Epic the movie will be in theaters on May 24, and I can’t wait to go and check it out. Last Thursday, I was invited to attend a special EPIC style event at The Crosby Hotel. At the event, we got to watch a sneak peek of the 3D version of the movie, and learn about the inspiration and detailed work it took to design all the fun character’s costumes, including Beyonce Knowles’s character, Queen Tara. Finally, we got to meet Chris Benz and admire his epic creation inspired on Queen Tara. He mentioned that he wanted to design a piece that he felt Queen Tara would wear to go to a cocktail party at the Crosby Hotel.
Personally, I loved the green emerald color of the dress; although my favorite part was the exclusively designed flower print used to line the dress. It was a playful peek-a-boo that had me all night wondering if by any chance Queen Tara’s eco-friendliness had been translated into a reversible dress. Chris Benz came out to mingle with all of us after the presentation, and he is so awesome. It was a treat to meet such a down to earth and charismatic person.
Now, check out pictures from the event. Tell me, what do you think of Chris Benz’s epic design?