A successful collaboration between actor and model, Kate Whiteley, The Red Dress featured a new item of costume as designed by a member of Kate's team and led to further work for Kate as a model.
Director & Camera: Jay Sillence
Model: Kate Whiteley
Costume: Katy's Mum
Assistant: Elinor Williams
Claire Fraser's mother-made Outlander inspired red-dress for competition inspires enquiries for work
Made for a competition an an Outlander convention, Kate's dress as made by her mother was inspired by Claire Fraser's red dress in Outlander season 2. As Kate's favourite, the dress is also a fan favourite and was recieved positvely during Kate's experience wearing this beautiful dress in front of the Outlander cast at a 2018 convention.
Capturing the essence of Kate's character and the intircacy of the details dress required a careful choice of locations and considered shots that highlight intricacies of the dress. Using natural lighting, the shoot was produced in a natural environment with no pressures: showing the value of simple concepts.