Dallas Fashion: ‘JR’s Masterpiece’

Saying goodbye to the legendary J.R. Ewing (Larry Hagman) in this week’s Dallas (Season 2, Episode 8, “J.R.’s Masterpiece”) was very tough for the stars of the show, but we often don’t realize the behind-the-scenes talent can also be affected.

“Dressing the character’s for JR’s monumental funeral was incredible and challenging,” Dallas costume designer Rachel Sage Kunin told OSS. “I knew that I wanted to show off each of our character’s personalities, even in a sea of black.”

I specifically asked Rachel if she worried any of the characters’ clothes would come off as excessive during such a somber milestone, but she insisted that’s never a problem in Southfork.

“In Dallas, I’m never afraid of making anyone look to over-the-top.  For [the funeral] scene in particular, I was more worried that it would look too flat with the monochromatic pallet.  I used a lot of different textures to give it some interest to the eye.”

 

Dallas Elena Jordana Gold Foil Sweater

ELENA’S (JORDANA BREWSTER) GOLD SWEATER:
Christopher Fischer “Isabel” Foil-Front Cashmere Sweater (Currently on sale for 50% off!)
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Narciso Rodriguez for DesigNation Foil Cable-Knit Sweater

Dallas Drew Kuno Army Green Jacket

DREW’S (KUNO BECKER) ARMY GREEN JACKET:
By Black Rivet Outerwear
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All-Son New Valley Military Jacket
 

Dallas Sue Ellen Linda Gold Earrings Black Dress

SUE ELLEN’S (LINDA GRAY) GOLD CHANDELIER EARRINGS:
Oscar de la Renta Triangle Cluster Clip Earrings
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Blu Bijoux Crystal Triangle Chandelier Earrings
 

SUE ELLEN’S BLACK CUT OUT DRESS:
Escada Jersey Dress- Essential Long Sleeve (no longer available)
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BCBG Emmalise Dress
Dallas Emma Black Keyhole Lace Dress

EMMA’S (EMMA BELL) BLACK KEYHOLE DRESS WITH LACE SLEEVES:
Rachel found this at Cache but I couldn’t locate a product image online!
GET THE LOOK:
 (Top, right) Juicy Couture Long Sleeve Contrast Lace Dress
(Bottom right) ASOS Petite Pencil Dress with Twist Chiffon Detail
Dallas Elena Jordana Black Embellished Collar Valentino Coat Jacket

ELENA’S BLACK BROCADE JACKET:
RED Valentino Gem Embellished Brocade Coat
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Ivanka Trump Jacquard Coat 
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