Sartorialist Meets Superhero: I’ve got Kate Kane on my mind, apparently, because I was browsing the Sartorialist the other day and came across this outfit. My first thought was something along the lines of, “great shoes, but who could pull those off —”
I’m thinking I’ll do a series of these, so stay tuned!
This one’s for my bro, chiroptophobia, for reminding me of being sixteen and falling in love with superheroes.
So Yasmin created a series of superhero redesigns appropriately titled Sartorialist Meets Superhero, and I’m absolutely in love. Since I already paid homage to the Batwoman of Earth-2 earlier today, I figured that I’d share one of my favorite redesigns of the modern Batwoman, Kate Kane.
I love how the ratio of red to black in Batwoman’s current costume is also applied to this outfit, allowing just enough red accents to pop against the black. Kate’s fire-red bob looks impeccable with the cloche hat and suit, creating an overall chic look and a sleek silhouette. The spectator oxfords are simply the shoes of my dreams: not only are they red, but they feature a clever reinterpretation of the scalloped Bat-detailing (usually seen on the top of Batwoman’s red boots) on the tips of the shoes.
The only thing that would make those shoes absolutely perfect, would be the inclusion of Bat-soles: