Starfire has new clothes! OK, not really. But I’m pleased to announce Blair J. Campbell's costume redesign won Superhero of the Month’s most recent contest, in which V. and I served as guest judges. For me, it was a tie between Campbell’s costume and Michelle Scuito’s, which was V.’s favorite. In case you missed it, here’s … Continue reading Project Starfire
Girls Gone Geek has the distinct pleasure of being guest judges over at Super Hero of the Month for the Starfire redesign contest. E. and I both agree that few characters could use a fashion makeover as much as Starfire. She has been rendered many ways over the years, but almost always wearing very little. Her … Continue reading Starfire Redesigned
Wonder Woman gets a costume upgrade for the TV series pilot.
I don't know about you, but I was thrilled to see Diana's old costume on the cover of Wonder Woman #609. No matter how much I looked at it, that horror of a '90s shopping mall getup never grew on me. The dowdy boots. The choker. Good riddance. Of course, Jim Lee is hardly the … Continue reading Geek Stylist: Alternate Duds for Diana
Help V. decide which character to cosplay.
Because I love a Kate Spade purse as much as a Fables hardcover trade, I tend to have strong opinions about comic book fashion. V., a Gucci aficionado from way back, is no different, and we’ve had plenty of Project Runway elimination-style discussions about superhero garb. Of course, everyone had something to say about Wonder … Continue reading Haute Heroism
Nothing raises our hackles quite like hearing someone say Wonder Woman is lame. (Hello, Megan Fox.) For example, one of V's friends (we'll call him The Antagonist) takes great joy in claiming, among other things, that Bobby Drake could kick her ass, and that the princess would "look real pretty in a pink tutu, carrying … Continue reading The Amazon’s New Clothes
When she isn't channeling animal powers to fight crime with the Justice League, Vixen — aka Mari Jiwe McCabe — rolls as an international fashion model. So why does her costume look like one of Tina Knowles' rejected sketches from the 1999 Destiny's Child Tour? Of course, there's no shortage of fashion crimes against female … Continue reading Vixen’s Fashion Crisis