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​Can You Guess Which TV Shows These Costumes Belong To?


Yesterday marked the opening of the 8th Annual Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design Exhibit, a cool look at some of the iconic costumes from various television series. Costume Designer and showcase curator Mary Rose said that the items she chose weren't just about Emmy nominations, but what she liked. As … » 7/21/14 2:55am 7/21/14 2:55am

How Batman Manages To Keep His Secret Identity Secret

Yes, the costumes superheroes use to hide their alter egos are sometimes so transparent as to border on the absurd. But would it really so easy to connect the masked vigilante swinging through the streets with billionaire Bruce Wayne? This real life story has us convinced it may be a bit trickier than we think. » 7/17/14 4:20pm 7/17/14 4:20pm

What's The Most Embarrassing Superhero Costume Ever Designed?

Superheroes battle evil without any protection other than their fantastic powers, and a few strips of latex or pleather. But which superhero costume is the worst? Is it ClooneyBatman's nipples? Emma Frost's weird white thingy? Power Girl's window? Electric Blue Superman? Who's got the most costume of all time? » 7/01/14 3:29pm 7/01/14 3:29pm

The Original Battlestar Galactica Could Have Looked Way More Glam

The 1978 Battlestar Galactica had some great Earth-toned costumes and a nice Star Wars-inspired look. But judging from some of these early costume concept art pieces by Jean-Pierre Dorléac, the show could have looked way more discofied and blinged-up. Plus there's a good deal more romantic-fantasy outfits, too. » 4/07/14 10:53am 4/07/14 10:53am

The Absolute Best Cosplay of 2013

This was an amazing year for creative costumes and clever tributes — so it was a lot of work to do all of it justice. We looked through a whole year of costuming at every convention, Halloween outing or simply talented people messing around online and we found a massive collection of exceptionally talented costumers.… » 12/20/13 11:46am 12/20/13 11:46am

Miss USA Dressed as Optimus Prime Because America

Apparently the National Costume Competition of the Miss Universe Pageant is largely a crash course in cultural stereotypes. While some contestants donned more traditional clothing from their home countries, others created extravagant costumes roughly inspired by their heritage. And Miss USA showcased two of the most… » 11/05/13 2:20pm 11/05/13 2:20pm