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Costume Designer Michele Clapton Talks Hidden Messages in Metal and Outfitting an Army

Costume Designer Michele Clapton Talks Hidden Messages in Metal and Outfitting an Army

Costume Designer Michele Clapton Talks Hidden Messages in Metal and Outfitting an Army

With Game of Thrones' Season 5 production well underway, costume designer Michele Clapton took a break from dressing Starks and Lannisters to participate in "Dressed to Kill: Arms and Armor From Medieval Knights to Game of Thrones," part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Spark Conversation Series.

Alongside artist Miya Ando and Pierre Terjanian, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Curator in Charge of the Department of Arms and Armor, Clapton discussed the unique and nuanced process of making armor for GoT. Below, you'll find Clapton's take on the many components she factors into her creative method.

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Costume Designer Michele Clapton Talks Hidden Messages in Metal and Outfitting an Army

Rory McCann Still Knows All the Moves From the Hound's Big Battle

Rory McCann Still Knows All the Moves From the Hound's Big Battle

Sandor “The Hound” Clegane traveled a long road this season, journeying across the kingdoms with Arya Stark, while at the same time evolving from cold-blooded killer to Arya’s ally. HBO.com talked to Rory McCann about the Hound's brawl with Brienne, getting bitten, and teaching Arya only too well. 

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