Game of Thrones (Hardcover)

The Costumes, the official book from Season 1 to Season 8

By Michele Clapton, Gina McIntyre, David Benioff (Foreword by), D.B. Weiss (Foreword by)

Insight Editions, 9781683835301, 440pp.

Publication Date: November 5, 2019

List Price: 75.00*
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Description

Discover the secrets behind creating the costumes for HBO’s Game of Thrones in this definitive guide.

The official guide to the complete costumes of HBO’s landmark television series Game of Thrones. Discover how BAFTA and Emmy Award-winning costume designer Michele Clapton dressed the heroes and villains of Westeros and beyond, including Daenerys Targaryen, Cersei Lannister, Jon Snow, and Arya Stark.

One of 4 comprehensive and officially licensed Game of Thrones retrospective books from Insight Editions.

• CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED - “...peruse the best of the robes, gowns, coats, and suits of armor that made up the rich fabric of Westeros in Game of Thrones: The Costumes.”—Vanity Fair
• LEARN HOW COSTUMES DEFINED CHARACTERS - 440 pages of in-depth interviews and commentary on how costume design helped convey the evolution of George RR Martin’s beloved characters such as Tyrion Lannister, Sansa Stark, and Brienne of Tarth.
• SEE EXCLUSIVE IMAGES AND DESIGNS - Over 1,000 exclusive and rarely seen images including Michelle Clapton’s designs and original concept sketches.
• HEAR FROM THE SHOW’S CREATORS - Features an exclusive foreword from Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D. B. Weiss.
• AN EYECATCHING COFFEE TABLE BOOK - Deluxe 9.75 × 13 inch format.
• A PERFECT GIFT FOR GAME OF THRONES FANS - Perfectly timed for the holiday season, this gift will be cherished for a lifetime.


About the Author

MICHELE CLAPTON is an award-winning costume designer who has been working in film and television for twenty years. She has received considerable acclaim for her work on Game of Thrones, winning five Emmy Awards, a BAFTA Television Craft Award, and four successive Costume Designers Guild Awards. Clapton also created acclaimed costumes for The Crown, for which she won an Emmy Award, a BAFTA for Best Costume Design, and a Costume Designers Guild Award for Outstanding Period Television Series. Her other television credits include Sense and Sensibility, Casanova, and The Devil’s Whore, for which she won a BAFTA for Best Costume Design. Her film work includes Queen of the Desert, Ali and Nino, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, The Secret Garden, and Kingsman: The Great Game. She was awarded the NYWIFT Designing Women Award in 2019.

Gina McIntyre is the New York Times best-selling author of Stranger Things: Worlds Turned Upside Down. Her other books include Guillermo Del Toro's The Shape of Water: Creating a Fairy Tale for Troubled Times, The Art of Ready Player One, and Star Wars Icons: Han Solo. Her writing has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the Hollywood Reporter, and Entertainment Weekly. She lives with her husband and daughter in Riverside, Illinois.


Praise For Game of Thrones: The Costumes, the official book from Season 1 to Season 8

"When it’s all said and done and we close the book on Game of Thrones, you’ll have a chance to peruse the best of the robes, gowns, coats, and suits of armor that made up the rich fabric of Westeros in Game of Thrones: The Costumes."
— Vanity Fair

Game of Thrones: The Costumes offers up much more than just images of gorgeous outfits. It shares the stories, work, and ideas that went into their creation.” 
— Nerdist