Costume, hair and makeup can tell you instantly, or at least give you a larger perception of who a character is. It's the first impression that you have of the character before they open their mouth, so it really does establish who they are.
Costumes are the first impression that you have of the character before they open their mouth-it really does establish who they are.
Inspiration comes from everywhere: books, art, people on the street. It is an interior process for me.
It's true that I'm not cozy. I'm more reserved.
I like the architecture of lingerie.
When I do period work, I really like to read about the period as much as I like to look at pictures because sometimes the written word is much better at conveying what their lives were really like and how much they had and where their clothes came from. Because, a lot of time, people dressed in their Sunday best to pose for a picture.