Netflix’s To All The Boys: Always And Forever has launched, and except you might have been dwelling below a rock, you’d know that the movie is the third installment of Jenny Han’s books by the identical identify. It brings to life the story of teenager Lara Jean, who writes a sequence of letters to all of her crushes, and finally ends up truly falling in love with one among them. Ahead of its launch, the movies’ costume designer had revealed simply how a lot Lara Jean’s private fashion has advanced over the course of the three movies.
“We did use a couple of pairs of shoes from the second movie, like the pale sage green sandal from Geox that Chris comments on in a scene in the school hallway. In flashbacks, you do see a number of iconic pieces, such as the pink duffle coat. As we wanted to move Lara Jean forward to a more sophisticated and mature look, we left the more youthful girl pieces in the closet,” she instructed Popsugar.
Lara Jean’s promenade gown
In this film, Lana Condor’s Lara Jean goes to promenade. Talking about her gown, the designer mentioned: “For Lara Jean’s promenade gown, which we created, I acquired inspiration from trend designers equivalent to Alexander McQueen, Elie Saab, Reem Acra. We wished one thing distinctive, female, and excellent. This was one among my favorites within the film. We bought a gown from a proper retailer as we cherished the material, colour, and matte satin end.
“I had my cutter Samantha MacKinnon re-cut the bodice of the dress to create a very flattering V-neckline and add the embroidered floral lace fabric overlay on the bodice. The final touch was a long net full crinoline under the skirt. I was extremely happy with the final garment. It was an outstanding, one-of-a-kind gown, which was very appropriate for fashionista Lara Jean at prom.”
As is known from the trailer, the characters make a go to to Korea within the third movie. The designer shared that they “took all of the garments with us for the main cast as we had very little time to prep in Korea”. “I carried eight hockey bags full of costumes on the plane with me. I had an awesome team in Korea to help me — Hyeran Lee and her crew. They did a wonderful job of sourcing all the Korean actors and dressing the local cast, such as the character Dae (Kitty’s love interest). They also were instrumental in getting the giant cat costume made for me.”