Disturbing 'Game of Thrones' Secrets Every Die-Hard Fan Should Know – The Cheat Sheet

8. The costumes are aged two weeks on purpose

Jaime Lannister in Game of Thrones

Jaime Lannister in Game of Thrones Jaime’s not supposed to look clean here. | HBO

All the characters who aren’t royals don’t exactly look clean, and that’s by design.

“You spend two weeks breaking down, patching, dying, repatching,” explained costume designer Michele Clapton to the Hollywood Reporter. “Then you trash it, age it, then trash it again and repair. You can’t just stick a couple of patches on it and spray it with dirt because that is exactly what it will look like on HD televisions.”

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