Visionary writer and director Bong Joon-Ho’s latest socially conscious film “Okja” opens with a delicious close-up of a white and gold stilettoed Tom Ford pump. Sure to excite film geeks and fashion nerds alike, the visually stunning movie, which debuts on Netflix (and in select theaters) on Wednesday, is a black comedy, family drama, thriller and horror show, all in one.

The ambitious international project — shot in two languages (Korean and English) and spanning three countries (South Korea, the U.S. and Canada) — required two costume designers. Choi Seyeon, who worked with Bong on his 2009 mystery thriller “Mother,” handled the Korea-based looks, and Catherine George, who recently jumped on the phone with Fashionista, designed for the North America-based cast, including fashion-beloved Tilda Swinton, who wears the aforementioned designer heel. 

Lucy Mirando (Tilda Swinton) in Creatures of the Wind. Photo: Kimberly French/Netflix

Lucy Mirando (Tilda Swinton) in Creatures of the Wind. Photo: Kimberly French/Netflix

As Lucy Mirando, CEO of her family’s eco-friendly food tech corporation, Mirando, the actress wears a soft palette of whites and pinks, starting with a “spa-like” alabaster linen dress by Creatures of the Wind. The piece, which earned a nod of approval from Bong, helps establish the Mirando corporation’s “pure and clean” messaging, while Lucy herself announces its latest project to help feed the world’s ballooning population: a generation of genetically-modified “super-pigs.” Hence, the soft pinks in Lucy’s wardrobe, like a tweedy Chanel jacket she wears in the floor-to-ceiling glass-walled board room.

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