Loki’s costume designer reveals 7 details hidden in the show’s costumes that you never noticed


Richard E. Grant plays the classic Loki. Distribution of the Disney platform

  • Insider spoke with “Loki” costume designer Christine Wada before the show’s final episode.

  • Wada revealed several Easter Eggs in the show’s costumes, including a nod to Enchantress.

  • Other Easter Eggs include a Loki arming a Faberge Egg and a tie bar crafted from Loki armor.

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One of the Loki bandits uses a Faberge egg as a weapon

Loki Fabergé Egg

Prisoner Loki uses a Faberge egg as a plague. Distribution of the Disney platform

Christine Wada told Insider that in the Loki Variant Bowling Hideout scene when the Loki Variants fight, prisoner Loki used a Faberge Egg as a weapon. Specifically, they use it as a form of medieval scourge.

“We kept trying to find … famous things that have been lost in history,” Wada said. “And one of them was the Faberge egg – well, a few Faberge eggs, I think, disappeared, but I made it his weapon. It was pretty fun.”

Vote Loki’s tie is the same as a plate of Loki’s armor in ‘Thor’

Vote Loki Tie Bar Armor

Vote Loki’s costume features a reminder of “Thor”. Distribution of the Disney / Paramount Pictures platform

In the same footage, we see Vote Loki, who has his own Easter egg. This Loki, the leader of the Loki bandits who ends up getting his hand bitten by Alligator Loki, wears a tie.

This tie bar is actually a very neat reminder to the start of Loki and Tom Hiddleston’s MCU journey.

“In the tie bar I tried to echo the shapes of one of the engravings from the ‘Thor’ armor, so it’s the same engraving from some of the ‘Thor’ armor that makes his tie bar. “said Wada.

That’s right. Loki’s tie bar is actually an armor plate from Loki’s costume in 2011’s “Thor”.

The Minutemen’s costumes have woven Escher optical illusion patterns

Loki minutemen costumes

The costumes of the Minutemen are all slightly different. Distribution of the Disney platform

While the Loki variants all had different costumes, the Minutemen had very similar costumes as they were dressed in the Time Variance Authority uniform.

Wada said that the art of optical illusions by famous graphic designer Maurits Cornelis Escher influenced these outfits.

“I’m not sure anyone has discovered Escher’s op-art, somehow [a]Harlequin pattern I did on the Minutemen, ”Wada said, noting that although they wear uniforms, each Minuteman has a slightly different costume.

“Very early on in the design I was thinking… of the visuals mind games and so every Minuteman has black and brown in a different place. It’s Harlequin-ed everywhere.”

There is a nod to the Enchantress in Sylvie’s costume

Loki Sylvie Enchantress

Sophia Di Martino plays Sylvie. Distribution of the Disney platform

While Sophia Di Martino’s Sylvie has not been officially confirmed as the Enchantress on the show, Wada told Insider that “there is a little nod to the story there.”

“It was more just trying to find things that were classic in this whole Loki world. So we were using the gold and the gold necklace,” Wada said. “We were trying to echo the shapes that have been in this Loki comic book world.”

The costume of the young Sylvie features part of the writing of the sword of the old Sylvie

Sylvie young sword Sylvie costume

Young Sylvie’s costume has the same handwriting as Sylvie’s sword. Distribution of the Disney platform

Young Sylvie, although only featured in two short scenes, also wore a costume with a cute little Easter egg.

When young Sylvie plays Asgard, just before she is taken by Ravonna Renslayer and the TVA agents, she wears an Asgardian costume with inscriptions engraved on the front of her costume.

It’s the same handwriting as the one on older Sylvie’s sword, as seen in episode three.

Richard E. Grant chose the biggest Loki horns possible

Classic Loki Horns by Richard E. Grant

Richard E. Grant plays the classic Loki. Distribution of the Disney platform

One of Loki’s greatest pleasures so far has been Richard E. Grant as the classic Loki.

And Wada agreed, telling Insider his costume was a lot of fun to make. Grant was involved in the costume making process and he was even able to choose his own Loki horns.

“I remember when we were talking about horns. I had several different horn sizes to try out just to sample shapes and of course he chose the largest possible ones which is awesome,” Wada said.

“Not everyone would or could work with it. But, of course, it can work with anything.”

Grant was sad that he didn’t have a muscular suit, but his cape featured seven yards of fabric

Classic Cape Loki Richard E. Grant

The classic Loki cape was something to see. Distribution of the Disney platform

But while Grant clearly had fun donning his huge Loki horns and playing such a fun character, the Oscar-nominated actor was disappointed that he couldn’t have worn a muscular costume like many other super actors. hero.

“He was a little sad that he didn’t have a muscular costume, but we gave him a cape instead and he was like ‘Okay!’ And he certainly worked with that, ”Wada said.

“It became his superpowers. a lot vintage fabric and there are about seven yards of fabric in this cape. “

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