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Wonder Woman fans are eager to replicate that stylish sword-in-dress look

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Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman is serving as inspo for the latest internet fashion.

Anyone who’s seen the Wonder Woman movie (or even the trailer) remembers that iconic scene where Wonder Woman oh-so cooly and collectively pulls an entire SWORD from the back of her stylish dress.

Of course she just acts like it’s no big deal, because she’s Wonder Woman and all.

Now, women online are copying the look, and tagging it #WWGotYourBack. They’re making their own bold fashion statement by pulling many types of swords from many types of dresses. And they all have one thing in common: they all look great.  Read more…

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