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‘Star Trek: Discovery’ costume designer Gersha Phillips was ‘super daunted and excited’ to reimagine those classic uniforms [Exclusive Video Interview]

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ costume designer Gersha Phillips was ‘super daunted and excited’ to reimagine those classic uniforms [Exclusive Video Interview]

In Season 1, “Star Trek: Discovery” costume designer Gersha Phillips had to craft a distinct look for a prequel series to one of the most iconic shows of all time. In Season 2, she had an even more difficult task: reimagining the Starfleet costumes of “Star Trek: The Original Series” after the “Enterprise” was introduced in the Season 1 finale.

“I was kind of super daunted and excited at the same time,” Phillips told Gold Derby at our Meet the Btl Experts: Costume Design panel, moderated by this author (watch above). “Then we really had to dig into what these iconic costumes were and how they would fit into the story we were starting to tell. I think what we ended up doing was really great because we already had a collar that was already asymmetrical … and it had V in it and it had kind of a nod back to ‘The Original

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