Fantasy Wardrobe – A Court of Mist and Fury

I’m not even going to pretend or try to hide the fact that I’m completely obsessed with A Court of Mist and Fury. I know, I know, I have been so quiet about it on Twitter you would never know…NOT. All you have to do is read my review and see just how epic I thought the book was. And what happens with every great book (fantasy more so)? I get inspired to pick out some fashion I imagine I would see if I were there when everything was happening. And hat is exactly what I did for ACOMAF.

If you have been reading my blog for a while you may recall I was on the blog tour for the first book, A Court of Thrones and Roses, and I showed off costumes I thought I would see at a masquerade ball. It was fun and to this day the look I picked for Feyre is my most repined pin on Pinterest (wow that was a lot of use for the word pin). Well A Court of Mist and Fury moves settings for a lot of the book and we are brought to the delicious Rhysand’s court, Night Court. And with a new court comes new fashion. Here are some looks I found that were inspired by a variety of scenes and characters (new and old) in the book.

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And if you read the book you will know what scene this was inspired by:

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Man that was fun. Have you found any good fashion inspirations after reading a great book?

*You can find the links to all of these pictures on my Pinterest board for ACOMAF

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Who Would Wear My Boots? Jesse’s Girl by Miranda Kenneally

Frye Boots

 

If you follow me on Instagram you will have seen me wearing my new Melissa Frye Boots…like a lot! I have wanted these boots for a really long long time and finally this Christmas, thanks to family and friends, I was able to get them. Honesty, they are EVERYTHING I have ever wanted in a riding boot. Perfect fit, the perfect color, the perfect height on my calf. They are basically amazing!

As you may know, on occasion, I like to pick characters in books and “dress” them. I’ve dressed Anna from Anna and the French Kiss, Celaena from Throne of Glass/Heir of Fire, Reagan from Open Road Summer and others. I like to test myself and see what I can come up with. So when I thought about my new boots I start to think and wonder which book character would wear these boots? It didn’t take long for me to come up with a name. Honestly one name immediately popped into my head. Maya Henry from Jesse’s Girl by Miranda Kenneally.

I got to read a very very early draft of Jesse’s Girl and I loved Maya right away. She is sassy and has a style all of her own. Don’t let her Tennessee roots trick you. This girl is anything but country. And I know all of you don’t know her yet, but you will and you will learn her style is all about punk rock. She likes plaids and leather and uses duct tape to make belts. She likes lace and tulle and zippers. She is definitely a different make than you expect. And to show that Miranda Kennealy has offered up a treat to you guys. Below is brief way that Maya describes her style in Jesse’s Girl, which is out in July!

“In the bathroom, I examine my outfit to make sure nothing is out of place following our ride. It’s totally me, this sleeveless, purple tartan mini dress covered with leather accents and silver zippers. I’m wearing a cropped leather jacket over it. I look good. Take that, Natalia Naylor, you silly supermodel, you. I inhale deeply. Who am I kidding? She’s a supermodel! How can I compete with her?” –Jesse’s Girl, Miranda Kenneally
Based on this I created a look for Maya built off my Frye Boots, with Maya’s boot being black. Girly with an edge and so completely Maya Henry.

 

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If you want to know more about Maya and Jesse, pre-order your copy of Jesse’s Girl today! (You can read the first chapter of Jesse’s Girl on Miranda’s website HERE or on Wattpad HERE.)

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Practice Makes Perfect.

Everyone at Hundred Oaks High knows that career mentoring day is a joke. So when Maya Henry said she wanted to be a rock star, she never imagined she’d get to shadow *the* Jesse Scott, Nashville’s teen idol.

But spending the day with Jesse is far from a dream come true. He’s as gorgeous as his music, but seeing all that he’s accomplished is just a reminder of everything Maya’s lost: her trust, her boyfriend, their band, and any chance to play the music she craves. Not to mention that Jesse’s pushy and opinionated. He made it on his own, and he thinks Maya’s playing back up to other people’s dreams. Does she have what it takes to follow her heart—and go solo?

About Miranda Kenneally

Growing up in Tennessee, Miranda Kenneally dreamed of becoming an Atlanta Brave, a country singer (cliché!), or a UN interpreter. Instead she writes, and works for the State Department in Washington, D.C., where George W. Bush once used her shoulder as an armrest. Miranda loves Twitter, Star Trek and her husband.

Want me to dress a character in your book or in a book you love? Let me know.

 

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