The Costumer's Manifesto: Tara's Wedding Dress PortfolioI don't usually design wedding dresses off of the stage, but occasionally my friends ask that I do so. Here are some of the wedding dresses (and the occasional wedding party) I've designed both for onstage and off.
The Importance of Being Earnest, pretty well everyone in the show was supposed to look like Brides, Grooms, wedding favors, or wedding cakes. Lots to see here, including a clear plastic tailcoat and top hat for one of the prospective grooms.
Adelaide and her Bridesmaids in Guys 'n' Dolls. Dresses convert from their Hot Box stripper clothes
Miss Julie intended to represent her mother's old wedding dress in shades of lilac. Shown here
Dress for the widow in The Bear, a comedy in which a romantic young widow, married to the idea of mourning her dead husband, is wood and won by an annoying creditor within minutes of meeting. Her widows weeds are deliberately intended as a Goth Victorian wedding outfit in black.