Anya Taylor-Pleasure pays homage to Audrey Hepburn and Edie Sedgwick's 1960s type in The Queen & # 39; s Gambit


Anya Taylor-Joy fascinates as chess wonder Beth Harmon in Netflix The Queen's Gambit, which takes place in the 50s and 60s and is an adaptation of Walter Tevis & # 39; novel of the same name from 1983. The costumes she wears throughout the seven-episode series are vibrant and eye-catching like the ones we admired mad Men, cannot be searched or bought.

"Beth's entire wardrobe was made in our own tailoring shop, where costumes are only available for films and TV shows," French costume designer Gabriele Binder, who styled the characters, told POPSUGAR. Although Gabriele says she shopped a lot of vintage for the show, the appeal of these looks is that they are one of a kind and were inspired by great '60s style icons like Audrey Hepburn and Edie Sedgwick, who wore their clothes the same way Beth did . Beth is confident, free spirited and she loves fashion, as she admits at a meeting at Benny Watts' in New York. (Benny is played by Thomas Brodie-Sangster and also has his own original sense of the '60s style, carefully crafted by Binder.)

If you've already seen the show, chances are you're fixated on certain looks – the gingham-neck swimsuit that Beth wears in Mexico City, which it turns out was chosen for its subtle nod to a chessboard or the chessboard more winged , Sedgwick-esque eyeliner – and we had to ask Binder about all of them. If you haven't seen The Queen's Gambit Nevertheless, you can expect fascinating pleasure – and fashion can also be appreciated again and again in Netflix & # 39; new virtual costume exhibition. As you scroll down, you'll find out which pieces of Beth's wardrobe Taylor-Joy took home from the set, her favorite costume, and the style icons Binder and her team studied to think of the fashion moments that went on stage Brilliantly brought to life show.


Melinda Martin