Netflix has a brand new unique miniseries premiering on Oct. 23: The Queen’s Gambit, starring Anya Taylor-Pleasure. The present follows the lifetime of Beth Harmon, a younger chess prodigy, and takes place throughout the Chilly Struggle period. Given the time interval of the seven-episode sequence, you may count on the set design, costumes, and hair and make-up to move you again to the Forties by way of the Nineteen Sixties.
Daniel Parker, the hair and make-up designer for The Queen’s Gambit, took nice satisfaction in making Beth’s character really feel as actual and genuine to the time as attainable. “You are coping with [the time] from the ’40s all the way in which until the mid-late ’60s, so it truly is a interval piece that spans a number of many years in its look,” Parker advised CelebrityPie. “There was a whole lot of analysis and a whole lot of looking round to get the look.”
Forward, Parker talks about Beth’s many wig adjustments, the one liberty he allowed himself with the make-up, and the Previous Hollywood starlets that influenced her magnificence appears to be like most.