Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Six notable fictional fashion icons

At The Barnes & Noble Book Blog, Chrissie Gruebel tagged some of her favorite fictional fashion icons, including:
Cinna (The Hunger Games trilogy, by Suzanne Collins)

In the midst of all the tacky disasters running around the Capitol with wings and face tattoos and ruffles bigger than your head, Cinna rocks simple gold eyeliner like a boss. And considering the fact that we all know what that man’s hands are capable of (dresses that can erupt in flames or start a revolution, etc), it’s a testament to his fashion dominance that he’s down with the “less is more” aesthetic. So talented. So beautiful. We shall never stop firing our cannons in the air for you, Cinna.
Read about another entry on the list.

The Hunger Games also appears on Lucy Christopher's top ten list of literary woods, Robert McCrum's list of the ten best books with teenage narrators, Sophie McKenzie's top ten list of teen thrillers, Gregg Olsen's top ten list of deadly YA books, Annalee Newitz's list of ten great American dystopias, Philip Webb's top ten list of pulse-racing adventure books, Charlie Higson's top ten list of fantasy books for children, and Megan Wasson's list of five fantasy series geared towards teens that adults will love too.

Also see: Kate Finnigan's list of ten literary characters who have been her style inspiration.

--Marshal Zeringue