How to Dress Like George R. R. Martin

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Best George R. R. Martin Costume Guide

The true king of the iron throne, author George R.R. Martin of the novel Game of Thrones. Though relatively new to the cosplay scene, Martin has such a unique style that cosplayers are lining up for his look. Follow this costume guide and we’ll show you how to match the style of the person who inspired the hit HBO television series.

You can first accessorize his look with a Gray Beard, Aviator Eyeglasses, Gray Hair Dye, a Turtle Brooch Pin, and a copy of the Game of Thrones. For George R.R. Martin’s complete outfit, dress up in a Wool Blend Fisherman’s Cap, a Long Sleeve Plaid Shirt, Solid Straight Clip Suspenders, a Flannel Lined Shirt Jacket, and a pair of Levi’s Men’s 569 Loose Straight-Leg Jeans.

George R. R. Martin Cosplay Costumes

George R.R. Martin doesn’t need a tremendous amount of style, his worth lies in the literary thoughts running through his head. However, that is not to say that he is without his own unique look. Think, black. Black shirt, black suspenders and dark pants. If you don’t already have these items, they can easily be found at nearly any clothing store. Accessorize the costume with square rimmed glasses and a fisherman’s cap. You’ll most certainly need a copy of one of his books, Game of Thrones.

As far as his beard, it can be ordered online or picked up at a local costume shop. For group cosplay, you can add Tyrion, Cersei, Jaime Lannister, the lovely Daenerys Targaryen, or perhaps long lost Ned Stark. Make sure to submit a picture of your cosplay! We’re excited to see your best George R.R. Martin look!

George R. R. Martin Costume Tips & FAQs

Step into the imaginative and richly detailed world of George R. R. Martin, the acclaimed author of the “A Song of Ice and Fire” series, which inspired the hit TV show “Game of Thrones.” Our costume guide FAQ is designed to help you emulate Martin’s iconic and distinctive appearance, perfect for fans, aspiring writers, or anyone attending a themed event. We’ll cover the key aspects of his look, from his signature clothing to his recognizable accessories, ensuring you capture the essence of this influential literary figure.

George R. R. Martin is often seen in his trademark style, which includes a black, long-sleeve, collared shirt, often paired with suspenders. Over this, he typically wears a signature fisherman's cap and sometimes a vest. His casual yet recognizable look reflects his approachable and down-to-earth personality.

Martin is known for his full, white beard and round, thin-framed eyeglasses. To replicate his beard, you can either grow and trim your own beard to match his style or use a high-quality fake beard. His glasses are a distinctive feature, so finding a similar pair of round eyeglasses is essential for an authentic look.

George R. R. Martin often wears comfortable, plain trousers, usually in darker colors like black or navy blue. Pair these with simple, comfortable shoes such as loafers or casual dress shoes. The focus is on a relaxed and unpretentious appearance.

Essential accessories for a George R. R. Martin costume include his fisherman's cap, which is often black or navy blue, and a pair of suspenders. Additionally, carrying a book or a mock manuscript can be a great prop, especially if it resembles one of his famous works, to emphasize his identity as an author.

George R. R. Martin is known for his storytelling and his wit. Some memorable quotes to use include: "A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.," "When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die." and "I have a tender spot in my heart for cripples and bastards and broken things." Incorporating his quotes or discussing intricate plot lines and character development from his books can add depth to your portrayal, showcasing his passion for rich, complex storytelling.


About George R. R. Martin

Hailing from Bayonne, New Jersey, George R.R. Martin was far from an overnight success. A short-story writer, novelist, and screenwriter, it was nearly a decade after his 1997 release that his A Song of Ice and Fire series made him a household name. He is ruthless in his storytelling and has earned quite a reputation for killing off beloved characters. Once HBO made Game of Thrones was made into a television series, his books began to fly off shelves. Finally making him an author on the New York Times best seller list.

He is respected and revered by readers and viewers alike. The world is holding its breath waiting for the completion of his final book in the A Song of Ice and Fire series. Even if he never writes another book again, his creation of Westeros and all its characters have guaranteed him a place in American literary history.

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