Friday, 6 June 2008

Catwoman Costume and Fancey Dress

Catwoman CostumeSuperhero fancy dress costumes are always popular, especially the male characters like Spiderman, Batman and Superman costumes, but what about woman superheroes (or should that be superheroines?)

Catwoman Costume
Today I am going to look at the Catwoman Costume, Catwoman first appeared in 1940 in a Batman comic and was initially known as The Cat.

The Catwoman costume has evolved over the years, in fact in her first appearance Catwoman wore no costume or disguise at all this then evolved with the character and Catwoman began to wear a cat-mask which had the appearance of a real cat .

In the 1990s, the Catwoman costume consisted of a skin tight purple bodysuit and then changed to a black PVC costume like the Michelle Pfeiffer's Catwoman costume in Batman Returns.

Most of the current Catwoman costumes for sale have a much more hi-tech look and usually include a stylized cat mask, jumpsuit, belt and boot tops.

Catwoman and the well known male superhero Batman, have tended to have a love and hate relationship over the years. Initially Catwoman spent her early years helping out Batman fighting crime, but later returns to her life of crime and moves on to become a true Batman villain. It is also interesting to note Batman's most enduring love interests, is Catwoman and has occasionally been depicted as his one true love. So an excellent idea for some couples costumes would be to dress up in Catwoman and Batman costumes.

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More female superhero costume ideas
If Catwoman is not your thing, here are a few more female superhero costume ideas for you:
Wonder Woman Costumes - see my blog post on the Wonder Woman Costume
Supergirl Costumes including Sexy Supergirl Costumes
Superwoman Costumes (DC Comics)
Batgirl Costumes and a Sexy Batgirl Costume
Phantom Girl Costume
The Bionic Woman
Black Widow (Timely Comics)
Bumblebee (DC Comics)
The Cat (Marvel Comics)
Elasti-Girl (DC Comics)
Miss America (Marvel Comics)
Storm (Marvel Comics)

Where to buy the Catwoman costume:

US Shoppers:
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UK Shoppers:
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If you are looking for a similar costume, sexy and still a Superhero, try the Batgirl Costume

I hope I have helped you with some superhero fancy dress ideas UK and that you enjoy dressing up in your Catwoman Costume.

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