ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

The Top Ten Best Costume from Season 2 of Games of Thrones

Updated on October 18, 2016
Emilia Clarke as Daenerys
Emilia Clarke as Daenerys

Introduction

Despite the blood and the nudity, the costumes in HBOs’ Game of Thrones are all stunning, well-crafted and memorable.

This page is a list of the Top Ten Best costumes for the females character from the second season of Game of Thrones. The costumes were ranked on aesthetics (beauty), how the costume reflects the character and of course memorability.

For some of the characters, they wear the same costumes from season one, so if a costume is on the season one list it won’t appear here. This mainly affects Cersei, Sansa and to a slight degree Daenerys.

Costumes were design by Michele Clapton

Do you like the costume from Season 2?

See results
Carice van Houten as Melisandre
Carice van Houten as Melisandre

Number #10

Melisandre, Basic Red

The Red Priestess, Melisandre always wears red to show her affinity for the Red God, R’hllor. She wears this costume when her and Stannis Baratheon meet with Stannis‘ younger brother Renly.

Despite the simplicity of Melisandre’s costume it’s very powerful and iconic to her character. The dress also has a very cool seam under the bust line that makes give this seemingly basic costume a unique edge. She also wears a rough texture robe. Her look is finished off with her signature ruby choker.

Sibel Kekilli as Shae
Sibel Kekilli as Shae

Number #9

Shae

Shae wears this costume throughout all of season two. It has the same easy, flowing drape cut that Daenerys wore very briefly in season one though it is a bit different.

This costume looks like it’s made from a taupish pinkish cotton. It has the same drawstring halter neckline of Daenerys’ costume. Unlike Daenerys’ costume, Shae’s version has a belt with floral details, and brown panel down the front that has a stripe like design on it.

Sophie Turner as Sansa
Sophie Turner as Sansa

Number #8

Sansa Blackwater Gown

During the second season Sansa is still engaged to King Joffery but in light of her father’s execution and brother’ rebellion, she is trying to lay low in Court. She wears a lot of the same costumes she wore in season one.

During the final episode and the during the battle of the Blackwater, Sansa wears this dark grayish gown that is in the King’s Landing style but has a touch of her Northern roots. It has a rich pattern that is matches the gray tone. She also wear her silver belt which she wore with her blue gown.

Emilia Clarke as Daenerys
Emilia Clarke as Daenerys

Number #7

Daenerys House of the Undying

Daenerys were this costume a few times in Qarth but she wears it most memorability during her visit to the House of the Undying. This costume is very similar to another costume she wears but this one is a bit more casual. It features a high necked patchwork leather armor piece with a light purple tunic that looks like it made from a satin and rough pants that echo her Khaleesi attire. She looks both powerful and feminine.


Natalie Dormer as Margaery
Natalie Dormer as Margaery

Number #6

Margaery Patterned gown

This is one of the most interesting costumes in the whole show. It has a sculptural quality that makes it a fascinating costume. It’s made of a patterned blue and brown fabric that have a pointed neckline with detached blue sleeves and gold beaded appliqués. It’s the kind of costume that you could imagine an evil fantasy queen wearing and even though Margaery Tyrell is not an evil queen she does pull off this very intriguing costumes, that shows a desire for power.

Lena Headey as Cersei
Lena Headey as Cersei

Number #5

Cersei, Bird Embroidery Blue Gown

This lovely robin’s eggs color costume of Cersei’s in not a season two exclusive, she wore it in season one but it really stands out in season two when she wore it to bid farewell to her daughter, Myrcella and during the mob riot afterwards.

It’s a in the standard King’s Landing style and is a really lovely color but the point of interest is the exquisite embroidery work on this costume. All the the embroidery work on the costume and in Game of Thrones is gorgeous but this costume showcased a great example with the birds.


Natalie Dormer as Margaery
Natalie Dormer as Margaery

Number #4

Margaery Throne & Tourney Tie

This one is a tie as these two Margaery costume are very similar to each other that picking one over the other was just silly. Both costumes have a similar cut and color. The one big difference is that during the Tourney when Catelyn first appears at Renly’s camp, Margaery is wearing a cape. The cape is very sculptural and falls over the shoulders. Another difference is that the lining around the plunging neckline on the version with the cape is green and the one she wears during the finale in the throne room is brown and extends down further. Also the pattern and fabric on the bodive is quiet different. Both costume focus on Margery’s cool-headed determination all while being alluring and powerful.

Emilia Clarke as Daenerys
Emilia Clarke as Daenerys

Number #3

Daenerys Qarth gold collar

This costume is very much like the one Daenerys wears when she visits the house of the Undying but it’s more formal. It’s her signature blue color with a filagree-like gold armor collar. The idea of a decorative non-functional armor piece is lovely and communicates her beauty and power. The the tunic is a light blue with a very subtle gold pattern and tan pants. She wears this during her infamous “where are my Dragons” scene.

Lena Headey as Cersei
Lena Headey as Cersei

Number #2

Cersei Red Gown/Blackwater

This costumes of Cersei’s is two in one, she wear this red King’s Landing style gown a few times in Season two. She wears it with a leather belt which is gives the impression of armor but she also wears during the Battle of the Blackwater with a golden breast plate. This costume with the armor really captures Cersei perfectly. It shows her house’s colors and her ferocity. It could not be more ideal for her character. It also has lovely golden embroidery on the bodice and on the sleeves.

Emilia Clarke as Daenerys
Emilia Clarke as Daenerys

Number #1 Daenerys Qarth Gown

There was never any question that this gown that Daenerys wears in Qarth would not be number one on this list. Sometimes the number one pick is very easy.

It is amazingly beautiful, interesting and it suits Daeneyrs perfectly. It is in a Qarth style with the golden filagree belt and shoulder details. It's her blue color with a gold pattern to it and a cape extending off the shoulders. She just looks so regal and majestic in it but still vulnerable. There is just no denying this gown.

Natalie Dormer as Margaery
Natalie Dormer as Margaery

Costume Poll

Which one of the costumes on this list is your favorite?

See results

Style Costume

Which one of the listed costumes would you most want to wear?

See results

Who is your favorite character from Game of Thrones?

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • profile image

      Bri 

      21 months ago

      I agree with your choice for #1. That dress is beautiful.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)