Brienne of Tarth from 'Game of Thrones' Walked the Runway at Paris Fashion Week and It's the Best Thing Ever

Work it, Gwendoline Christie!

Gwendoline Christie
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Talk about a fashion moment! Gwendoline Christie—who plays Brienne of Tarth in Game of Thrones—took to the runway for Vivienne Westwood's show in Paris (opens in new tab) and looked as killer as any warrior in Westeros.

Gwendoline Christie on Catwalk

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The show and collection was a mix of genders, with clothes that had a unisex appeal—so it made sense that Christie was asked to walk, considering her character (a fan favorite) is a woman who can fight as well as any man.

Her height was obviously an asset on the runway, and the British actress (thankfully) has always embraced her frame. "I am 6'3" or 6'41/2", depending on when you measure me," she told the U.K. newspaper The Independent (opens in new tab) in 2008. "My parents treated my height as a wonderful thing to be celebrated, but also normal. I love being tall as you literally look at life from a different perspective: it's easier to breeze through life's turmoils; there's more room to breathe."

Gwendoline Christie on Catwalk

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Christie will appear in the fifth season of Game of Thrones, premiering April 12 on HBO.

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