If the Joker character from Batman was ever modernized in any way, he would look like the Lyle Lodwinck Wonderland Magazine spread featured in the January 2011 issue.
Sleek suits and preppy plaid blazers matched with fedora hats and even fun-loving bowties (as a hairpiece, not a necktie) are ensembles of today's clownish Joker looks. The Lyle Lodwinck Wonderland Magazine spread makes us wonder how fashionably sassy Batman and Robin would be.
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