Marley Rose from Glee

Marley Rose (played by Melissa Benoist) is a member of McKinley High School’s New Directions on the show Glee in seasons 4 and 5.  Marley often struggles with her self-confidence and is in recovery for an eating disorder.  Her mother works as a lunch lady at her high school, which often results in teasing from other classmates.  Marley is best friends with Unique, and it is also revealed that she writes original songs in her spare time.

Brittany S. Pierce from Glee

Brittany S. Pierce (played by Heather Morris) is a cheerleader and member of the New Directions on Glee.  Often portrayed as typical “dumb blonde,” Brittany is emotionally intelligent and openly bisexual.  Eventually, she marries her longtime friend and on-and-off love interest Santana Lopez.  Especially in the early season, Brittany is typically seen wearing her William McKinley High School cheer uniform, possibly with a slushie in hand to throw at glee club members like Rachel Berry, Kurt Hummel, or Artie Abrams before they become friends.

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Kurt Hummel from Glee

Kurt Hummel (played by Chris Colfer) is one of the main cast members of Glee and an important part of the New Directions club.  Kurt is initially in the closet at the beginning of the series before embracing his true self and coming out to his friends and eventually his father.  Kurt later dates, and eventually marries, Blaine Anderson.  Kurt is very interested in fashion, and that shines through in his costuming.

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Unique Adams from Glee

Unique Adams (played by Alex Newell) is a transgender high school student and a member of New Directions on the show Glee.  Unique is close friends with Marley Rose.  When Unique is originally introduced as Wade, she is shy, but Unique herself is glamorous and outgoing.

Rachel Berry

Rachel Berry, played by Lea Michele in Glee, is a driven yet neurotic high school glee club member, who’s single ambition is to perform on Broadway. She places gold star stickers after her signature to remind everyone that she’s a star.

Blaine Anderson

Blaine Anderson (Darren Criss) used to be the lead singer of the Dalton Academy Warblers but transferred to McKinley High School to be with his boyfriend Kurt. Though he may have shed his Dalton blazer, he sure hasn’t given up his preppy style.

Sue Sylvester

Sue Sylvester is the conniving coach of the William McKinley cheerleading squad. She’s willing to win at any cost, and that includes bullying students and teachers on a daily basis. Sue’s closet has a tracksuit for every occasion.

Artie Abrams

Artie Abrams is an original member of McKinley High’s New Directions glee club. Don’t be fooled by his preppy sweater vests and shirts that button all the way up. He’s got plenty of sass and soul.

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