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Rating the X-Men’s high-fashion Hellfire Gala outfits

Almost two years after Marvel’s mutants changed forever with the acclaimed reboot House of X and Powers of X, the X-Men are celebrating their triumph in style with the ongoing Hellfire Gala. The event (running through the latest issues of Marauders, Hellions, Excalibur, X-Men, Children of the Atom, New Mutants, X-Corp, Wolverine, S.W.O.R.D., and Way of X, concluding with next week’s installments of X-Factor and Cable) is modeled after the real-life Met Gala but dialed up to 11, as you would expect from the fashion-forward X-Men.

But while some mutants were born to strut the green carpet, others don’t quite have what it takes to get the cameras flashing. So we at EW used our best fashion judgment to rank the best-dressed, the worst-dressed, and the points for effort. Check it out below!

(A note: All the artists involved in the X-line did an

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X-MEN’s Hellfire Gala Fashion From Best to Worst

Have you received your invitation to the X-Men’s Hellfire Gala yet? Well, seeing as you’re just a regular Homo sapien, you’re probably not on the guest list. If you’re wondering what we are talking about, the mutant nation of Krakoa is throwing a very fancy soiree. One where guests are expected to dress up to the nines. Something akin to the real-life Met Gala, only with powers. It’s called the Hellfire Gala after the mutant’s Hellfire Trading Company. The formerly villainous Hellfire Club now runs mutant trade with the outside world.

The mutants of the island nation of Krakoa are dressed to impress at the first ever Hellfire Gala.

The mutants of the island nation of Krakoa are dressed to impress at the first ever Hellfire Gala.

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The event is taking place across 12 issues of X-Men comics this spring, including the June one-shot comic Planet-Sized X-Men. It will result in an all-new X-Men team, one where fans got to vote for members.

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Kitty Pryde’s Hellfire Gala Costume Is Packed With History

Kate Pryde’s costume for the X-Men’s upcoming Hellfire Gala, designed by Russell Dauterman, is packed with nods to her superhero life.

This summer, the X-Men’s world is set to change at the “Hellfire Gala.” Not much is known about the event itself, but it’s billed as the next big chapter of the Dawn of X era, and the various X-Men titles have been hinting at it and building towards it for some time.. Ahead of the gala’s debut, Marvel has released a series of variant covers showcasing the high-fashion costumes that the mutants will sport during the event. The outfits, which were designed by superstar artist Russell Dauterman, show the evening wear characters such as Cyclops, Storm and Emma Frost will wear during the Hellfire Gala.

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Each of these costumes is new

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