I was concerned about the price for this costume, but given that it is the best looking one out there I decided to go for it. I purchased this costume through 7th Avenue and they sent the wrong size. The measurements for the XL actually exceed my measurements, but I know these costumes always run small so I ordered the XXL. I happened to be on vacation when the costume arrived and once I discovered they sent the wrong size I immediately called to notify customer service of the mistake. The woman acknowledged the mistake and could not get the XXL to me in 3 days for my Halloween party. She never even apologized. Needless to say, I am frustrated. Regardless of my frustration, for those of you who are contemplating spending the money for this costume need to pass. The costume is actually incredibly cheap. The mask, belt, arm and foot guards did not fit or look very good at all. The costume itself looks good and I was excited once I put this on, but everything else made me look goofy. The costume does not leave you much room 'under the belt' and is quite uncomfortable. The strap around the neck did not fit as well. If the costume was actually true to the measurements it would be awesome, but it is not. To top it all off the costume is made in China! Which is why it looks nothing like the image once you get all of this on. Again, pass on this it is not worth the money.
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The costume arrived today, I was impressed by the speed that the costume was shipped and arrived (much quicker than I had any hope for). I was excited and opened it to get a good look at what I purchased. And the disappointment started once i got it out of the garmetbag it arrived in! First off it looks nothing like the picture... the quality is no where near the theatrical costume name would give you the hope for. Brand new and right out of the garment bag, I found a spot right on the front that had severel loose threads. Once I put the costume on to take a look on how well it fit... the collar was so tight it wouldn't close. And where the top of the one pieice meets the 'bottoms' where the two individual zippers fought to part ways, if you get my meaning.
It was a real disappointment.... the only saving grace is that I bought it to use as a pattern to make a custom version of the Captain America movie costume jacket for my American Patriot Costume. The downside is that this was an expensive pattern to purchase... I would have been better off getting one of the Cosplay companies in China to make a custom jacket and gotten it cheaper all things said and done.
So if you're just wanting a one or two use costume, this is the costume for you!