“Geralt of Rivendell”: Historybounding Aesthetic

This is part two of a series on historybounding aesthetics. To read the series introduction for context, click hereThis series was inspired by the Style Avatars series by Blue Collar Red Lipstick (article).

Well met, everyone, and welcome back to the blog! Today, part two of my historybounding aesthetic series is long overdue, so here it is!

Geralt of Rivendell

While Gibson Grimm is more of a work persona, Geralt of Rivendell is more casual or around the house. I came up the name to make a reference to Geralt of Rivia from The Witcher and Rivendell from The Lord of the Rings at the same time. Here are some inspirations and ideas I’ve come up with to describe “Geralt of Rivendell”:


  • …. Oh, they meant RIBBON bows? …. $@%#.
  • “You don’t seem the type to appreciate poetry.” :You shrug:
  • PO-TAY-TOES. Boil ’em, mash ’em, stick ’em in pies (you don’t wanna order one and find it has no filling, y’know).
  • You always travel light. Always.
  • The company of animals is always better than that of people. Bonus points for the company of horses.
  • You’d rather go to the mountains than to the beach.
  • “What do you mean, woodsmoke doesn’t count as perfume?”
  • Boots go with everything. Everything.
  • “I thought you hated music.” “I don’t like bards. There’s a difference.”
  • The power of a good, deep hood concealing your face is underrated. They just don’t make them like that anymore, do they?

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If you follow me on Pinterest, I have a section of my aesthetic board for “Geralt of Rivendell”:


  • From Sir Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy:
    • Viggo Mortensen as Aragorn
    • Orlando Bloom as Legolas
    • Liv Tyler as Arwen
  • Evangeline Lilly as Tauriel from Sir Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy (I know, I know, she’s not in the books, but we both have red hair)
  • Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia, Netflix’s The Witcher
  • Farrendel, the Elven Alliance series by Tara Grayce
  • The Bosmer from The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  • The rangercore, elfpunk, and adventurecore tags on Tumblr
  • Any song by Lord Huron

Color Combinations:

  • Forest/hunter green & black
  • Midnight blue & silver gray
  • Black & silver gray
  • Silver and maybe some gold or bronze metallics

Sewing list:

  • Under-tunics and trousers in gray and black
  • Tunics with nature-inspired embroidery details
  • Belt pockets for carrying essential items
  • Herjolfsnes dress over a smock (see Bernadette Banner’s YouTube video)
  • Cloak for winter (hunter green)

What do you think of this aesthetic? Please let me know in the comments down below!

Thank you so much for stopping by! Until next time, stay magical, everyone!

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Edit: Evangeline Lilly is now listed as the actor for Tauriel. Typos have been corrected.

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