The Salvation of Gretchen

Based on the play Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Integrated Costume Project

Inspired by hairwork and mourning jewellery from the Victorian Era, decorative antique ironwork, art nouveau dancewear and avant garde fashion, historical foundations are reworked in this interpretation of a scene from the 18th century play, Faust by Goethe. Our pious maiden, Gretchen, has been abandoned by her lover and imprisoned for her indiscretions. Disillusioned, she is dying...

See process and inspiration.

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