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Designer Marc Jacobs talks about his film debut in 'Disconnect' -- EW EXCLUSIVE PHOTO

In Marc Jacobs’ world, sporting a pair of bad dad jeans is more shocking to his staff than a sequin bra. But in Disconnect, Jacobs’ film and acting debut, the famed designer was at the disposal of the costume team and the story.

Jacobs told EW: “I was going to a cabaret inspired Halloween party. I did it as one of the cabaret girls with shorts and a sequin beaded bra and dance shoes and stockings and a top hat and all this glitter, and I came out in that in my fitting room among my design team and no one thought anything of me in a bra and a panty with glitter on the crotch. But then when they had the fittings for the movie, when they saw me, my design team was all in hysterics. I had these really tacky suburban disco shirts with crucifixes embroidered on them, and the worst fitting dad jeans – I never wear jeans anyway – but these were just bad and acid washed with flannel zip jackets sewn to the side. And they put big silver rings on my fingers and earrings. So they just couldn’t stop laughing.”

“Nobody would have recognized me at the Dunkin’ Donuts in Yonkers in my acid washed jean jacket with a hoodie attached and my dad jeans,” he added.

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'Pretty Little Liars' costume designer on which star is the most difficult to dress and more

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As the costume designer behind one of the most fashion-forward teen shows on TV, Pretty Little Liars‘ Mandi Line has helped inspire trends and create style stars out of Lucy Hale, Ashley Benson, Shay Mitchell, and Troian Bellisario.

Now, Line tells Entertainment Weekly how she manages to make statements on a budget, which PLL star is the most difficult to dress, and what she has in mind for the Liars wardrobe in season four.  READ FULL STORY

'The Vampire Diaries': See Damon in uniform -- EXCLUSIVE PHOTO AND VIDEO

Are you ready to see the boys in uniform?

On the Dec. 6 episode of The Vampire Diaries, which includes a flashback to 1940s New Orleans, fans will see Damon (Ian Somerhalder) and Stefan (Paul Wesley) dressed as World War II GIs. And, according to costume designer Leigh Leverett, the brothers also don some dapper old-school suits and ties.  READ FULL STORY

'Revolution': The production designers on creating a world without electricity -- PHOTOS

NBC’s new hit drama Revolution is the narrative answer to a big “What if?” Creator Eric Kripke and fellow executive producers J.J. Abrams and Jon Favreau have taken a close look at how much our society depends on modern technology. The resulting TV show presents the answer to the chilling question “What would happen if all electrical power ceased to work?”

Also playing the “What if?” game is the show’s production design team, creating a new landscape that manages to be both futuristic, speculative fiction and period drama. It’s a world that is both eerily post-apocalyptic and “sometimes bizarrely beautiful,” said Zack Grobler, who oversaw the production design of the show’s pilot.

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Watch a clip from Syfy's new set design reality competition show -- EXCLUSIVE

The producers of Syfy’s special effects makeup competition series Face Off  have created Hot Set, a new show that puts the spotlight on another behind-the-scenes craft: production design.

Each week, two on-the-rise designers are challenged to build an entire set from start to finish in just three days.

During the show’s premiere episode, which airs on Tuesday, Sept. 18, the first two contestants go head-to-head to create a foreign planet where an astronaut has crash landed. Armed only with a script that includes a few details about the story that will unfold on their finished sets, contestants Abra Brayman and Craig Pavilionis get down to work.

In this EW exclusive clip, host Ben Mankiewicz discusses the challenge with judges Curt Beech, Lilly Kilvert and Barry Robison — all award-winning production designers — while Brayman and Pavilionis begin to map out their designs. Check it out below. READ FULL STORY

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