Everyday Cosplay: Claire Randall

cardigan: Krisp // button-up: Gap // jeans: Mossimo // cuff: The Sad Basset
purse: ModCloth // necklace: Whispered Wishes // boots: Nine West

Hey ponies! Do any of you watch Outlander? I got into it a bit late, but was able to marathon the crap out it right before the mid-season finale a few weeks ago, and now I’m left with this gaping hole in my geek heart because I. Need. To. Know. What. Happens. Next. UGH! I still can’t believe I have to wait until April 4 for Outlander to come back!

– shakes fist at the heavens –

WHHHYY??? Why would they make us wait that long? It’s not fair! The show is based on a successful book series by Diana Gabaldon, so I know that can hold me down until April, but I have so many other books I need to get around to. First World Bookworm problems, man. – le sigh –

Anyhow, if you’re not familiar with Outlander, it’s about a woman named Claire Randall, a combat nurse from the 1940s. While her and her husband are on their honeymoon in Ireland, she mysteriously gets transported back through time (1743 to be exact). To say Claire’s situation is difficult is an understatement as she’s nearly assaulted by her husband’s ancestor, and saved by the Mackenzie clan, only they believe she’s an English spy. Claire uses her nursing skills to gain their trust, but she’s constantly relying on her smarts to get her through all the trials and tribulations thrown her way and fight to stay alive. So, Outlander is pretty much a concoction of all genres us geeks love: history, science fiction (time travel!), and romance.

Claire is crazy strong and über clever! It’s refreshing to see such a strong female character on TV. She has her damsel in distress moments, but (for the most part) she knows how to take care of herself. And of course I have to note that all the tartan and thick knitted scarves she donned made me long for Fall sooo badly (get with it, California)! So I threw together a little everyday cosplay inspired by her. 🙂

Cheers,
Nina

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  • OK LUV LUV LUV all of this!!! That purse!! The boots! The cozy sweater! I have found the big cowl scarf on Etsy and really think I need one, but 1st it needs to be cooler here in Socal!! lol xx

    • Thankies! I saw some of the big cowl scarves on Etsy too and I’m DYING to get one. NorCal hasn’t gotten the memo about Fall either. It’s 86 degrees here right now! 🙁

  • Love that bag and boots! I keep hearing about Outlander but have yet to check it out. I’ll have to add it to my to watch list.

    • Definitely check it out! The first episode was a wee bit slow for me a little while, but it really picked up the pace and I got sooo hooked 🙂

  • I love this look and frankly, need to get watching Outlander! I’ve heard to many good things and somehow this just missed my radar initially. April though gives me plenty of time to catch up 🙂