Clothes on Film caught up with Ms. Yates for an exclusive chat about the space suits and fatigues in Prometheus, which she describes as containing some of her proudest work since Gladiator. Spoiler Warning: We suggest only reading this after you have seen the film.
Clothes on Film, Chris: What was the costume brief for Prometheus?
Janty Yates: We wanted to go somewhere where it wasn’t traditional spacesuits. Sleek and slimline, to avoid the sort of ‘Michelin Man’ look of the Nasa suit.
CoF: So, to get away from any direct Alien references?
Jy: Well, it is a prequel,