Everyone needs a friend like Melissa McCarthy’s stylist!
Whether on screen or on the red carpet, famous women need to look and dress. However, they also face severe criticism over everything from the color they wear to their body shape. It can make it difficult, if not downright impossible, to feel comfortable no matter how amazing they are.
Many female stylists and designers understand exactly what is going on in their clients’ minds, which is why they do everything in their power to help them feel as good as they look. Often their work goes unnoticed.
Here are 15 times stylists and designers went the extra mile to help famous women feel comfortable:
For Black Widow, Costume designer Jany Temime redesigned Natasha Romanoff’s signature costume with elastic seam allowance and a rubber base so it doesn’t feel as tight as her previous costumes.
In the early years of Destiny’s Child, many high-end designers refused to dress them because they “I didn’t really want to dress four black, country and curvy girls“, then BeyoncÃ©’s mother, Tina Knowles, became their personal designer and made their clothes herself.
For The beauty and the Beast, Emma Watson wanted to make Belle “an active heroine,” so costume designer Jacqueline Durran incorporated modern feminist touches into her wardrobe, like boots instead of heels and side ties in eco-friendly fabric instead of corsets.
Sophia Di Martino was breastfeeding during the production of Loki, so costume designer Christine Wada added concealed zippers to her Sylvie costume so she could suckle easily between takes.
Gabourey Sidibe’s first stylist made a lot of promises she couldn’t keep, like saying a high-end designer would make her a dress and then go back. But that all changed once she teamed up with Marcy Guevara-Prete, who mistook her request for an African-print dress and scoured the internet for an outfit Sidibe called her “soul mate.”
Ahead of the 2019 Emmy Awards, Aidy Bryant tweeted that having cool clothes as a plus size person “seems like a pretty basic request,” so the female-led brand Eloquii reached out and offered to him. make a custom dress for the event.
When Laverne Cox was chosen to host the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards, her stylist Christina Pacelli worked with black designers to create several looks for her.
When Judy B. Swartz started working as Melissa McCarthy’s personal stylist, she ignored the unspoken rules of what plus size women should wear, and “the whole outlook on her changed.”
During fittings, Amy Schumer’s stylist Lessa Evans always asks, “How are you feeling?” and if the answer isn’t “I like her” then she drops that outfit.
Ashley Graham is âthat size 16 that brands just don’t do,â so her stylist, Jordan Foster, has found a go-to online store that always has gorgeous designer clothes that will fit her – HonorÃ© 11.
The original YSL lower body Selena Gomez stylist Kate Young chose for her to wear at the 2015 AMAs was too delicate to use, so she commissioned a designer to create a bespoke one.
Wonder woman Costume designer Lindy Hemming lined Gal Gadot’s superhero costume with faux fur to keep her warm while they spun outside.
for her Colossal Press tour Anne Hathaway wanted to show off her commitment to sustainability, so her stylist, Penny Lovell, dressed her in exclusively vintage clothing, including a dress she bought ten years ago for $ 15.
Emily Blunt was afraid to wear anything bold, but in 2014 her stylist, Jessica Paster, put her in a patterned look for the Edge of tomorrow first, stimulating the evolution of his style.
And finally, Brie Larson’s workout routine during the preparation steps for Captain marvel drastically changed her body, so costume designer Sanja Milkovic continually modified her awesome costume to suit her.
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