How to Dress Like Super Heroes (or Villains): Marvel Edition! (Photos)

Iron Man 3 comes out on May 3rd, and for some reason, I have had the sudden urge to dress all in red and gold in honor of Tony Stark. It was then I realized something; those Marvel superheroes (and even some of their villains) sure are stylish!

In honor of the upcoming release of the third film in the Iron Man series, we’ve put together various stylish looks that pay tribute to our favorite Marvel characters from Captain America, to Thor, to even Loki! Check out the super hero inspired ensembles here. Which is your favorite?

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    Wouldn't we all want to be a cool, calm and rich as Tony Stark! And while we may not want to dress in a metal suit, we can harness Iron Man's iconic style for everyday (and trust me, it will be far more comfortable).

    The Red mesh panel peplum dress is by Dorothy Perkins and is on sale for just $43. Buy here.
    To honor Iron Man's iconic blue contraption that keeps him alive, we used the Éclipse Pendant by Bacaret for $330. Buy here.
    For a bit of heavy metal - in gold of course - we used this Blue Nile Wide Polished Cuff Bracelet in 14k Yellow Gold that goes for $3350. Buy here.
    The shoes are perfect for our femme Tony Stark, the Charlotte Olympia Jingle Bell Dolly Platform Pumps retail for $1023. Buy here.
    And we had to give an Iron gal a hand bag, here we finished the outfit off with the Nine West Le Club Metallic Clutch for $49.99. Buy here.

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    When you think of the Incredible Hulk, you usually don't think chic, stylish and trendy, but we've paid tribute to The Hulk in a glam way.

    To reflect The Hulk's very green skin tone, we've given our Hulk girl a Carven bright green sleeveless blouse for $335. Buy here.
    We gave our Hulk a pair of purple short by Kenzo with a green string belt that go for $206. Buy here.
    And since the Hulk is stomping everywhere, we had to give our Hulk girl a practical pair of sneakers. These wedge sneakers go for $260. Buy here.
    And since The Hulk has to occasionally has to be chained up, we paired the outfit with this Ben Amun Gold Chain Link Necklace for $345. Buy here.

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    Perfect for your 4th of July party, here is our take on the one and only Captain America.

    For the stars, we gave our Captain America a Banjo & Matilda Star-intarsia cashmere sweater that retails for $345. Buy here.
    For a blue statement, we found these Balmain Low Rise Leather Biker Pants that go for (bulp) $4315. Buy here.

    Captain America needs some bold red boots, these TOMS Shoes Red Vegan Wrap Boots are perfect for fighting crime and cost $98. Buy here.

    While Marvel's Captain America wears a huge belt, we went with one that is far more simple and chic. The Ralph Lauren Collection Red Braided Trim Leather Belt goes for $605. Buy here.

    And of course, we need a A for America! This Bony Levy Pavé Diamond Initial Pendant Necklace goes for $495. Buy here.

     

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    Thor has quite the powerful, yet elegant look. Our Thor is ready for a night at the opera!

    For the dress, we picked up on Thor's silver accents and paid tribute in the form of this Notte by Marchesa Lace-embellished silk gown on sale for $344. Buy here.

    Of course Thor needs a cape. We gave our Thor a ISABEL BENENATO draped cape that retails for $975. Buy here.

    Lightening bolts had to be part of the outfit. Here we gave our Thor the Ileana Makri Diamond Thunder Bolt Pendant Necklace that retails for $2965. Buy here. And the aptly named, Thor Crystal Lightning Bolt Cuff - more info here.

    We didn't want this fancy lady to be carrying a giant hammer, instead we gave her this boxy handbag to finish up the outfit. The Diane Von Furstenberg Sphere Metallic Leather Box Clutch retails for $375. Buy here.

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    Loki may be a bad guy, but he sure is stylish!

    The dress has a structured shape and great detail that reflects the lines of Loki's costume. The Worn By Men dress retails for $590. Buy here.
    Loki needs a green cape. We gave our Loki a Matthew Williamson deep green light cape that's on sale for $170. Buy here.
    The black and gold shoes are a fab compliment to the dress. These Jimmy Choo heels go for $632. Buy here.
    The necklace, similar to the shape that Loki wears, is by Lanvin and retails for $1145. Buy here.
    And our Loki would never go around wearing a pair of horns on her head, instead we put them in her ear! This Givenchy single gold horn earring goes for $511. Buy here.

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    The Mandarin - who is the big-bad in Iron Man 3 - is all about Asian influences. 

    The jacket by Emilio Pucci is quite the investment piece. The embroidered cotton-canvas kimono-style jacket retails for $7,700. Buy here. 

    This gorgeous Temperley London Foulard Print Dress has the brocade that The Mandarin is fond of and goes for $1400. Buy here.

    And for the necklace we went with a classic 10k Gold Necklace with a Jade Dragon Circle Pendant that goes for $251. Buy here.

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    Hawkeye is one tough dude, so of course we had to make our style version of Hawkeye totally military inspired, dark with a hint of rock-n-roll.

    To begin, we gave our Hawkeye a black faux leather vest by Karl Lagerfeld which retails for $329. Buy here.

    We paired the vest with a pair of J Brand Leather Skinny Jeans  that retails for $1330. Buy here.

    We spoiled out Hawkeye with a Rose Gold and Black Diamond Leather Cuff that retails for a about $9,000 (yes, ouch). Buy here.

    The boots, are a designer version of the standard issue military style. These retail for $550. Buy here.

    We finished off the outfit by paying tribute to his archery skills with this bow and arrow necklace that retails for $50. Buy here.

 

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