We love when haute couture is featured in great films. The movie The Dressmaker, based on Rosalie Ham’s best selling novel, is a must see for every haute couture lover!
A glamorous woman (starring Kate Winslet) returns to her small town in rural Australia. With her sewing machine and haute couture style, she transforms the women and exacts sweet revenge on those who did her wrong.
Emmy Award-nominated Marion Boyce was announced as the costume designer for the film. Maslin expressed excitement about working on a film in which dressmaking plays an important role. Sophie Theallet was also asked to design two couture gowns for Winslet for the film In October 2014, Margot Wilson came on board as the costume designer for Tilly Dunnage’s wardrobe worn by Winslet in the film. Additional retro clothes and accessories were provided by a shop named Retropolitan, located in West Annapolis, United States.
Kate Winslet learned to sew for her part. Following this, she assisted Margot Wilson in creating the costumes for her character. Wilson was exclusively hired to create the outfits for Winslet’s character.