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Fifteen Million Merits

“Fifteen Million Merits” is the second episode of the dystopian thriller, Black Mirror. The plot revolves around a group of people who ride stationary bikes to earn merits that pay for their daily activities. Bing (Daniel Kaluuya) inherits fifteen million merits from his deceased brother, which he uses to buy Abi (Jessica Brown Findlay) a ticket for the televised talent show, Hot Shot. She sings “Anyone Who Knows What Love Is (Will Understand),” a song that’s used throughout the series.

Rihanna

Rihanna, or Robyn Rihanna Fenty, is a singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. Her main genres include pop, R&B, reggae, dance, and hip hop. A few of her chart toppers include “We Found Love,” “S&M,” and “Only Girl in the World,” which were all featured on Unapologetic, her first number one album. Rihanna is also an accomplished businesswoman. She is the founder and owner of the Clara Lionel Foundation, the FENTY fashion line, and the Fenty Beauty makeup brand. Her Instagram @badgirlriri has almost 80 million followers.

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Ozzy Osbourne

John Michael “Ozzy” Osbourne is a singer, actor, and television personality. In the 1970s, he was the lead singer for the heavy metal band, Black Sabbath. This gave him his famous nickname “Prince of Darkness.” While he had a successful solo career, he has since reunited with the band on various occasions. The Osbourne family became the focus of reality TV show including his wife, Sharon, and their two children, Kelly and Jack. We’ve given various options for an Ozzy costume in this guide. You can follow an outfit based on the cover image, or you can mix and match different elements  to create your own Ozzy inspired look.

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Young Induna from Frozen 2

Queen Induna is a character in the Frozen movies. She was the mother of Elsa and Anna, who died in a storm at sea with their father and husband, King Agnarr. In the second movie, we learn they sailed to find the Ahtohallan, which harbors the secret to their daughter’s ice magic. We also learn Induna was part of the Northuldra tribe because of the pattern on her shawl. Upon reaching Ahtohallan herself, Elsa discovers that the voice calling to her was the memory of young Induna’s call. Because of Induna’s selfless act of saving young Agnarr, nature gifted Elsa with ice powers, making her the fifth spirit. Although we only see her through very few flashbacks, young Induna appears in bonus footage with young Agnarr. For this costume guide, wrap the purple ribbon around the tops of the boots.

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Ancient One from Doctor Strange

The Ancient One (Tilda Swinton) is a main character in Marvel’s Doctor Strange. She educates Stephen Strange about the mystic arts. Before dying from a fatal wound, she advises Stephen how to defeat Dormamu and achieve his full potential as sorcerer supreme. In Avengers: Endgame, Bruce Banner encounters the Ancient One from five years ago, asking for the time stone. She explains how the Infinity Stones work, and after finding out Stephen gave the stone to Thanos, she gives the Eye of Agamotto to Bruce. Use the red lip liner to make her marking between your eyes.

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Elton John

Sir Elton Hercules John is a famous singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer. Born in England as Reggie Dwight, his stage name borrows from Elton Dean and Long John Baldry. His hits include “Rocketman,” “Tiny Dancer,” and “Bennie and the Jets.” He is best known for his outrageous costumes, which have become iconic in both music and fashion. Rocketman, a musical biopic about his life, premiered in 2019, where Taron Egerton plays the role of Elton John.

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Percy Jackson

“Look, I didn’t want to be a half blood…”Percy Jackson is the protagonist of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians books written by Rick Riordan. He has trouble in school, because like other demigods, he has dyslexia and ADHD because his brain is hardwired for ancient Greek. After defeating his teacher, Mrs. Dodds, who was actually a Fury, he gets sent to Camp Half Blood. He meets Annabeth Chase, who calls him “Seaweed Brain,” but she eventually becomes his girlfriend. While there, he learns he is the son of Poseidon. Percy goes on several quests as a part of his coming of age, which culminate in the defeat of the Kronos in the body of Luke. He deeply cares for his friends, as well as his mother, Sally Jackson. His fatal flaw in the Prophecy is personal loyalty, and his sword, Riptide, can turn into a pen. Fun fact: Percy only eats blue food.

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Allison Hargreeves from The Umbrella Academy Season 2

Allison Hargreeves is a character from the Darkhorse comic series, The Umbrella Academy. In the Netflix adaptation of the same name, she is portrayed by Emmy Raver-Lampman. Known as Number Three or “The Rumor,” Allison can persuade anyone to do anything simply by saying “I heard a rumor.” In the second season, she ends up in the 1960s and starts working at a hair salon. She gets married to Ray Chestnut, changing her surname from Hargreeves to Chestnut. She has to deal with the racism of the era as well as hiding her powers from her husband. When the Hargreeves siblings reunite, she’s forced to tell him the truth. Compared to Allison’s original subdued look, new sense of style fits with the decade, opting for bangs and trading black leather for vibrant colors.

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Ben Hargreeves from The Umbrella Academy

Ben Hargreeves is a character from the Darkhorse comic series, The Umbrella Academy. In the Netflix adaptation of the same name, he is portrayed by Justin H. Min. Known as Number Six or “The Horror,” Ben was able to unleash monsters from other dimensions to attack his enemies. We only see Ben as a ghost through Klaus’ clairvoyance because he died prior to the events of season one. He acts as the voice of reason for Klaus, coaxing him away from drugs and alcohol. In the second season, Ben plays a much larger role. He learns how to possess others, which saves Vanya from causing another apocalypse. He has a heart to heart moment with her before going towards the light and crossing over for good. When the Hargreeves siblings jump forward in time, they end up back in the academy, and see a portrait of Ben over the mantel. The cliffhanger is Ben being alive in this timeline and not recognizing his siblings in the new Sparrow Academy.

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Pierre Bezukhov from Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

Pierre Bezukhov is one of the protagonists in the electropop opera Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812. Based on a part of Leo Tolstoy’s War & Peace, the musical revolves around the affair between Natasha Rostova and Anatole Kuragin. Meanwhile, Pierre is a social outcast with a heavy drinking problem. As described in the song “Pierre,” he is rich and unhappily married to Anatole’s sister, Helene. He suffers from depression, but he wants to get better. Pierre plays a crucial part in resolving the consequences of the affair. After comforting Natasha and gaining her affection, he sees the Great Comet of 1812 streak across the sky, resulting in his spiritual awakening. Singer Josh Groban is known for playing this role on Broadway, though Dave Malloy, the composer and lyricist, originated it.