'The Borgias' Season 2: Lucrezia Borgia's fashion rises in power


Paintings from the 15th century inspire Academy Award-winning costume designer Gabriella Pescucci to design and create some of the most intricate and beautiful costumes on television for the Sunday Showtime drama "The Borgias.""I love to do my job," she tells Zap2it. "It is period, and I have such a big department to work with and seamstresses and the possibility to do everything new. Not just the costumes, but also the masks, the armor and all the headpieces and the nets for their hair. Today it's rare to have the possibility to work in this situation for television. Showtime is very generous," she says.Pescucci says her second year working on the series was even better than the first because knowing everyone on the set and being familiar with the fabric allowed her to focus more on the costumes.In the case of the character Lucrezia, played by Holliday Grainger, that meant undergoing a transformation that makes her...



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