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CBS Watch! Magazine|September/October 2021
Emmy-winning The Young and the Restless costume designer David Zyla spills his wardrobe secrets.
By Meirav Devash

And we thought picking out something to wear was challenging. At 250 episodes per season, The Young and the Restless costume designer David Zyla is responsible for dressing a huge, beloved cast of characters—approximately 2,000 outfits a year. Every character has their own color palette, their clothes are tailored for a custom fit, and they never—ever—repeat outfits.

While that may sound daunting, Zyla loves his work. “Dressing each character is fascinating because they’re so well written,” he says. “My job is to find the clothes to illuminate their individual personalities. Amanda (Mishael Morgan) is never going to show up looking like Mariah (Camryn Grimes).”

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