By clothing-bag, 05/01/2023

35 Interesting Facts About Marvel Movie Costumes

Here are 35 ~super cool~ MCU wardrobe facts:

1.In a 2018 interview, Elizabeth Olsen expressed her desire to modify her Avenger costume so it wasn't a " low-cut corset" and her request was granted when she got the chance to help design her new Scarlet Witch outfit for the WandaVision finale.

2.The ribbon on the 70's maternity dress Wanda wears represents the way she hid her pregnancy.

3.The main colors in the WandaVision palette represent two important characters: red for Wanda Maximoff and black for Agatha Harkness.

4.The Wanda's wedding dress is a tribute to Audrey Hepburn's wedding dress in Funny Face.

5.Sophia Di Martino gave birth a few months before filming for Loki began, so the outfit for Sylvie was designed with strategically placed zippers to make it easier for her to breastfeed.

6. Loki's TVA pants were made from authentic 1950s sharkskin fabric, making it very difficult to stretch out and easy to slip on. broke up.

7.The designer sourced vintage fabrics to authenticate Classic Loki's lycra suit.

8.Brie Larson's Captain Marvel suit was modified to fit her body, due to the training she did for the role.

9.For Carol Danvers' 90s outfit, the wardrobe team decided that grunge was the best option because it fit with "the image and attitude little character's feminine character".

10.There were many discussions about which band Carol's shirt would be from, and they settled on Nine Inch Nails because the logo was "kind of sweet and subtle".

11.Sam Wilson's Captain America suit in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier was predominantly white to make it stand out as a "whole new and distinct Captain America" ​​and "ray of light".

12. Instead, John Walker's Captain America suit was designed to feel "darker and more menacing than the previous Captain America."

13. Bucky Barnes' "urban" look was designed as "a darker reflection of Steve Rogers, but with an 'American' flair."

14.Zemo's iconic fur coat was supposed to be an old Sokovian military uniform, so the designer of the The wardrobe was inspired by traditional Slavic clothing and Polish and Russian coats from World War II.

15. The Avengers: Endgame wardrobe department required 120 workers, including dressmakers, "agers", dry cleaners , technicians and expert manufacturers of leather suits.

16.Superhero suits may look like they are made of spandex or leather, but most of the time they are made of stretchy cotton.

17 .The most difficult avenger to dress is Spiderman because his suit cannot have wrinkles or seams.

18.Since the Hulk's hero suit was digitized, the costume department created a mockup, so that the The visual effects team will use it as a reference.

19.While being dressed for Tony Stark's funeral scene in Avengers: Endgame, the actors were told they were going to film a wedding scene, so that the costume designer assured them that all-black suits were "a concept" and that they should trust her.

20.In Black Panther, the embroidery on the outfit T'Challa wears in the palace was inspired by some embroidered Nigerian garments found by the costume department.

21.The embroidery worn by T'Challa's ancestors on the astral plane was inspired by various world cultures to "represent the royalty that exists across the planet."

22.Some streaks of the Wakandan language are seen in T'Challa's Black Panther suit, plus a small pattern of triangles was added between the details to give it "the of the distinctive patterns and patterned fabrics of Africa."

23.Chadwick Boseman wore a silver muscle suit under Black Panther's to give the illusion that it was made of vibranium, and was inspired by the suit from Superman in Man of Steel.

24.Shuri's lab outfit was inspired by "Stella McCartney's ability to reuse fabrics and the idea of ​​taking recyclable materials and creating new fabrics."

25. For Captain America: The Winter Soldier, directors Joe and Anthony Russo wanted the costumes to look realistic, "as if Captain America was walking around Washington, D.C., and no one would find it weird."

26. Despite the fact that Tony Stark is incredibly millionaire, his wardrobe in Avengers: Age of Ultron was not all designer: the wardrobe department bought his clothes and shoes "anywhere and in many places" .

27.For Captain America: Civil War,there were inside and outside versions of some costumes.

28.For Black Widow, Natasha Romanoff's costume was redesigned with comfort in mind: the designer added a rubber underlay and elastic seam allowance so it didn't feel too tight.

29.The idea for Natasha Romanoff and Yelena Belova's white suits came from the snow uniforms of Russian and Norwegian soldiers.

30.Their their respective outfits were designed to show "the difference between Russia and America."

31.Yelena's green vest was inspired by "post-'50s sportswear."

32.Red Guardian's helmet was inspired by "people getting shot out of a cannon at the circus."

33.Marvel's team of concept artists work with company president Kevin Feige, to develop a solid concept for each hero's on-screen costume before the costume designers begin their work.

34.Usually any time one hero appears in another's movie hero, the costume department designs a completely new costume for him instead of reusing those from other appearances.

35.And finally, once the shoot is over, all the costumes go to the warehouse secret from Marvel and, from there, they are sent to museums and exhibitions.

This post was translated from English.

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