Loving Costume Designer Erin Benauch x Fashionista
Costume Designer Erin Benach (The Neon Demon) speaks to Fashionista's Fawnia Soo Hoo on the crucial, if not overt, role wardrobe plays in the Loving narrative.
"We used wardrobe in those moments to give Mildred strength or to show her excitement...the scene when [Mildred and Joel] first meet the [civil rights] lawyers, I think she knew that she was starting to become a representative and voice for others and we were careful to show that she cared how she was portraying herself."
The full piece with additional wonderful insight is over at Fashionista.
Both Edgerton and Negga are beyond extraordinary.
Joel Edgerton as Richard and Ruth Negga as Mildred give performances that will be talked about for years.
“Jeff’s script is so beautifully written. This is a story that gets into your heart and touches deep wells of feeling. ”
Ruth Negga: remember the name. It's been a long time since an actor/actress has me so unapologetically in the bag. This woman is something special...
They weren’t martyrs, and didn’t want to be. They weren’t symbols, and didn’t want to be. They were two people in love who wanted to be with each other and their family.