OMG that dress!: The Great Gatsby, Those Costumes, and the Representation of History in Art
I’ve been tumbling historical dresses for so long that it’s gotten to the point that I can’t watch historically-set movies with inaccurate costumes. I have to look at each costume and pick out every little detail they get wrong and eventually I can’t tell you what happened in the…
Pacific Rim Jaeger Blueprints
USA - Gipsy Danger
Russia - Cherno Alpha
Australia - Striker Eureka
Japan - Coyote Tango
China - Crimson Typhoon
Intriguing for those who enjoy (& sometimes copy) the iconic “Bride of Frankestein” look ~ Elsa’s wig was actually on an auburn hair base, not black.
With black & white films, people often forget all of the colours that were actually in use on set, since pure black & white read so harshly on film. I remember carefully studying the Dracula Bride outfits from the 1931 film way back when I was creating my first Dracula’s Bride Gown, and realized that the originals were quite likely made in pastels to give that pale, but subtle depth.
I rather adore that the original wig is red w/streaks ~ make it a little more burgundy, and it would have been the way I dyed my own hair with silver streaks back in 12th grade.
Learn something new every day!