With so many lovely pieces of original concept art
released, illustrating the many forms of Jadis (used or unused),
we've decided to add this section back among our White Witch pages.
The Weta sculptures below were originally all we had for the White
Witch when the site opened in April!
Alexander McQueen Inspiration
wrote to point out the resemblance between Jadis' dresses and this
Alexander McQueen dress, from the Fall/Winter 2004 collection in
Paris. You can also see this dress at the end of a
video on YouTube (skip to the 7:00 marker), or view the clip
Isis Mussenden also mentions the McQueen inspiration in this
long black locks and a shimmery sheath dress, the front of the
corset is plated and figured. The crown could have been an inspiration
for or an early design of the crown worn with her Polar
a warrior queen look.
appears these are three variants, in lighting and color, of
time with a long, off-the-shoulders golden dress with enormous
sleeves. Black hair, looks like she may be wearing a fur cloak.
Brilliant red hair, a golden sheath dress and a huge fur mantle
with either a stand-up collar or a hood to be worn over the
In March 2005, Darkhorse comics released
concept images of WETA's Narnian line of Polystone statues. Article
here. Notice: below each image is written,"Sample
Image Only." Since this is not the final version of the
statue, it's likely that it is not the final version of the costume
for the movie!
The most prominant feature of this costume is a lovely
white mantle, apparently fur - but it drapes and drips stylistically
so that it looks like snow.
Floor length with a train, it has a stand-up collar
in back, and the "sleeve" hangs off her shoulder, wrapping
around her arm like a shawl. It could be a sleeveless mantle worn
Underneath, the statue has a simple, slim, floor-length
silvery dress, V-necked, with thin straps on the tips of her shoulders.
She has a tall icicle crown the color of her dress, and a long wand,
as well as reddish brown hair.
Black Ice Bookend
This bookend shows the witch wearing a strapless black dress with
a sweetheart neckline, with black straps wrapping around from the
bust, and a low back or cut out back and sides. She seems to have
a black choker at her neck, and it may connect to the rest of the
dress in the back. She wears her icicle crown.