Costume designer dresses 'Cinderella' for success in new Disney movie

March 9, 2015 4:25 PM

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The Fairy Godmother gets all the credit for turning Cinderella into the magically dressed belle of the ball in the new live action film, but it's actually Sandy Powell who deserves the recognition. The three-time Oscar winner designed all of the clothing, from the hypnotic blue ball gown to the shimmering epaulets on the Prince's uniform.

Powell's role is to help bring the story to life; in "Cinderella" that meant a major part of the story was told with the costumes that the mistreated stepdaughter wears.

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