art. Fashion Takes Inspiration from Superhero Graphic Novels
What Happens When You Combine Fashion Design With Your Favorite Comic Book?
The results were an artistic interpretation of intarsia cashmere sweaters and oversized varsity jackets embroidered with block letters.
Phillip Lim supported his designs saying “Everyone wants garments to be superheroes. This ‘fill in the blank’ should save your day, your week, your year.”
It Isn’t The First Time Superhero Fashion Has Come To The Rescue Via The Runway
Fashion designer Jeremy Scott paid a stylish homage to some of DC Comics’ superheroes with his fall 2011 collection. Known for his bold iconic pop art motifs and previously pulling inspiration from Disney characters and The Flintstones, it’s clear that Scott has taken (and created) a few fashion tips from comic strips as well, with revamped classic emblems, large lightning bolts, star-spangled fabric, and capes.