If you’ve ever been curious about costume design for movies and plays like I have, then today is your lucky day. I couldn’t pass on the opportunity to interview Irish blogger Niamh McKeever, a young professional in the film and theatre industry breaking into wardrobe styling and costume design. You may remember Niamh (pronounced “Eve” with an “N” for the non-Irish) was recently featured in my Fashion meets Interior Design series, which was fantastic. Now she’s back today to share a bit about her career in the wardrobe and costume world.
Jacquin: Tell us about your average day while doing costume design on location in Mexico recently. Were you working on a film, play, or another project altogether?
and prepared you to work in the costume design industry?
there that have inspired and impacted its viewers. I love that moment when you’re watching a performance or movie and you have an imitate reaction to the character the actor is embodying. I feel costumes play a huge role in developing that relationship and bond between the viewer and character. It’s subconscious, but it is still there.
Jacquin: What was the best thing you learned while working on this production in Mexico?