Cathy Whitlock

Author on costume design, fashion, and film

Guest

Author on costume design, fashion, and film whose works include the book Designs on Film: A Century of Hollywood Art Direction and the blog Cinema Style

Cathy Whitlock on KCRW

Oscar-nominated actress Natalie Portman wears a Rodarte-designed tutu for Black Swan 
   
 As fall collections hit the runways this week in New York, one of the hottest shows will be…

The Fashion of Illusion

Oscar-nominated actress Natalie Portman wears a Rodarte-designed tutu for Black Swan   As fall collections hit the runways this week in New York, one of the hottest shows will be…

from Design and Architecture

More from KCRW

The LA City Council has passed a motion that aims to curb street racing.

from Greater LA

The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash is cultivating native plant species in its nursery — as a way to preserve its indigenous culture.

from Greater LA

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 9, 2021.

Formed in the wake of the #MeToo movement, the Time’s Up organization brought together many high-profile Hollywood women to fight workplace gender discrimination, but the nonprofit has…

from Hollywood Breakdown

This time last year, Southern California was gingerly trying to return to normal in the face of COVID-19. One of the few sureties we all held?

from Good Food

Flying cars are coming to LA, possibly as early as 2023.

from Greater LA

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 20, 2021.

When local and national reporters cover HomeState, Southern California’s thriving Tex-Mex chain, they naturally focus on founder and owner Briana Valdez.

from Good Food

From the LA uprising of 1992 to O.J. Simpson’s slow-speed chase two years later, helicopter pilot/reporter Bob Tur and his now ex-wife Marika Gerrard were television news pioneers.

from KCRW Features