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Grant Gustin’s The Flash Gets New CW Season Eight Shoes As New Costume Revealed

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Grant Gustin’s The Flash gets fancy new shoes for CW’s eighth season, as fans see the costume for the first time at the DC FanDome event










Grant Gustin’s The Flash costume gets a facelift for season eight.

The 31-year-old star of the CW series and DC Comics revealed a look at his new costume at the DC FanDome event on Saturday.

Throughout the series, Barry Allen’s Flash suit has used a pair of relatively understated red boots, but in the new season he’ll be wearing iconic gold boots.

New Look: The 31-year-old star of The Flash from CW revealed at the DC FanDome event that his character’s costume for season eight is getting a wardrobe update with a pair of eye-catching gold boots; pictured 2019

Something was missing: Gustin called the new boots

Something was missing: Gustin called the new boots “the last element that was missing,” and while the Flash suit has evolved over the seasons, it brings a new element of comic realism; new boots pictured above

With the implementation of the new golden footwear, the Flash suit most closely resembles that of the original comic books.

The CW series was slow developing the suit, but every season or so a new detail would be changed to match the pages of the DC comic.

At the event, Gustin called the new boots “the last element missing” over the course of the series.

“I’ve enjoyed all the versions of The Flash suit we’ve had on the show, but the one we’ve got now is the closest to the many iterations you see in the comic books — except for that one.” golden boots! I always felt that those boots would be the finishing touch.”

Attention to detail: 'I've enjoyed all the versions of The Flash suit we've had on the show, but the suit we have now is the closest to the many iterations you see in the comic books' , said Gustin about the wardrobe addition;  promotional image for The Flash season eight

Attention to detail: ‘I’ve enjoyed all the versions of The Flash suit we’ve had on the show, but the suit we have now is the closest to the many iterations you see in the comic books’ , said Gustin about the wardrobe addition; promotional image for The Flash season eight

Old costume: Gustin, who plays Barry Allen in the hit CW series, has worn a pair of relatively understated red boots, but in the new season he'll be wearing iconic gold boots;  pictured 2018

Old costume: Gustin, who plays Barry Allen in the hit CW series, has worn a pair of relatively understated red boots, but in the new season he’ll be wearing iconic gold boots; pictured 2018

Other things announced at the DC FanDome event, including Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins’ confirmation that a third part of the film was coming.

In addition, the comic book world was shocked when it was announced that Superman’s long-standing motto of “Trust, Justice and the American Way” would be changed to “Truth, Justice and a Better Tomorrow.”

The company didn’t address the reasons for ditching the patriotic part of the adage 83 years after the superhero debuted, but said they focused on “evolution.”

CW’s The Flash premieres November 16.

Coming Soon: CW's The Flash Premieres November 16 with the New Season

Coming Soon: CW’s The Flash Premieres November 16 with the New Season

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