Jenn Rogien has emerged as an imaginative designer creating unique costumes for unconventional projects. She is currently designing the 4th season of HBO’s cultural phenomenon GIRLS where she creates effortlessly realistic costumes for a menagerie of unorthodox characters. Jenn has also returned to season 2 of Netflix’s break out hit original series Orange is the New Black created by Weed’s Jenji Kohan. For Orange she dresses an entire prison population and designs flashbacks to various periods from the early 1970s through 2012. Jenn brings a story driven mindset and a keen eye to the quirky characters she dresses and has demonstrated her versatility in collaborating with groundbreaking writers and directors including Lena Dunham, Jenji Kohan, Alex Timbers, Will Brumley, and Sam Gold.
Of her work on GIRLS, The New York Times applauded the costume design of the hit show saying “The Clothes Make The ‘Girls!’” Glamour.com says “Rogien is behind some of our favorite looks to ever grace the small screen…and her work on GIRLS is creating a whole new genre of hyper-realistic, kinda-gritty on-screen style.” Vogue.com calls her work “Seamless.” The FashionSpot.com calls her designs on the show “expertly curated.”
Entertainment Weekly named Jenn in its roster of ‘Brain Trust’ influencers in its 2012 Entertainers of the Year issue, and also included her as one of the top 50 “New Hollywood” Entertainers and Creatives in August 2013.
Jenn is the 2012 9th Annual Style Awards TV Costume Designer of the Year, and was nominated for a Costume Designer Guild award in 2012 for her work on Girls.
Recently announced as a Gap’s first ever Styld.by Expert, Jenn hosted in-store events and appeared in a video series as part of the Gap “Back to Blue” global marketing campaign for Fall 2013. In this role, Jenn shared how as a costume designer she uses clothes to help bring characters to life and how everyone can express their personalities and tell their own story through their clothing choices.
Jenn Rogien was named the Style and Fit Expert for aerie lingerie for Spring 2013. She is thrilled to have worked with the brand in-store, on-line and at events for Spring 2013.
Jenn is based in Brooklyn, NY where she gardens on her roof and cans the harvest.
Follow her on twitter @jennrogien
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