Ever for the reason that announcement of the “Recreation of Thrones” prequel, “Home of the Dragon,” the extremely praised HBO collection has taken the web by storm, bringing in shut to twenty million viewers after the primary installment aired on Aug. 21. As if the plot is not charming sufficient, the favored present takes fashion fans on a nostalgic journey with its distinct costumes, the place every home has their very own distinctive type, much like “Recreation of Thrones.”
Whereas “Home of the Dragon” has simple ties to its predecessor, the brand new collection has developed its personal visible id that leaves viewers on the fringe of their seats, and followers have award-winning French costume designer Jany Temime to thank for that. With a formidable profession spanning from being fashion editor at Elle Journal to engaged on the wardrobe for the long-lasting Harry Potter movie collection, it is no shock that Temime elevated the costumes worn by the primary gamers within the Targaryen household: King Viserys I (Paddy Considine), Prince Daemon (Matt Smith), Princess Rhaenyra (Emma D’Arcy and Milly Alcock), Princess Rhaenys (Eve Finest), and Alicent Hightower (Emily Carey), in addition to the Cole household with Ser Criston Cole (Fabien Frankel).
“To be trustworthy, I might by no means seen ‘Recreation of Thrones,'” Temime instructed Tatler Journal. “I obtained the provide throughout quarantine, and I believed ‘Home of the Dragon’ was attention-grabbing as a result of it was a prequel. Engaged on a prequel is like beginning a brand new challenge, as a result of it isn’t instantly associated to the unique.” Initially unfamiliar with the unique collection, Temime nonetheless managed to efficiently incorporate ideas like colour principle to create one-of-a-kind costumes for “Home of the Dragon.”
The producers got here up with the which means behind the costumes, giving the colours particular significance. Every hue represents the colours of every facet of the household in addition to their political ties; crimson, black, and gold symbolize blood, demise, intercourse, and hearth, for instance. “Having a such robust color story . . . affected the [silhouettes] — easy and graphic shapes helped to intensify the colors additional — and [forced us] to think about how these colors would seem on display,” Temime shared. One standout ensemble is the younger Princess Rhaenyra’s coronation robe, which symbolizes the satisfaction she has in her household, as these have been the colours worn by her father throughout his huge match.
Whether or not you are a “Home of the Dragon” fanatic or simply merely intrigued by the present’s wardrobe, maintain scrolling to absorb the charming costumes from the homes featured.