Ever since Netflix’s series Wednesday starring Jenna Ortega dropped, fans have been pretty much obsessed.
And understandably so — Jenna is a vision onscreen as the titular Wednesday Addams, rocking the classic braids and black gothic wardrobe.
But stylist Colleen Atwood — and longtime Tim Burton collaborator — has updated Wednesday’s look to make her pop more onscreen, adding stripes and checkerboard prints.
Atwood explained to Harper’s Bazaar,
“Besides using black that was semi-reflective, I used black with white. There’s almost no solid black that’s used. If a character is in a black jacket, for instance, I pair it with a white shirt underneath so you can see the sleeve peek out at the cuff, so it’s not just a blob of black on the screen.”
A portion of Wednesday’s outfits were custom-made while Atwood found the rest in places like Zara as well as from vintage stores.
The most incredible look Wednesday rocks is her black chiffon ruffle Alaïa gown, which she wears to the dance. According to Attwood, she was lucky enough to spot the dress on a mannequin in London.
“It’s this fabric that moves and does its job in such a great way, that you usually see on dance costumes. It has these sheer layers that have so much life, so it doesn’t just hang there like a chiffon dress. It moves really beautifully.”
If you’re digging Wednesday Addam’s contemporary gothic outfits, find out where to get them below.
sources: Spotern, Shop Your TV, Worn on TV
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Wednesday’s School Uniform
Wednesday Addams wearing her Nevermore school uniform consisting of a black striped blazer, a striped pleated midi skirt, and Silent D Black Platform Oxfords (color sold out).
Wednesday’s Classic Floral Polka Dot Black Dress
Wednesday Addams wearing a custom-made black floral dot long-sleeve maxi dress coat.
Wednesday Addams carrying a Cambridge Satchel Company Black Double Buckle Square Leather Backpack.
Wednesday’s Oversized Hoodie
Wednesday Addams wearing an oversized black zip-up hoodie sweatshirt, American Apparel Black Stripe Knee Socks, and Naked Wolfe Black Platform Sneakers.
Wednesday’s Striped Button-Up Cardigan
Wednesday Addams wearing a Miu Miu Black/White Stripe Cardigan (sold out — similar below).
Wednesday’s Black Ruffle Chiffon Gown
Wednesday Addams wearing a vintage Alaïa black ruffle chiffon sleeveless gown (similar below).
Wednesday’s Faux Leather Jacket
Wednesday Addams wearing an LK Bennett Black Button Up Leather Jacket (similar below) and a J. Crew Black/White Gingham Sweater.
Wednesday’s Oversized Checkerboard Sweater Vest
Wednesday Addams wearing a Zara Oversized Black/White Cherckboard Sweater Vest (sold out — similar below).
Wednesday’s Super Cropped Black Wool Jacket
Wednesday Addams wearing a super cropped black double-breasted jacket.
Wednesday’s Cropped Puffer Vest
Wednesday Addams wearing a Zara Black Crop Puffer Vest, a Zara Black/White Checkerboard Long Sleeve Top, and Dr. Marten Classic Platform High Top Boots.
Wednesday’s Checkboard Sweater
Wednesday Addams wearing an Urban Outfitters Black/White Checkboard Long-Sleeve Top (sold out — similar below).
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