Deadline Contributor Elizabeth Snead files this report:
Michele Clapton first began to research designing costumes for Game of Thrones, HBO’s series based on A Song of Ice and Fire, by poring over George R.R. Martin’s complex fantasy novels about family, loyalty, lust, betrayal, revenge, and power, to learn the legend and lore of his seven mythical kingdoms of Westeros. Together with production designer Gemma Jackson, Clapton decided that the characters’ costumes should reflect the distinct cultures based on their environment and lifestyle. “So often fantasy film costumes are just too thin,” Clapton complains. “They don’t resonate with the society they’re supposed to be living in. They don’t look real. I wanted people to believe in these characters and their dramas and to smell their costumes.”
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