In Disney’s Into the Woods, having the right costumes for the characters was crucial to giving audiences a shortcut to the essential core of each fairy tale characters. The actors were able to take it from there with great performances.
In the latest featurette from Disney, three time Academy Award winning costume designer Colleen Atwood takes you behind the scenes and explains how she came to the design for each character. For instance, she set each costumer in a different era to give each set of characters their own distinctive style:
If you missed it, there are even more gorgeous Colleen Atwood costumes & sketches over at Vanity Fair in these articles from December.