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Alex Danvers from Supergirl

Alex Danvers (Chyler Leigh) is the loyal older sister of Kara Zor-El, also known as Supergirl. Alex could have easily felt stifled in the shadow of her superpowered sibling, but she’s embraced her unique accomplishments and really come into her own as a fellow superhero. In early episodes of Supergirl, Alex’s fitted black garb and holster belts evoked a Black Widow-esque vibe, but the character and costume have both evolved.

Arthur Ketch from Supernatural

Arthur Ketch (played by David Haydn-Jones) is a British Man of Letters when he first meets Sam and Dean, and is actively working against them and all of the other American hunters.  However, over time, Arthur becomes an ally of the Winchesters, even entering into a romantic relationship with Sam and Dean’s mother, Mary.  Arthur often wears well tailored suits, which sets him apart from the American Men of Letters he later associates with.

Iris West Allen from The Flash

Iris West-Allen from The Flash

Iris West-Allen (played by Candice Patton) is the lifelong love of Barry Allen. She takes on several roles over the course of the show but her drive to tell the truth and deliver justice never change. She is often the person coordinating the team – once she becomes involved – and even takes a turn as a hero in an alternate universe.

When cosplaying Iris, class is the name of the game. She is always well put-together and dresses fashionably in silk blouses and fitted slacks or flowing sundresses and matched sweaters. She wears her hair long and usually down with neatly done classic makeup. Iris also has a preference for stiletto high heels no matter whether she’s in slacks and a blouse or a dress.

eileen leahy from supernatural

Eileen Leahy from Supernatural

Eileen Leahy (played by Shoshannah Stern) is a hunter on the CW show Supernatural.  As a child, she lost her hearing to the same Banshee that killed her parents, which spurred her to become a hunter.  Eileen is killed by a hellhound, but Sam is able to resurrect her with one of Rowena‘s spells in season 15.  Eileen is tough and confident, with a caring nature.

jody mills from supernatural

Jody Mills from Supernatural

Jody Mills (played by Kim Rhodes) is an important character on Supernatural.  Jody is originally introduced in season 5 as the Sheriff of Sioux Falls, South Dakota when her town is overtaken by reanimated loved ones, including her son.  Over time, Jody becomes an accomplished hunter and even takes in Claire and Alex.  When not in her tan sheriff’s uniform, Jody tends to wear jeans and plaid shirts layered against the unruly Sioux Falls weather.

Clifford DeVoe from The Flash

Clifford DeVoe / The Thinker from The Flash

Clifford DeVoe (played by Neil Sandilands) was a professor and researcher who augmented himself with a device that increased his intelligence. While his intelligence increased, however, his body began to deteriorate. This ultimately put him in a wheelchair which he altered to be a sort of base for his power.

Altering a wheelchair – particularly a power chair as DeVoe uses when he is The Thinker – is a large undertaking. So too is making the specialty headgear that makes up his costume. An easier way to cosplay him is to dress as he did before becoming The Thinker and then use a few costume cybernetic pieces to show DeVoe’s transition into being The Thinker.

The piece pictured above is technically a piece for a Borg costume which means it can be reused in other costumes as well. Otherwise all you need are dress shoes, slacks, a button up, and a tie as well as a wheelchair if you choose to cosplay that point if DeVoe’s development.

dick roman from supernatural

Dick Roman from Supernatural

Dick Roman (played by James Patrick Stuart) was a billionaire CEO who was killed, eaten, and then impersonated by the leader of the deadly Leviathans who are released from purgatory by Castiel.  Leviathan Dick keeps the original man’s arm in a cooler, complete with his expensive two-tone gold watch.  Dick is eventually killed by Dean, though not until after he shoots Bobby Singer, leading to Bobby’s death.  Dick wears expensive suits, often with complimentary ties and pocket squares, as is expected for a man of his socioeconomic status.

mary winchester from supernatural

Mary Winchester from Supernatural

Mary Winchester (played by Samantha Smith) is the mother of Sam and Dean on the CW’s Supernatural.  In the earliest seasons of the show, Mary is shown mostly in flashbacks, as she was murdered by the Yellow Eyed Demon when Sam was a baby.  However, she is later resurrected by The Darkness as a favor for Dean.  When she was originally killed, Mary wore a white nightgown.  As a hunter, she opts for sensible clothing that moves well and a sharp machete or other appropriate weapon.

Arsenal from Arrow

Arsenal from Arrow

Roy Harper is better known in Arrow by his alias of Arsenal. He is played by Colton Haynes on and appears as a recurring character until he joins forces with Oliver Queen and enters the vigilante community. His path is still far from easy but he he one of Oliver’s most loyal allies and ultimately ends up engaged to Thea Queen, Oliver’s sister.

Although Roy has taken up the green mantle of Arrow and has put off his own red Arsenal suit several times, he is the one and only Arsenal. Identified by the red and black coloring of his clothes, the many knives strapped to his legs, and his iconic laced leather jacket, he is often seen as a harsher version of Oliver Queen’s Arrow.

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.