Caitriona is featured on this weekend’s New York Post, featuring a gorgeous new photoshoot. She’s talking about her career, on being ‘almost’ anonymous, her next run on cinema in a Jodie Foster film, and, of course, Outlander.
As the headstrong Claire Randall on “Outlander” — the time-traveling romance now in its second season on Starz — Caitriona Balfe headlines as a 1940s nurse suddenly transported to 18th-century Scotland (as you do). She perfectly evokes both eras, with a portrait-ready face and porcelain skin seemingly made for period costume.
Here in New York, on an April morning, Balfe (who goes by Cait) is still strikingly beautiful — but also startlingly contemporary. Of course, you don’t quite expect her to arrive in a corset, but in her Maison Margiela jeans and boots and A.P.C. trench with not a stitch of makeup on, Balfe’s effect is disorienting, a testament to how fully she has entranced fans with her portrayal of Claire. (read more)