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Comic Book Cool

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Maybe it's the flurry of superhero-themed summer blockbusters, but countless comic book and pop art-inspired pieces have been catching our eye of late. It started with 3.1 Philip Lim's The Break Up PVC pouch, which has been spotted on the arms of the coolest street style stars, and now Model's Own's Lichtenstein-esque nail wraps and cult label Lazy Oaf's Batman collection are on our wish list. Novelty prints and accessories are here to stay for Autumn/Winter 2012 (we love Burberry's owl print jumpers and Balenciaga's comic book sweaters), so here are 10 ways to embrace the kitschest of trends.

  • Comic Book-Inspired Pieces: 3.1 Phillip Lim Clutch

    The clutch that started it all - The Break Up PVC pouch would be in our dream superhero wardrobe.

    £345, net-a-porter.com

  • Comic Book-Inspired Pieces: Model's Own Nail Wraps

    These Model's Own Nail Wraps are emblazoned with classic comic book lingo, from "pow" to "zap".

    £7.00, boots.com

  • Comic Book-Inspired Pieces: Zap Clutch

    A more affordable Pop Art clutch.

    £9.99, internacionale.co.uk

  • Comic Book-Inspired Pieces

    Inspired by the original comic book, Lazy Oaf's Batman collection has been released to tie in with the Dark Night Rises film.

    Available from Friday 13th July, lazyoaf.co.uk

  • Comic Book-Inspired Pieces: Bam Headdress

    Wear this cool comic hair accessory at an (alternative) wedding or festival.

    £15, etsy.com

  • Comic Book-Inspired Pieces: Karla Spectic Bodice

    Karla Spectic's Lichtenstein-inspired bodice is a work of art.

    £253, karlaspectic.com

  • Comic Book-Inspired Pieces: Markus Lupfer Kapow Jumper

    We love Markus Lupfer's fun sequin knits - this will look super with a pair of jeans.

    £310, net-a-porter-.com

  • Comic Book-Inspired Pieces: Scottish Fine Soaps Scrub

    A handy travel soap in a cute pop art tin. What's not to love?

    £5, topshop.com

  • Comic Book-Inspired Pieces: Zoe Karssen Batman Jumper

    Batman fans will also love Zoe Karssen's super soft grey marl sweatshirt.

    £95, net-a-porter.com

  • Comic Book-Inspired Pieces: Benefit The Porefessional

    Benefit's created make-up's first ever superhero, SpyGal for 'The Porefessional' a pore-minimising cream.

    £23.50, benefit.com

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