21, 2021
The Fast and the Furious (and 2 Fast 2 Furious)
It’s the episode the world has been waiting for! Blaire and Marie cover the fashions of The Fast and the Furious (and 2 Fast 2 Furious)! We’re celebrating the sleeveless man-tops, mesh tanks, chunky flame boots, big silver chains, and pink chaps seen in the best film franchise of all time! As longtime members of the Fast Fam, this episode has been in the works for a while. Shoutout to the wonderful costume designer Sanja Milkovic Hays who has done every Fast film (as well as Blade, Captain Marvel, and the upcoming Spider-Man: No Way Home). We also introduce our new top of the show segment, Obsessed Much, where we talk about our current obsessions, shopping and otherwise. (There may or may not be a callback to Simply Irresistible’s Crab Napoleon...). For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod. DM or email your movie requests at firstname.lastname@example.org! Show notes: Luna Moon Gothic Practical Magic necklace replica Laser Kitten Grantland: John Singleton Reveals How Ja Rule Blew His Chance to Be in ‘2 Fast 2 Furious’ GQ: The Fast, The Furious, and The Sleeveless
1 hr 7 min
Jul 13, 2021
Congrats to Blaire for today's episode, because she has been requesting we do Simply Irresistible for a while! It's her favorite movie, and you'll soon learn why...it takes place in a world where a magical crab turns a crappy chef (Sarah Michelle Gellar) into an amazing one whose food makes everyone horny! This movie may have gotten a 16% at Rotten Tomatoes, but it gets a 100% for costumes who are by Janie Bryant (Mad Men, Why Women Kill, It). But that's not all! None other than Todd Oldham is responsible for all of Sarah Michelle Gellar's looks!!! So grab yourself a plate of Crab Napoleon, sit back and relax, and enjoy the show. For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at email@example.com!
Jul 6, 2021
The Cheetah Girls With Ashley Reese
This episode is...cheetahlicious! We have writer Ashley Reese on the pod today to dive into the outrageous ensembles and musical stylings of Galleria, Chanel. Aquanette, and Dorinda, aka The Cheetah Girls! Expect a whole lotta layering, leopard print, and LOLz with this 2003 Disney flick. We also get into the real-life drama that went down with the cast during this era. Costumes by Resa McConaghy. Follow Ashley (offbeatorbit) on Instagram and Twitter Read Ashley's work on Jezebel Episode mentions: The Cheetah Girls "Cinderella" Music Video Shop Raven-Symoné's Closet on Shop Thrilling "Raven-Symoné and Kiely Williams Buried Their Beef in a Beautifully Passive Aggressive Instagram Live" - Ashley's article on Jezebel For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod. DM or email your movie requests at firstname.lastname@example.org!
1 hr 2 min
Jun 29, 2021
Chatting With Costume Designer Avery Plewes (Sex/Life, The Craft: Legacy, Ready or Not)
Costume designer Avery Plewes joins us to discuss her work on the new, extremely STEAMY, Netflix series Sex/Life, as well as Ready or Not, and The Craft: Legacy! Find out which 2010s iconic shoe did not make the cut on Sex/Life, learn how she designed Samara Weaving's bloody wedding dresses, hear about the epic story of the "Guadalupe" jacket from The Craft, as well as a fun fact about the jewelry that Fairuza Balk is wearing in THAT scene, and so much more. Follow Avery Plewes on Instagram! For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod and on Twitter! DM or email your movie requests at email@example.com.
1 hr 24 min
Jun 22, 2021
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street with Gaby Herstik
Get ready for a brilliantly fun (and bloody) episode! Witch, fashion icon, and author Gabriela Herstik (Inner Witch: A Modern Guide to the Ancient Craft; Bewitching the Elements: A Guide to Empowering Yourself Through Earth, Air, Fire, Water and Spirit) is on the pod today to talk to us about one of her favorite movies…Tim Burton's Sweeney Todd (2007)! Costume designer Colleen Atwood (Edward Scissorhands, Mars Attacks!, Memoirs of a Geisha, so many more!) is the genius behind these deliciously goth looks. Tune in now to hear us talk about cleav in corsets and bulges in stripes! Follow Gaby Herstik on Instagram! Gaby's website Sources: https://theartofcostume.com/2020/10/14/a-mid-victorian-tale-of-madness-sweeney-todd/ https://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/tv-movies/sweeney-todd-gothic-gorgeous-article-1.275852 http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/life/movies/news/2008-01-02-sweeney-todd-designer_N.htm For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Jun 15, 2021
We're breaking down all of our favorite looks from Disney's new Cruella movie with friend of the pod, Shaun Prater! And it was tough, 'cause there are so many amazing outfits — 47 for Emma Stone, to be exact, and they are all thanks to costume designer Jenny Beavan (Mad Max: Fury Road). If you saw the movie, tune in now and let us know what you thought..and if you will be Disneybounding, which Blaire, our resident Disney fan, just learned about... Sources and mentions: https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/movies/story/2021-05-28/cruella-disney-fashion-costume-design-punk https://www.vulture.com/2021/06/cruella-costumes-best-and-worst.html https://www.vogue.com/article/cruella-fashion-review For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at email@example.com!
1 hr 2 min
Jun 9, 2021
Interview With "Lovecraft Country" Costume Designer Dayna Pink
Lovecraft Country fans, assemble! The show’s costume designer, Dayna Pink, is our special guest on the pod today. Dayna talks to us about creating all of the vintage (and time traveling!) looks for the characters, her other work on films including Crazy, Stupid, Love., Bad Boys For Life, Bumblebee, and more. (She also costumed the upcoming Channing Tatum / Dog movie, which sounds like a dream if you ask us!) Tune in now! Follow Dayna Pink on Instagram For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Jun 1, 2021
Our final installment for Mona May MAY is Enchanted! Mona absolutely killed it with the magical gowns worn by Amy Adams as Princess Giselle in this animation turned live-action Disney fairytale. We talk about the brilliant evolution of each look she wears throughout the film, evil style icon Queen Narissa, and how we’re adding more whimsy to our wardrobes. For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at email@example.com!
May 25, 2021
For Mona May-MAY, we're doing Vamps, the 2012 movie about two BFF "vegetarian" vampires (played by Alicia Silverstone and Krysten Ritter) who spend their days, er, nights going to goth clubs in New York. It is a lesser-known film...but the reunion between director Amy Heckerling, Silverstone, and Mona May since Clueless! Other topics in this episode include the Netflix series Halston, Cruel Summer, a wild tangent where Marie gets four different white comedian men confused and how we went to Target and Starbucks for the first time in over a year. For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at firstname.lastname@example.org!
May 18, 2021
Clueless With Special Guests Alyssa Morin and Rachel Sanoff
Finally, it’s time for our Clueless episode! It took us THREE years to do this movie, but we were waiting for the right time, which is now, during Mona May MAY! We enlisted friends of the pod, Alyssa Morin and Rachel Sanoff, to return and talk all things Bronson Alcott High with us. In the episode, we discuss the underrated style icon Amber, a She’s the Man connection, the origin of the baby tee, an impassioned discussion on the incorrect depiction of the Valley in the movie / LA traffic that only people from LA would probably care about (sorry), and all the outfits we love, of course. Tune in now! Follow Alyssa Morin on Instagram and read her work on E! News Follow Rachel Sanoff on Twitter For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at email@example.com!
1 hr 25 min
May 11, 2021
Mona May Returns to Answer All Of Our Questions! Part 2
Get our your feather boas, because it's time for the second part of our interview with costume designer Mona May, who is behind the looks of Clueless and so many other faves! In the second installment of our interrogation with Mona, she talks to us about importance of dressing secondary and background characters, kicking things off with a discussion about Jessica Alba and co.'s Barbie outfits in Never Been Kissed. She also talks about those DIVINE pastel satin looks the mean girls wore in Romy & Michele, the story behind Romy & Michele's famous reunion dresses, plus Zenon, Cheetah Girls, and House Bunny looks. We also discuss Mona May deep cuts like Just Say Julie and 3 Ninjas! Tune in now! Listen to the first part of our episode with Mona May here. Mona May's website Follow Mona May on Instagram at @itsmonamay For visuals of costumes we talked about, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod. DM or email your movie requests at firstname.lastname@example.org!
May 4, 2021
Mona May Returns to Answer All Of Our Questions! Part 1
Happy Mona May-MAY! Order yourself a businesswoman special and get out your fluffy pen to take notes, because our queen, Clueless costume designer Mona May, has returned to the podcast to answer all of our questions! In this first installment of our two-part episode-slash-interrogation with Mona, she talks to us about the meaning behind Cher’s driving outfit, her homage to Pippi Longstocking, how she collaborates with hair and makeup to come up with the characters' looks, her love of chiffon, and so much more. She even addresses the “movie outfit repeats” that we and listeners have noticed, like the red jacket seen in both Romy & Michele and Scream. Tune in now! Mona May's website Follow Mona May on Instagram at @itsmonamay For visuals of costumes we talked about, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod. DM or email your movie requests at email@example.com!
Apr 27, 2021
Interview With The Nanny Costume Designer Brenda Cooper
Get ready, Fishies! We’ve got a major guest on the pod today…Brenda Cooper, the costume designer of The Nanny is here! Brenda talks to us about her forthcoming book, The Silhouette Solution: A Modern Guide to Getting Dressed and Looking Your Best, plus hunting for vintage on Poshmark, being pro-shoulder pads, and of course, the iconic looks she created for The Nanny! Tune in now! Follow Brenda Cooper on Instagram Pre-order Brenda’s book: The Silhouette Solution For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at firstname.lastname@example.org!
1 hr 13 min
Apr 20, 2021
My Cousin Vinny
It’s finally here! The most popular listener request: My Cousin Vinny! We got so many requests for this movie over the years, we had to give it to the Fishies! This 1992 comedy stars Joe Pesci as a lawyer from Brooklyn who tries to help two “yutes” when they get accused for murder in tha South. We get why you wanted us to do this one. THE LOOKS ARE ALIVE! Marisa Tomei’s outfits are poppin’ in every scene. However, let's not sleep on Mista Gambini himself — he’s got some good ones too! Hello, gothic cowboy daddy! We discuss Her iconic floral jumpsuit, pink Sony Cybershot cameras, Britney Spears’s favorite cheesy grits...Pet Semetary 2 (again), and more. Costumes by Carol Wood. For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at email@example.com!
Apr 13, 2021
We're celebrating our THIRD anniversary today with one of our all-time favorites, Freeway! The 1996 cult film stars Reese Witherspoon as a white trash Little Red Riding Hood who's trying to make it to her grandma's house when she goes head-to-head with a serial killer. It's trashy, violent, and incredibly offensive, but worth it to see Reese in the role of her life! The costumes (by Merrie Lawson) are scarce, but it's quality over quantity — they bring us right back to growing up as teens in SoCal. We discuss our love for Dickie's overalls (again), Sanrio wallets, seatbelt-belts, Eddie Furlong's Cameo, Blaire's piercing mishap, and the time Marie rolled over on top of John Stamos's Hollywood Walk of Fame star. For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Apr 6, 2021
Romy and Michele's High School Reunion
This month we’re celebrating Fishnet Flix’s third birthday (!), and to kick things off, we’ve got special guest Ali Segel, co-host of the Webcrawlers podcast! She’s here to talk about a real FF favorite: Romy & Michele’s High School Reunion! We’ve been saving this movie for a special moment and the time has come! We discuss everything from Coronavirus romance novels, the entrepreneurial, DIY spirit of Romy & Michele, Justin Theroux's fine ass, and, of course Mona May’s incredible costume work in the film. Tune in now! For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at email@example.com! Follow Ali on Twitter and Instagram Listen to Web Crawlers podcast Sources and mentions: https://www.instyle.com/reviews-coverage/movies/romy-and-michele-high-school-reunion-20th-anniversary-oral-history https://hellogiggles.com/lifestyle/home-decorating/mona-may-costume-designer-romy-michele-gives-us-scoop-films-amazing-ou…
1 hr 2 min
Mar 29, 2021
Confessions of a Shopaholic
Get your oversized patent leather belts out, because we’re going right back to 2009 with Confessions of a Shopaholic, starring Isla Fisher as Rebecca Bloomwood, a NYC journalist with a serious shopping problem. In this episode, Blaire comes in hot with the tea. Also, discussion about the beauty of over-accessorizing and rejecting that Coco Chanel quote, glove thoughts, and Chet Hanx...The wildly colorful costumes are by Patricia Field (Sex and the City, Devil Wears Prada)! Mentions and Sources Juicy Couture x Forever 21 collab Patricia Field's SATC collection Pat Field on Poshmark Patricia Field on Instyle Patricia Field interview on Tongue in Chic Isla Fisher compared to Lucille Ball...
1 hr 2 min
Mar 22, 2021
Imagine a pair of jeans that automatically adapts to your shape...but actually wants to KILL you. That's the plot of Slaxx, a new horror movie about some literal killer...jeans. This isn't your typical Fishnet Flix film, meaning there aren't many outfits to talk about — but you know we love horror ova here, AND it's a movie about some murderous denim so we had to watch it! For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Mar 17, 2021
Promising Young Woman
We’ve got sumthin’ a little different this week. It’s a heavy, dark, revenge flick, but we PROMISE it’s a good one. The recently Oscar-nominated movie, Promising Young Woman, stars Carey Mulligan as Cassandra, a woman who goes out to a different bar or club each night, pretends to get completely knock-down, blackout drunk with the purpose of luring a “nice guy” to take her home. At first, you don’t think this is going to be a “costume movie,” but it's interesting how Cassandra dresses up in different “disguises'' whenever she's on the prowl — a sharp contrast to the pastel sweaters and dresses she wears during the daytime. Costumes are by Nancy Steiner who did Lost in Translation, The Virgin Suicides, and a ton more. Tune in now! For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at email@example.com!
Mar 8, 2021
Coming 2 America
It’s a very special day here on Fishnet Flix! We hit tha big 100, babys! And we’re celebrating our 100th episode with a trip back to Zamunda with Coming 2 America, the sequel to the 1998 Eddie Murphy comedy. Costumes are by our queen, Ruth E. Carter (Black Panther, B.A.P.S.), so you know there’s not a bad look in sight. We talk about our fave outfits, all the gold and animal-themed jewelry we’re adding to cart, and how we’ve come a long way since we started the pod (particularly, Blaire’s online shopping habit). Warning: we end the episode with a spontaneous and extremely chaotic Mini Brands unboxing. Episode mentions & notes Listen to our episode on the first Coming to America (1988) Ruth E. Carter interview with Fashionista The Makeup and Hair on Coming 2 America on Vogue Kae by Karrueche Jewelry Line The Soothing Allure of Mini Brands UOMA Beauty The Royal Edit (Coming 2 America collection) For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpo…
1 hr 5 min
Feb 22, 2021
Romeo + Juliet
Where were you when you first saw Claire Danes and Leonardo DiCaprio lock eyeballs through the fish tank in Romeo + Juliet? Baz Luhrmann’s 1996 adaptation of the Shakespearean teenage tragedy is a hyper-stylized fever dream that we’re STILL obsessing over 25 years later. Costume designer Kym Barrett (The Matrix trilogy, Us, Aquaman) put Danes in those iconic angel wings while dressing the rival Montague and Capulet boy-gangs in a perfect contradiction of Hawaiian shirts and D&G. The movie, the costumes, and the soundtrack still hold up. Notes & Mentions: Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel doc on Netflix Fishnet Flix February Playlist
Feb 16, 2021
Crazy Rich Asians
In this week’s episode, we cover a more modern rom-com with the most incredible costume design…Crazy Rich Asians! It is FILLED to the brim with head-to-toe iconique outfits, courtesy of Mary E. Vogt (Hocus Pocus, Batman Returns). We’re adding silk pajamas and hunky Henry Golding to our carts, okayrrr. Tune in now! For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Feb 8, 2021
Waiting To Exhale
Today’s episode is on Waiting to Exhale, the Terry McMillan-novel-turned-1995 film starring the late, great Whitney Houston, alongside Angela Bassett, Lela Rochon, and Loretta Devine as four friends living in Phoenix Arizona, looking for love in alllll the wrong f***boys. It’s a movie filled with as many irresistible lines as there are costumes — from designer Judy L. Ruskin (Sleepless in Seattle, Bruce Almighty) that are somehow both timeless and deliciously ’90s at the same time. We won’t blame you if you start quoting the movie nonstop (esp. Bernadette's fire-setting monologue), or listen to the iconique soundtrack (which was produced by Babyface, and features Brandy, SWV, and, of course, Whitney) all week long. We also discuss whether or not we should give The Wedding Planner another chance... Notes & Mentions: 1996 LA Times interview with Judy Ruskin Oral History of Waiting to Exhale on Zora Great piece on the costumes by Tarisai Ngangura for Jezebel "Sittin…
Feb 1, 2021
We’re kicking off Valentine’s month with the moment we’ve all been waiting for, an episode on True Romance, the 1993 Tarantino-scripted, Tony Scott-directed film about a comic book nerd and a call girl who fall in love and go on the run. Yes, we see Gary Oldman with his locs, leopard print robe, and Jamaican patois, but Patricia Arquette rocks Every. Single. Damn. Look. as Alabama Worley. The cute, quirky, fun, and timeless costumes are by Susan Becker (The Lost Boys! Father of the Bride!). We also get into a lot of fun tidbits about the movie, try to guess Alabama’s zodiac sign, and uncover some exciting news about that heart jacket we talked about in our past episode on Jennifer’s Body. For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at email@example.com! Episode Notes: Safari Inn in Burbank True Romance Fest The True Romance Cadillac The original ending Hustler x Playful Promises Marie’s cow print earrin…
Jan 29, 2021
Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure
You know we couldn’t end Keanuary without Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure! While this 1989 movie may not be known for its costumes (especially as it takes place over just one day) the Bill and Ted look is easily recognizable, fun, and dare we say, relevant? The cropped sweatshirt look is definitely in these days, hello, Bill S. Preston, Esquire. Costumes are by Jill M. Ohanneson (Six Feet Under, Revenge, Preacher). In this episode, we talk about how a fashion historian uses the brief Beethoven scene as a benchmark for all Regency-era movies and debate whether or not teens still use binders. Also, Blaire realizes she’s never seen the 1993 erotic thriller, Sliver. For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at firstname.lastname@example.org! Episode notes: The Bill & Ted test Playboy x Missguided
Jan 26, 2021
“There’s a group of women who were raised by Mean Girls, and then there was the group raised by Dangerous Liaisons and Cruel Intentions,” says our co-host Blaire Bercy. The 1988 film Dangerous Liaisons was nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Best Costume design, which won! James Acheson’s gorgeous 17th century designs will blow your mind. Plus you get sex, scandal, and Keanu! For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at email@example.com!
Jan 18, 2021
Bram Stoker's Dracula
Get ready to get goth! Today’s Keanuary episode is about Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Francis Ford Coppola’s 1992 film that stars our beloved Keanu as a man who gets cucked by DRACUL himself. The costumes, which are by Eiko Ishioka (who won an Oscar for them!), will blow your mind. Serpent dresses, golden kabuki-style robes, armadillo-inspired armor. Enjoy! Episode notes: "The Costumes Are The Sets" - documentary about the costumes on YouTube Coppola and Eiko on Bram Stoker's Dracula $600 book Eiko Ishioka: Blood, Sweat, and Tears—A Life of Design exhibit Dracula’s gold robe inspired by Gustav Klimt’s The Kiss and more info on the costumes DH Gate lol Catherine D’Lish robes For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Jan 11, 2021
It’s Keanuary! For our foray into the new year, we’re kicking things off with an entire month dedicated to forever hunk Keanu Reeves! Our first episode is on Johnny Mnemonic, a ‘90s cyberpunk thriller that takes place in the future, aka January 2021, during a time when a plague ravaged the world. Very surreal. In this ep, we also discover a treasure trove of movie costumes to purchase online and talk about all of the shows we’re watching and looking forward to this year. Costumes are by Olga Dimitrov. For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at email@example.com! Episode notes: Keanu's work with children's charities The good and bad of cyberpunk fashion in film Bridgerton The Wilds Cobra Kai Wandavision Dollface Season 2 Sex and the City limited series / Xtina would make a grerat Samantha Jones You Season 3 Blaire will NOT watch Emily in Paris Anya Taylor-Joy kept the costumes from Queen's Ga…
Dec 30, 2020
LAST EPISODE OF 2020! Break out your leather chaps and cottagecore nap dresses and be inspired by the fashion in Bad Girls (1994). Our final film for Drewcember has our shero running from the law with the rest of the "Honky-Tonk Harlots" in the Wild West. YEEHAW, BABY! Costumes by Susie DeSanto who did 13 Going on 30, Nashville, Miss Congeniality and more. For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Dec 21, 2020
Riding in Cars With Boys
It's the third week of Drewcember and we're Riding in Cars With Boys. This one has Drew playing teen mom Beverly (based on an IRL story) and it mostly takes place in the '60s, so there's some cute looks from costume designer Cynthia Flynt (A League of Their Own, Preacher's Wife). Plus it co-stars Brittany Murphy and we're sad this is the only movie she and Drew did together since they have the best chemistry. For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at email@example.com!
Dec 14, 2020
Boys on the Side
For the second installment of Drewcember 2020, we’re doing Boys on the Side! Drew starred in this 1995 road trip, tearjerker of a movie alongside her longtime friend Whoopi Goldberg and Mary-Louise Parker. Drew’s outfits and hair in this movie exactly mirror her IRL style from the time ,which were a delight of course (even if the movie itself is questionable now). Costumes by Gloria Gresham (When Harry Met Sally, Footloose, Twins). For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Dec 7, 2020
We're kicking off our third annual Drewcember with a WILD CARD...Doppelganger! This weird, lesser-known film from 1993 film stars our shero, Drew Barrymore, as a woman named Holly Gooding who moves to LA and claims she's being haunted by her evil, murderous doppelganger! Costume design by Kim Tillman (10 Things I Hate About You, Wild Things, Cougar Town). Tune in now for '90s flower dresses and sheer white tights galore, but more importantly, to help us make sense of this strange movie! EPISODE NOTES: The Doppelganger Apartment on iamnotastalker.com For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod. DM or email your movie requests at email@example.com!
Dec 2, 2020
Friend of the pod Stephanie Montes is back with the best movie request, Hustlers (2019)! Since Steph is the founder and CEO of the boob tape brand NUE, we had to do a movie that has plenty of cleavage! Hustlers is THICC with loads of incredible 2010s stripper chic looks, thanks to costume designer Mitchell Travers. Tune in now to hear us talk about how pole dancing should be an Olympic sport, Steph’s old job as a go-go dancer, our favorite looks from the film, and so much more. It’s a good one, Fishies! EPISODE NOTES: Follow Stephanie Montes on Instagram Follow NUE on Instagram and shop on the NUE website! For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod. DM or email your movie requests at firstname.lastname@example.org!
1 hr 9 min
Nov 26, 2020
Addams Family Values
It's a very special Thanksgiving episode! As per Fishnet Flix tradition, we're starting with a sequel: Addams Family Values, which we consider a holiday classic! Blaire and Marie discuss our favorite fashionably morbid fam, including a new addition, Joan Cusack as Debbie Jellinsky. Morticia may be aghast at her sartorial choices ("But, Debbie...pastels?") but we love the balance she brings to the traditional Addams goth palette. Costumes by the wonderful Theoni V. Aldredge, who dressed Moonstruck, Ghostbusters, The First Wives Club, and more. Tune in now! For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod. DM or email your movie requests at email@example.com!
Nov 18, 2020
A Low Down Dirty Shame
Time to break out your head-to-toe Fremi! (With an I, not an E.) We’re taking it back to 1994 with A Low Down Dirty Shame, the Keenan Ivory Wayans cop comedy that features a highly underrated style icon…Jada Pinkett Smith as Ms. Peaches Jordan! Costumes are by Francine Jamison-Tanchuck, who also did our fave Boomerang, Detroit, Get Rich or Die Tryin’, and Sister Act 2! For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod. DM or email your movie requests at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Nov 9, 2020
Creating Iconic TV Character Fashion with Mandi Line
We have a very special guest on the pod, costume designer Mandi Line! She's behind the looks for so many TV shows, like Pretty Little Liars, The Arrangement, Greek, BH 90210, Travelers, Shameless, Charmed, and more! Mandi is also the host of the podcast Convos With Costume Designers. Tune in now to hear her talk about how she became a costume designer and her process for creating characters' wardrobes. Follow Mandi Line on Instagram. Listen to her podcast, Convos With Costume Designers. For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at email@example.com!
1 hr 7 min
Nov 2, 2020
The Craft: Legacy
In this week’s episode (which is the final installment of our “Season of the Witch” series, we talk about our listeners’ movie-inspired Halloween costumes. Then, we discuss the new reboot of The Craft…and we’ve got a lot to say (warning: lots of spoilers)! If you listened to our episode of the original 1996 movie, you know that it meant a lot to us, so we don’t hold back on our general thoughts about The Craft: Legacy before going into the fashion. We talk about the special details that costume designer Avery Plewes (Ready or Not) put into each girl’s look (they were inspired by elements) and, by the end of the episode, play with the idea of doing a full month dedicated to Nic Cage. For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod. DM or email your movie requests at firstname.lastname@example.org!
1 hr 1 min
Oct 30, 2020
We’re almost done with this month’s Season of the Witch series, but wanted to sneak in a special mini-episode! If you’ve ever seen the 1995 anthology film, Four Rooms, you know that there’s a segment directed by Allison Anders (Mi Vida Loca) about a coven of witches (including Madonna!) that gather in a hotel room on New Year’s Eve to resurrect their goddess, Diana. It’s short but sweet, and the costumes (by Susan L. Bertram and Mary Claire Hannan) are to die for. Blessed be! Show notes: Don't duct tape your boobs like Blaire did in the '90s...use Nue instead. Listen to our Mi Vida Loca episode. Our past witch movie episodes here: Practical Magic (1998) The Craft (1996) Witches of Eastwick (1987) The Love Witch (2016) The Witches (2020) Teen Witch (1989) Hocus Pocus (1993) For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at email@example.com!
Oct 26, 2020
The Witches (2020)
Are you in the mood for some grotesque glamour? Well, you’re in luck, because our latest episode is about the reboot of Roald Dahl’s The Witches! While Anne Hathaway taking on Angelica Houston’s iconic role as the Grand High Witch might be a tall order for some, you’ll agree that the costumes are a true feast for the eyes! Joanna Johnston (Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, Death Becomes Her) is the designer behind these bewitching looks. Listen to our witch episodes here: Practical Magic (1998) The Craft (1996) Witches of Eastwick (1987) The Love Witch (2016) Teen Witch (1989) Hocus Pocus (1993) For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Oct 19, 2020
Get ready for a real early-2000s Disney Channel flashback, Fishies! We’ve got a bite-sized episode on 2005’s Twitches, starring Tia and Tamera Mowry. Howeva, we've gotta keep it real…there’s not too much to say about the costumes in this flick (hence the mini-ep), but who can resist a good ol’ Sister, Sister #TBT? Imagine time-traveling back to a time of sheer tunics over flared jeans and wide, low-hanging belts…that's what you'll find in Twitches! Whether that frightens you or somehow thrills you, please DO enjoy. Listen to our "Season of the Witch" episode series here: Practical Magic (1998) The Craft (1996) Witches of Eastwick (1987) The Love Witch (2016) Teen Witch (1989) Hocus Pocus (1993)
Oct 12, 2020
We’re continuing with October's season of the witch series with Hocus Pocus (1993)! We discuss the Sanderson Sisters steeze, plus comfy fall sweaters and on-trend tie dye. Costumes are by the fabulous Mary Vogt, who did Batman Returns and Crazy Rich Asians. We also talk about what horror movies and spooky shows we’re watching this week (Haunting of Bly Manor, Exorcist III), how there are two different kinds of "Halloween people," and reminisce about our annual tradition of going to Halloween Horror Nights. We also butt heads about Nightmare Before Christmas (Marie agrees with Ryan Gosling that it ruins the Disneyland Haunted Mansion during Halloween, while Blaire is a fan of all thing NBC. "This sounds like a betrayal," says Blaire.) Tune in now! Listen to our past witchy episodes here: Teen Witch (1989) Practical Magic (1998) The Craft (1996) Witches of Eastwick (1987) The Love Witch (2016) For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or e…
Oct 8, 2020
Mini Ep: Ratched
We've got a special bonus mini-episode for you this week, and it's about Ratched, the Ryan Murphy Netflix series starring Sarah Paulson as the sinister Nurse Ratched. Every episode is a feast for the eyes, with costumes by Murphy regular, Lou Eyrich, and Rebecca Guzzi. Tune in now to hear us talk about the looks, including the show's special style icon, a monkey named Petunia! For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at email@example.com!
Oct 5, 2020
We’re getting witchy with it! For October, we’re doing all witch movies! First up is Teen Witch, the 1989 high school comedy which stars Robyn Lively as a nerdy teen who gets magickal powers on her sixteenth birthday. Blaire and Marie discuss the new reboots of The Craft and The Witches, tuxedo shirts, bolo ties, acid wash, "shenanigans," and praise Richie, the hilarious little brother played by Joshua John Miller (who should have gotten an Oscar for this role TBQH). Costumes by Judie C. Champion (and apparently Robyn Lively, who used a lot of her own clothing for the film)! Listen to our past witchy episodes here: Practical Magic (1998) The Craft (1996) Witches of Eastwick (1987) The Love Witch (2016) For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Sep 28, 2020
Uptown Girls with Tavi Gevinson
When it comes to fashionable movies from the early 2000s, is Uptown Girls on your short list? If not, it’s time to put some RESPEK on Molly Gunn’s name. And we’ve got a special guest to help us come correct. Writer, actor, and founder of Rookie Magazine, Tavi Gevinson, is helping us dive into this underrated film in which Brittany Murphy plays a carefree, rock n’ roll heiress who loses her inheritance and becomes a nanny to a spoiled and neglected Dakota Fanning! Tune in now to hear us chat about Egyptian cotton, tiny sunglasses, teacup pigs, and parallels between Dakota’s character and the Devil Wears Prada. Costumes by Sarah Edwards! Follow Tavi on Instagram @tavitulle Check out the Rookie Print Sale! For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at email@example.com!
Sep 21, 2020
Showgirls with Lenora Claire
Take that Ver-sayce dress out the closet, crack open a nice can of doggie chow, and get ready to...THRUST IT! We're talking about Showgirls (1995), and we enlisted a VERY special guest (and Showgirls expert) for the episode, the one and only, Lenora Claire! Listen to Lenora and Blaire reminisce about going to bar mitzvahs in the Valley and bond over their love of monkeys (they scare Marie) while we discuss the gorgeous bedazzled costumes and makeup seen on Nomi Malone and Crystal Connors. Plus, there's a Drew Barrymore Easter egg in the movie, and so much more! Costumes by Ellen Mirojnick. Follow Lenora Claire on Instagram and Twitter and LenoraClaire.com For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Sep 14, 2020
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde With Ann Shen
Elle Woods stans, we gotchu, AGAIN! We chat with illustrator and author Ann Shen about her new book Nevertheless, She Wore It, and her choice for this week's movie, Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde! This supersized episode has us talking about anything and everything: the costumes by Sophie de Rakoff (including some questionable shoes, SORRY!), when everyone was scrapbooking in the early 2000s, Breckin Meyer (again), the shell e-reader from It Follows (again), making fake IDs at Kinko's...just sit back, relax, and let us smooth ya brain with this one. Buy Ann's book, Nevertheless, She Wore It Follow Ann Shen on Instagram Listen to our episode on the first Legally Blonde with Gloss Angeles For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at email@example.com!
1 hr 5 min
Sep 7, 2020
Kill Bill Vol. 1 and 2 with Claire Beaudreault
If you’ve got a taste for revenge like WE do, you’re gonna love our episode on Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill film franchise! Plus, we’ve got a special guest in the house: the Renaissance woman, multi-hyphenate goddess, and host of the Magandz Podcast, Claire Beaudreault! Tune in now to hear us talk about our favorite revengewear, the movie’s sartorial homages to Bruce Lee and True Romance, and how we've come to realize that bootcut jeans might just be the ultimate “fight pant.” Claire also tells us about the time QT left her a voicemail. Costumes by Cat Thomas and Kumiko Ogawa. Follow Claire on Instagram and Twitter Listen to the Magandz Podcast! For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Aug 31, 2020
Moulin Rouge With Special Guest Brittany Spanos
Grab your top hat, pour yourself a glass of absinthe, and get ready to transport yourself to turn-of-the-century Paris, mes chéries Fishies. We’re doing Moulin Rouge (2001) with Rolling Stone writer Brittany Spanos! This movie has enough gorgeous (Oscar-nominated!) costumes by Catherine Martin and Angus Strathie that it made us forget how tragic the ending is! Why, Baz Luhrmann, why?! We also cast a modern version of the “Lady Marmalade,” song/video for the movie’s soundtrack. Can you guess who we’d pick? Tune in now! Show notes: Follow Brittany Spanos on Twitter and Instagram. For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at email@example.com!
Aug 27, 2020
I May Destroy You
We've been WAITING to do an episode on I May Destroy You! Michaela Coel is one of the best creatives of our time, for real. Now that the season finale has aired here in the US, we wanted to talk about our love for the series, and, of course, the looks by costume designer Lynsey Moore. OBSESSED! Marie might even buy a pair of jeans, that's how serious we are about the fashions. Also, Blaire has a wild theory about the show. Show notes: Lynsey Moore's Instagram where she gives loads of details on the looks! For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Aug 24, 2020
13 Going on 30 With Special Guest Gabby Noone
What if you woke up one day...and were suddenly 30 and a "big time magazine editor" in New York City?! Yes, we're talking about 13 Going on 30, the 2004 fantasy rom-com starring Jennifer Garner, and we have a special guest, the writer and author of Layoverland, Gabby Noone! We discuss the movie's tiny designer bags, statement necklaces, Blaire's vintage CBGB shirt, and the movie's missed opportunity for a wardrobe montage. Plus, outfits to die in, fashion trends "being on pause" because of COVID, and a compelling argument for a Pucci comeback. Costumes by Susie DeSanto! Show notes: Follow Gabby Noone on Twitter and Instagram. Buy Layoverland at your local indie bookstore (or Amazon). Christa B. Allen (young Jenna Rink) recreates the movie's scenes on TikTok For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at email@example.com
1 hr 1 min
Aug 21, 2020
Mini Ep: The Umbrella Academy
It's time for our second mini-episode, and this one is for all of the Umbrella Academy fans out there! Blaire and Marie discuss their favorite looks from Season 2 (mostly that of The Handler and Allison), which come courtesy of costume designer Christopher Hargadon. Plus, Blaire talks about her My Chemical Romance fandom. Got a request for a mini-episode or a general movie request? Hit us up on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Aug 17, 2020
Legally Blonde with Special Guests Gloss Angeles
Greetings, Fishies! Get ready to do the bend and snap with us, 'cause we've got a very special episode this week! We're talking about Legally Blonde, the Reese Witherspoon comedy from 2001...but that's not all. We've got special guests, Sara Tan and Kirbie Johnson from the beauty podcast Gloss Angeles, in the house! We talk about the glorious costumes Sophie De Rakoff put Reese in, as well as those Tiffany heart tag bracelets everyone had (real and knockoff), sororities, beauty product placement, and so much more. It's a fun one! Show notes: Listen to Gloss Angeles Podcast on iTunes! Gloss Angeles Instagram Gloss Angeles Website The Tiffany Heart Tag Bracelet (should these come back? lol) For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at email@example.com
Aug 10, 2020
Camp kids, unite! It’s Fishnet Flix for tha children with our first ever kids-themed episode! Marie’s nephews, Mason and Grant, requested we watch the 1994 summertime comedy Camp Nowhere. This fun 'lil flick is about a kid named Mud who teams up with his friends to pull off the greatest con of their prepubescent lives—a completely made-up summer camp with no adult supervision! There are a surprising amount of good outfits in this movie from costume designer Sherry Thompson (Blossom, 7th Heaven) including a variety of Coogi sweaters! (Who can tell us how to pronounce Coogi?) Plus, we discuss Andrew “Mr. Steal Your Girl” Keegan and his “spiritual group.” Also cameos from many familiar faces including an actual cult member. Coogi sweaters were NOT Cosby sweaters: https://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/the-truth-about-cosby-sweaters/ Marie’s OG Andrew Keegan Kombucha cult article on Jezebel: https://jezebel.com/andrew-keegans-cult-gets-busted-for-slanging-illegal-k…
Aug 3, 2020
Coming to America
In Coming to America, Prince Akeem (Eddie Murphy) decides to venture from his Zamunda palace to New York City’s Queens, with the hope of finding his own queen to marry. This 1988 classic comedy is not only blessed by Murphy’s comedic genius, but also Deborah Landis’s costume mastery. Blaire and Marie fawn over the extravagant fur shawls, gold lace gowns, and oversized scrunchies before the episode goes off the rails and they start talking about aliens, Glenn Danzig, and Blaire’s (new) online shopping habit. For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at firstname.lastname@example.org
Jul 27, 2020
In the 2000 movie Life-Size, a young Lindsay Lohan performs (Disney-friendly) necromancy to resurrect her deceased mom, but accidentally brings her Eve doll, aka Tyra Banks, to life instead! Bright colors, coordinating sets, and Barbie doll gowns, courtesy of costume designer Maya Mani, serve as eye candy for this fun film. Let us know what you’d add to cart! For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at email@example.com
Jul 20, 2020
I Still Know What You Did Last Summer
We're going straight to the sequel for I Know What You Did Last Summer specifically for the presence of Ms. Brandy Norwood, and we're so glad we did! Costume designer Daniel J. Lester (Once Upon a Time, Spawn) put Brandy, Jennifer Love Hewitt, and Co. in looks that are perfect for the film's tropical island setting. There may not be a ton of outfits in this late '90s slasher, but the ones we have are daaamn good. Even Marie, a typical beige-hater, loves J-Love's uber neutral 'fits. What are you waiting for??? For visuals of the costumes, follow us on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod DM or email your movie requests at firstname.lastname@example.org
Jul 16, 2020
Mini-Ep: Quarantine Soul Soothers
We're starting something new...mini episodes! To kick things off, we're sharing what we're watching/eating/doing this week to sooth our souls during quarantine. On the menu: Palm Springs, the new Baby-Sitters Club, Christmas movies, Claws, Nailed It, and more! Got a movie request or want to tell us what's soothing YOUR soul right now? Hit us up on Instagram at @fishnetflixpod or email us at email@example.com!
Jul 13, 2020
Can't Hardly Wait
Congratulations to the graduating class of 1998! In Can’t Hardly Wait, Preston (played by a stoned Ethan Embry) spends the entire night looking for Amanda (Jennifer Love Hewitt) to finally profess his love! As Blaire says in the ep, take a shot when you recognize someone, whether it’s Melissa Joan Hart, Seth Green, Clea Duvall, Selma Blair, Jason Segel, and many more. Costumes by Mark Bridges (Phantom Thread, Joker). Share your embarrassing graduation outfits with us at @fishnetflixpod on Instagram!
Jul 6, 2020
Telling Stories Through Costume Design With Mona May
We are TOTALLY BUGGIN’! It’s the 25th anniversary of Clueless this month and we’re celebrating with a very special guest! In this supersized episode, renowned costume designer Mona May talks to us about the very first time she fell in love with her craft, how she came up with the looks for Clueless, House Bunny, Romy and Michele, and Enchanted, what it’s like working with Drew Barrymore, and how she’s keeping sane during quarantine. SHOW NOTES: Follow Mona on Instagram @itsmonamay The Art of Disney Costuming: Heroes, Villains, and Spaces Between (Mona’s work is featured in the book!) FishnetFlix Instagram: @fishnetflixpod
1 hr 5 min
May 26, 2020
Josie and the Pussycats
We’re putting on our bandanna halter tops and flared jeans to celebrate 2001’s Josie and the Pussycats! The movie stars Rachael Leigh Cook, Rosario Dawson, and Tara Reid as the Riverdale grrrl band who become superstars overnight, only to find out that they’re part of mass mind control marketing conspiracy. It’s They Live for 2000s teens. Costume designer Leesa Evans (Always Be My Maybe, Bridesmaids) nails every look. Leopard print and lucite heels? Sign us up! Follow us on Instagram @fishnetflixpod for pics of the looks SHOW NOTES: Breckin Meyer on Conan talking about sleeping in a coffin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXbcp0q_Nhk Josie and the Pussycats - “Three Small Words” music video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AWRs5DuTEY Old interview with Leesa Evans http://archives.starbulletin.com/2001/04/12/features/index.html Jezebel: “Aaliyah, Beyoncé, and Left Eye Were Almost In Josie and the Pussycats” https://jezebel.com/aaliyah-beyonce-and-left-eye-wer…
May 18, 2020
Rollerblades, combat boots, flannel...there might even be a pair of JNCOs spotted in this episode about Foxfire, the 1996 film about a girl-gang (led by a young Angelina Jolie!) who fight back against a creepy teacher at their school. Costumes by Laura Goldsmith (Alias, Leaving Las Vegas). SHOW NOTES: Really interesting old interview where Angelina says she would have married Jenny if she didn’t marry Jonny Lee Miller (also foreshadowing Brad Pitt mention): http://angelanna3.tripod.com/interviews/id4.html Zoe Bell’s Boss Bitch Fight Challenge (stuntwomen video Blaire mentions): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dCO0DXAc0tk Vintage Entertainment Tonight clip of Jenny Shimizu's modeling days https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0WBQTKXMDE
May 13, 2020
Birds of Prey
In Birds of Prey, Harley Quinn is fresh off her breakup from the Joker, and ends up forming her own butt-kicking girl gang. The best part about it? Thanks to costume designer Erin Benach (Neon Demon, Drive, A Star is Born), every character in the film is sporting some serious style. Make yourself a Harley Quinn breakfast sandwich and let us know which BoP looks you would #AddToCart. (Note: This episode was recorded before shelter in place.) SHOW NOTES Costume designer Erin Benach’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erinbenach/?hl=en Billie Valentine BoP jewelry collection: https://billievalentine.com/collections/birds-of-prey Lauren Nakao Winn’s epic BoP Twitter thread: https://twitter.com/LaurenNakaoWinn/status/1229612186189914113 Rachel Burke: fashion designer who works primarily with tinsel https://www.instagram.com/imakestagram/?hl=en Interview with Erin Benach on THR: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/birds-prey-costume-designer-erin-benach-dressing-margot-…
Mar 9, 2020
This week we have, maybe one of the most on brand movies ever, In Fabric. A surreal horror film, with costume design by Jo Thompson, about an "artery-red gown" that transforms the lives of the wearer. We loved it but nothing prepared us for the gowns home, the sales people, the twists, or that mannequin scene. You can hear the shock in our voices BUT everyone should absolutely see In Fabric! Trailer: https://youtu.be/biHUTtV4K40 From Jo Thompson: https://bit.ly/2ItavIQ
Feb 10, 2020
Dolemite Is My Name
Dolemite Is My Name is an Oscar worthy fashion treat and we absolutely loved this Ruth E. Carter film drippin' in custom made '70s "eccentric urban dandy" style! You can watch it on Netflix now and let us know your favorite looks! Check out the original sketches: https://deadline.com/2019/12/dolemite-is-my-name-costume-designer-ruth-e-carter-eddie-murphy-coming-2-america-interview-news-1202797256/
Feb 3, 2020
Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century
Our friend (creator of @the_brand_nue) Stephanie Montes gave us this weeks movie. A Y2K era Disney GRL PWR classic with some interesting fashion choices.
Jan 21, 2020
Sex and the City: The Movie
Fashion and Beauty Editor (and BOSS) Stephanie Montes joins us this week with her pick, Sex And The City: The Movie. We all agree Patricia Field is the go to costume designer when it comes to high fashion, taking risks, and NYC. She took all 4 women and for the entire 6 seasons (and 2 movies) told their stories via fashion. SATC will always be remembered as one of the most fashionable show on TV. Follow Steph: https://www.instagram.com/stephanie_montes and her company: https://www.instagram.com/the_brand_nue/ A great article on Patricia Field: https://www.manrepeller.com/2018/05/patricia-field.html Roger the belt: https://bit.ly/2G6dyFP
1 hr 4 min
Jan 13, 2020
Dazed and Confused
Join us for the '76 throwback (filmed in the early '90s) fashion filled film all about the of last day of school and everything that entails for a group of Texas teens. Costume Designer Katherine Dover gave us butterfly collars, GOOD Cher-esque denim looks, jumpers, rompers, oodles of bells (tops and bottoms) and, sporty-chic. This is a Katherine "Kathy" Dover appreciation episode and that's about it.
Jan 6, 2020
We're kicking off 2020 with another movie from costume designer Eugenie Bafaloukos (Mad Love), Reality Bites. Mz. Winona Ryder, a fyne young Ethan Hawke, Janeane Garofalo, Steve Zahn, and Ben Stiller give us loads of '90s post-college style to review. We could dedicate an entire show to Janeane's Peter Pan collar dresses!
Dec 30, 2019
The Wedding Singer
Ending Drewcember with The Wedding Singer! One of our favorite costume designers, the marvelous Mona May, beautifully balanced everything from '80s pop-culture inspired costumes to looks that we want to replicate today. This was the perfect way cap off to Drewcember 2019! Radom clip of the week: Meet The Barkers- https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL4468EFB90629A4A8
Dec 23, 2019
Drewcember and our 50th episode, you know we had to do Charlie's Angels! Costume designer Joseph G. Aulisi decked our 3 favorite PI's in individual styles that complimented each other perfectly and created once of the most fashionable ask kicking trio's we've ever seen!
Dec 16, 2019
Drewcember continues with one of Gotham's most memorable henchwomen, Sugar! Ingrid Ferrin dressed Drew in lace, thigh high stockings, feathers, and a little shimmer as her role of bae to the "sweet" side of Two-Face. Batman Forever also gifts us a leather studded, whip snapping, fishnet (ayee) wearing Debi Mazar as Spice, as the other side of Sugar's coin. Herb Ritts Sugar & Spice- https://tinyurl.com/SugarDrew Jim Carrey's sparkling suit: https://tinyurl.com/RiddyShine Discussed also: Trailer for A24's In Fabric- https://youtu.be/biHUTtV4K40 Trailer for Solarbabies- https://youtu.be/Rw4GR_byjEE
Dec 9, 2019
Happy DREWcember! To kick off the month long celebration of boss babe Drew Barrymore we're starting with her directorial debut! Costume designer Catherine Marie Thomas brought the kick-ass looks together while Drew (she also acts in movie) found a way to make derby heartwarming.
Dec 9, 2019
Purple Rain. Costumes by Marie France and Louis Wells. Prince as The Kid. 'nuff said. Sketches from Marie France and Louis Wells here: https://tinyurl.com/trap7kx Stills that show beautiful detail here: https://flic.kr/p/TKJzFu
Dec 2, 2019
The Witches of Eastwick
Aggie Guerard Rodgers (who also did Beetlejuice) dressed 3 strong gorgeously different women who all brought in some of their own personal flair to the costume design in this witchy classic we love! We have power, sisterhood, and interesting fashion selections!
Nov 18, 2019
It's time for the Diablo Cody penned, Karyn Kusama directed demonic high school film that celebrated it's 10th anniversary this year (and finally started getting the respect it deserves)Jennifer's Body! Costume designer Katia Stano was able to authentically balance looks between mall to man-eater with a dash of MySpace era band boy. So, toss on your favorite GAP sweats and give Jennifer's Body another watch.
Nov 11, 2019
Always Be My Maybe
Costume designer Leesa Evans dressed this cast impeccably. From classic '90s to chic restaurateur to freaking KEANU this movie has some great looks...and KEANU. Ali Wong and Randall Park wrote and star in one of the best Bay Area rom-coms. #Vice Breaker *We also forgot Add To Cart! We both added Sasha Tran/Ali Wong inspired Fashion Reading Glasses: https://amzn.to/2O0z5Dd
Sep 23, 2019
Troop Beverly Hills
We're in agreement that this film has it all. Theadora Van Runkle was the costume designer responsible for taking risks with Phyllis Nefler's over the top '80s Rodeo Drive socialite fashion and creating looks we're still talking about 30 years later! We've found our official FishnetFlix mascot film and it's Troop Beverly Hills!
Aug 12, 2019
Was Boomerang the first rom-com with an all black cast and crew? We know it has a phenomenal soundtrack and all of the looks that costume designer Francine Jamison-Tanchuck created were très magnifique! *Strangé voice* Boomerang is not only worth the watch but worth the $ of a purchase/rental.
Aug 5, 2019
Costume designer Deborah Everton (The Craft, Halloween H20) took Richard Nixon/ the Watergate scandal and made it fashion. We're knocking down Kirsten Dunst flix and this week we're talking about DICK and Marie's love for the dead stock clothing palace, Hullaballoo.
Jul 29, 2019
Drop Dead Gorgeous
This week we're joined by one of our super talented friends Mz Rachel Sanoff (@sanoffdahook) to discuss one of her favorite flix, Drop Dead Gorgeous, which we discover is chock-full of great Halloween costume options thanks to costume designer Mimi Melgaard.
Jul 22, 2019
Mi Vida Loca
Hood chic has always been chic and Mi Vida Loca put on for barrio culture and fashion in film. Susan L. Bertram laced this love story about friendship with authentic Echo Park style...before the gentrification. Ya know!
Jul 1, 2019
The Sweetest Thing
We couldn't get enough of costume designer Denise Wingate (Cruel Intentions) so we decided have some fun this week with The Sweetest Thing, an under appreciated comedic classic filled with friendship and DIQ starring Cameron Diaz, Christina Applegate,Selma Blair, Thomas Jane, and Jason Bateman as a problematic bro/BFF
Jun 24, 2019
We decided to press play on Empire Records for this week flick. We're rocking with this classic that inspired many '90s kids looks thanks to Susan Lyall (200 Cigarettes) and her ability to communicate each character's artsy angst via clothing.
Jun 9, 2019
Another Ruth E. Carter film with looks that scream camp. We're celebrating our fave Black American Princesses from Decatur and talking about everything from the use of vibrant colors to Kim Kimble hair.
Jun 3, 2019
Cruel Intentions is celebrating 20 years of "Marcia f**king Brady of the Upper East Side" looks that are to die for. For the platinum anniversary we're diving into costume designer Denise Wingate's glam goals extravaganza!
Apr 8, 2019
Our friend, and brilliant writer, Alyssa Morin is our first guest for a very special film we all love and that she has a deep personal connection with. Costume designer Elisabetta Beraldo used original fabrics and designs from the Queen of Tejano music to properly pay tribute to those iconic looks that left an imprint on the culture. We ♡ Selena Quintanilla, now and forever.
Apr 1, 2019
The Lizzie McGuire Movie
Costume designers Monique Prudhomme and David C. Robinson showed Disney Channel fans what dreams are made of with the Lizzie McGuire Movie. Travel with us to Rome circa 2003 while we break down Hilary Duff's double performance.
Mar 24, 2019
Time for the bar dancing, NYC, early 2000's (maybe musical) Coyote Ugly! From under boob tops to leather flare's, Marlene Stewart dressed this bar squad like a TRL cowgirl-group.
Mar 17, 2019
We're back with a '95 techxtreme fashion feat! We're giving you CD-ROM realness thanks to the costuming of Roger Burton. Jonny Lee Miller x Angelina Jolie 4eva.
Jan 1, 2019
Our Final DREWCEMBER film and it's a deep cut. Not many people have seen Wishful Thinking but it's worth the watch just to see how costume designer David C. Robinson crafted Drewcentric looks from head to toe. It is one big fashion show for Drew's character Lena
Dec 25, 2018
Hop in as we pop the top off and get scangie with this Katt Shea directed film, that is surprisingly based on a true ordeal (IKR!), with costumes by Ellen Gross. This is the quintessential DREWCEMBER film.
Dec 17, 2018
Costume designer Eugenie Bafaloukos gave us '95 Courtney Love Manic Pixie Dream Girl looks for Drew's Casey Roberts. This is our 2nd #DREWCEMBER pick to celebrate of our timeless fashion queen, Drew Barrymore.
Dec 10, 2018
Never Been Kissed
Happy #DREWCEMBER! A month long celebration of our Fishnet Flix fashion queen, Drew Barrymore. For our first Drewcember movie we have another Mona May tactile treat flooded with the epitome of late '90s high school fashion.
Nov 11, 2018
There are so many looks in this Tim Burton classic that we almost didn't have time to cover them all. Every character onscreen was expertly clothed by Aggie Guerard Rodgers and we will be eternally grateful for her style selections.
Oct 31, 2018
To celebrate Halloween (the day) we're talking about Halloween (the movie) and all of the ways Halloween H20 was a representation of the real and basic late '90s looks. P.S. This is another Deborah Everton (the Craft) Fishnet Flix ep!
Oct 27, 2018
The Love Witch
The film that Anna Biller put on her back and brought to life is our focus this week. Not only did she write and direct this witchy technicolor dream, she also did the art direction and costume design! Everything. Some of the looks she made by hand! This is our love letter to The Love Witch.
Oct 20, 2018
We're taking a stab at the movie that put self-aware horror on the map! Cynthia Bergstrom drenched this film in comfortable '90s teen looks that slashed their way into pop culture.
Oct 13, 2018
Lighting a candle for Deborah Everton. The costume designer who firmly planted The Craft on the list of iconic '90s fashion as the other side of the Clueless coin. This film is a Fishnet Flix fave!
Oct 5, 2018
Elvira: Mistress of the Dark
"Revenge is better than Christmas." We're celebrating the hilariously HORRORific 30th anniversary of Elvira: Mistress of the Dark! The movie dedicated to our favorite mononym queen of scream who gives unpleasant dreams.
Sep 28, 2018
It's fall y'all and we're celebrating with our favorite family of witches, The Owens women! Ignore the beetle ticking and get with the Auntie Team draped in the bewitching stylings of the brilliant Judianna Makovsky.
Sep 21, 2018
This will be the first of many John Waters films that we talk about featuring costume design by Van Smith. While there wasn't much to say about the clothing, this flick is one we love. So be kind, rewind, and enjoy the ep!
Sep 14, 2018
The Wedding Planner
This movie almost bested us. While we love Pamela Withers work, our memories of this movie didn't hold up when we watched it again. Grab some brown M&M's and join us on this beige journey.
Sep 8, 2018
The House Bunny
The eyes are the nipples of the face. We've selected The House Bunny (starring Anna Faris, Katharine McPhee, Emma Stone, Kat Dennings and Rumer Willis) this week to mark the 10th anniversary of this Mona May collegiate Girls Next Door era classic!
Aug 10, 2018
Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen
This week our movie is a request from writer and Beauty Editor, Alyssa Morin! 2004's Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen serves over the top looks from jump so there was a lot to unpack with this Lindsay Lohan classic.
Aug 4, 2018
Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead
From '90s mall looks to working woman Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead has style goals for all. Thanks to Carol Ramsey and Christina Applegate, Marie coins the term "silver stax"
Jul 20, 2018
Wish Upon a Star
We have a Fishnet Flix Friend Request episode! This Katherine Heigl and Danielle Harris made for TV classic is part Freaky Friday, part Clueless, and all '90s mall fashion looks!
Jul 13, 2018
Queen of the Damned
We came for the Anne Rice story and stayed for Aaliyah. The gothic looks are overflowing and Jesse looks had us adding coats to cart!
Jul 6, 2018
Ahhh Belly, where do we begin. This movie perfectly encapsulates the extreme talents of the fashion forward, but still street adjacent, look and feel of a June Ambrose and Hype Williams collaboration. June and Hype are like music video PB & J...or like caviar and crème fraîche. If you haven't watched this '98 masterpiece you're missing out! The cast is perfect too! You have DMX, Nas, the stunning and talented Taral Hicks, Tionne 'T-Boz' Watkins, Method Man. Kurt Loder, Tyrin Turner, and so many more.
Jun 30, 2018
But I'm A Cheerleader
It's time to talk all about the campy, yet controversial, cult hit. Join us for the PVC covered journey into the Barbie dream [hallway]house known as True Directions under the costume design of Alix Friedberg!
Jun 15, 2018
It's our very first TV episode and we've selected our favorite show that gives us girl gang glow-up goals, CLAWS! We can't get enough of the unapologetically over the top styling covered in a glossy top coat. New episodes of Claws air Sunday, 9 PM on TNT
Jun 8, 2018
The Lost Boys
If there's one thing about Santa Carla we love it's all the damn vampires! Susan Becker created these iconic bad boy rocker chic vampires and we learned how music played a very important role in shaping the style of each vamp. All black everything and two Corey's, we are here for it all!
Jun 1, 2018
Small town, big d! The ladies of Boogie Nights have won hands down! From the "maternal" colors on Amber Waves to Rollergirl's chic textures, this movie deserves a scene by scene breakdown. This will be a Becky Barnett appreciation episode, Chocolate love 100%.
May 25, 2018
Listen to our love letter to Marilyn Vance who took Disney's Cindaf****n'rella story and filled it with looks that became iconic. We have loads of fun facts and we've discovered the reason why no one has ever been able to nail a recreated Pretty Woman look. *Spoiler, it's all because of Marilyn Vance.*
May 18, 2018
Rose McGowan, Rebecca Gayheart, Julie Benz, and Judy Greer give is us 'Grease' with an an 80s punk latex aesthetic in this comedically dark classic!
May 11, 2018
Heh Heh Hello! We have our very first Fishnet Filx friend request! We're all friends, right? Thank you Shaun P!
May 4, 2018
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle
We decided to skip the first Charlie's Angels (for now) and get right to the great over the top costumes and fashion in Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle. Travel back with us to a simpler time where PI's had an unlimited wardrobe budget, thanks to an unseen millionaire, and PCD reigned supreme.
Apr 27, 2018
Don't get it twisted, we're taking the plunge and talking about the 1987 Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell classic. Everything from booty bows to ankle corsages. There's a lot to unpack here.
Apr 19, 2018
Spike Lee's 'Girl 6' is a '90s look-book dripping with Black cinematic fashion and NYC urban couture. Sandra Hernandez did the damn thing and if the style (and the soundtrack by PRINCE) doesn't get you, the cameos will! Theresa Randle, Jenifer Lewis, Naomi Campbell, Halle Berry, Madonna, Debi Mazar, Spike Lee, Richard Belzer, Gretchen Mol, Isaiah Washington, Peter Berg, John Turturro, Ron Silver and a very sleazy Quentin Tarantino.
Apr 13, 2018
Earth Girls Are Easy
Welcome to our first episode! We're breaking down all of the pop-culture perfect looks from this late '80s cult classic starring Geena Davis, Julie Brown, Jeff Goldblum, Damon Wayans, and Jim Carrey.