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You Can Own A Custom Christopher Reeve Superman Costume Replica!

SUPER COSTUMES is a relatively new Superman costume replica company from Argentina. Since I’ve gotten to know the team and like their business philosophy and craftsmanship, I thought it would be a good idea to promote them.

Super Costumes recently sent me these all-new photos and various color fabric swatches of their latest 2013 Christopher Reeve Superman replica costumes available for purchase. They are very excited about their offering and hope to present more new costumes soon.

While with another costume replica company a few years ago, Super Costumes’ head seamstress made a Christopher Reeve Superman costume for me using what appears to be the same types of fabrics as the swatches I recently received. I’m very pleased with the results. The costume looks outstanding on display on a mannequin in my office.

I have carefully examined a high resolution version of every photograph presented here, and there appear to be no image manipulations outside of basic Photoshop contrast and brightness adjustments that are typically made to studio photography. There are three exceptions: 1) The blowing capes were photographed separately and added to the model’s costumes in Photoshop; 2) The floating costumes are a combination of multiple photos; and 3) At the time of the photo shoot no evil belt buckle was yet available, so it was substituted with a standard brighter yellow buckle and then darkened in post to match the evil belt.

Visit Super Costumes’ website and Facebook page today for more information, specifications and pricing. Their e-mail address is supercostumes2010@gmail.com.

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Super Costumes Press Release

Super Costumes is a company dedicated to creating replicas of Christopher Reeve’s Superman costumes. A specialist in costume design and creation is in charge of the complete research and creation processes of these costumes. Our replicas are made using the same techniques that were used for the original costumes (even the sewing machine used to make some parts of the costume is from the 70s).

Every costume we make is a unique reproduction of Christopher Reeve’s costumes. They are custom-made, and special attention is paid to all the details at our client’s request. We have been researching photographs and theoretical material for many years, and many well-known collectors and fans have contributed their knowledge. This is why we have become obsessed with the search for textures, colors, fabrics and tailoring details to make our costumes look exactly like the ones you see on screen.

As most Christopher Reeve Superman know, the blue color in Superman’s costume tunic and leggings varied from scene to scene and movie to movie, depending on the color temperature of both studio and outdoor lighting, and the types of lighting equipment, used to photograph Mr. Reeve. Thus, Super Costumes offers a variety of blue color fabrics that reflect all of the variations seen in the Superman movie series that will surely satisfy all of our customer’s personal preferences.

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Evil Superman III Costume

Super.Costumes is proud to offer this Evil Superman Costume Edition, which was released in 2013.

Our Evil Superman Costume is the best replica of Christopher Reeve’s Superman III Movie from 1983. This costume has been completed after years of research, and several “trials and errors” in order to get it as close to the original costume as possible.

The complete costume includes the following components:

Cape: Made of the best quality dark Bordeaux gabardine, with its corresponding emblem embroidered on the back, using a dark-yellow fabric to resemble the color of the original costume. This cape ties under the arms in the back, so it has the same effect as the authentic, screen-worn costume.

Tunic: Made of dark blue 4-way Lycra Spandex with its corresponding Bordeaux and dark-yellow emblem sewn into the chest. The Bordeaux shorts are attached to the tunic and have four belt loops. The tunic and shorts have a full-length zipper sewn into the back in the same style as Christopher Reeve’s costume, and is hidden by the cape.

Pair of Leggings: Made of the same dark blue Lycra Spandex used for the tunic. It has the appropriate internal seams on the inside of the legs, which resemble the original costume.

Belt: Made of dark-yellow synthetic leather, with its corresponding dark-yellow buckle made of resin. The belt connects together at the back with Velcro, which provides a perfect fit every time it is worn.

Pair of Complimentary Boots (standard v.1): Made of 4-way lycra spandex, which allows them to fit tightly and comfortably to the legs. They have a V on the front, and thin eco-leather soles (painted dark Bordeaux). There is no zipper, as these boots fit perfectly.

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Advanced Christopher Reeve Costumes

We are proud to present these two newly released replicas inspired on Christopher Reeve’s original costumes. The tailoring of these costumes is identical, with two different blue color options – turquoise blue and steely blue.

Both complete costumes include the following components:

Cape: Made of the best red gabardine, with its corresponding black and yellow emblem embroidered on the back. This cape ties under the arms in the back to resemble the effect of the real costume.

Tunic: Made of blue 4-way Spandex with its corresponding red and yellow emblem sewn on the chest. The red shorts are attached to the tunic and have four belt loops and a zipper.

Pair of Leggings: Made of the same blue 4-way Spandex as the one used for the tunic. It has the appropriate internal seams on the inside of the legs.

Belt: Made of yellow synthetic leather, with its corresponding buckle made of resin. The belt has a piece of Velcro in the back so that it can be tightened to the body.

Advanced Turquoise Blue v.1:

Advanced Steely Blue v.1:

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Deluxe Limited-Edition Christopher Reeve Costume

Our Deluxe Limited-Edition costume is made with fabrics from all over the world. In an attempt to get fabrics AND colors as close as possible to the original costume, we bought one of the colors in New York City, another from Brazil and a third from our native country of Argentina.

This deluxe costume is full of tailoring details that you’ll be able to see in the photos below. Pay special attention to the cuffs, the belt loops, the seams in the leggings and in the back of the tunic, and the shoulders and the seams of the cape. All of these details resemble and replicate almost to perfection the original costume worn by Christopher Reeve in the Superman movie series.

The complete costume includes the following components:

Cape: Made of the best red gabardine, with its corresponding black and yellow emblem embroidered on the back. Unique to the deluxe design are two matching sets of oversized male press studs on the underside of the cape that snap into the two matching sets of oversized female press studs sewn into the shoulders of the tunic. The cape’s hem is done in a zig zag pattern, as seen on authentic Reeve Superman capes. The two cape straps loop around under the armpits and tie at the back in the same fashion as an authentic movie cape.

Tunic: Made of deep blue, 4-way Spandex with its corresponding red and yellow emblem sewn on the chest. Unique to the deluxe design are two matching sets of oversized female press studs sewn into the the seam line on the shoulders and attach to the underside of the cape with two matching sets of oversized male press studs. The red trunks are attached to the tunic and have four belt loops and a zipper in the back.

Pair of Leggings: Made of deep blue, 4-way Spandex as the one used for the tunic. It has the appropriate internal seams on the inside of the legs, which resemble the original costume.

Belt: Made of yellow synthetic leather, with its corresponding yellow buckle made of resin. The belt connects together at the back with Velcro, which provides a perfect fit every time it is worn.

Pair of Complimentary Boots (standard v.1): Made of 4-way lycra spandex, which allows them to fit tightly and comfortably to the legs. They have a V on the front, and thin eco-leather soles (painted Bordeaux). There is no zipper, as these boots fit perfectly.

Please e-mail us for more information about the tailoring details of this costume.

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Advanced v.1 Boots

Sold separately, these advanced boots are made of red gabardine Spandex, which allows them to fit perfectly to the legs. They have a V on the front and a zipper in the back, with thin eco-leather soles (painted in red).

2014 UPDATE: DELUXE boots made of LEATHER are now available! Contact Super Costumes for photos and information.

Photography by Ramón Casares. Photos are © Copyright 2014 by Super Costumes, and are not to be reproduced or excerpted without prior written permission. All Rights Reserved. Every effort has been made by Super Costumes and CapedWonder™.com to make the above information and photos as accurate and organized as possible.

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