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Netflix’s “Do Revenge” — starring Camila Mendes as Drea Torres and Maya Hawke as Eleanor Levetan — has all the makings of a basic teen revenge film, nevertheless it’s in some way even higher. The darkish comedy, the poppy vengeance, and even the redeemable imply ladies are revamped with a contemporary twist, and the costumes comply with swimsuit.
“It was discovering that stability of constructing a glance really feel like 2022 whereas referencing or being influenced by that ’90s period.”
Ideated by costume designer Alana Morshead, the “Do Revenge” outfits pay homage to popular films of the ’90s and early 2000s, like “Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion,” “Clueless,” and “10 Things I Hate About You.” They additionally really feel true to the model of excessive schoolers and youngsters immediately. “I cherished that it was a brand new and recent tackle these teen motion pictures however nonetheless felt actually reminiscent to the ones that we cherished in the ’90s,” Morshead tells POPSUGAR. “What’s so nice about style is you could put on something and make it your individual. It was discovering that stability of constructing a glance really feel like 2022 whereas referencing or being influenced by that ’90s period — not copying precisely what we noticed 20 years in the past.”
For the queen bee, Drea, Morshead had a number of pictures on her Pinterest board: scenes of Courtney Shayne (Rose McGowan) in “Jawbreaker” and the iconic supermodels in George Michael’s “Freedom! ’90” music video, like Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington, and Cindy Crawford. With enter from Mendes, who Morshead says “would truly be a fairly superb clothier, if she ever wished to do it,” Drea’s model mimics the final ’90 runway supermodel. As for Eleanor, although Drea did give her a makeover, Morshead wished to offer her her personal sense of fashion. Referencing Twiggy and a younger Goldie Hawn, Eleanor’s style veers extra mod, that includes playful prints and hotter colours.
Morshead put herself in the footwear of the rich college students at Rosehill Country Day, who might personal designer items however are additionally the trendsetters of their class. Scouring Instagram for one-of-a-kind designs and looking for thrifty finds throughout the web, the costume designer says it was essential to her to spotlight small companies and make outfits attainable for viewers. “When the film got here out, I wished folks to look [the designers] up and uncover new manufacturers.” She ended up that includes 10 to fifteen small style corporations in the film, together with Stickybaby, Chungawawa, and The Mighty Company.
Ahead, study extra model notes and ideas from Morshead herself on how you can gown like the “Do Revenge” characters, and store related and precise gadgets from the movie.