'Game of Thrones' Season 4 characters: See the stars' real-life style

Game of Thrones is truly a feast for the eyes when it comes to the characters' wardrobes. From intricate hair braids to opulent gowns, each carefully crafted ensemble reflects the sweeping fantasy narrative and its evolving characters.

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No detail is too small for HBO’s impressive costuming department, which may explain why fans are often surprised to see their favourite stars looking drastically different when offscreen and dressed down.

From platinum-blond Daenarys Targaryen (played by brunette beauty Emilia Clarke) to mannish Brienne of Tarth (played by the uber-glamorous Gwenoldine Christie), we compare each character’s style to the actor’s real-life looks.

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