'Modern Family': Sofia Vergara's Gloria will never be mistaken for Julie Bowen's Claire

On the hit ABC series "Modern Family," Gloria (Sofia Vergara) and Claire (Julie Bowen) both are hot moms, but their styles are as diverse as their personalities."Gloria wears a lot of color and patterns that reflect her passion and over-the-top nature," costume designer Alix Friedberg tells Zap2it. "All of [Claire's] costumes are simple, clean and easy for a mother of three to navigate a full schedule."Friedberg's goal is to help make the characters relatable with costumes that feel very organic."I'm really lucky to have two incredible bodies to work with," she says. "In dressing the characters, I think it's my responsibility to make them tangible for the average person."Gloria is very flamboyant whereas Claire is more controlled, and their wardrobes enhance those aspects of their characters."Gloria's clothes always are skin-tight and painted on," Friedberg says. "Sofia does not wear Spanx, she does look like that in reality. She is that perfect. Her incredible physique is...



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