'True Blood': Kristin Bauer van Straten's Pam 'considers herself like a Barbie doll'


Costume designer Audrey Fisher gets plenty of juicy material to work with dressing the characters on HBO's hit series "True Blood.""I have to design all these incredible fantasy scenes," she says, "and things like the beautiful turn-of-the-century outfit Pam (Kristin Bauer van Straten) wears in a flashback create a lot of drama and excitement and intensity in our department."Fisher loves dressing Pam because there is a lot of latitude in how she conceptualized the character with creator Alan Ball."Pam's got certain eras she really loves the designs from. She considers herself like a Barbie doll and considers her clothes like costumes. At Fangtasia we've had a Lara Croft outfit, a biker bitch outfit, a Barbarella outfit, a black widow outfit. It's fun for us to come up with a theme for each outfit. ... I imagine Pam has shoppers in New York, Paris and L.A. sending her cutting-edge things because she is a diva. It...



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