Ann Maskrey (Costume Designer): “The effect of putting Richard in the rich midnight blue velvet was excellent. He looked very regal and imposing and I decided we would only use this type of velvet on Thorin to help keep him unique.
The Adventures of An Elven Princess: Journey to New Zealand: Hobbit Costumes in Wellington! /// This is me, Beth P. with Tauriel's real costume, worn by Evangeline Lilly, during my recent trip to New Zealand!
Ann Maskrey (Costume Designer): “The Elven women of the court wore long, fitted coats with long trains and seams intricately piped to create graceful lines that flowed across and down their bodies, suggesting height and elegance.