Cartoon Network Knows You Loved the New Steven Universe So Much It's Selling You Everything It Can

Steven Universe made a grand return last week with its “Heart of the Crystal Gems” story arc, a journey that made milestones for the show and definitely didn’t mess about when it came to advancing the series’ story. It was so good, Cartoon Network has basically decided to merchandise the hell out of it almost…

Step Into Hulk's Giant Feet, Literally, With These New Marvel Vans Kicks

Just my luck: I’ve been dying for some shoes that make it look like I have gangrene! Vans has announced it’s partnering with Marvel to make sneakers, clothing, and accessories based around its iconic characters—meaning when you lightly kick that person who tried to steal your seat on the subway, they’ll also be…

Looking Like a Billion Buckeroos: An Outdoor Style Guide for America's Richest Nerds

What do you get the person who has it all? A little self-awareness, especially when it comes to their outfit of choice. But Silicon Valley’s ultra-rich have recently abandoned the premise of “uniforms boost my brain power” for a more reasonable “I’m rich, so maybe I should own an actual jacket.”

Thandie Newton Wears a Fabulous Homage to Her Star Wars Debut at Solo Premiere

What do you do when someone says you can’t take your action figure collection to Cannes Film Festival? You say “fuck it” and do it anyway. Solo: A Star Wars Story actress Thandie Newton wore a custom Vivienne Westwood dress to the film’s Cannes premiere that featured action figures of all the black characters in the …

Superman's Underwear May Be Back (On the Outside) in Action Comics #1000, But It Might Not Be Staying

When you think of Superman’s costume, what do you think of first? The cape? Fair. The S-Shield? Good one. But you probably also think of red undies, proudly worn outside the blue suit instead of, well, under it. They’ve been gone for a while, and are making a triumphant return soon... but they may not be here for long.

Giants of the Fashion Industry Pay Tribute to The Incredibles' Edna Mode, Style Icon

When it comes to getting your hands on a signature superhero costume—one that people will remember you for—you’ve pretty much got three options. You can DIY it like a young Peter Parker, hire an emotionally-disturbed criminal to make you one like Daredevil, or you can request a meeting with Edna Mode.

Gucci's Star Trek-Themed Fashion Reveal Looks Better Than Star Trek: Discovery

You don’t see Gucci mentioned on io9 that often, given the Italian fashion house isn’t really into props or cosplay. But to help introduce its 2017 Fall and Winter fashion campaign, the brand created a short film inspired by the original Star Trek series. It’s wonderful, and we’d happily trade Star Trek: Discovery for…

The Government Says It Wasted Millions of Dollars Dressing the Afghan Army in Proprietary Camouflage

The price tag for the never-ending, but occasionally paused, war in Afghanistan is well north of a trillion dollars by now. Nearly $100 million of that is attributable to our generous decision to buy uniforms for the struggling Afghan National Army—and a newly released inspector general report says that as much as $28…