Thursday, 23 February 2012

Project Project Runway: Putting On The Glitz

This week's challenge was:

Design a costume for character in Godspell who is wealthy and wants everyone to know just how rich she is. Make it colorful, humorous & slightly exaggerated. The outfit must be comprised of separates.

(Courtesy of Just Crafty Enough)

I'm not really the person to commission to design anything for stage.  I don't go to plays and I certainly have never been to Broadway.  So I struggled a lot with this challenge.

Here's what I came up with:



They further explained this challenge by saying that the person who will be wearing this will have people dress her on stage and that it should look rich but also comprised of stuff you would find in a vintage/thrift store.

Oy!



So, does it look like my outfit is made of wool?  I don't actually own any wool because I'm super allergic to it.  But I did pick up the piece I used for the pants from the thrift store. :)

 

I made the pants out of some exaggerated stripes.  And they tie on.  I think this will have a nice effect on stage where this character will be dressed by her peasants/minions(?)... whatever...



 I also think the fingerless gloves will look nice being pulled up her arms on stage.



I made a ruffly scarf that she can throw around her neck and stalk off in a rich bitch sort of move if she'd like hehhee.

I couldn't get the Niemen Marcus website to work for me this week, so the scarf and gloves will be the only accessories this time.

I don't know.  I think I might have pulled a Kenley and went more vintage and less rich.  Gah - I'm not really a high class type of designer. 

I would love this outfit in my size though :)

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1 comment:

kat said...

It certainly looks like it would move easily on stage as well as be eye-catching