The first thing to consider is that when you hire a stylist instead of a costume designer, you hire someone with very different skills. You might not realize it but these different skills can really impact your budget and how much you spend on wardrobe.Read More
Recently some people asked me advices about which type of studies they should pursue to be a costume designer. They seemed to think in terms of future opportunities rather than becoming a good designer.
I think it’s easy to get scared because this industry is hard and earning a life as a creative requires a lot of energy. So here the 5 skills I believe are the most important to nurture for anybody who would like to become a good costume designer.Read More
In the past I had some work experiences that made me feel like I was high all the time because despite the challenges of the work, I just felt a deep sense of purpose and accomplishment.
There are 3 important points that need to be fulfilled in order to make us feel happy about our work.Read More
I’m a home person so I’m always scared of moving, packing, having to build new routines, meeting new people, losing all my marks… but I know that it’s necessary. Moving keeps me grounded, it leads me to the essence of who I am and what I need to live an awaken life.Read More
I loved working on Sea Wall/A Life at the Public Theater this month. I enjoyed the simplicity of the process, the infinite time we had to try new things, fail, try again, find answers. I loved to watch how the costume became alive under the lights of the stage. It’s a very different pace than films. I was able to be more focused on the body, the feeling of the space, the movement.Read More
Once we’ll know ourselves, understand our emotions and feel whole; then we’ll be healthy, we’ll have meaningful lives, we’ll really be able to love each others and have a positive impact in the world.Read More
As a French immigrant, understanding how Unions work in the United States was like discovering a whole new world. So first what’s a Labor Union ?Read More
The truth is, no matter the studies you do, you will never be ready for what’s coming next. I believe it’s time to unpack these things and talk about our experience so we can help each others and be stronger together.Read More
Highly Sensitive People experience the world differently.. It is not a mental illness or a disorder and it’s actually completely normal ! But HSPs represent only 15-20% of the population which lead them to be often misunderstood.Read More
I’m always looking for the most comfortable shoes. Since I’m working as a shopper for the Opera in NYC now, I have been doing some research to find the perfect pair of shoes that can go with anything in my closet and that is made ethically and sustainably. Here are the results of my research.Read More
The Me Too movement started in Hollywood yet this same Industry is still producing dozens of Rom-coms every year that promote unhealthy relationship expectations and toxic behaviors.
Let’s explore the love myths and harmful relationships celebrated in Hollywood and see what alternatives we could produce instead.Read More
I recently found beautiful leathers from a warehouse in NYC so now I’m looking for inspiration to make the perfect everyday bag.Read More
Here some tips from an insider in order to survive your first indie film production as a crew or creative member.Read More
This past year I have learned to tame my inner impostor syndrome's voice by learning some tricks and going through survival mode while living abroad. I had to really face my lack of confidence in order to be able to put myself out there again and build a new network.Read More
I believe the most difficult part of our job is to be subtle, understand people and show empathy even when our work is not very well respected. So here a little list of etiquette and tips I try to follow in every circumstances because our work would not exist without actors anyway.Read More
Freelancing is surrounded by myths. It either sounds like a dream coming from my friends who are working within a regular company or a hell of a place when I talk with fellow freelancers.Read More
I never really though about being a digital nomad or an expat. In fact I could not work everywhere because I still work with people and within a specific industry. I'm not sure I could find tv shows or films sets to work on if I was living in Thailand for example or if I was not speaking the language of the country. So why do I move ?Read More
I used to hate live drawing classes because I've always felt like I was not drawing well enough. But do I really need to draw perfect sketches in order to explain my design ideas ?Read More
I would like to share some of the strengths introverts have and how we should use them in an industry that is all about networking events, selling ourselves and showing off a bit.
Here a little personal post about what's in my closet and how I decide what to buy. I don’t do impulsive shopping anymore and I always try to answer these questions before buying anything.Read More