The latest issue of Capitol Couture is out with a feature (and brand new images of) Katniss Everdeen.
Here’s what they report about the District 12 tribute when she’s required for her photo shoot:
When our stylist hurries in with a rack of custom gowns from couture designers such as Lanvin and Balenciaga, Everdeen smiles and points to her leather duffel bag. “I’m all set,” she says and then adds, “Thanks to Cinna, of course.”
What she ultimately slips on for the cover portrait is a cool, gray leather jacket from sister and brother design team Nicholas K. with an intricately knit scarf by Maria Dora. The quintessential autumnal look is organic, powerful and ruggedly sexy—the flipside to over-the-top fashion choices made by Victors we have profiled in the past years. Many of them longed to show a softer side, perhaps in a gambit to disarm their allies. Or maybe they just yearned for a taste of unbridled glamour?
It’s just like Everdeen to downplay the VIP pomp that comes with Capitol celebrity though. Her District 12 roots call to mind such stoicism. This is a young woman who once stated, “I am not pretty. I am not beautiful. I am as radiant as the sun.” A year later, that shine is only brighter and stronger. And like the fiery plane