Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Victoria & Abdul movie costumes on display...

Victoria & Abdul tells the story of the unlikely real-life friendship between 'Queen Victoria' and an Indian servant, 'Abdul Karim'. Reprising her 1997 role from the film Mrs. Brown, Dame Judi Dench once again plays the cantankerous queen opposite Ali Fazal in director Stephen Frears cinematic adaptation of the 2010 book of the same name by Shrabani Basu.

Original movie costumes from Victoria & Abdul
Victoria and Abdul movie costume exhibit
Victoria Abdul movie costumes
Victoria and Abdul film costumes
Victoria Abdul movie costumes ArcLight Hollywood
These marvelous costumes from the movie were photographed on display at ArcLight Hollywood cinema on September 12, 2017.

Victoria & Abdul movie poster
Victoria and Abdul movie poster
Consolata Boyle was Costume Designer on this historical comedy drama and you can also see her Oscar-nominated costumes in Florence Foster Jenkins and these costumes from The Iron Lady movie.

Queen Victoria costume worn by Judi Dench
in Victoria & Abdul
Judi Dench Victoria and Abdul movie costume
Queen Victoria costume detail Victoria Abdul
Queen Victoria costume Victoria Abdul
Queen Victoria tiara Victoria and Abdul
Queen Victoria Scottish costume Victoria and Abdul
Queen Victoria costume Victoria Abdul
Queen Victoria costume Victoria Abdul
Judi Dench Victoria Abdul film costume
Victoria and Abdul movie costumes
Queen Victoria reigned from June 20, 1837 until her death on January 22, 1901, she also adopted the title of Empress of India from May 1, 1876.

Fans of the legendary actress can also check out Judi Dench's costume from The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel which was set in India.

Tartan costume worn by Ali Fazal as Abdul Karim
in Victoria & Abdul
Ali Fazal Victoria and Abdul movie costume
Abdul Karim Victoria Abdul movie costume
Abdul Karim costume detail Victoria Abdul
Abdul Karim film costume Victoria Abdul
Ali Fazal Victoria and Abdul Tartan costume
Ali Fazal plays one of Queen Victoria's Indian attendants, 'Abdul Karim', who was selected to serve Her Majesty from 1887 for her Golden Jubilee and during the last fifteen years of her reign, and the Queen was said to be very fond of him.

If you like this Scottish-themed wardrobe, make sure you check out Billy Connolly's costume from Mrs. Brown on display too.

Victoria & Abdul movie poster
Victoria Abdul movie poster
Buy the book that inspired the movie: Victoria & Abdul (Movie Tie-in): The True Story of the Queen's Closest Confidant

1 comment:

  1. Darlings this film is a great period piece ! I loved the costumes. I have written a post on the influence of Victorian clothing on the fashion of today .
    Jandrew
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