Each of us have at some point watched movie adaptations of superheroes and their heroines and wondered how it would be to put on those amazing costumes and save the world. We dream of experiencing the thrill of throwing away modern life and wearing those chic and glamorous outfits, don’t we? One way to make this come true in our own way is to wear these outfits for all those costume parties. We always keep racking our brains over it, here is an easy way out. You could be catwoman, superwoman or even Black Widow, choice is all yours.
- Black Widow
Black widow aka Natasha Romanoff is a fictional character is from the Tales Of Suspense comic books by Marvel Comics. Introduced as a Russian Spy in Iron Man, she was also a part of the superhero team of Avengers. Scarlett Johansson portrayed the character in Iron Man 2, The Avengers series, and the Captain America series. Her strengths lie in martial arts, gymnastics, acrobatics and weapons specialist. She is also an accomplished ballerina. In her first few appearance, she wore no costume, just evening wear and a veil. Her current costume is a black tight fitting jumpsuit, with a v-neckline and long sleeves. She keeps it absolutely classy.
- Invisible Woman
She was the first of female Marvel superheroes. After receiving powers from a cosmic storm, her primary power deals with light waves, giving her the ability to render herself and others invisible. Her first appearance was in the Fantastic Four series first by Rebecca Staab and then Jessica Alba, she is now the soul of the series and the primary hero in the Marvel world. Her outfit is made of unstable molecules just like her Fantastic Four companions. The suit has special powers too and can turn invisible. With a 4” cutout over her breasts which represented her team and thigh high boots, she looks absolutely sexy
Mystique, a character related to X-men has appeared in its Tv, movie and video game adaptations. A member of the subspecies called ‘mutants’, she is a shapeshifter who can mimic the voice and look of any person with ultimate precision. Her main power being shapeshifting, she has superhuman agility, and is ageless. Played by Rebecca Romijn and then the beloved Jennifer Lawrence in the film adaptations, this character is hugely popular. Her true form is serpentine, having scaly skin, reptilian eyes and combed back dark red hair. She can mimic appearance of clothing through her powers
- Wonder Woman
She is a DC comics character, she is a warrior princess, and her secret identity is Diana Prince. Along with possessing an arsenal of weapons, she has amazing superhuman powers with superior combat and battle skills. Her outfits have varied over time, though some things remain the same. She now wears a dark red and blue black swimsuit, and her breastplate, tiara and belt were changed from gold to platinum. The movie adaptation in 1974 starred Cathy Lee Crosbee as Wonder Woman
This is a DC comics character, as a female counterpart to Batman. Batgirl primarily operates in Gotham city, alongside Batman and Robin and other prominent DC comics heroes. The other identity of Batgirl initially was Betty Kane, which then changed to Barbara Gordon. Yvonne Craig played Batgirl in 1967. Batgirl’s fantastic new uniform is chic, sensible and just perfect. The new costume has a leather jacket, matte black strips on the sides of the pants, snaps on gloves and on the shoulders for the cape
This is a name given to fictional characters published by DC comics over the years. Most of them are like supergirl, a woman with similar powers as Superman. Her first appearance was as Supergirl in Action Comics. Her alter egos include Lois Lane, Luma Lynai and Lucy Lane amongst others. Gina Torres played Superwoman in Justice League. The costume is red and blue with a similar S-shield like superman, blue gloves and boots, blue cap and hood.
With alter ego Jennifer Walters, She-Hulk is a superheroine who appeared first in 1980. She acquired the hulk condition through an emergency blood transfusion from Dr.Bruce Banner. She becomes stronger when angered, but retains her original personality and intelligence. She is also a highly skilled lawyer. Her white and purple costume is most recognizable along with weightlifting gloves
- Jean Grey
Known under aliases Marvel Girl, Dark phoenix and Phoenix, she is one of the founding members of X-men. She is a mutant with telepathic and telekinetic powers. She has powers like mental bolts, shields, projections. As a part of the Marvel universe, she appears in various other fictional stories and alternate plotlines.
- Ms. Marvel
This is the name given to all superheroines featured in comics by Marvel Comics. She is a counterpart to Captain Marvel originally. Her aliases include Carol Danvers, Sharon Ventura and Kamala Khan. Kamala was the first Muslim character to head a Marvel comic book. Her abilities are super strength, flight, energy absorption and projection amongst others. Her signature costume is a black one piece bathing suit, with a yellow lightning bolt at the front. The look is complete with thigh high boots, opera length gloves and a long red scarf worn as a sash with a mask on the face
Everyone wants to be Catwoman, the uber stylish, sleek and sexy counterpart to Batman after Anne Hathaway played the character in The Dark Knight series. She has a complex love hate relationship with Batman. She is a peak athlete, gymnast, combatant and is empathic with all types of cats. After many variations, she wears a full body leather suit, zipped up or down as she pleases. Her cat ears mask also covers her eyes with boots, clawed gloves and a buckled belt
These are definitely some really amazing superheroes. Whoever thought only male heroes are awesome have been proved wrong and how! Happy Women’s Day! We all have a superwoman in us.