Is Rodarte designing for Capitol Couture?

February 17, 2012 | No Comments »
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Capitol Couture continues to amaze and intrigue with it’s fascinating articles and insight into Capitol life. People magazine recently posted about Capitol Couture and whether Rodarte is designing for the Capitol.

According to People :

We’re still trying to wrap our heads around The Hunger Games‘s Capitol Couture site — Who writes it? Why does it seem so mysterious? — but a recent posting caught our eyes. According to the site, Rodarte is contributing at least one piece to the film, a “charming chapeau” (above) that “could indeed be gracing a head of a Capitol socialite at this year’s Opening Ceremonies.”

The tulle-and-knit hat is made of mohair, alpaca and “other various wools” — all (fictionally) courtesy of District 11, the nation of Panem’s agricultural center. The sweater the model sports looks fairly similar to the Rodarte creation Natalie Portman recently wore to the Rodarte fall fashion show, too.

The label — founded by sisters Kate and Laura Mulleavy in the early 2000s — is a celebrity favorite, adored by the likes of Rooney MaraElle FanningKate Bosworth and more. The designers have dabbled in movies before, too; they were responsible for creating Portman’s dramatic black tutu in Black Swan.

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