• The Queens Wore Denim: Costume Designer Alexandra Byrne Talks ‘Mary Queen of Scots'

    8 days ago - By WWD

    When the script for “Mary Queen of Scots” came her way, British costume designer Alexandra Byrne had an instinctive response to the story. She had dressed Cate Blanchett twice as Queen Elizabeth for the films “Elizabeth” and “Elizabeth: The Golden Age,” in addition to various other period pieces. Byrne, who has been nominated four times for the Academy Award for best costume design - winning in 2008 for “Elizabeth: The Golden Age” - had the opportunity to continue her sartorial exploration of the Elizabethan period - and with two queens at once.
    The film, which stars Saoirse Ronan and...
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