From Crime-Fighting Fashions to Batman Clothespins

By: Joanne Lam - Jun 6, 2010   Updated: Mar 28 2011
These superhero-inspired fashions bring geek-loving fashionistas together from all around the world. With designers getting inspiration from almost anything and everything, these hero-inspired looks and realistic costumes come as no surprise.

Whether you are looking to get superhero chic or just finding a good costume for Halloween, these superhero-inspired fashions may be just what you're looking for.

Implications - The rise of mainstream geek culture has made comic books, superheroes and science fiction cool; fashion designers are taking advantage of these interests by releasing upscale interpretations of hero costumes from classic comic books. Even the most fervent fashionistas have embraced this confidence-enhancing aesthetic, wearing accessories that infuse ferocity into even the blandest of outfits.