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Patrick Jane (Season Six) from The Mentalist

With the defeat of serial killer Red John behind him at the midpoint of Season 6, Patrick Jane (played by Australian actor Simon Baker) escapes the law to Mexico, where he spends the next two years living the idyllic life of a hermit. His old mind-bending ways are a thing of the past, or so he thinks, as he traipses across scenic beaches in a red sarong, worn Oxfords (with no socks), and custom-made designer shirt (with a noticeable lack of epaulets, his tailor is quick to point out). That is, until the FBI summons him back to the United States to solve a series of cases in return for his freedom. Jane may have returned to active Mentalist duties, but his dress reflects his all the more laissez-faire attitude towards his job of closing cases.

Leroy Jethro Gibbs from NCIS

Leroy Jethro Gibbs (played by Mark Harmon) is a gruff, hard-boiled NCIS Special Agent with a heart of gold. Despite his prickly exterior, Gibbs develops a strong, almost fatherly bond with several members of his team, especially forensic scientist Abby Sciuto. Gibbs is rarely seen without a cup of piping hot black coffee in hand, and if you happen upon him without one, you’d better run. Regardless of his mood, he’s known for slapping his team members upside the head and rebuking them with a long list of his rules for life.

Gibbs' Coffee Cup from NCIS

Make Your Own: Gibbs’ Coffee Cup from NCIS

Leroy Jethro Gibbs (played by Mark Harmon) is a gruff, hard-boiled NCIS Special Agent with a heart of gold. Despite […]

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Patrick Jane from The Mentalist

In his old life, Patrick Jane (Simon Baker) made a name for himself as a psychic. After messing with the wrong serial killer, Jane reinvents himself as a mentalist (master manipulator of thoughts and behavior) and consultant for the California Bureau of Investigation, much to the chagrin of Agent Teresa Lisbon.  His true motive is exacting revenge on the murderer of his wife and daughter. Jane’s blunt mannerisms, penchant for herbal teas, and three-piece suits make him an iconic character, to say the least.

Lena Luthor from Supergirl

Lena Luthor from Supergirl

Did someone say #bosslady? Lena Luthor (Katie McGrath) is the CEO of L-Corp, a company she took over from her brother Lex, the self-proclaimed greatest criminal mind. When their agendas align, Lena is a staunch ally of Supergirl and her friends; independently, she considers Kara Danvers (Supergirl’s alter ego) a dear friend.

Lena’s outfits on The CW’s Supergirl reflect her businesslike attitude, revolving around dressy blouses, pencil skirts, and blazers. This tutorial shows you how to recreate two of her more formal outfits: one consisting of a blazer set, buttoned-down blouse, and vest; and one that incorporates a more adventurous sheer lace top that reminds me of one of Katie McGrath’s more medieval roles.

Kasie Hines from NCIS

Kasie Hines from NCIS

When Pauley Perrette’s Abby Sciuto departed from the cast of NCIS, Kasie Hines (played by Diona Reasonover) took over as the new forensic scientist. Kasie’s outfits tend to have bright, eye-catching, but coordinating colors, combining preppiness with a touch of whimsy. She may have some big boots to fill (although she seems to be going for comfy Vans sneakers, personally), but she lends her own spin on a quirky demeanor and fashion sense that is all too familiar yet refreshingly different at once.