Costume Drama: Seven Designers Who Got in on the Act
Enter stage left: John Galliano. The infamous designer may be back on the fashion scene in an unexpected way! Speculation that Stephen Fry has tapped Galliano to create costumes for his upcoming production of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest has yet to be confirmed but is definitely gaining momentum.
The director, who is said to still be in the early stages of talks and also considering Roland Mouret and Sarah Burton, is certainly looking for a major impact when the costumes take stage at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane next year.
This wouldn't be the first time theater looked to fashion's showmanship for dressing performers (Galliano already lists stage credits on his résumé), so we're looking back at some of the most spectacular onstage costumes designed by the runway's most theatrical.