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    Sophia Di Martino's "Loki" Costume Was Designed To Make Breastfeeding Easier, And It's So Important

    "It’s little things like this that made it possible for me to do my job AND be a parent."

    This is Sophia Di Martino, aka the Variant, aka Sylvie, from Loki on Disney+.

    Sophia wearing a short-sleeved black outfit

    Her supervillain costume is already pretty iconic, especially the crown with the broken horn.

    She's in a Loki-inspired outfit with a lighter headpiece

    However, Sylvie's costume has an even more important feature, which costume designer Christine Wada included to accommodate's Sophia's need to breastfeed during filming.

    Sylvie in a Loki-inspired outfit with a lighter headpiece, with a purplish hue

    "[She] had the genius idea of adding concealed zippers for easy access so that I could use my [Elvie] pumps easily and nurse my baby between takes," Sophia wrote on Instagram.

    Sophia gave birth to her first child in 2019, then began filming in 2020, so the alteration was incredibly beneficial.

    "It’s little (big) things like this that made it possible for me to do my job AND be a parent," she wrote. "I’m forever grateful."

    Sophia smiling and dressed in a short-sleeved black outfit

    Sophia was pregnant and unable to travel when she auditioned for Loki, so she sent in a tape instead of doing an in-person audition.

    Fans have been applauding the powerful team of women behind Loki, such as Christine and director Kate Herron, and calling for the inclusion of more women in key behind-the-scenes roles.

    @sophiadimartino This is exactly why we need more women in decision making position 👏👏👏

    @aprotimea / Via Twitter: @aprotimea

    You can catch Sophia as Sylvie in Loki on Disney+, where new episodes drop every Wednesday.

    Close-up of Sylvie with a headpiece