Magazine article Variety

Artisans: Costume Design

Magazine article Variety

Artisans: Costume Design

Article excerpt

'ALLIED' (1)

Joanna Johnston only had two weeks to research and dress the cast, studying old Hollywood films to glamorously drape Marion Cotillard's character while also outfitting military uniforms.

'FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM' (2)

Colleen Atwood aimed to enhance versions of period clothing to exemplify character traits; she fit over 3,500 extras for David Yates' vision.

'FENCES' (3)

Sharen Davis referenced photography from Teenie Harris to devise a color palette for each character, electing minimal hues that complimented the production design.

'HIDDEN FIGURES' (4)

Renee Ehrlich Kalfus researched early 1960s patterns and adapted a contemporary feeling, giving each woman a style based on her personality.

'JACKIE' (5)

Perhaps no costume designer has had to reproduce a garment as iconic as the pink outfit Jackie Kennedy wore the day of her husband's assassination. Re-creating it was a task Madeline Fontaine ably undertook.

'LA LA LAND (6)

Mary Zophres used a swirl of strong colors as an emotional vehicle when dressing Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. …

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