Thursday, 15 January 2015

Character Style Inspiration - Maggie Esmerelda (AHS: Freak Show)

character style inspiration maggie esmerelda ahs freak show
Images via imdb.com

For today's Character Style post I've once again taken inspiration from American Horror Story, this time focusing on Freak Show's faux fortune teller Maggie Esmerelda (Emma Roberts).

Both Maggie's on and off-duty styles incorporate midi and maxi length skirts often paired with tops that are cinched in at the waist. For her role as a fortune teller in the show Maggie can be found sporting peasant style blouses with embroidered detailing however off the clock she tends to opt for classic short sleeve knits like those pictured above.

When it comes to accessorising wool felted hats, statement earrings, hair scarves and large decorative belts all make frequent appearances in Maggie's outfits. Beauty-wise her look reflects that of the early 50's era in which the series is set with bold red lips and soft, tidy pin curls.

Here are my top picks for a modern day take on this 50's look...

style inspiration maggie esmerelda - american horror story freak show

Shop the look: Latisse Embellished Top, Cashmere In Love via Farfetch £158.19 (on sale) | Eliza Statement Drop Gem Earrings, Boohoo £6 (on sale) | Tassel Embroidered Blouse, Mango £16.99 (on sale) | Woven Tapestry Handbag, Beyond Retro £22 | Green Felt Fedora Hat, Dorothy Perkins £14 | Embellished Belt, Deepa Gurnani via Farfetch £241.71 | Maxi Skirt, Naf Naf via Zalando, £60 (currently unavailable) | Ribbed Funnel Neck Top, Topshop £14 | Jungle Red Lipstick, NARS via Liberty £19.50 | 9ct Yellow Gold 35mm Large Creole Hoop Earrings, H. Samuel £139 | Suede Peep Toe Shoes, Dune via eBay £41

Love American Horror Story? Check out my other Character Style posts: Madison Montgomery | Violet Harmon | Zoe Benson
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