Questions about character's costumes, such as why they were chosen, what they represent, etc.

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Who makes the super hero costumes? [closed]

All superheroes have nice costumes. Who makes them? Many of them have secret identities to protect. How can these costumes be created without them losing their secret identities? Do they make their ...
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Gabriel's Wristbands in Constantine

In one of the final scenes of Constantine Gabriel appears and has several wristbands on her arms. I can only read two of them, I believe they say "Sorrow" and "Passion". I'm assuming these are two ...
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Why does the First Doctor wear a ring on his small finger?

I'm curious why the First Doctor wears a ring on his little finger (left hand) and not on his ring finger like he's wearing the other one (on his right hand). I'm not even sure why he wears two rings ...
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What's about the shirt collars in Goodfellas (1990) and Casino (1995)?

I recently watched Goodfellas (1990) and Casino (1995). The director of both movies is Martin Scorsese. But I noticed something quite interesting. The shirt collars of the gangsters in both movies are ...
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Why was the gostface mask changed in the TV series?

Why has the Father Death mask of Ghostface been changed in the TV series Scream. What is the reason for this change? The older one seemed to be more popular and loved, while the newer one seems less ...
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What is Superman's costume doing in a 20,000 year old ship?

In the movie Man of Steel Superman somehow finds his iconic costume in the 20,000 year old ship, which looks more modern than the dress that Jor-El wore. And it bears the symbol of his House. Can ...
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Significance of the similar color palette for Anna's winter dress and Elsa's coronation dress

Color is often used intentionally in movies. I found it interesting that in Frozen the color palette for the winter dress that Anna bought in Oaken's store is similar to Elsa's coronation dress. I ...
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Digital makeup for Mystique

I was reading recently that the gruelling makeup process for Mystique was the main reason why Jennifer Lawrence isn't interested in making more x-men films. It seems like the obvious solution would ...
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Why does Daredevil's cowl have eyeholes?

In the final episodes of Daredevil 2015, he acquires his 'official' character suit. In the previous episodes he wore a scarf fashioned into a mask that covered the top part of his face. Daredevil's ...
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Guide to Uniform colours and ranks on StarBlazers (Space Battleship Yamato)

I've been looking at various pictures from this and there seems to be (for the most part) a rationale between uniform colours and ranks. I've been unable to dig up specifics and I'm curious if ...
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Why do actresses really go for a complete hair cut for a role instead of using CGI?

Why does an actress really go for a complete hair cut for a role instead of using CGI? Examples: Delphine Chanéac gone bald for the role in Splice (2009) Karen Gillan gone bald for the role in ...
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Does Stannis wear a crown?

So I've re watched the first two seasons of Game of Thrones and I can't find a single scene in which Stannis wears a crown. This lead me to wonder if he even has one. If he doesn't why doesn't he? If ...
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What do they do to fancy costumes used in movies after use?

When they use fancy costumes like in star wars or even simple costumes in period films what do they do after use. Of course they cannot wear it again for another movie. Are they recycled or the actors ...
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Why do most of the WWII movies show Nazi soldiers as well-clothed?

Almost all WWII movies depicts Nazi officers and soldiers as well-dressed and handsome. On the other hand, allied officers and soldiers are always shown wearing torn uniforms, etc. Why?