Tag: william theiss

Lwaxana Troi: Barrier-Breaking Fashion Icon

Lwaxana Troi in "Haven"

From the moment she arrives on the Enterprise in the first season of TNG, laden with luggage, dressed in clashing colours and intent on flirting outrageously with Captain Picard, Lwaxana Troi makes an indelible impression. Deanna describes her as “eccentric,”…

The Evil Aesthetic of the Mirror Universe

The TOS episode “Mirror, Mirror” cemented the idea of an alternate, “evil” universe in the public imagination, and the plot became a recurring theme, in both DS9 and Enterprise. Looking at the ways in which costume designers William Theiss and…