Tudors costumes

Joan Bergin is up for an Emmy for Best Costume Design for the final season of “The Tudors”. She has already won two Emmys for her work on the series in 2007 and 2008.

From an LA Times recent feature on the nominated costume designers, Joan had this to say about Jonathan:

Image: What a sexy set! Which male and female character was your favorite to dress?

Bergin: Well, one of the things about Jonathan Rhys-Meyers [Henry] is that he is a natural clothes horse. He was very interested in the costumes. If he hadn’t liked what I was doing it would have been agonizing. He really enjoyed the fittings and contributed. With women, it was Anne and Catherine Parr. We did magnificent jewelry for her [Anne’s] coronation scene that cost an absolute fortune. We had a bodyguard on set!

Image: But both Henry Cavill [Charles Brandon] and Jonathan Rhys-Meyers are gorgeous. Did you have a favorite?

Bergin: Let’s just say I always like things complex and difficult, and Henry [Rhys-Meyers] was moreโ€ฆ complex.

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  1. Zayna says
    26 August 10 at 11:20am

    Congrats to Joan Bergin…I’m a big fan of her work.

    Actually, I had never even heard of Jonathan before the Tudors and, as a period costumer, it was Joan’s costumes that first got me hooked on the show.

    How great Jonathan looked in them kept me going back. ๐Ÿ˜€

  2. Megan says
    10 September 10 at 2:58am

    Congrats to Joan Bergin! she did a great job in the costumes. she deserves it. good job! hope i see more of her work soon ๐Ÿ˜€

  3. Natasa says
    27 September 10 at 1:03am

    Great job, Joan Bergin! I’ve never seen more elaborate and colourfull costumes. Congratulations!

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