Outlander Costume Design

George Washington He doesn’t appear in the books, but producers thought it would be fun to introduce his character as a chance meeting for Jamie and Claire in the show. For Claire Fraser, it is like meeting a movie star and she is scripted to be a little goofy in her questions for him. Theatre Actors Theatergoers   Source: Outlander Community, Starz   Disclaimer: We … Continue reading Outlander Costume Design

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi8

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi8 – Wilmington Written by Luke Schelhaas | Directed by Jennifer Getzinger This conversation is between Blacklanderz Tami, Gwen and Tyrese. Arranged and edited by Vida. [For those who don’t know, I also interrupt at times – just because.] Tyrese: I found the title card to be striking visually, evoking the Shakespearean phrase that Governor Tryon quotes later in the episode, … Continue reading Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi8

Bree and Roger’s Time Travel Wardrobes

Brianna Time Travels Her costumes leading up to her time travel were deeply personal for me. Her ‘through the stones’ dress was quite the dilemma. We had previously decided that Claire knew too much of life in the eighteenth century to think that a “Jessica Gutenberg” (Gunne Sax) dress would pass muster, but I knew how much it meant to the fans and made the … Continue reading Bree and Roger’s Time Travel Wardrobes

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi7

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi7 – Down the Rabbit Hole Written by Shannon Goss | Directed by Jennifer Getzinger This conversation is between Blacklanderz Amanda, Lorinda and Ayana (Ay). Arranged and edited by Vida. [For those who don’t know, I also interrupt at times – just because.] A: Someone’s making peanut butter sandwiches in the 1970’s. I’m reminded of the details Mad Men put into … Continue reading Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi7

Outlander Wardrobe: William

I wanted William to look as much ‘The Little Lord’ as possible and therefore used the finest materials to create his costumes. The cream linen ‘playsuit’ which he wears was designed to link to Jamie’s black linen suit, although purposely ‘impractical’ with the color choice. His silk ‘dinner suit’ is reminiscent of Lord John Grey’s suits, with the contrasting turn back collar. I wanted to … Continue reading Outlander Wardrobe: William

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi6

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi6 – Blood of My Blood Written by Shaina Fewell | Directed by Denise Di Novi This conversation is between Blacklanderz Margot (hasn’t read the book), Helina and Ayana. Arranged and edited by Vida. [For those who don’t know, I also interrupt at times – just because.] A: Beware of snakes, with and without legs. This is the first time I … Continue reading Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi6

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi5

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi5 – Savages Written by Denise Di Novi | Directed by Bronwyn Garrity T: Very clever title card! It’s how I imagine a shop in that time would wrap a present. A: I think this title card is fantastic. The symbolism of this doll, as well as the fabric, takes a turn to say the least. Ty: It is deceptively innocent. … Continue reading Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi5

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi4

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi4 – Common Ground Written by Joy Blake | Directed by Ben Bolt This conversation is between Blacklanderz Helina, Ayana and Vida. Arranged and edited by Vida. V: It was interesting that they had the title card with the episode title first, before the writer and director. A: This is my favorite title card this season. It harkens me back to episode … Continue reading Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi4

Outlander S4 Epi 3 | LOCATION: THE SCOTTISH FESTIVAL

I am so glad they highlighted some of the people behind the scene, the detailed set designs and all of the extras. ~ Vida   The Scottish festival, at which Roger has been invited to give a performance playing his guitar, takes place in the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina so, unknowingly, Brianna is traveling across the same countryside as her parents in the … Continue reading Outlander S4 Epi 3 | LOCATION: THE SCOTTISH FESTIVAL

Outlander Wardrobe: Phaedre’s Costume

I based the colors for Phaedre and all the slaves at River Run on the tobacco and indigo which the script mentions as being two of the commodities which Jocasta’s plantation grows. ~ Nina Ayers, Co-Costume Designer There are symbols embroidered into some of their clothing which create a link to the various African countries from whence they came. ~ Nina Ayers, Co-Costume Designer   … Continue reading Outlander Wardrobe: Phaedre’s Costume