Gwendoline Christie says the ‘Wednesday’ costume designer made her feel like her body was ‘beautiful’

Gwendoline Christie says the ‘Wednesday’ costume designer made her feel like her body was ‘beautiful’
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Gwendoline Christie says the ‘Wednesday’ costume designer made her feel like her body was ‘beautiful’
Gwendoline Christie as Larissa Weems in Netflix’s “Wednesday.”

  • Ex-“Game of Thrones” star Gwendoline Christie was excited to play one thing reverse of Brienne. 
  • Her character in Netflix’s “Wednesday” was crafted as subversion of a “Hitchcock heroine.”
  • Christie told Vogue in an interview that costume designer Colleen Atwood made her really feel “celebrated.”

“Game of Thrones” star Gwendoline Christie performed Larissa Weems in Netflix’s hit collection “Wednesday,” a personality whose modern fashion was a far cry from Brienne of Tarth’s armor. While breaking down 10 of her style appears for Vogue, Christie praised the hit show’s costume designer for making her really feel unimaginable.

“I was overwhelmed to have the opportunity to work with Colleen Atwood,” Christie said. 

Atwood and Christie have been on the same web page from the beginning when it got here to Larissa’s visible aesthetic. Atwood thought the look ought to be impressed by “The Birds” star Tippi Hedren, and Christie had already been dreaming up a ruthless “Hitchcock heroine” fashion.

“Colleen and I had these wonderful fittings where she has a laser-like mind,” Christie said. “She always made me feel celebrated. She made me feel that my body was beautiful — that I was beautiful, that I wear clothes well, and that my ideas were welcome and relevant.”

Christie said she had felt able to play a personality that was the whole reverse of Brienne of Tarth in “Game of Thrones,” who was typically looked down upon for her appears and wishes to be a lady and a knight. 

Brienne of Tarth
Gwendoline Christie as Brienne of Tarth in HBO’s “Game of Thrones.”

“That character was having to overcome a lot of shame regarding the way society treated the character,” Christie said. “But this is a character who is bold and assured and proud.

While reflecting on her TV costumes and red-carpet looks along with her runway appearances, the 6’3″ star said people in the style world have welcomed her a lot more shortly than in Hollywood.

“It took a long time for me to feel embraced by the acting industry, but the fashion industry did embrace me,” Christie said. “For everything about me that society said didn’t work. For everything about my loudness, my opinions, my sense of humor, my desire to change and transform, and simultaneously demand to take up space with the body I was born into. 

You can watch the full video on Vogue’s YouTube channel. The first season of “Wednesday” is now streaming on Netflix.

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