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“Don’t Worry Darling” has been one of the crucial buzzed-about motion pictures of the 12 months — and for multiple purpose. Directed by and starring Olivia Wilde, the psychological thriller encompasses a star-studded forged (led by Florence Pugh and Harry Styles), a gripping plot, and no scarcity of suave cinematography. Set in a Nineteen Fifties utopian neighborhood known as Victory, the movie’s aesthetic embraces all issues midcentury fashionable, notably in terms of hair and make-up. The extra sinister components of the story come by way of within the bouncy curls, cat eyes, and crisp purple lipstick, too.
Pugh’s character, Alice, and Wilde’s Bunny, for instance, are in Victory for very totally different causes, which is mirrored by way of their vogue and sweetness selections. “Her clothes was very vibrant,” the movie’s make-up division lead, Heba Thorisdottir, says of Bunny. “She’s there by alternative; she desires to be there. Hers and all the different wives’ [clothes] — they’re in cooler, bluer tones than Alice, [which was] was on function simply to maintain that stark, chilly [feeling].”
In contrast, Alice’s make-up is “extra heat and tanned and pure,” she says. “She’s impartial and fashionable and profitable”. Alice’s hair additionally stands out from the remainder, primarily as a result of Pugh is one in every of few forged members who’s not carrying a wig. Her completely undone, Brigitte Bardot-inspired appears are visibly totally different from the extra extreme types of different girls in the neighborhood equivalent to Bunny, whose fiery-red hair aligns together with her persona. In an Instagram post, Wilde opened up about her “concern of wigs” earlier than hair division head Jaime Leigh McIntosh got here alongside and “created miracles” on set (however extra on all this later).
Forward, Thorisdottir and McIntosh are sharing extra behind-the-scenes particulars concerning the hair and make-up in “Do not Fear Darling” — from Pugh’s Bardot affect to Types’s “nasty” hairpiece.