Celebrating the Costumes of True Blood, Mad Men and Glee…

On Saturday, July 24th, the 5th annual ‘Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design’ exhibition took place, presented by The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and the FIDM Museum; Galleries at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Los Angeles, California.

For the fifth year, esteemed costume designer and President of the Costume Designers Guild, Mary Rose, returned as the guest curator and organizer of the 75+ costumes exhibition which will celebrate television costume design and salute the work of this year’s Emmy nominated costume designers and supervisors including: Glee, The Good Wife, Mad Men, The Tudors, Georgia O’Keeffe and Return to Cranford. Also taking part in the exhibit are costumes from: Pushing Daisies, Big Love, True Blood, Bones, Justified, Treme and Amish Grace. On display one could find the clothing fit for the likes of vampires, housewives, and a plethora of high schoolers, not to mention a few Amish.

In attendance, perennial fave, Janie Bryant, the costume designer who always make Don Draper look so suave and Joan look so sexy (shown above in front of some of her designs); Lou Eyrich, who has made Matthew Morrison one of the hottest geek teachers around; and Mary Rose, the doyenne of all things costume and President of the Costume Designers Guild.

Visitors can see Emmy® Nominated Costumes from their favorite TV shows at this free to the public exhibition will run from Tuesday, July 27, 2010 through Saturday, September 4, 2010. Museum hours are 10-4p.m., Wednesday- Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday.

For more info on the exhibit: fidm.com