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When you need a leather and copper bikini, especially one with magical powers, you just can't pop down to the local mall.

When that sort of wardrobe is needed, Alexandra Welker, costume designer of the NBC Friday fantasy "Grimm," creates it.

"TV is usually a styling job," she says to Zap2it. "There is a lot of shopping and alterations. I get to design and build a lot."

"The idea is that there is a creature world that surrounds the human world," she says. "Most of the time the human world is oblivious to this, and the main character, a homicide detective in Portland, will see people turn into things, and he learns this is a gift the family possesses. Their role as Grimms is to seek out and destroy. And as a cop, how does he fulfill the Grimm destiny at the same time as staying true to the ethical, »

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