Wednesday, January 13, 2021

10 more costumes from movie and TV musicals on display...

You know what's great about searching through your archives of costumes and prop images? You end up discovering more than you originally thought you had. With that in mind, here's another collection of screen-worn costumes from musicals from the big and small screen for your enjoyment, because we all need some song, dance and joy in our lives at the moment.

Ali Rose costume worn by Christina Aguilera
in Burlesque
Christina Aguilera Burlesque Ali Rose costume
First up is this Swarovski-adorned and feathered corset worn by Christiana Aguilera as 'Ali Rose' opposite Cher in the 2010 movie, Burlesque. The pop star plays a small-town girl who moves to L.A. to follow her dreams and ends up working at and becoming the star attraction at Cher's ailing Burlesque Lounge.

Michael Kaplan was Costume Designer on the musical movie written and directed by Steven Antin and this outfit was photographed along with two other Burlesque movie costumes on display at ArcLight Hollywood cinema during the film's theatrical release in November 2010.

Screen-worn La La Land movie costumes
La La Land movie costumes
In 2016's Oscar-winning romantic musical La La Land, Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling play an actress and pianist navigate their careers and falling in love in modern day Los Angeles.

Mary Zophres was the Oscar-nominated Costume Designer on director Damien Chazelle's film with music composed by Justin Hurwitz, so be sure to take closer look at more screen-worn costumes from La La Land.

These particular colourful outfits were photographed on display at Downtown L.A.'s FIDM Museum & Galleries in February 2017.

Mary Poppins costume worn by Julie Andrews
Julie Andrews Mary Poppins film costume
From contemporary musicals to an iconic classic, Julie Andrews were this original costume as the magical nanny in Disney's 1964 adaptation of Mary Poppins, based on the books by P. L. Travers.

Tony Walton was nominated for an Academy Award for Costume Design on the family fantasy musical directed by Robert Stevenson. This infamous look was captured on display at Disney's D23 Expo in Anaheim, California in August 2019.

Plus make sure you also check out more costumes from Mary Poppins on display.

Stacee Jaxx costume worn by Tom Cruise
in Rock of Ages
Tom Cruise Rock of Ages Stacee Jaxx costume
In 2012 the rock jukebox Broadway musical, Rock of Ages, was adapted for the big screen and featured the music of many glam metal artists like Def Leppard, Journey, Joan Jett, Poison, Bon Jovi and more besides.

In the film directed by Adam ShankmanTom Cruise played self-indulgent rock star 'Stacee Jaxx' and wore this outfit designed by Rita Ryack.

This costume was photographed alongside other Rock of Ages film costumes worn by Mary J. Blige and Alec Baldwin at ArcLight Hollywood cinema in May 2012.

Jerrica "Jem" Benton costume worn by Aubrey Peeples
in Jem and the Holograms
Aubrey Peeples Jem and Holograms costume
In 2015 the 1980s cartoon series, Jem and the Holograms, was adapted for the big screen as a live-action musical fantasy comedy-drama with Aubrey Peeples as the titular pop star character. The film directed by Jon M. Chu follows the small-town girl and her sisters as their homemade video goes viral and turns them into global superstars.

Soyon An was Costume Designer on this movie adaptation and these costumes from Jem and the Holograms were captured on display at Downtown L.A.'s FIDM Museum in February 2016.

Prince tribute costumes from Black-ish
Yara Shahidi Blackish Prince tribute costume
In 2018 for the fifth season of the American sitcom Black-ish, the 'Johnson' family played tribute to the music legend Prince in their 100th music-filled episode.

Yara Shahidi, Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross and more wore costumes fashioned after Prince's iconic style and Michelle R. Cole was Emmy-nominated for recreating these looks.

These Black-ish Prince tribute costumes were photographed on display at the FIDM Museum in August 2019.

Sharpay Evans costume worn by Ashley Tisdale
in High School Musical 3: Senior Year
Ashley Tisdale High School Musical 3 Sharpay graduation costume
In 2008 Disney Channel's successful High School Musical franchise took to the big screen for its third and final installment, which followed the East High students during their Senior Year.

Ashley Tisdale starred as glamorous Drama Club president 'Sharpay Evans' and wore this graduation outfit designed by Caroline B. Marx in the film directed by Kenny Ortega, which was photographed on display at Disney Studios HQ in Burbank, California.

Pitch Perfect 2 movie costumes
Anna Kendrick Pitch Perfect 2 costume
The 'Barden Bellas' were back for a movie sequel in 2015, with Anna Kendrick's 'Beca Mitchell' and the girls headed to the A cappella World Championships in Copenhagen and taking on the German super group 'Das Sound Machine'.

These Pitch Perfect 2 film costumes designed by Sal Pérez were photographed on display at Downtown L.A.'s FIDM Museum & Galleries in February 2016.

Rebecca Bunch costume worn by Rachel Bloom
in Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Rachel Bloom Crazy Ex Girlfriend Rebecca Bunch Thanksgiving costume
In the romantic musical television comedy, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Rachel Bloom plays 'Rebecca Bunch', a lawyer who moves from New York City to West Covina, California to persue her ex from high school camp.

The actress wears this fabulous Thanksgiving turkey costume designed by Melina Root in the sixth episode of the first season and was photographed alongside other costumes from Crazy Ex-Girlfriend at L.A.'s FIDM Museum in August 2016.

Giselle costume worn by Amy Adams
in Enchanted
Amy Adams Enchanted Giselle gown
And the final costume today is from Disney's romantic musical comedy spoof Enchanted from 2007, which starred Amy Adams as fairytale princess 'Giselle' who find herself transported from her cartoon world to the live-action land of New York City where she finds her true love.

Mona May was Costume Designer on the joyful musical fantasy directed by Kevin Lima and this fairytale gown was photographed on display at Disney's D23 Expo in August 2019. 

If you like this collection of costumes, make sure you enjoy these ten other musical costumes from films like Les Misérables, The Greatest Showman, Into the Woods, Mamma Mia and more.

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