Freeform’s newest psychological thriller Merciless Summer season, produced by Jessica Biel, was filmed in Dallas, TX and takes place over the course of three consecutive years within the ’90s. Starring Olivia Holt (Kate Wallis), Chiara Aurelia (Jeanette Turner), Harley Quinn Smith (Mallory Higgins), and Allius Barnes (Vince Fuller), the forged is stacked with expertise and all the actors share a deep understanding of who their characters are. They labored with costume designer Taneia Lednicky (who additionally assisted on Friday Evening Lights, whereas we’re speaking highschool storylines), to convey their private evolutions from 1993 to 1995. The way in which these 4 youngsters course of these attempting, tumultuous years turns into so apparent by what they’re selecting to put on — and the objects they go away to gather mud.
We talked to Taneia, together with all 4 stars of the present, about collaborating throughout fittings and discovering designer items that match proper in with their characters’ sense of favor. Not solely did we discover out the place Kate Wallis’s blue furry bag is from (you understand the one!), we have been delighted to find that the majority of Mallory and Vince’s clothes was thrifted and Chiara could not cease herself from buying Jeanette Turner’s Steve Madden wedges IRL.
Taneia chalks this group love affair with ’90s style as much as a symbiotic forged and crew relationship. “They generously helped create annually’s appears to be like and hung out contemplating the small print that led us by annually. We might take a look at reference photographs collectively. Typically they’d ship me concepts from issues that they had seen on-line. They stored me true to their characters!” she mentioned. Forward, discover out simply how in tune everybody was to the outfit particulars you might need missed.