At first glance, Wednesday Addams isn’t someone you’d consider a Gen Z icon. With her distaste for human connection, there are countless reasons why she still sees herself as a loner. poison outcast in a school that does that mean for the outcasts. Design Atwood costumes with the intention of promoting that outstanding difference. “Wednesday’s outfit in the first episode was in the style of Charles Addams with a large, pointed white collar. This is really the opposite of what we see from other students in traditional American teen fashion.”
Atwood isn’t wrong about traditional teen fashion. The screen portraits of my generation are largely filled with messy prints, beaded phone cases, and a penchant for color. ItNot that I’m surprised Wednesdaytheir success, as Burton created a new world for the Addams family that it seemed impossible not to be enchanted with. It’s that we’re used to seeing characters in shows like Happiness and The sex life of college girls makes impactful stylistic connections with younger audiences, and Wednesdays can feel a bit out of place. Before this series was released, I initially thought that such a sickly-looking character wouldn’t quite resonate with the masses as much as it already has, but I have never been happier to be proven wrong.