No Matter what the occasion, a fancy dress party or an outfit for Halloween, current movie characters are a popular choice and this year X-men costumes are set to be popular following the success of this year’s movie, X-Men: first Class.
‘First Class’ featured many of the same faces including Patrick Stewart as Professor Charles Xavier, Halle Berry as Ororo Munroe or Storm and Hugh Jackman as Logan, otherwise known as Wolverine.
There are a variety of X-Men costumes available to purchase right now including those of Wolverine and Storm. The Wolverine outfits will probably continue their popularity well into next year with the scheduled release in 2012 of the next X-Men movie, The Wolverine.
The X-Men is about an unusual superhero team of misfits, mutants each with incredible and individual powers. these powers make them outcasts from the general human population. Professor Xavier creates a special school, a safe haven for these mutants, where they are trained to be able to harness their special powers. They are taught to use these powers for the benefit of humanity, the idea being that the mortal human race will see that there is no reason to hate and fear them.
Superhero costumes have always been a firm favourite for kids, Spiderman, Superman and Batman being some of the popular themes of recent years and costume designers always keep up with current movie trends. An X-men costume could be one of this years ‘must have’s
For ladies who fancy dressing up as a female super heroine, there are some amazing costumes of the characters Storm (who has the power to control the elements), Jean Grey who was born with telekinetic and telepathic powers and also Emma Frost who is gifted with considerable telepathic powers.
There are versions of the Wolverine costume for adults and kids, there’s even an outfit available for toddlers so even the little ones in the family can become their favourite character
Of course, every superhero movie has its villains and the X-Men are no exception. in fact there is an eternal war between the heroes and villains in the X-men universe
Magneto is a character that forms a group called the Brotherhood of Mutants and they oppose the beliefs of Professor Xavier that mutants can live in harmony with humans, preferring to see themselves as ‘Homo sapiens superior’.
So if superhero isn’t really your style and you prefer the role of ‘super villain’ then the X-Men costume of Magneto would be the one for you