If it wasn’t enough for The Great to be Emmy-nominated for its costumes, costume designer Sharon Long earned praise from her stars too.
Elle Fanning and Nicholas Hoult appeared a panel for Deadline’s Contenders TV: The Nominees event and noted that their respective Catherine the Great and Peter III wardrobe is their favorite in their entire careers.“I think the coronation outfit I wore is my most favorite costume I’ve ever worn,” Fanning said. “In Season 3 there are a couple that might have it beat.
We’re trying to up the ante, but Sharon constantly just pulls out all the stops. Also working around the growing pregnancy belly this year; she took maternity wear to a whole other level in 18th century Russia.”Contenders TV: The Nominees — Deadline’s Complete CoverageHoult has worn everything from mythological Greek armor in Clash of the Titans to post-apocalyptic War Boy makeup in Mad Max: Fury Road.
He called The Great his favorite too.“Sharon created this costume for me with all these pastel shades of pink and blue and yellow, a beautiful dress and plumes of feathers on a headpiece,” Hoult said. “I don’t think I’ve ever felt happier in a set or in a costume than that.Read more on deadline.com