Originally Posted by Dark Raven
Maybe in Superman Returns though, she was trying (but not succeeding) in evoking the look of the late 1930s when Superman first debuted. And maybe Routh's clothing isn't meant to fit or look tailored to hide his physique, so that he specifically DOESN'T look big built like Superman.
I very much think that's exactly what she was trying to achieve, but like you said... she didn't succeed. Louise goes for the timeless look, but she just doesn't have the taste or skill for the execution.