‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Goes to the Catskills for a Colorful Costume Makeover
The sophomore season of “The Marvelous Mrs.
Maisel” was a transitional one, with Midge (Rachel Brosnahan) and her family adjusting to new roles in 1959, and Emmy-nominated costume designer Donna Zakowska altering their wardrobes to suit the moment.
In the opener (“Simone”), Rose (Marin Hinkle) ran away to Paris to revisit her bohemian past, and definitely looked the part.
And, in the fourth episode (“We’re Going to the Catskills!”), Midge went to the annual summer retreat in the Catskills with an array of comfort clothes, unsure about her commitment to stand-up comedy.“It’s about the indecisiveness of changing course: still wanting to be a child before making a very big adult decision to impact her whole life,” Zakowska said.
Sure enough, Madge can’t even decide what to pack so she takes every outfit.
“And the colors and the patterns really counter the heaviness of what was on her mind,
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