Book-Inspired Outfits: Hogwarts Edition

Thursday, August 11, 2011

The first time I did this, I focused on some of the women in the Classics genre. I got good feedback from that, so I wanted to do another one - focusing on some YA characters. For the third one, I thought it'd be fun to focus on the four houses at Hogwarts. Gryffindor, Slytherin, Ravenclaw, and Hufflepuff. Again, these are just inspired outfits - mostly from their colors, and not necessarily from the actual characters in the books.

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GRYFFINDOR
Scarlet and Gold
bravery, courage, and chivalry
gryffindor inspired outfits


SLYTHERIN
Green and Silver
ambitious, cunning, resourceful, manipulative

slytherin inspired

RAVENCLAW
Blue and Bronze
intelligence, knowledge, and wit <- my favorite house for some reason!

ravenclaw inspired

HUFFLEPUFF
Yellow and Black
patience, loyalty, hard work, friendships
hufflepuff inspired

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Again, these are just inspired outfits. You can always mix it up, change it up, and do it differently according to your own personality and taste. I for one chose these outfits mainly because I personally would wear it.
Now I have to admit I had the most difficult time with Ravenclaw. For some reason, I couldn't get a "blue and bronze vision." Maybe because I don't feel like they really match. Ha.
Anyway, I encourage (and challenge!) you to do house-inspired outfits too. Either link up to your actual Polyvore account or do a separate post on your own blog. Either way, have fun!

25 comments:

  1. These are so fun! For some reason I thought Ravenclaw was blue and silver, bronze does make it more difficult. I love what you came up with though!

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  2. Oooh! :D I love this idea! If curious, where did you find that shiny silver and green tank top for the one Slytherin outfit? I would love that shirt, it's so pretty! :D

    Thanks for sharing!

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  3. These are so good! I really like the Gryffindor and Hufflepuff ones!

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  4. This is awesome! I really like the Gryffindor and Slytherin outfits.

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  5. Awesome! I would love to wear that first outfit from RAVENCLAW. And I love the first outfit from SLYTHERIN! :) I love flats/ballerina's. :)

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  6. These are ALL awesome! I agree about Raven claw. I like the clothes but I'm not sure about the colors.

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  7. +JMJ+

    I'd love the Slytherin clothes in a Ravenclaw palette, if you know what I mean. ;-)

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  8. I love this post :) What a great idea!

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  9. Ah! Now I just want to go shopping!

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  10. Melissa - I actually always thought Ravenclaw was blue and silver as well, but apparently not.

    Jessica, juju - Thank you!

    Ambur - I do love that top too!! I don't know where it's from though exactly :/ I would say if you're from the US, Forever21 should have similar tops :)

    May - Thank you! I do like the yellow/black combo as well.

    Kara - Thanks! :) My favorite is the Gyrffindor one!

    audrey - oh I know what you mean!! Love<3

    Nina - I love flats as well!! Especially ballet ones :) They are just so cute and can be casual and formal at the same time.

    Alexis - THank you, and yeah, the colors are just soooo off.

    E - Haha. Yes. I don't really like the "bronze" color though to be honest. I'm more of a silver kind of girl!

    Abbie - Thanks for reading :)

    Sarah Joyce - I KNOW WHAT YOU MEAN.

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