1940s

The Spirit

The Spirit is a fictional masked crimefighter created by cartoonist Will Eisner. He’s a masked vigilante who fights crime with the blessing of the city’s police. I recommend finding a way to make your tie stick out to the side, probably by putting a wire into it.

Hello Nurse

In Animaniacs, Hello Nurse is a buxom studio nurse who Yakko and Wakko constantly fawn over. Naturally they do their best to get injured so they can get her attention, exclaiming “hellooooooo, nurse” whenever she enters the room. It’s later revealed that not only is she beautiful but that she has a genius IQ of 192.

A League of Their Own

A League of Their Own

A League of Their Own stars Geena Davis, Madonna, and Rosie O’Donnell as members of the Rockford Peaches, a team in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Go ahead and try sliding for home plate in this dress, but just remember that there’s no crying in baseball.

Rosie the Riveter

Rosie the Riveter

Rosie the Riveter was the original icon of girl power, symbolizing the contributions of women to manufacturing during WWII. Her badass likeness is captured in the famous “We Can Do It!” poster.