Monday, November 7, 2016

Loving movie costumes on display...

Loving is the new movie biopic written and directed by Jeff Nichols and based on the life experiences of 'Mildred and Richard Loving', an interracial couple sentenced to prison in Virginia, America in 1958 for getting married which broke the state's racial segregation laws. The married black woman and white man later became plaintiffs in the landmark 1967 U.S. Supreme Court decision Loving v. Virginia which invalidated discriminatory state laws prohibiting interracial marriage.

Film costumes worn by Ruth Negga
and Joel Edgerton in Loving
Loving movie costume exhibit
Ruth Negga Mildred Loving film costume
Ruth Negga Mildred Loving film coat
Ruth Negga Mildred Loving movie costume
Joel Edgerton Loving film costume
Joel Edgerton Richard Loving movie costume
These period costumes worn by Ruth Regga as 'Mildred Jeter Loving' and Joel Edgerton as 'Richard Loving' were designed by Erin Benach and were photographed on display at ArcLight Hollywood cinema on November 4, 2016.

For more wardrobes from civil rights and equality-themed movies, be sure to also check out these Selma movie costumes and these Milk costumes and props on display.

Loving movie poster
Loving movie poster

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