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60’s Style Showdown: The Witches vs. The Queen’s Gambit Best Looks

The Witches and The Queen’s Gambit both premiered on HBO Max and Netflix this month, and what a showdown for these two 60’s style fashion flicks! The Witches is based on Roald Dahl’s book of the same name and features Anne Hathaway as ‘The Grand High Witch’ and Octavia Spencer as a Grandmother from the Deep South taking care of her newly orphaned grandson. A departure from the original film which included Anjelica Houston, The Witches 2020 was reimagined to include 60’s history in America, including stereotypes that whites had of prominent black people (and Octavia Spencer’s character), especially as most of the backdrop of the film takes place at a luxury hotel in Alabama.

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