“She’s a survivor, that one. She is.” In The Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen has to fight for her life, along with 23 other tributes, when she enters the arena. The costume Jennifer Lawrence wears might seem simple, but let’s be serious – this character is an icon in the making. Katniss sports her famous brunette braid, a black t-shirt, leather boots and a black jacket with grey piping. Costume designer Judianna Makovsky told Entertainment Weekly, “The main conversation that we had was that it would be practical… We were shooting in North Carolina in 90 degree, 100 degree weather – and humid. So we didn’t want to kill the kids! With Katniss, we started out not having a black jacket and ended up just like the book, having a black jacket.” Katniss’s stylist, Cinna (Lenny Kravitz), finishes her look off by attaching her mockingjay pin to her lapel. The odds certainly aren’t in Katniss’s favor, but we know the “girl on fire” isn’t going down without a fight…
April 15, 2012
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