'Once Upon a Time' keeps Snow White's fairy tale style 'iconic and romantic'

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Eduardo Castro says a lot of his inspiration for the costumes on ABC's "Once Upon a Time" comes from his own vision of fairy tales growing up."There was talk in the beginning of going very modern and avant garde with the fairy tales," he tells Zap2it. "We have gone more classic but there are elements of Alexander McQueen we've tried to incorporate into the designs.""Once Upon a Time" presents a unique opportunity to do fantasy plus modern, which Castro enjoys. The characters are very well defined, so the biggest challenge is having only two or three days to conceptualize a costume, sketch it and get it made."We don't take it literally, we take it as the characters are written," Castro says. "Snow White (played by Ginnifer Goodwin) obviously is very iconic and romantic. We try to keep her palette very soft and also kind of luxurious in a way because even for television we exaggerate...


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