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27 November 13

bettyfelon:

What Jordan & I wore at Wizard World Austin

Friday: World’s Finest
Saturday: Teen Wonders
Sunday: Dick Grayson & Kate Bishop (aka each other’s fictional crushes)

Reblogged: bettyfelon

14 February 13
bowlerhats:




Barbara Gordon wears Marc Jacobs Spring 2012, with a bonus Dick Grayson wearing Ovadia & Sons Fall 2012 for tigerlilyattackMarc Jacobs seemed so wonderfully inspired by 20’s and 60’s attire that I couldn’t resist. Happy Belated Valentine’s Day! Hope you like :’)


(Details I missed and didn’t fix because of lazy: her pockets and his right double pocket. Kind of want to do another one later to showcase her blue dress and shoes more.)  



I’m still in love with this redesign by bowlerhats.

bowlerhats:

Barbara Gordon wears Marc Jacobs Spring 2012, with a bonus Dick Grayson wearing Ovadia & Sons Fall 2012 for tigerlilyattack
Marc Jacobs seemed so wonderfully inspired by 20’s and 60’s attire that I couldn’t resist. Happy Belated Valentine’s Day! Hope you like :’)

(Details I missed and didn’t fix because of lazy: her pockets and his right double pocket. Kind of want to do another one later to showcase her blue dress and shoes more.)  

I’m still in love with this redesign by bowlerhats.

Reblogged: encriers

30 August 12

So Sleek, So Chic Dress, by ModCloth.

A (unintentional) Nightwing-inspired peplum cocktail dress? Get out of my dreams get into my Nightbird.

Unfortunately, this dress is no longer available on ModCloth*. However, this serves as a great example of how to rework a stellar costume design into a chic, ready-to-wear ensemble.

[Source: ilikecomicstoo]

*BRB crying forever~

(Source: comicsalliance.com)

30 May 12

Denis Medri Gives Batman and Friends a Rockabilly Makeover [link]

Artist Denis Medri created a series of 1950s-inspired redesigns of characters from Gotham City, transforming Batman’s friends and foes into a stylish cast of rockabilly vigilantes, varsity team sidekicks, and sinister Teddy Boys. From Bruce Wayne’s Batmobile-styled hot rod to Catwoman’s Bettie Page-invoking getup, Gotham has never looked this darn peachy keen.

Pulling inspiration from the ’50s and pop culture, Medri’s rendition of Gotham City is an absolute delight that successfully fuses nostalgia with the Bat-Universe. Barbara Gordon’s redesign pulls directly from Grease, translating the dynamic between Barbara and her alter-ego as Batgirl by borrowing fashion cues from Sandy’s wardrobe. Likewise, Medri’s interpretation of Two-Face resembles a split personality between Happy Days' Richie Cunningham and an evil Fonzie, while The Riddler greatly resembles 3-D from Back to the Future.

Although most of these redesigns contain a degree of costuming elements with the masks and cowls, Medri’s illustrations serve as fine examples of how to adapt the signature styling elements of the Bat-family and Arkham’s finest into casual yet unique cosplay options, if not wearable retro street fashion. The Nightwing varsity jacket serves as a great styling update to the classic superhero emblem t-shirt, with letterman jackets being on-trend over the past couple of years. The restyling of Harley Quinn and Two-Face are a fine example of the striking effects that simple color-blocking, layers, and pattern mixing can have when coordinating an ensemble.

Check out the entire series of Denis Medri’s rockabilly Batman redesigns on ComicsAlliance!

27 February 12
Manicure Monday: Nightwing nail set, by Jihye Lee.
I’ve always wanted to have Dick Grayson at my fingertips…

Manicure Monday: Nightwing nail set, by Jihye Lee.

I’ve always wanted to have Dick Grayson at my fingertips…

20 February 12


Best Cosplay Ever (This Week) - 02.20.12
Although cosplay has been present for decades within the comics,   anime, and sci-fi/fantasy fandoms, social media has played an integral   role in the thriving community of costuming that exists today and   cosplay communities such as Cosplay.com and the Superhero Costuming Forum.   In honor of the many fans who’ve displayed excellence in the mastery  of  homemade disguise, craftsmanship, and sartorial superheroics,   ComicsAlliance has created Best Cosplay Ever (This Week),   a weekly collection of some of the most impeccable, creative, and   clever costumes that we’ve discovered and assembled into our own   super-showcase of pure fan-devoted talent.
Check out this week’s round-up of the Best Cosplay Ever on ComicsAlliance, featuring Nightwing, Kamen Rider Kiva, Sally Jupiter, Misty (above), and more!

Best Cosplay Ever (This Week) - 02.20.12

Although cosplay has been present for decades within the comics, anime, and sci-fi/fantasy fandoms, social media has played an integral role in the thriving community of costuming that exists today and cosplay communities such as Cosplay.com and the Superhero Costuming Forum. In honor of the many fans who’ve displayed excellence in the mastery of homemade disguise, craftsmanship, and sartorial superheroics, ComicsAlliance has created Best Cosplay Ever (This Week), a weekly collection of some of the most impeccable, creative, and clever costumes that we’ve discovered and assembled into our own super-showcase of pure fan-devoted talent.

Check out this week’s round-up of the Best Cosplay Ever on ComicsAlliance, featuring Nightwing, Kamen Rider Kiva, Sally Jupiter, Misty (above), and more!

17 April 11
Fellow Robin enthusiast namii06 created this amazing Nightwing polo shirt and couple of Robin t-shirts, and they were just too good not to share. She created the designs out of heat press transfer vinyl (a nifty tutorial can be found HERE) and intends on creating shirts based on the designs of Red Robin, Batman, Superman, Superboy, the combined Batman-Superman symbol, and many more, so be sure to check out her Tumblr!
Unfortunately, she doesn’t appear to be selling any of her shirts, however I reckon that you could create a similar Nightwing shirt by screenprinting a black shirt with opaque blue ink; you could print this design on a standard t-shirt or a polo shirt like namii06, however I think that this design would look stellar on a deep black v-neck. Likewise, you could easily recreate the Robin shirts by printing the Robin emblem on printable iron-on transfer paper for colored fabrics.
And for those of you who don’t fancy arts and crafts, I suppose you could just order a Nightwing shirt (note: this design is based off of the Animated Series costume) and a Robin shirt from Graphitti Designs instead ;)
Regardless, I figured that this could serve as a little styling inspiration for the upcoming Robin Tumblr meetup ;D

Fellow Robin enthusiast namii06 created this amazing Nightwing polo shirt and couple of Robin t-shirts, and they were just too good not to share. She created the designs out of heat press transfer vinyl (a nifty tutorial can be found HERE) and intends on creating shirts based on the designs of Red Robin, Batman, Superman, Superboy, the combined Batman-Superman symbol, and many more, so be sure to check out her Tumblr!

Unfortunately, she doesn’t appear to be selling any of her shirts, however I reckon that you could create a similar Nightwing shirt by screenprinting a black shirt with opaque blue ink; you could print this design on a standard t-shirt or a polo shirt like namii06, however I think that this design would look stellar on a deep black v-neck. Likewise, you could easily recreate the Robin shirts by printing the Robin emblem on printable iron-on transfer paper for colored fabrics.

And for those of you who don’t fancy arts and crafts, I suppose you could just order a Nightwing shirt (note: this design is based off of the Animated Series costume) and a Robin shirt from Graphitti Designs instead ;)

Regardless, I figured that this could serve as a little styling inspiration for the upcoming Robin Tumblr meetup ;D

28 March 11
For those of you looking for a little bit of styling inspiration, comic creator/artist Chris Graves recently sketched up a quick lookbook featuring eight adorable superhero-inspired outfits.

"I was pretty dronkxorz a few nights ago but it helped my productivity a bit. So I roughed out some ideas for outfits with Betty in mind. But really, everybody should dress more superhero-themed.
I think the Nightwing and Madman dresses are my fave. Also the Damian Robin =D”
- Chris Graves

I adore all of these so much that I felt compelled to comment on every single ensemble.
Classic Robin: I really love the use of a sweater in this ensemble; it reminds me a lot of the sweaters that Dick Grayson used to wear early on (as seen on Burt Ward in the ‘60’s Batman series). I think I personally would’ve opted for layering the sweater over a yellow peter pan collared shirt instead of wearing the yellow scarf, to complete the retro ensemble.
Nightwing: Truth be told, I’ve been wanting to make a Nightwing bodycon dress exactly like this for years now. After seeing Chris’ rendition, I think it’s time.
Batman: I like how this matches the classic Robin coordinate perfectly. Since a fair portion of my wardrobe is comprised of black and greys, I’m surprised that I don’t own this outfit already. On a side note, I really need to track down a Batman sweater.
Damian Wayne/Robin: I love the use of the hooded scarf for the Damian Wayne Robin ensemble - you could also use a circle scarf (like this one from American Apparel) for a similar makeshift hood.
Stephanie Brown/Batgirl: This coordinate only reminds me of how I’m in dire need of more purple eggplant-colored items in my wardrobe, especially in regards to how stellar eggplant and yellow look together.
Huntress: I really love this design as a bodycon dress (note: phew, no belly hole!). I think I would’ve opted to go without the utility belt, since it interferes with the bold design of the dress itself.
Miss Martian: I feel like this would be a cute civilian disguise for M’gann. So cute.
Madman: My favorite of the bunch. I’ve been wanting a Madman shirt forever to create a similar ensemble, but this is just perfection. The tights (in a gorgeous shade of Frank Einstein blue) look so crisp against the white dress and black boots. Okay, that’s it - I’m making this ensemble ASAP (complete with a yo-yo-shaped purse!).
Conclusively, Chris Graves is the ginchiest - I can’t wait to see more of your redesigns :D

For those of you looking for a little bit of styling inspiration, comic creator/artist Chris Graves recently sketched up a quick lookbook featuring eight adorable superhero-inspired outfits.

"I was pretty dronkxorz a few nights ago but it helped my productivity a bit. So I roughed out some ideas for outfits with Betty in mind. But really, everybody should dress more superhero-themed.

I think the Nightwing and Madman dresses are my fave. Also the Damian Robin =D”

- Chris Graves

I adore all of these so much that I felt compelled to comment on every single ensemble.

Classic Robin: I really love the use of a sweater in this ensemble; it reminds me a lot of the sweaters that Dick Grayson used to wear early on (as seen on Burt Ward in the ‘60’s Batman series). I think I personally would’ve opted for layering the sweater over a yellow peter pan collared shirt instead of wearing the yellow scarf, to complete the retro ensemble.

Nightwing: Truth be told, I’ve been wanting to make a Nightwing bodycon dress exactly like this for years now. After seeing Chris’ rendition, I think it’s time.

Batman: I like how this matches the classic Robin coordinate perfectly. Since a fair portion of my wardrobe is comprised of black and greys, I’m surprised that I don’t own this outfit already. On a side note, I really need to track down a Batman sweater.

Damian Wayne/Robin: I love the use of the hooded scarf for the Damian Wayne Robin ensemble - you could also use a circle scarf (like this one from American Apparel) for a similar makeshift hood.

Stephanie Brown/Batgirl: This coordinate only reminds me of how I’m in dire need of more purple eggplant-colored items in my wardrobe, especially in regards to how stellar eggplant and yellow look together.

Huntress: I really love this design as a bodycon dress (note: phew, no belly hole!). I think I would’ve opted to go without the utility belt, since it interferes with the bold design of the dress itself.

Miss Martian: I feel like this would be a cute civilian disguise for M’gann. So cute.

Madman: My favorite of the bunch. I’ve been wanting a Madman shirt forever to create a similar ensemble, but this is just perfection. The tights (in a gorgeous shade of Frank Einstein blue) look so crisp against the white dress and black boots. Okay, that’s it - I’m making this ensemble ASAP (complete with a yo-yo-shaped purse!).

Conclusively, Chris Graves is the ginchiest - I can’t wait to see more of your redesigns :D

21 February 11
synthezoid:

Tim Drake: Fashion Icon

The North Face bag is the most unfashionable item in this photo.
However, regardless of my disdain for North Face, I can totally see Tim purchasing the Denali jacket in “R Caldera Red” (all it needs is a Robin emblem!):
… along with a Men’s Sphere Jacket in “Deep Water Blue,” as a gift for Dick ;)

synthezoid:

Tim Drake: Fashion Icon

The North Face bag is the most unfashionable item in this photo.

However, regardless of my disdain for North Face, I can totally see Tim purchasing the Denali jacket in “R Caldera Red” (all it needs is a Robin emblem!):

… along with a Men’s Sphere Jacket in “Deep Water Blue,” as a gift for Dick ;)

Reblogged: synthezoid

Themed by Hunson. Originally by Josh