Super Friends or Super Trends?

The Super Friends have gone sartorial. They’ve moved their headquarters temporarily from the Hall of Justice…to Rue St. Honore.

Holy Bedazzler, Batman – Colette is selling duds that will make ordinary civilians feel as if they have style super powers – or at least will give them a cocktail soiree conversation starter.

The Parisian retail mecca has teamed up with Warner Bros. to celebrate 75 years of DC Comics. Given that the limited edition clothing and accessories collection was created by famed French designers with the powers to cut, stitch, embellish and save the world from boring basics, I expected creativity, not costumes.

It’s more kitsch than couture, but fun to look at nonetheless.

Alexis Mabille for The Joker
Because Batman loves Balmain?
Julien David for Superman. Did Superman eat at McDonald's
A wonder woman herself, Sonia Rykiel creates her take on the icon's look. More Wal-mart costume than something a modern wonder femme would wear, no?
Maison Michel's take for WW is slightly more wearable.

I still want the bracelets…sigh.

Pierre Hardy's super tote lacks a little superiority.
Lanvin's little pug Batman
You can Flash and dance in these practical flats by Repetto.
Theirry Lasry's Plastic Man shades might require super vision.
Oh Uncle Karl, why did you put gloves on a man who is supposed to show off his ring?

Green Lantern was always my fave, too. Why, you ask? Hello! He had a big green ring…I was mesmerized by shiny baubles at a very young age.

But Roger Vivier saved the day with these green heeled boots for Catwoman - who was always so purr-ty.

They are still a little cartoony but I’ll take them over the rest. After all, every woman knows that stilettos automatically give you super powers.

Images courtesy of Colette, where the collector’s items (for comic book, not couture, geeks) can be purchased online.

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