What comes to mind when you think about the fairy tale story of Cinderella? Is it her glass slippers? That pumpkin carriage? For the style-obsessed, it’s that bibbidi-bobbidi-boo moment when she transforms from rags to riches: the memorably shimmery blue ballgown.
For Cinderella costume designer Sandy Powell, the dress was certainly on the forefront of her mind as well. The big challenge? How to put her own magical touches on an iconic gown that’s been represented on film for more than a century.