Eric Daman is an Emmy® Award winning costume designer, Costume Design Guild nominee, clothing designer, jewelry designer, fashion stylist, author and television personality. Daman is the current brand ambassador for Century 21 Department Stores and has collaborated with top brands including Maybelline NY, Swarovski, Charlotte Russe, DKNY, Threads & Heirs, Vitamin Water, Nine West, Payless Shoes, and Henri Bendel’s. Currently Daman is the costume designer of CWTV’s The Carrie Diaries, prequel to Sex and the City. Daman costume designed the hit television series Gossip Girl for its six season run; and assisted Patricia Field on HBO's Sex and the City. Daman costume designed 10 feature films, most recently the 2012 Nickelodeon release Fun Size. Earlier big-screen titles are The Door in the Floor with Jeff Bridges and Kim Basinger, Anamorph with Willem Dafoe, Tenderness with Russell Crowe and Laura Dern, The Architect with Isabella Rossellini and Hayden Panettiere, Train Wreck with Gretchen Mol, and The Guitar directed by Amy Redford. Daman’s work on and off-screen has appeared in leading news, fashion, lifestyle publications and online outlets including the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, and The Hollywood Reporter, People, and InStyle. On television, Daman has appeared on E!News and The Rachel Ray Show, as a guest judge on Season 12 of Project Runway, Season 16 of America’s Next Top Model, Season 2 of Project Runway All-Stars; within fashion documentaries including Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf Goodman and Call It A Balance In The Unbalance. Daman authored a personal style guide, You Know You Want It: Style – Inspiration – Confidence, in 2010.
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GUESS WHO’S VISITING @COSMORADIO & @WakeUp_Taylor TOMORROW TO TALK ABOUT #THECARRIEDIARIES FASHION? XOXOE
Posted in THE CARRIE DIARIES on October 24, 2013
Posted in THE CARRIE DIARIES on October 23, 2013
#TheCarrieDiaries premieres Friday, Oct. 25 with Miss Samantha Jones!
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Posted in FASHION & STYLE on October 23, 2013
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While the world was busy falling in love with Carrie Bradshaw on ‘Sex and the City’ and the ladies of Constance Billard School for Girls on ‘Gossip Girl,’ we were falling hard for the shows’ fashions, too, with every billowing bohemian scarf and pair of pastel-shaded tights. We were lucky enough to snag a few minutes with the genius behind those costumes, Eric Daman, who just so happens to be reinventing Carrie’s style for ‘The Carrie Diaries’… (+more)”
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+ MARIECLAIRE.COM: “I wanted to give her a unique point of view mixing colors and patterns, as well as eras — obvious ’80s-inspired items with pieces from her “mother’s closet” that feel more ’60s and ’70s with… (+more)”
+ INSTYLE.COM “When Carrie (AnnaSophia Robb) receives her first pair of Manolos, a scene so momentous, costume designer Eric Daman had to find just the right pair of shoes. His pick—a pointed-toe green lime green design embellished with gemstones. “I totally fell in love with the velvet and pearl,” Daman told InStyle.com of the heels… (+more)”
+ TEENVOGUE.COM “When we met Samantha in Sex and the City, she’s older and her style’s more elevated, but… (+more)”
+ GLAMOUR.COM “The addition of Samantha will help bring Carrie’s personal style even further into focus. I mean, the outfits they both have on here could literally be… (+more)”
Posted in IN THE MEDIA on September 30, 2013
It all started with ‘Sex and the City’ … Maybe it was when Carrie wore her infamous tutu while prancing down the streets of New York that we really started noticing that show’s fashions. But, for whatever reason, we never stopped. Costume designer Patricia Field, who likely lived in relative anonymity, became a household name and television fashion was never the same. Can I get an amen?!
Though ‘Sex and the City’ is long gone, our obsession with TV fashion has remained. We seem to care as much about the clothing worn by our favourite television characters as we do about character development and plot-lines.
So forget about the runways, let’s take a look at some of the most stylish television [characters] to hit the airwaves… (+more)