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I told New Zealand’s @coupdemain Magazine “Working on ‘Sex And The City’ was like earning a PHD in costume design…”
“Patricia Field pushed the boundaries of style on television with a certain level of embellishment that brought to life a portrayal of character that can only happen through clothing, while Sarah Jessica Parker was a stickler for proper fit, without which a petite actor can be easily gobbled up by her garments.”
See Sacha Young’s INTERVIEW: COSTUME-DESIGNER ERIC DAMAN ON ‘THE CARRIE DIARIES’ at coupdemainmagazine.com.
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The Look of ‘The Carrie Diaries’ as chosen by Costume Designer Eric Daman: “Fans enjoy the way we’re emulating the’80s without making it too kitschy. We made a fresh, new Carrie Bradshaw.”
I’ll take you behind the scenes into the the fitting room of #TheCarrieDiaries for this exclusive Carrie Costumes Confidential video series. XOXOE
Carrie has a lot of changes in each episode—averaging about 10! I usually break down the script and categorize by type of change, e.g., “Journaling look,” “Interview Office look,” or “School look.” Each is very different and has different needs.
—WATCH, October 2013
#TheCarrieDiaries premieres Friday, Oct. 25 with Miss Samantha Jones!
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)”
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THE BIRTH OF “THE CLEAVAGE RHOMBUS”
“Who needs accessories when you have an amazing Couture cut out tuxedo by Maxime Simoens?! Serena is no nonsense in this episode, so I wanted her formal wear to be fierce, severe, and traffic-stopping,” Daman explains. “New York Magazine actually called me the inventor of the “Cleavage Rhombus” for this inspired couture creation. So be it! I wanted her looking FIERCE!”
SPOTTED: SERENA BEFORE THE FOUNTAIN! See more fabulous fashions worn by Blake Lively as Serena Van Der Woodsen…
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