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'Da Vinci’s Demons': Renaissance fashion gets a rock & roll update -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

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Da Vinci’s Demons may be a period drama, but costume designer Annie Symons invokes artistic license when it comes to dressing the characters for the Starz series, set in Renaissance Italy.

Symons adds a ”rock and roll” edge to Leonardo’s (Tom Riley) look, and takes inspiration from contemporary fashion designers to create costumes for female characters like Lucrezia (Laura Haddock), Vanessa (Hera Hilmar), and Clarice (Lara Pulver). The designer also uses color to help establish allegiances among families and distinguish friends from foes.

Watch Symons, series creator and executive producer David S. Goyer, and the cast give their costume commentary in the video below. 

Da Vinci’s Demons airs Fridays at 9/8c on Starz.

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Originally posted May 23 2013 — 6:13 PM EDT

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