Sources of inspiration

Costume designer Liz Vandal and her team in the costume shop have exploited the permanent pleating technique developed by Japanese designer Issey Miyake, which gives a certain rigidity to material and creates an organic effect. "We pushed this technique even further, she says, “by printing on coloured materials, sublimation and eroding the fabric not only to stiffen it, but also to give it a metallic sheen.”