Feature Story

Before Costumes
Talk to any number of Costume Designers Guild members and it’s plain to see that the career path is nontraditional. However, costume designers and illustrators who have been actors, dancers, performers or even models bring a special kind of empathy for the characters that they create and dress . . .  MORE


Pick of the Week

“Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”
For an actor who came to worldwide fame wearing Batman’s black cape and bat-eared headgear, Michael Keaton can perhaps relate all too well to the cloaking ordinariness of civilian wear . . . MORE


Spotlight On

Costume Designer Timothy Snell
Timothy Snell has learned that some of the most influential women in fashion are rarely featured on the pages of glossy magazines. . . MORE


Design Details

Focus On: Kimono
It’s been said that the history of the kimono is also the history of Japan, the only nation where the robe-like garment has been worn for centuries. With such a rich background, it can be challenging to correctly capture the many nuances that are literally woven into the fabric . . .MORE


News & Events

IATSE Local 892 Members Mobilize at State Capitol
On Wednesday, August 20th members from IATSE locals across the state of California, including 892, joined together for a Mobilization Day on the lawn of the State Capitol. . . MORE


Legacy Member Articles

This section contains articles that spotlight retired CDG members and also provides information and resources to prepare for and enjoy retirement. . . MORE

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