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April Ludgate from Parks and Recreation

On the sitcom Parks and Recreation, April Ludgate (played by Aubrey Plaza) is the sardonic parks department intern who eventually learns to follow her passions thanks in part to her mentor and boss Leslie Knope.  April also marries resident goofball Andy Dwyer in a unique wedding ceremony.  April often dresses in layers, wearing blouses under her sweaters or a hoodie or jacket over top a simple t-shirt.  April and Andy also roleplay occasionally as Janet Snakehole and Burt Macklin.  April makes the transformation primarily by wearing a black pillbox hat and using a long cigarette holder, and she will sometimes complete the look with a vintage black dress and pearls.

Tiger from Future Man

In Future Man, Tiger (played by Eliza Coupe) is the leader of the human resistance fighting against the genetically perfected Biotics in the near future.  When Josh Futterman beats the Biotic Wars video game, Tiger travels back in time to find him in the hopes of saving humanity from their impending doom.  Tiger’s most distinctive feature is her purple hair, and she is often dressed for battle in leather armor.

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Dani Ardor from Midsommar

In Midsommar, Dani (played by Florence Pugh) is sent reeling from a devastating loss. As she attempts to deal with her depression following the death of her family, she embarks on a trip to attend a midsummer celebration in Sweden with her boyfriend and his friends. As the commune becomes increasingly less welcoming and more terrifying, Dani finds herself pulled into a brutal ritual with no way to escape. Dani’s clothing changes significantly throughout the film, beginning with comfortable hiking clothes before she dons the embroidered dresses typical of women in the commune. Once she is chosen as May Queen, she is completely adorned with flowers from head to toe. The variety of costuming provides ample room for interpretation.

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Beth March from Little Women

Beth March (played by Eliza Scanlen) is the most fragile of the March sisters in Greta Gerwig’s Little Women.  Beth takes after her mother and spends much of her time helping to care for the destitute Hummel family.  However, when their baby falls ill with scarlet fever, Beth catches the disease as well and eventually passes away due to complications from her illness.  Beth is an accomplished pianist and can often be found wearing sweet pink hues.

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Grey McConnell from Stumptown

On Stumptown, a TV show based on the comics of the same name, Jake Johnson plays Grey McConnell. Grey is an ex-convict who has turned over a new leaf and now runs a legitimate business. As the owner of the bar Bad Alibi and best friend/one-night stand of Dex Parios, Grey often finds himself helping Dex with her P.I. work and struggling to stay away from the life of crime he once knew. Grey wears comfortable clothing suited to a longtime bachelor and bartender.

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Lureen Newsome Twist from Brokeback Mountain

In Brokeback Mountain, Lureen Newsome Twist (played by Anne Hathaway) is a rodeo performer and the unsuspecting wife of Jack Twist.  Lureen’s father is a successful businessman and she eventually leaves the rodeo to work for him in pursuit of greater wealth.  Lureen’s most memorable costume in the film is her red and white rodeo outfit.

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Andy Bernard from The Office

Andy Bernard (played by Ed Helms) is a Dunder Mifflin employee from The Office who transfers from Stamford to Scranton with Jim when the branches are merged together.  Andy often refers to his time at Cornell University, and especially his involvement with a college a cappella group.  Andy has anger management issues which he takes classes for, and he is also romantically involved with both Angela and Erin at different times.  Andy often wears pastel colors, sweater vests, and bow ties.

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Dex Parios from Stumptown

On the TV show Stumptown, based on the comics of the same name, Dex Parios (played by Cobie Smulders) is a sarcastic Portland private investigator and ex-Marine. With a complicated past and little tolerance for dwelling on it, Dex can usually be found avoiding talking about her feelings with a drink in her hand. Dex’s style mostly revolves around well-loved vintage t-shirts, slim fitting jeans, and practical footwear.

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Laurie from Little Women

In Little Women, Theodore Laurence (better known as Laurie, and played by Timothee Chalamet) is Jo March’s best friend and would-be suitor.  Quite rich and rather spoiled, he grows into an immature man after being turned down by Jo, though he eventually marries her youngest sister Amy after the two spend time together in France.  Laurie’s clothing is expensive and fine, though he and Jo often share clothes in their childhood, which can sometimes leave him looking a bit haphazard.

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Dani Ramos from Terminator: Dark Fate

In Terminator: Dark Fate, Dani Ramos (played by Natalia Reyes) is humanity’s only hope for stopping the deadly terminators created by Legion, an AI system originally developed to combat cyber attacks. Dani struggles to come to terms with her role as a Resistance leader and fight to survive not only for herself, but for the future of humanity. Dani works at an auto assembly plant in Mexico City and is dressed for work when she is first attacked by a Rev-9 and flees with Grace.