28 Characters' Costumes With Eyebrow-Arching Details

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Costume design in Hollywood is such a big deal it has its own Oscar category. And with good reason! Even the most mundane outfits are stitched seam-to-seam with truly impressive details. And if you look close enough, the costumes in a movie or show tell as much of a story as the script does.

This contest was suggested by Amomaxia, whose orange parachute pants are embroidered with scenes from his entire life story.

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Entry by Hestutomo

In Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Newt Scamander's coat has a lot of pockets on the inside. According to designer Colleen Atwood, being a wi

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Entry by PollyDarton

CRACKEDOON DJANGO UNRAIINE D Director Quentin Tarantino was adamant that Django's main costume look as close as possible to Michael Landon's Little J

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Entry by LAJL

SHAZAM! In Shazam!, the buttons that fasten Shazam's cape feature a tiger head, a subtle nod to the comics character Mr. Tawny, a talking tiger and al

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Entry by Tee Ngin Rui

There are no buttons or zippers on the handmaids' clothes in The Handmaid's Tale, because their society considers that too sexual. It's a subtle way t

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Entry by LAJL

The costumes in Black Panther were an homage to African tribes. Dora Milaje Ndebele tribe necklace necklace Dora Milaje Maasail tribe red outfit red o

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Entry by Andrea Meno

CRACKEDo COM In-universe, Bane's costume is made from scavenged military items. THE DA'RK KNIGHT RISES His padded vest is made up of stuff like surplu

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Entry by Tee Ngin Rui

Belle's blue dress in Disney's live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST remake is inspired by 18th-century French fashion. Back then, pockets were tied around

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Entry by LAJL

DEADPOOL In Deadpool 2, the Hawaiian shirt Deadpool wears in the tiny legs scene is a nod to Chunk's shirt from The Goonies. That film also featured

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Entry by Scott Laffey

In Get Out, Walter wears an actual pair of running shoes from 1936... because Rose's grandfather never got over losing to Jesse Owens in that year's O

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Entry by Scott Laffey

When Sansa marries Tyrion in Game of Thrones, her wedding dress tells her story. The pale gold represents Sansa, while red berries symbolize the Lanni

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Entry by PollyDarton

Drael BRAM STOKER Dracula's coffin gown was inspired by Gustav Klimt's painting The Kiss. IEKKT Costume designer Eiko Ishioka used this painting becau

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Entry by Andrea Meno

The Last Jedi costume designer Michael Kaplan designed the Red Guard to look like 1970s muscle cars. CRACKED COM

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Entry by Sagar Parikh

LEMONY SNICKET'S SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS CRACKEDOON In A Series of Unfortunate Events, Esme Squalor's shoulder pads become larger and pointier as

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Entry by Tee Ngin Rui

The Unwomen's costumes in The Handmaid's Tale are made up of six layers of CRACKED.COM fabric colored muted robin egg blue to fit the bleak appearance

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Entry by Sagar Parikh

CRACKED.COM MATRIX The sunglasses characters wear in The Matrix aren't just for style. They hide the eyes of the peop le who can see the reality of th

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Charlie from It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia has been wearing the same shoes for 13 seasons. To complement his famous dumpster diving character, Cha

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Entry by PollyDarton

MADMEN By the time the show ended Trudy and Pete's costumes had become an homage to Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton: A couple with a similarly tum

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Entry by LAJL

In-universe, CRACKED COM Cersei designs Jaime's hand, So the prop was crafted So it could caress her as well as hold a sword. GAME OF THRONES

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Entry by Sagar Parikh

MARVEL STUDIOS GUARDIANS OF GALAXY THE VOl. 2 SEAAE BFE4 The text on Chris Pratt's T-shirt in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 reads Gear Shift, which

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Entry by Gino Reyes

THE COWARDLY LION COSTUME FROM THE WIZARD OF OZ HAD PRETTY AUTHENTIC-LOOKING FUR FOR ITS TIME RIGHT? THAT'S BECAUSE IT WAS MADE FROM REAL LION PELTS.

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Entry by Tee Ngin Rui

GLADIATO It was Russell Crowe's idea to have each decoration on Maximus' breastplate represent of his one vietorles in battle. CRACKED.COM

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CRACKED COM DAREDALE MARVEL All of Matt Murdock's suits are made from highly textured fabrics. Costume designer Stephanie Maslansky said For a man wh

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Entry by PParker

In Les Miserables, red is the color that all the prisoners wear (including Jean Valjean.) When Valjean meets Fantine, she is also dressed in red... To

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Entry by Sagar Parikh

GRAGKEDOD CON THE WALKING DEAD Beta's costume in The Walking Dead references several other characters. The coat is a nod to Paul Jesus' Rovia, the re

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Entry by PollyDarton

STAR The first time we meet Rey, she is fully covered THE FORCE AWAKENS for her job WARS as a desert scavenger, including a pair of goggles... which w

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Entry by Andrea Meno

Harry Potter 6 Harry wears the number seven shirt in Quidditch because David Beckham wore number seven for Manchester United. CRACKED COR COM

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Entry by PParker

In The Lord of the L Rings, Boromir wears unique bracers with the symbol of Gondor's White Tree. After Boromir dies, Aragorn takes his bracers, wears

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Entry by Kristina Yong

In Batman V Superman, a Joseph Campbell quote that says, where we had thought to stand alone, we will be with all the world, is written in Kryptonia