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Those lavish outfits play a vital role, says ‘Bridgerton’ costume designer

Sophie Canale, the woman behind those intricate clothes, says they are crucial to helping the actors understand who their characters are

17 April 2022 - 00:00 By Margaret Gardiner

Bridgerton is back. Season 1 of the Netflix hit followed Phoebe Dynevor as Daphne Bridgerton fighting to retain her right to choose a future partner during the Regency period of London. It was a lush Mills & Boon-type book brought to “life” with beautiful people, incredible clothes and, of course, that essential ingredient — romance. It made a star of Rege-Jean Page ( whose mother is Zimbabwean) and had everyone feeling nostalgic for more Regency-inspired styling. ..

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