British Designer Georgia Hardinge Designs Capsule Range for ‘The Mummy’

EGYPTIAN OFFERING: Universal has teamed with the British designer Georgia Hardinge on a capsule range to mark the release of “The Mummy” on June 9. The movie, an adaptation of the 1932 film, stars Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella, Russell Crowe and Annabelle Wallis – Hardinge’s best friend.
Hardinge called the collaboration an adventure for the brand and took an Egyptian theme. She added a modern twist to the pleated, sculptural collection. The designer said she wanted to “capture the essence of (Princess) Ahmanet’s empowerment” and design a collection that exuded confidence.
“It was an amazing experience working on this film,” said Hardinge. “Not only did I meet the cast and crew, I got to visit the incredible set designs and feel the costumes firsthand. Annabelle took me around in a golf cart to each location and gave me the opportunity to go inside the airplane. This inspiration played a crucial part in designing the capsule collection.”
She added that the collection was inspired by traditional Egyptian pleating techniques, which involved fabrics treated with egg whites and then dried in the sun. “We used this as inspiration by manipulating the shapes and using new techno fabrics. The Mummy capsule collection still features my brand’s

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Source: Women’s Wear Daily
British Designer Georgia Hardinge Designs Capsule Range for ‘The Mummy’

British Designer Georgia Hardinge Designs Capsule Range for ‘The Mummy’

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