‘Wonder Woman’ Got Female Armor Right

Costume designer Lindy Hemming has received a lot of praise for her work on Wonder Woman, but fellow costume designer Amanda Weaver will help you fully appreciate what Hemming has achieved. In a gushing series of tweets, Weaver used her expertise to break down the costumes in the film and compare them to existing pieces of Roman armor. It’s clear that Hemming sought to balance the aesthetic needs of a Hollywood film with historical accuracy—tipping the scales towards the latter to deliver believable female warriors. Check out the entire series of tweets below.

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