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All that glitters — the costumes fit for a queen in the musical 'Six'

Posted on AllSides June 12th, 2024
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It starts with an undergarment that perhaps only a Mother Superior could love. Then a petticoat stiffened with hoops of bent wood. An under gown comes next, then a “false” petticoat and a velvet gown — all held in place with pins and stitches of silk ribbon. Move too suddenly or bend the wrong way, and you’re in danger of unraveling, impaling yourself. Not exactly the ideal get-up for a Broadway show that features 80 minutes of non-stop hip-thrusting, belly-jiggling, fist-pumping dance numbers. But somehow British costume designer Gabriella Slade...

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