From Concept to Creation: In Conversation with Leading Costume Designers
Christine Toye is a 3-time nominated, 2-time Daytime Emmy Award winning Costume Designer, who started her career in theatre in 2005 then moved to design for Children’s programming in 2012. Seen here at the 44th Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards Gala at the Pasadena Civic Center on April 28, 2017 in Pasadena, CA
CAFTCAD President Alex Kavanagh is a well known Costume Designer for film (The Vow, Splice, Saw II, Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle) and television (Kids In The Hall: Death Comes To Town, How To Build A Better Boy). She is often a Costume Supervisor on large productions (Suicide Squad, xXx: The Return Of Xander Cage, The Strain), as well as an Ager/Dyer (Man Seeking Woman, Crimson Peak). Kavanagh is a graduate of the prestigious Costume Studies program at Dalhousie University class of 1992. Her costume career highlight was getting to collaborate with Giorgio Armani on the lead costumes for indie feature “Camille”.
Costume design for Repo! The Genetic Opera by Alex Kavanagh starring Sarah Brightman.
“Miss Universe Canada 2014” hockey dress designed by Alex Kavanagh.
Designs from Odd Squad by Christine Toye.
Polaroids from the film of The Lie, costume designer Leslie Kavanagh.
Screen shot from The Lie. Costume Design Leslie Kavanagh.