Superman’s Most Underrated Superpower

Superman Cigar AccessoriesFaster than a speeding bullet. Stronger than a locomotive. Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound. When one describes Superman, these are the powers that get all the attention. But after watching Superman Returns,it becomes obvious which power is the most underrated: the ability to change into and out of a business suit in less than a second.

On several occasions throughout the movie (which is worth seeing by the way), the bumbling reporter Clark Kent, clad on one occasion in a three-piece suit, becomes Superman faster than you can blink.

We conducted a series of experiments to determine how quickly a human can remove himself from a suit. (We did not attempt getting into a full latex suit with cape and boots). In a regular two-piece suit, dress shirt, tie, pants, belt, and lace-up dress shoes, our most agile guinea pig was undressed in 56 seconds. When dressed in a two-piece suit, dress shirt, clip-on tie, pants, belt, and slip-on shoes, the time shrunk to 41 seconds…just 40 seconds shy of Superman’s record.

None of us may ever obtain Superman’s Earth-saving powers, however we can easily obtain some of Lex Luthor’s toys — namely the XIKAR Xi Cigar Cutter in Graphite and Porsche Design PD1 Lighter that he is seen using toward the end of the movie. You can’t fault him for taste!

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Wingtip Founder & CEO, Ami Arad is the quintessential modern gentleman. He has distinctive taste, an eclectic style, and dresses for every occasion. Ami developed his vision for Wingtip at a young age; even back in high school where four years of speech and debate meant weekends wearing a coat and tie, he was in his element. Years of working in upscale men’s clothing stores and socializing in cigar shops, coupled with his entrepreneurial spirit, inspired Ami to develop Wingtip, a men’s specialty store and private social club.