Love “Mad Men”? Meet Janie Bryant, the Brains Behind the Looks!
Why does Hearts On Fire love Janie? Because no one works harder. Because no one loves what she does more. Janie’s outgoing, creative personality stands out in a crowd, the same way our diamonds sparkle across a room. That’s why Janie Bryant is a perfect fit for Hearts On Fire, because together we want to continue to impact people around the world.
Now for a little more about Janie…
Emmy Award Winning costume designer Janie Bryant is a true one-of-a-kind. She offers so much more to the screen than just fashion, as her innovative ideas and costumes inspire and entertain audiences around the world…and her obsession with clothing and fashion started young.
As young child, Janie was already creating fabulous designs for her dolls and embracing the costumes of her favorite classic films – "The Sound of Music," "Guys and Dolls," "Gone with the Wind", "Funny Face" and "An American in Paris." It would be these iconic films that would serve as the inspiration for her future career.
Janie quickly received critical attention for her work on HBO's, "Deadwood," most notably bringing home a coveted Emmy award for "Outstanding Costumes for a Series," in 2005. During this period Janie also received numerous nominations for a Costume Designers Guild Award (2005, 2006, 2007) and additional Emmy award nominations (2004, 2005, 2007).
Janie’s work as the "Mad Men” costume designer has received national and international praise. She has been a constant face on the Emmy award nomination list (2009, 2010, 2011) and the Costume Designers Guild honored her with an award for “Outstanding Costume Design for Television Series – Period/Fantasy,” for her work on “Mad Men” in both 2009 and 2010.
Janie has been honored by the industry several times including at the 2010 Edith Head Award at Fashion Group International’s Night of Stars and the 2011 New York Women in Film and Television Designing Women Gala. In addition, Janie was listed as a fashion icon in “ELLEments of Personal Style: 25 Modern Fashion Icons on How to Dress, Shop and Live” (Gotham 2010); was voted fashion’s most influential of 2010 by Refinery29; and, was included in the 2010 Vanity Fair 100 Most Influential People Worldwide of the Year.