The Hunger Games meets Spring 2012 fashion (Or: What would Katniss wear?)

Mar 24 2012 by
Categories : Fashion

Caesar Flickerman (Stanley Tucci) and Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) in The Hunger Games. Image courtesy of Lions Gate Films.

The Hunger Games is smashing box office records faster than Katniss Everdeen can draw her bow. But what of the fashion? Yesterday, Kathryn Hudson, ELLE Canada’s features editor, wrote about the off-screen and on-screen style highlights, and today, our Kristan Chan is playing stylist, selecting our favourite Spring/Summer 2012 runway looks for six of the most compelling characters.

Cinna, we got this.

1. KATNISS (Jennifer Lawrence)
Character: Tough, brave, amazing. Katniss is a fierce competitor and even fiercer protector of the people she loves.
Style: Bold.

Jenny Packham Spring/Summer 2012. Image courtesy of

Click through to see our fashion picks for Gale, Peeta and more!

2. RUE  (Amandla Stenberg)
Character: Young (12 years old), small (4’8"), and not to be underestimated. A tribute from District 11, Rue forms a powerful bond with Katniss.
Style: Fresh and girly.

John Galliano Spring/Summer 2012. Image courtesy of

3. GALE (Liam Hemsworth)
Character:  Hunter, hunk, and Katniss’s childhood best friend.
Style: Rugged rock’n’roll.

Balmain Spring/Summer 2012. Image courtesy of

4. PEETA (Josh Hutcherson)
Character: Dreamer with a heart of gold. Peeta is Katniss’s fellow District 12 tribute.
Style: Boy-next-door.

Oliver Spencer Spring/Summer 2012. Image courtesy of

5. GLIMMER (Leven Rambin)
Character: Tall, beautiful, ruthless. Perhaps the most traditionally "fashion" of the tributes?
Style: Provocative.

 Haider Ackermann Spring/Summer 2012. Image courtesy of

6. EFFIE (Elizabeth Banks)

Character: Prim, bubbly, (seemingly) by-the-book. Effie is the escort for the District 12 tributes, including Katniss and Peeta.

Style: Ultra feminine.

Bagdley Mischka Spring/Summer 2012. Image courtesy of

As ELLE’s Kathryn Hudson notes, Alexis Mabille’s couture collection also really fits the Effie bill.


Which characters did we get right?

Which look would you be most likely to wear?

Team Gale or Team Peeta?

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