2019’s edition of Comic-Con International: San Diego has given fans plenty of news to digest. Marvel unveiled its first LGBTQ hero; Tom Cruise surprised the audience with a special preview of Top Gun: Maverick; and all those final Game of Thrones season eight questions were answered. All the trailers, sneak peeks, and panels were nice, but this year they were almost overshadowed by the fashion. As the event grows bigger and bigger, its celebrity attendees have begun to use Comic-Con as an opportunity to show off looks direct from the runways. Sure, stars could easily appear onstage in merch from their favorite franchise and call it a day, but where’s the fun in that?