Charlize Theron plays the renegade Imperator Furiosa, an expert rig driver with a prosthetic arm. While her shoulder pad looks a lot like Max's, Beavan says that the costume feature "is all part of her prosthetic arm mechanism." Her leather corset, adds Beavan, is only there to support the harness for the arm structure. "I don’t think I really thought 'make her feminine and attractive!' — Charlize can do that in spadefuls whatever her hair and clothes look like!"
'Mad Max: Fury Road' Costume Design: The Inside Details on Wasteland Couture
It took a massive effort to create the post-apocalyptic, dirt-chic apparel in 'Mad Max: Fury Road.' The film's Oscar-winning costume designer, Jenny Beavan, takes us behind the scenes of how she achieved the movie's singular look.