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Fashion Superhero Tim Gunn Examines the Green Lantern Costume [Video]

If there is anyone we wish could just be our friend for the day, helping us save us from our unfashionable selves or just telling us amazing stories peppered with zingarific take-downs, it’s Tim Gunn. And if there was anyone who had the right to assess the effectiveness of a Marvel superhero’s costume through the years, it’s him. At one point in this interview with Newsarama’s Crazy Sexy Geeks Jennifer Ewing and Alan Kistler, Gunn points out the Christmasy early costumes worn by Hal Jordan and asks “Who’s going to be threatened by a superhero who’s a dandy?”


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  • Amanda Jean Carroll

    Tim Gunn is great! But Green Lantern is a DC character, silly! 

  • Martha Enderby

    I’m glad they saw through Guy’s costume being completely ridiculous to it being completely ridiculous and also perfectly reflecting Guy as a character.

  • Abel Undercity

    “He’s a jerk!”  Boom.  Costume design success story. 

  • Anonymous

    2:29: “I mean, who’s going to feel threatened by a superhero who’s a dandy?”

    Really? That’s a shame. By one definition (someone who pays a lot of attention to their looks), all superheroes are dandies.

    Other than that, a fun little thing. Costume changes are fascinating and often hilarious.

  • Frodo Baggins

    This was me watching the video: “Get to ragging on the movie already get to ragging on the movie already GET TO RAGGING ON THE MOVIE ALREA–FUCK IT’S OVER?!”

  • Kaitie Kudara

    He’s talking about Alan Scott, not Hal Jordon when he makes the dandy comment.

  • Abel Undercity

    “Part One.”

  • Angel H.

    I’ve always thought that “Project Runway” should have a cosplay challenge,