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Superhero costumes used to be stand alone works of fashion that over time became dated or cringe-worthy. But lately, the super outfits are looking much better. I talk with costume designers Michael Wilkinson (Watchmen, Man of Steel, Batman v. Superman), Sammy Sheldon Differ (X-Men: First Class, Ant-Man) and James Acheson (Spider-Man trilogy) about what's changed. They're learning new tricks, and using better technology. But there's also been a change in attitude. Designers are now constantly asking themselves, "why?"
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