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Kick it Xavier School with these limited-edition X-Men sneakers

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If you’re going to fight Apocalypse, you better wear the right shoes for the occasion.

Supra Footwear is about to release a limited-edition sneaker inspired by Fox’s X-Men: Apocalypse. Called the X-Men Vaider, the black high-top features the signature X-emblem, and an embossed leather overlay that gives a nod to the costumes in the film.

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Celebrate Arbor Day (every day) with this Baby Groot pin

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What better way to celebrate Arbor Day than with a tribute to the greatest of all tree-like aliens (Flora colossus), Groot?

Mondo has debuted this Baby Groot enamel pin, designed by Tom Whalen, destined to be the must-have accessory on Knowhere — to say nothing of Planet X.

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Hot Topic awakens a new ‘Star Wars’ fashion collection

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The Force, it’s calling to you. Just let it into your closet with this dazzling new Star Wars fashion collection from Her Universe and Hot Topic.

Designed by Leetal Platt and Kelly Cercone, who won the Her Universe design competition held last summer at Comic-Con International, the limited-edition line features nine pieces inspired by characters from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

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Wonder Woman inspires new Valentino fashion collection

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For the latest capsule collection from Italian fashion label Valentino, designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli looked to Wonder Woman for inspiration. The result is a line of clothing that “pays tribute to all women.”

While they don’t take a literal approach to the iconic DC Comics superheroine, you can see her represented with the stars — lots and lots of stars — that cover everything from sneakers to handbags to coats, and with the eagle motif on some of the tops and jackets.

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This ‘Batman Beyond’ robe is ideal for bed, Batcave and beyond

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Protecting Neo-Gotham is exhausting work, especially when you have a curmudgeonly Bruce Wayne breathing down your neck, and a rogues gallery nipping at your heels. So why not unwind in this Batman Beyond costume robe?

Equipped with a hood, to protect your secret identity and cover your damp hair, the 100-percent polyester robe is emblazoned with the red Bat-symbol. It also has “spikes” on the sleeves, presumably for decorative purposes only — although you may find otherwise if The Joker attacks in the bathroom.

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‘Dragon Ball’ and A Bathing Ape unveil new collection

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Following a 2015 collaboration, Japanese clothing label A Bathing Ape and Dragon Ball are reteaming for an even bigger collection.

Launching April 23, this new line brings together Akira Toriyama beloved creations — among them, Goku, Master Roshi and Shenron — and BAPE’s own Baby Milo on graphic T-shirts, sweatshirts and hoodies. There are also accessories, like tote bags, a coffee mug and a pillow.

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Catch ‘em all with Yummy Mart’s ‘Pokémon’ lingerie collection

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With Pokémon’s 20th anniversary in full swing, Pikachu is popping up everywhere, even in lingerie sections.

Japanese underwear and lingerie label Yummy Mart has teamed with The Pokémon Company to launch its Pokémon Collection, which prominently features the iconic yellow pocket monster.

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These Marvel motorcycle helmets will get your motor runnin’

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When you’re ready to hop on your bike and hit the open road, you can now choose a side — Team Cap or Team Iron Man — with these officially licensed Marvel motorcycle helmets. Or, you can say to hell with both of them and justgo with Team Punisher, because when in doubt, bet on Frank.

Produced by HJC, the helmets boast a lightweight advanced polycarbonate composite shell, an advanced channeling ventilation system, and an anti-scratch face shield that’s particularly striking on the Iron Man version.

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Have Pac-Man fever? Then here’s the suit for you

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If you’re determined to risk life and limb by running around in circles, devouring dots and avoiding ravenous ghosts, then you should at least look good while doing.

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The Joker gets the last laugh with these adult-size Underoos

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The age-old question of whether The Joker prefers boxers or briefs is answered with the new wave of adult-size Underoos. (Ever the trickster, the Clown Prince of Crime is apparently a boxer briefs kind of guy.)

The Joker men’s set is joined by Supergirl, Deadpool, Robin, Dawn of Justice Wonder Woman, and BB-8 for women. There are also Civil War Captain America and Iron Man boxer brief sets for boys.

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Harley Quinn, Wonder Woman inspire DC Bombshells fashion line

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Beginning as a series of retro-style statuettes, DC Comics’ Bombshells has inspired variant covers, a comic book, cosplay and, now, a fashion collection.

Hot Topic has unveiled a limited-edition DC Comics Bombshells line that includes a Batwoman hat and baseball dress, Wonder Woman shorts and top, a Poison Ivy dress, and a Harley Quinn aviator jacket.

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‘Powerpuff Girls’ soar into Hot Topic with new fashion line

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After hitting the runway last fall in Milan as part of Moschino’s spring 2016 collection, the Powepuff Girls are heading to a Hot Topic near you.

Just as Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup make their triumphant return to television, the retailer has unveiled a fashion collection inspired by the three heroes of Townsville. The Powerpuff Girls line features three dresses representing each of the little powerhouses — in corresponding blue, pink and green, of course — plus a top and skirt, T-shirt and sweatshirt depicting all three.

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DC’s fashionable villains take over in ‘Forever Evil’ apparel line

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The Suicide Squad movie doesn’t arrive for another four months yet, but already DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Consumer Products are filling stores with licensed apparel. In addition to that Hot Topics-exclusive “Daddy’s Lil Monster” T-shirt, there’s now a “Forever Evil” collection from shopping-mall mainstay Spencer’s.

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Nas announces ‘Ghostbusters’ clothing collaboration

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Rapper-turned-actor-turned-entrepreneur Nas has teamed with the Ghostbusters franchise for a fashion collection inspired by the hit movies.

Hypebeast has a first look at the line, from Nas’ HSTRY label, which will include long- and short-sleeved T-shirts, sweatshirts, jackets and hats that pay homage to the beloved supernatural-comedy franchise.

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Harley Quinn gets an official ‘Daddy’s Lil Monster’ shirt

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An untold number of unlicensed “Daddy’s Lil Monster” shirts have sprung up since the first Suicide Squad set photos leaked showing Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn wearing the tattered tee. However, now you can own the real deal, courtesy of Hot Topic.

The retailer has debuted the official (deep breath!) “DC Comics ‘Suicide Squad’ Harley Quinn ‘Daddy’s Lil Monster’ Girls Raglan,” available in sizes XS to 3X. They range in price from $26.50 to $30.50.

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