Get Chic In Capitol Couture
August 17, 2012
The literary phenomenon turned movie blockbuster The Hunger Games took over theaters earlier this year, sweeping audiences to the dystopian nation of Panem. When Katniss Everdeen enters the namesake competition, she steps into a completely different world after she arrives at the Capitol. Katniss is quickly exposed to the whimsical fashion of its citizens, starting with her escort, the resident fashionsita Effie Trinket. Capture the “Capitol Couture” look this season with these essentials.
Nicole Miller Satin Crepe Puff-Sleep Dress, $159.99
Puffed sleves are just one of Effie’s signature feminine frills featured in her Hunger Games wardrobe. you can slip on this instant eye-catcher — with its tucks in the sleeves and neckline and vibrant hue — for any special occasion.
Giuseppe Zanotti Wave- Cutout Booties, $1,150
Striking style isn’t for the faint heart, and Panem’s favorite fashionista isn’t frightened of fierce footwear! Whether you go heel-less, studded, sparkling, or in a bright hue, you can easily take your shoe game to new heights.
Floral Hair Clip, $4.80
If you’re found without a fascinator in Panem, you can’t be considered satorially savvy. From florals to feathers in every color of the rainbow, there’s no reason you can’t coordinate with every outfit.
Paperself Paper Rose Lashes, $19.88
You can ensure that you catch the eye of every Capitol citizen when you sport a pair of faux lashes. Though they aren’t your garden-variety lashes, these paper-produced falsies can be shaped until you see that everything is coming up roses.
Illamasqua Eye Shadow in Can Can, $24.60
Pastels have helped everyone brighten up their peepers and outlook for the season. Swipe on a shadow in a shade softer than your outfit, and don’t be afraid to move away from the lid for an edgier angle.