Whenever someone talks about superheroes, we begin to imagine them in capes and battle suits. But these typical hero costumes are becoming a thing of yesterday. While some rock in their signature suits, others prefer hiding in plain sight by donning fashionable outfits. Kids are not the only ones looking up to them anymore. Thanks to their wardrobe choices, even grown-ups can’t help but take fashion inspiration from superheroes. These outfits are mostly seen when they are on a break or undercover duty. Today, MCU has become a franchise of action, comedy, thrill, and fashion. So, here are the 8 best off-duty and undercover fashion moments in the MCU.
T’Challa in Black Panther
As the king of Wakanda and a superhero with a modern outlook, T’Challa strikes the right balance of royal and trendy in his casuals. From regal blazers to streetwear, T’Challa makes all the heads turn with his classy appeal. His most fashion-inspiring outfit was at the end of Black Panther in which he donned a black trench coat and black boots.
Bruce Banner in Thor: Ragnarok
Bruce Banner has struggled a lot with outfits, let alone the fashion factors. He has had to undergo pretty embarrassing moments in public because of Hulk. But in Thor: Ragnarok, both he and Hulk got to enjoy a fashionable time. Bruce got to wear a cool blazer with a t-shirt left behind by Tony Stark.
Wanda Maximoff in WandaVision
WandaVision gave us a chance to see Elizabeth Olsen in different outfits apart from the signature red leather jacket and boots. In fact, MCU reached its highest point of fashion so far in WandaVision. Despite the rising tensions surrounding Westview and Wanda’s mystery, we couldn’t keep our eyes off her wardrobe. As we travelled through time, Wanda flaunted iconic outfits from every decade, featuring the floral skirt with bow tie from the ‘50s, tunics, wide-leg pants from the ‘70s, turtle neck, denim skirt and turtle neck in the ‘80s. Clearly, Wanda aka Scarlet Witch is undoubtedly the most fashionable Avenger.
Natasha Romanoff in Iron Man 2
Even though Scarlett Johansson is tired of being asked only about Black Widow’s fashion and fitness, we had to include her in this list. Natasha Romanoff’s most common outfit is a leather jacket and boots. But when she went undercover in Iron Man 2, she got to flaunt a collection of chic outfits such as the red dress with a golden belt.
Bucky Barnes in The Falcon and The Winter Soldier
Bucky’s fashion sense has evolved significantly over the years in the MCU. He has gone from long hair to a short haircut that highlights his chiselled jawline and deep eyes. Apart from his young face, his trendy jackets and t-shirts betray the fact that Bucky is 106 years old. But his undercover look in black blazer and t-shirt was his best dressed moment so far.
Pepper Potts in Iron Man 2 and 3
The elegant yet savage Pepper Potts totally kills it with her formal wardrobe. Her CEO look in well-fitted blazers and skirt is chic, smart, minimalistic and super classy. Tony Stark’s love interest, Pepper knows how to carry herself with a smart tongue and fashionable formals. Her grey a-line dress and white suit in Iron Man 2 and 3 are some of her most iconic outfits.
Shuri in Black Panther
One of the geniuses of the MCU, Shuri has her fashion and tech game on point. This princess of Wakanda knows how to weave style and innovative technology in her outfits. They are usually a smart blend of traditions and modern comfort, exhibiting intricate jewellery, mesh, embroidery, and sneakers. Even her white lab coat oozed hotness with lace and high-tech.
Sam Wilson in The Falcon and The Winter Soldier
Sam’s latest costume as Captain America has earned lots of attention and fan love for its resemblance with the comic book suit. But there is another outfit of Sam from TFTWS that left fans talking about him more. His three-piece suit in Madripoor featuring red, yellow, and blue was the most fashionable point on the show.