I covet that top dress as a future Halloween costume.
So I think I have another show to recommend you all. Reign, The CW's first attempt at a period piece, combines the history (ok, loosely-based history) of the life of Mary, Queen of Scots and the teen soap operas (think: a very Vampire Diaries-esque love triangle. Yes, I watch that show too) at which the former WB has always excelled. The show premiered last Thursday (though you can catch up on the first episode on cwtv.com and most on demand programs) and will continue at 9 pm ET/8 pm CT tonight. The pilot? It was fun. It was pretty sexy (in love with the bastard brother already!). And it featured an Irish wolfhound which I am obsessed with (and possible magic? witchcraft?) so bonus points!
Will this become the greatest show on television? Yea, probably not. But if you want beautiful costumes (though not exactly historically accurate), scenery (castles!) and people (pretty boy princes!) mixed with touchstones from history, a hot Nostradamus (seriously!) and tons of fun and intrigue, then join me in enjoying this show!
*images via Fashion Gone Rogue via Vogue Australia October 2013; see more from the shoot here
**This is not a sponsored post and I did not receive compensation for endorsing Reign. These are my honest opinions and recommendations.