Lights, camera, fashion! Wolk Morais premiered their new collection in Hollywood this week with an impressive short film they directed entitled Recto/Verso. Designers (and Daily contributors) Brian Wolk and Claude Morais were inspired by Jean Genet’s pioneering 1955 existential drama ELLE. Alan Cumming, who starred in a 2002 off-Broadway production of the play and wrote a new adaption, was tapped to narrate the short. The film explores ELLE’s timeless theme of image making, reset through the lens of the current culture’s obsession with social media.
The designers worked with longtime collaborating stylist Elizabeth Stewart and shot the film at iconic Hollywood costume house, Western Costume. The palette and textures of their
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