Hope you didn't send out your Euron Greyjoy engagement announcements, folks, because on this week's episode of "Game of Thrones," he proved he was less "Pirates of the Caribbean" and more "insane, blood-thirsty murderer." In between wondering which of our beloved characters would die in that raging battle on the boat — answer: Theon Greyjoy is the only un-killable character on this whole damn show, apparently!!! — and feeling vaguely nauseous at the only known cure for Greyscale, I noticed something about running favorite Daenerys Targaryen: Homegirl has a lot of costume changes.
Granted, she really only changed twice in this episode — from a dragon-scaled tailored coat and pants to a simpler woven option for day — but it still feels like a lot since many characters go entire seasons without swapping outfits. This isn't new, but I'm still not entirely clear on how it's possible that Daenerys has so many intricate clothing options, considering she's been at sea and likely sending all her coins to grow an army with which to take Westeros. I mean, Cersei Lannister is still wearing the same thing she did last episode, and she has access to all of King's Landing's resources and a lot of downtime in between plotting murders.
She also has a lot of dragon-themed jewelry for someone who was basically sold to the Dothraki and then spent the past seven seasons trying to avoid being killed. Obviously, some of this could have come from her time as Queen of Slaver's Bay, but Daenerys has the trinket options of a fifth generation Rockefeller, is what I'm saying here.
And don't even get me started on the braiding. Yes, it looks incredibly badass, but seriously, how long do these intricate hairstyles take? Is she getting up early to have this done? Does she sleep in the basic braid structure and then re-work the sculptural elements?
I get that I'm questioning the reality that someone plotting the takeover of an entire country would have the time, energy and resources to keeping up a lewk on a show in which dragons are a major plot device, but working in fashion means these are the things I notice.
Stay tuned for our coverage of next week's episode in which Jon Snow and Daenerys finally meet — which I am already freaking out about — so let's see if I can even put together a coherent string of words afterwards.