The Best Khaleesi Costumes We’ve Ever Seen

Assuming you're not one of the hardcore Halloweeners that makes the holiday into a three-day event, you've only got one shot at wowing everyone with an amazing costume come October 31. And what better character to dress up as than your bad-ass alter-ego? You know, the warrior-goddess inside you who commands dragons, makes Dothraki warriors shake in their boots, frees slaves, and fights the patriarchy with fire. Yes, we're talking about the one and only Khaleesi.
Daenerys Targaryen may well be the most iconic Game of Thrones character. Her long silver-blonde hair is instantly recognizable, as are her many, many outfits. If you're going to dress up as Khaleesi, you've got choices — from her silky Grecian gowns to her sexy leather desert-trekking gear. Plus, Daenerys costumes have the option of some really fun accessories — think toy dragons and giant, scale-covered dragon eggs. If you're not sure where to start, look no further for inspiration. We've got a collection of all the best Khaleesi costumes, right here.
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Honestly, this could probably double as a daring Golden Globes red carpet look.
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Do you see that shimmery angelic glow on her perfect face?
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It's like carrying around a puppet on your shoulder but 150% cooler.
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All five (count 'em!) of these Khaleesis. Don't mind the Sansas.
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Khaleesi herself would be proud of this cosplayer's royal pout and strong brow game.
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Girl, you earned your spot on the Iron Throne with that costume. And we're not even sure if that hair is a wig or not.
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This woman incorporated her beautiful arm tattoos into her look seamlessly — and a midriff-baring Daenerys is definitely something we've never seen before.
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You could probably pair this wig with jeans and a t-shirt and still convince people you're totally Khaleesi.
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What Khaleesi would wear were she to compete in pole-vaulting at the Olympics.
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A couples-costume of Fire & Ice.
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Okay, so obviously the dragon is not quite to-scale — but it's much more ambitious than the Beanie Babies-sized dragons most Khaleesis rock.
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The fantasy heroine crossover of our dreams? A girl dressed up as Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Rey meets her match in this Khaleesi cosplayer.
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The look of lust for the Iron Throne is a must-have component of this look.
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The hair and top are perfection. And we're starting to think it's time for Dany to get an arm tattoo.
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Every element of this Khaleesi wedding dress look is perfect.
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She definitely deserves to be chilling with the Iron Throne in this impeccable get-up.
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The gold filigree waist and shoulders look spot-on.
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Baby dragons and everything!
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We especially love the skirt in this dragon egg-assisted look.
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Because your furry friend deserves a Khaleesi costume too!
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The big platinum wig and mini-dragon make this classic costume.
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This girl's wig is crazy long and crazy gorgeous.
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This one is more Khaleesi-inspired than a replica of one of her outfits — but it works.
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Now this is what commitment looks like, people.
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Four different but equally impressive takes on Daenerys. And yes that's John Bradley-West (Samwell Tarly) on the Iron Throne in the background.
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Those leather fingerless gloves are pretty badass.
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We love these daring abdomen-baring cutouts.
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The dragon-scale bra is absolutely amazing.
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You can call it Khaleesi couture.
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Major respect for this yarn wig.
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This all-white Daenerys getup is downright ethereal.
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Khaleesi-meets-Grecian goddess.
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How fun does that dress look to twirl around in?
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Wistful forest Khaleesi makes for excellent camouflage.
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