Vulture Festival Video: Watch the Costume Designers of Scandal, Girls, and Other Shows Talk Shop


Why does Olivia Pope wear those immaculate overcoats? How did Hannah Horvath end up in that famous mesh T-shirt during her coke binge? How does Saturday Night Live get an entire episode's worth of outfits ready in a matter of days? We got answers to those questions and more at the Vulture Festival during our panel discussion with some of TV's best costume designers: Jenn Rogien (Girls, Orange Is the New Black), Jenny Gering (The Americans), Tom Broecker (SNL, House of Cards), and Lyn Paolo (Scandal, Shameless). Among the weird facts we learned: Apparently, costume designers are often tasked with breaking the news to an actor that he or she will have to go naked! Stressful! Check out the whole discussion below.