Arianne Phillips

Costume Designer

Arianne Phillips is one of the most unique creative forces in the fashion and entertainment industries. As a multi-dimensional visual artist, she brings her exemplary vision to film, fashion, theater, opera, music, and media. 

Known for her cutting-edge designs, Phillips’s Costume Design has been recognized with Oscar nominations for Jim Mangold’s WALK THE LINE and Madonna’s W.E. She received a Tony nomination for the Broadway musical HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH and a BAFTA nomination for Tom Ford’s A SINGLE MAN as well as seven Costume Designers Guild Award nominations, including a win for W.E. 

In 2019 her work can be seen in  Quentin Tarantino’s forthcoming release of 
ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD. Her distinguished film career also includes Tom Ford’s NOCTURNAL ANIMALS, Matthew Vaughn’s KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE and KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE, Jim Mangold’s 3:10 TO YUMA and GIRL, INTERRUPTED, Mark Romanek’s ONE HOUR PHOTO and Milos Forman’s highly acclaimed THE PEOPLE VS. LARRY FLYNT.

In 2018 Arianne had her opera debut designing Nico Mulhy’s opera MARNIE, at The Metropolitan Opera in New York.

For over twenty years, Arianne has worked closely with Madonna on creative projects including music videos, album covers, photo shoots, special performances and designing costumes for her last six world tours. 

As a freelance fashion editor, stylist, and brand consultant, Arianne collaborates with fashion designers, creative directors and photographers for publications including Italian Vogue, W, Interview, ELLE, Harper’s Bazaar, LOVE, L'Uomo Vogue, German Vogue, Spanish Vogue and V. 

Her acclaimed work in multiple mediums has set her apart from her peers as a tastemaker and visionary. She continuously challenges herself by taking on projects that explore new expressions of her creativity. Miuccia Prada selected Arianne for her “Iconoclasts" project to curate installations for the brand’s flagship stores in London and Beijing and to produce a short fashion film for the brand, which Arianne also wrote and directed, called PASSAGES. Her friend Alessandro Michele, Creative Director of Gucci, commissioned her to create special content for an issue of A Magazine he guest edited and to style a brand film starring Gia Coppola. She has also collaborated on special projects with Van Cleef & Arpels, Cartier, Valentino and Swarovski. Most recently, Arianne was an inaugural member of the TIME’S UP coalition and was asked by Reese Witherspoon to design its now iconic logo. 

Arianne’s illustrious career has been diverse by design, allowing her to express her creativity across multiple genres.