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Shortly after Peter Capaldi’s costume reveal we asked for your thoughts. Specifically, was it a hit, miss or maybe? Just under 14,000 of you voted and we can now reveal the results. A majority 61.69% of you are happy with the choice. 31.38% weren’t quite sure, and only 6.93% thought it was a complete miss.

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105 comments
OzGirl
OzGirl

I've grown to like the costume. Have you noticed the red, white and blue color scheme ? However, I'm not fond of the vest, specifically the buttons. I don't think they look quite right with the rest of the costume, which I do like.

Polyphase
Polyphase

At least he is not waving a sonic around, It would be nice for the sonic to be lost for a while :)

A_Madman_With_a_Box
A_Madman_With_a_Box

I love it, it just really seems to suit Capaldi perfectly, and I love the nod to Pertwee.

JJ2000
JJ2000

I would say it's a miss, to be honest.

BrendenCunney
BrendenCunney

It's pretty good although I wish he'd unbutton his top button

OnceTheDoctor
OnceTheDoctor

A lot more people were happy with Capaldi's new costume than I thought actually!

RichardEwins
RichardEwins

I felt it was a bit plain at first and lacked a novelty feature, but then it accured to me nothing was plainer than 9's costume and no one took issue over that. Also and more importantly maybe its understated and slightly formal nature is it's novelty feature. Bowties are no longer cool for the Doctor.

Warpstar
Warpstar

I don't like the color of his kidneys!

Electric_Tuna
Electric_Tuna

I still think it looks too much like Matt Smith's old garb, but it does have some differences so I'm pretty pleased.  Sides, I'm pretty sure it'll look a lot better on film then it does in a still shot.

JFrance
JFrance

I like it, It suits Peter Capaldi well and it has a classic Doctor who look to it. 

Oodkind
Oodkind

I voted for Maybe, thinking it would grow on me, but it hasn't yet. It still looks too empty. It needs some decoration whether it's neckware, like a tie or frills, or a chain like 11's latter costume. The shirt is far to plain, and the coat looks like felt rather than a fancy jacket. In it's current state, it leaves much to be desired.

The Questor
The Questor

The only thing I`m not sure about is the colour of the shirt. White doesn't really suit it that well I don't think. A black shirt would be something that I'd like to see. Apart from that, his costume is good. A change of shirts and maybe a scarf or two featuring in some episodes would be something I'd like to see.

Benvenfold
Benvenfold

I quite like it, though I understand why people wouldn't; either way, I didn't like Matt Smith's when I first saw it - but loved it in the show.

stargazer0118
stargazer0118

I like it. Now it's all about his performance and making the role his own.

YgorVale
YgorVale

I really dislike this new comment section, it's too messy for me.

Chronos the Fannibal
Chronos the Fannibal

The rest of the picture is obscured but really he's riding on the star whale 

CthruME
CthruME

I still consider it a miss. It doesn't fit the main style of the doctor's costume. Just overall, I think the blue and the red is vibrant, catches your eye, but I just personally dont think it fits the theme of dr who. Thats my opinion.

TheTimeOfTheCommenter
TheTimeOfTheCommenter

Glad to see the majority are pleased with it. I think it's a wonderful costume. :D

Nightmarish
Nightmarish

I chose maybe, but I'm starting to lean towards yes, once I saw the recent filming pics.

btedds4
btedds4

I regret to reveal that I was one of the 6.93%. Sorry, everyone, but I just can't see it.

Judge Claude Frollo
Judge Claude Frollo

I chose 'it's a maybe' back when I wasn't a member on this site. Right now it's leaning towards 'yes'. I'm sure it will completly win me over with Series 8.

Which is, by the way, half a year away.

This friendly reminder was brought to you by Clara Prefect.

DC815
DC815

 and only 6.93% thought it was a complete miss. Hang them! Hang all of them! :P





Jamesss
Jamesss

9's wasn't plain though. He was the first Doctor to wear a leather jacket. At the time, it was more distinct than any previous Doctor costume.

People take issue with this because it's far too similar to what 11 has been wearing recently, just a slightly different colour.

(Also because it is literally the same jacket The Master was wearing in The Sound of Drums)

bad_jaques
bad_jaques

@The Questor  I think a black shirt would almost make the costume look gothic, but I like the idea that he changed shirts. Or it might even be cool if the red undercoat thing changed too.

TheIdleIdol
TheIdleIdol

Both Livefyre and Disqus have their flaws. I'm not really sure the changeover was necessary, but I don't think this one is too bad all in all - it's the small bits of functionality that I miss, rather than the appearance/layout.


The Questor
The Questor

@YgorVale There's a lot that I like, but I miss the Disqus Dashboard. That was really popular with me. 

Notsosmartguy
Notsosmartguy

We all have different tastes friend i'm sure it'll grow on you or a least be tolerable once you see it in full action.:-)

ilyootha
ilyootha

@Clara Prefect  *Activates "the glass is half full" mode*

YAY! Plenty of time to finish my Doctor Who marathon without getting distracted by new episodes.





Nightmarish
Nightmarish

Maybe he keeps clothing stores in the TARDIS?

Creative Whovian
Creative Whovian

@DC815  Woah... That's harsh... What does DC815 stand for? Ah, of course, you're the 815th Dalek Conspirator...Hmmm....


FR3
FR3

I can't picture the Doctor battling Venom.

Nightmarish
Nightmarish

Yeah, actually it would be. Like you buy an outfit, and then it sticks to you because it's an alien parasite? Idk if that would work, but it's an idea.

Notsosmartguy
Notsosmartguy

Maybe a one off monster :-). And even then you'd have fans calling it things like stupid or lame.

Nightmarish
Nightmarish

It would be a bit too silly to come back, sadly.

Notsosmartguy
Notsosmartguy

That's true you could probably get one ecent episode out of it :-)