game of thrones

What to Wear in Westeros: Dressing and Undressing in the Seven Kingdoms

The women of Westeros do a lot of self-fashioning through fashion. As in all regimes which deny civic and personal agency to women, costumery and textiles offer an indirect expressive register unavailable elsewhere, a textural iconography of self. But they are also boundaries, limits: ways in which a world controls and curtails female bodies and identities. We viewers learn a lot about the women represented on the show—about their hopes, desires, ambitions, deceptions, interior worlds—through the clothes that they choose (and a lot about their position in that world through the clothes they can choose). We’ve seen Queen Cersei don a gold corset-breastplate over her signature red dress as she [...]


"Dany Targaryen's first day at Westeros Valley High"

Heh. (March 31 cannot get here fast enough.) Episode 2 of "School of Thrones" will be out March 17.

And mild spoilers if you're not caught up with the real show. But then this would probably not be at all interesting anyway.