Jason Segel’s Wardrobe Is ‘Reused Pieces,’ Buck Mason

Oh boy, oh boy, Jimmy’s closet has caught the eye of Shrinking audiences — and are contacting costume designer Allyson Fanger for particulars.

“It’s humorous, I’ve to say I’m getting numerous DMs and attain outs from people who find themselves watching this present. And my first attain outs had been for Jimmy’s closet. Like, ‘What’s he carrying? I wanna appear like that.’ ‘He appears type of a younger skilled on this planet. However he nonetheless appears cool. What are his items?’” she completely tells Us Weekly. “His palette was very particular. I introduced in all these type of corduroy, textural jackets. I actually like these for him.”

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Jason Segel in ‘Shrinking’.
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Fanger collaborated intently with Jason Segel to create Jimmy’s look, with the pair desirous to be sure that the therapist’s life-altering expertise of dropping his spouse got here throughout by way of his wardrobe.

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“He undoubtedly progresses. That was very consider to carry him collectively after which he type of falls aside once more a bit of bit. We actually needed to faucet into all these moments,” Fanger defined. “It was about the way in which we blended the garments, the way in which we styled the garments. It was a bit of messy, a bit of raveled, however they had been nonetheless good items. That was a very very distinct level that we needed to get throughout with him. And we stored his sure manufacturers that he felt very strongly about. I fully agreed. We went exterior of it typically. I’m actually collaborative with my actors. They should really feel their character and develop into their character and I’m there to assist them.”

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As for Segel’s model decisions? “He actually likes Buck Mason, Buck Mason, Buck Mason. We’ve a lot Buck Mason on the present,” Fanger instructed Us, laughing.

“It hits that proper be aware of professionalism but Californian and funky. And nonetheless you’ll be able to put on that to work,” she continued. “We additionally use James Perse lots, which he additionally actually likes. He’s very tall, Jason. We additionally need to work with what’s gonna match.”

For the present’s season 6 episode “Imposter Syndrome,” the actor and govt producer, 43, donned James Perse for Brian’s (Michael Urie) shock engagement celebration — and he wanted no less than three fits to alter into after Jimmy vomits.

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Jason Segel in ‘Shrinking’.
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“We needed it to be a go well with and we wanted it in multiples,” Fanger recalled. “We needed to type of search far and vast for a a number of that was going to work for that second on the piano.”

To point out that Jimmy “was a personality that had good garments” was necessary for Fanger and Segel — as was carrying reused items.

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Jason Segel in ‘Shrinking’.
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“We needed to verify he wasn’t your typical man-child man. We actually needed to interrupt out of that,” she instructed Us. “He had high quality items. He wasn’t simply carrying garments from City Outfitters. You type of assume that to start with as a result of he’s such a multitude. You may need to do this with him. However we needed to be sure that he was a man that after had it actually collectively and now he doesn’t, however he nonetheless has the identical closet.”

The dramatic comedy additionally stars Harrison Ford, Jessica Williams, Luke Tennie, Christa Miller, Lukita Maxwell, Ted McGinley, Devin Kawaoka and Heidi Gardner.

All 10 episodes of Shrinking are out now on Apple TV+.