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Academy D.Va from Overwatch

Announced in 2019, the Academy skin for D.Va (voiced by Carlet Chung in the English version) was a new spin on the character’s look. Prior to that most of D.Va’s looks were spins on her usual pilot’s jumpsuit.

The skin puts her into a college uniform complete with headphones, blazer, plaid skirt, blue socks, and white sneakers with pink laces. Getting the exact jacket is a little tricky, though, since there are so many small details. Soft touch fabric paint lets you add in the details without creating stiff areas on your coat. Start with a white base to make the colors pop, then edge the lapels and hem in yellow while add pocket lines with pink. Black pig tails, pink headphones, a white undershirt and pink tie finish off the look.

Nico Yazawa from Love Live!

Nico Yazawa (voiced by Sora Tokui and Erica Mendez) is one of the nine main characters of the anime series Love Live!  Nico is upbeat and cheerful, though this aspect of her personality does not detract from the fact that she is also often abrasive and self-centered.  Nico loves fashion and was the previous president of the Idol Research Club.  Nico’s costume consists of a blue plaid skirt, pink cardigan, and blue blazer with gold buttons.

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Orla McCool from Derry Girls

Orla McCool (played by Louisa Harland) is the cousin and friend of Erin Quinn on the Netflix show Derry Girls.  Orla is a bit strange, and often misses obvious social cues.  She is not at all concerned with popularity and even brought her grandfather as her date to the prom.  While sarcastic, Orla loves her friends deeply and is quite loyal to them.  Orla also has quite the sweet tooth and can often be seen eating candy while wearing some quintessentially ’90s outfits, including loud prints and bold colors, which make some of her looks a lot of fun to sport.

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Erin Quinn from Derry Girls

Erin Quinn (played by Saoirse-Monica Jackson) is the main protagonist of the Netflix show Derry Girls.  Erin lives in Derry with her rather large family during the 1990s.  She attends Our Lady Immaculate College with her friends Orla (who is also her cousin), James, Michelle, and Clare.  Erin’s most recognizable costume is her green school uniform, though she also dons plenty of fun 90s-inspired outfits throughout the series.