The Good Fight costume designer on dressing Christine Baranski’s powerful Diane Lockhart

The Good Fight costume designer on dressing Christine Baranski’s powerful Diane Lockhart

The script makes the story. And the wardrobe in The Good Fight makes the characters.

The spin-off series, stemming from the fantastic The Good Wife, now in its second season has introduced a whole new set of characters and timley political story lines, but one thing remains: the aspirational and sophisticated office wardrobe that’s turned characters like Diane Lockhart, played by Christine Baranski, into inspirations — for real and fictional women.

“Robert and Michelle King (show creators) let me modulate the wardrobe as the characters go through all of these experiences they’re having and I think that just helps make it even more realistic to the audience,” Daniel Lawson, the show’s wardrobe designer and stylist tells EW. “I’m really lucky that I get to tell and sort of underscore the story and emotions with the wardrobe.”

Although The Good Wife definitely set the standard for chic and powerful office dressing with Julianna Margulies’ character, Alicia Florrick, Lawson has yet again raised the bar with Baranski’s style in the Good Fight. The wardrobe designer has successfully created a new aesthetic for working women, one that celebrates the fusion of femininity and unapologetic power. As Lawson tells EW, “it wasn’t going to be plain boring clothes on a lawyer show.”

“I liked the idea of her being sort of a fashionista, really liking clothes. When I put that

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