Everyone talks about the new villain redeemed from Disney, Cruella of Vil, the one who loved to make coats with Dalmatians, but who, according to the new film, has reason to become a perverse being.
Because the enemies of the protagonists, even in Mexican or Turkish telenovelas, or series of the 80s as Dynasty or Dallas, they generally appear more groomed, with more modern and fashionable designs, and with greater force than their quiet rivals.
“I think the reason is that they are more selfish and vain than the good girls in the series or the movies, so they invest a lot more in their arrangement and their costumes. although all this also has to do with the power she wants to exercise, and therefore they have to look like very strong women, “says Lucy Lara, fashion expert.
This fact also corresponds, according to some experts, to the need that bad characters, very bad, need to look good to be attractive in the eyes of viewers. Therefore, even witches, who in the Middle Ages were shown as destitute and unpleasant, today become very glamorous and fashionable women.
Below is a list of some of these ladies who, despite their evils, justified or not, have left memory in the fashion collective.
Cruella of Vil
Emma Stone recreates this extravagant character in its new version recently released, dressed by the famous Jenny Beavan, creator of the costumes of films such as Mad Max, with pieces that mix the best of the fashion of the 70s and with punk touches in tribute to the famous Vivienne Westwood and Alexander McQueen.
It should also be noted that Glenn Close, who also looked spectacular in the previous two films on the same subject.
Also stand out here is the character of Baroness Von Hellman, played by Emma Thompson, who is in charge of showing off striking and creative pieces based on the work of Elsa Schiaparelli.
The Snow White Madrasta
The spectacular Charlize Theron came to oversaoo Kristen Stewart in the film Snow White and the Hunter, by looking much more beautiful than her stepdaughter in her role as Ravenna, prey to envy and obsessed with youth. Baroque and ornate dresses, full of details, as well as crowns curdled with precious stones, really empowered the South African actress thanks to the magic of dressmaker Coleen Atwood.
We must not forget either the version he made Julia Roberts of the same character in the film Mirage, Mirage, in which she appears in large satin dresses with feather necks and tight corsets. An image also very fashionable and powerful.
The Cinderella Madrasta
Cate Blanchett it is madrasta of this classic in the version of 2015 where it always looks dressed in a majestic and opulent way. Dressed by the famous Sandy Powell, a three-time Oscar winner, who recreated a period wardrobe full of seed, Austrian crystals and glamour.
Much importance to the hats, gloves and jewelry that made Cate literally erase the protagonist Lily James.
Impossible to forget the impact of makeup, with prostheses of large horns and prominent cheekbones, of Angelina Jolie in this role he was very successful a few years ago in two films, which also try to explain the origin of his evil.
Dressed by the also famous costume designer Ellen Mirojnick, Angelina looked spectacular in her gothic costumes in black, aided by a large high-necked cape that made her even more imposing.
In addition, she wore snake necklaces and rings with twisted shapes, which later became a big trend.
Miranda Priestly or the ‘Fashion Devil’
One of the great villains of fashion movies is Meryl Streep, who played the great editor of a magazine, Miranda Priestley, character based on Anna Wintour on tape The Devil Wears Fashion, 2006.
This film showed off the genius of the dressmaker Patricia Field, who was also in charge of the stylings of another iconic series, Sex and the City.
All costumes from large firms cthey squandered a million dollars and catapulted this character into a classic of the villains who always squander style, even when it made life impossible for their assistants.