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The 5 Coolest Daenerys Targaryen Costumes [Ranked]

If you want to dress up like Game of Thrones sensation Daenerys Targaryen there are some interesting costume options. 

You can purchase her Blue Qarth party dress, a striking brown Dothraki halter and apron combo, and even a formal black cosplay cloak.

Or you can just buy her distinctive platinum wig and call it a day. 

If you're serious about your Song Of Ice And Fire cosplay, however, you'll want to invest in something worthy of Khaleesi. As a quick aside- if you enjoy strong female character cosplay, check out these Lara Croft cosplay costumes or these Raven cosplay outfits.

Check out our list below of the five best Khaleesi costumes- perhaps even accessorize with a shoulder-mounted dragon!

Amazon.com has some great options (see below) but EZ Cosplay also has some custom-made Daenerys costumes that might fit better.


Comparing The Costumes

Bestseller No. 1
Nodkim Dragon Queen Costume Chiffon Dress Halloween Cosplay For Women-Small
  • Sleeveless shoulder,flattering and slimming floor-length gown.stretchy
  • Great for Halloween costumes, Oktoberfest, theme parties, role playing, dress up, and cosplay
SaleBestseller No. 2
starfun Daenerys Targaryen Dress Cosplay Costume Dragon Mother Full Set Suit
  • 1-Daenerys Cosplay Targaryen Dress Dragon Mother Cosplay Costume.
  • 2-Includes: Coat + Skirt + Cappa + Dragon pin
Bestseller No. 3
Adult Blue Fiery Dragon Queen Costume for Women Wrap Dress with Hooded Cape Halloween Cosplay Outfit Medium
9 Reviews
Adult Blue Fiery Dragon Queen Costume for Women Wrap Dress with Hooded Cape Halloween Cosplay Outfit Medium
  • Size: Medium
  • COSTUME INCLUDES: This Adult Fiery Dragon Queen Costume features a sleeveless dress and a hooded cape.
Bestseller No. 4
Dragon On The Shoulder - 5.5' x 6' - Dark Gray & Purple Foam Design - Unique, Eye-Catching Accessory - 1 Pc.
82 Reviews
Dragon On The Shoulder - 5.5" x 6" - Dark Gray & Purple Foam Design - Unique, Eye-Catching Accessory - 1 Pc.
  • STRIKING DESIGN: Dark gray and purple colored dragon with red details, perfectly capturing the essence of a real, fearsome dragon for a captivating and impressive appearance.
  • COMFORTABLE FOAM MATERIAL: Lightweight, durable, and comfortable to wear for extended periods, ensuring your costume looks fantastic all night long.
Bestseller No. 5
Fun Costumes - Adult Medieval Dragon Queen Warrior Black Dress Halloween Outfit Medium
  • Size: Medium
  • PRODUCT INCLUDES: This costume comes with a dress and cape, items expertly designed in our own costume design studios.

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All About Daenerys Targaryen

Daenerys Targaryen was born as a princess to King Aerys II Targaryen and his wife, Rhaella. She was one of the last survivors in the House of Targaryen.

She acts as the third-person narrator in the Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, and A Dance with the Dragons. She was nicknamed the ‘Stormborn’ because she was born when a heavy storm had struck Dragonstone.

Sidenote: her full title is “Daenerys of the House Targaryen, the First of Her Name, The Unburnt, Queen of the Andals, the Rhoynar and the First Men, Queen of Meereen, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, Protector of the Realm, Lady Regnant of the Seven Kingdoms, Breaker of Chains and Mother of Dragons”.

At her birth time, her father and her elder brother called Rhaegar had been killed in during the Robert’s Rebellion. Viserys, her brother takes charge of her after their mother’s death. She had been a guest for almost a half a year in Iiiyrio Mopatis in Pentos.

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It is at this time that the Game of Thrones began. This article focuses on her personality, character, relationship, and role in the Game of Thrones. PLOT At the beginning of the story, she is a young girl in her early teen years. She is forcefully married off by her brother Viserys.

She is married off to a Dothraki warlord called Khal Drogo. Khal Drogo is offered Daenerys in exchange for an army. At the time of her betrothal, she becomes friends with a Jorah Mormont, who is an exiled Westrosi Knight. Jorah gives Daenerys three petrified dragon eggs as a gift for her wedding celebration.

Daenerys Targaryen Khaleesi

Daenerys treasures these eggs and she keeps them well. Contrary to many people expectations, the marriage between Drogo and Daenerys turns out to be a happy one. Many would have expected that since it was an arranged marriage, it would turn out to be full of conflicts. Daenerys eventually ends up falling in love with Drogo. In fact, she willingly starts abiding by the Dothraki customs.

When Viserys attempts to gain her support in bullying Drogo, Daenerys firmly stands up against the act. When Drogo realizes the acts of Visery, Drogo takes molten gold and pours it over Viserys’ head. Viserys dies from this act. After Viserys’ dies, she sees herself as the viable heir of the Targaryen dynasty. She decides to claim her family’s throne. Meanwhile, Drogo gets wounded during a fight. He becomes ill. His warriors abandon him due to his sick state. This makes Daenerys very desperate.

She decides to hire an enslaved priestess Mirri Maz Duur. Duur is supposed to save Drogo through blood magic. Daenerys saves the priestess from a rape attack from the tribe warrior. The priestess still betrays her and makes the ritual magic lead to Daenerys’ stillbirth. The stillbirth worsens Drogo’s already sorry state. Daenerys cannot bear seeing her husband undergo the suffering. She, therefore, euthanizes him using a pillow.

During the funeral of Drogo, Daenerys burns the priestess. She climbs into the fire with her three dragon eggs. When the fire goes off the next morning, Daenerys comes out alive, unburnt, together with her three dragon eggs.


Khaleesi is a Dothraki title that refers to the wife of the Khal. Since Daenerys was married to Khal Drogo, she was automatically designated the Khaleesi title.

Khaleesi can loosely be translated to mean a queen. Daenerys was a powerful Khaleesi, who was also referred to as ‘The Mother of the Dragons’ or ‘The Chain Breaker’. In the Dothraki customs, if the Khal dies, the Khaleesi is obligated to join crones that rule over the Vaes Dothrak. Daenerys refused to abide this tradition.

She after that declared herself a Khaleesi in her own right. When she was formally introduced, she made sure that Khaleesi was included in her many titles.

Costume Options

Reviewing Daenerys costumes is quite important as many people, including children, like to explore this idea, especially during Halloween.

The most recognizable part of the costumes are the three dragon eggs that Daenerys received during her wedding. Exploration of the clothing varies from season to season.

Her style keeps evolving from season to season. Her hair is in golden color- a great gold hair bundle. She occasionally wears silver bells in her braided hair. The actresses wear a golden wig to epitomize Daenerys’ hair color.

The dresses she has on are mostly loose-fitting and maxi. She also puts on clothes that reveal part of her stomach, while still retaining her long skirt look. She does not reveal her legs. She is also seen wearing a pair of boots and gloves on her arms.

She sometimes walks around bare feet, though we imagine she might comically relax in some slippers/”>unicorn slippers. In some instances, her clothes are stained with blood-like marks, probably to depict her strength and resilience. The colors she puts on are mostly dull and metallic. On rare occasions, she puts on brightly colored clothes. The fabric she uses for her clothes are in most cases very light. Her attires depict different traits of Daenerys. She wears in some instances are ancient.

For instance, she puts on Dothraki garb, and leathers, woven sandals, and horsehair pants. She is also seen wearing a Qartheen gown which exposes one of her breasts. Besides, she owns a few Ghiscari tokars and a pungent-smelling hrakkar cloak. The costumes worn by Daenerys were unique.

They powerfully brought out and displayed her character traits.

Her Personality

She was initially a naïve, shy and timid girl. She would rarely speak her mind out. Her timid character is possibly fueled by his brother Viserys, who often abused him.

She grew to be so brave than anyone ever imagined. She became the mother of Dragons and the breaker of chains. She has the bravery to make tough yet helpful decisions such as euthanizing Drogo. She dares to ask help from people around her.

For instance, she asks the priestess to help her with her ill husband. She understands that asking for help around does not make her weak. It, in fact, made her be stronger and gain tips on how to navigate through life.

Daenerys is a loving and a selfless being. She loves her husband unconditionally even after being married off to him, forcefully. She loves him in his sickness, and cannot bear the agony of seeing him in pain.

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