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The Story of the Captain America: The Winter Soldier Costume

Captain America costume

In this week's Academy Originals we meet with costume designer Judianna Makovsky, who takes us through her process of creating Chris Evans' stealth  costume for "Captain America: The Winter Soldier".

Makovsky said one of the challenges to creating the suit was trying to make something that looked like kevlar but wouldn't restrict Evans' range of motion.

"So we had to create a fabric that was actually stretch but had a printed texture so that it looked like it was a hard fabric," she explained. "It's actually made of about four or five different fabrics." 

For more stories behind the costumes of some of your favorite movies, here's the making of the Dallas Buyers Club costumes, and here's designer Ruth E. Carter ("Lee Daniels' The Butler," "Malcolm X," "Serenity") showing her unique creative process.