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  • In Supergirl Season 5, the Girl of Steel will rock a new suit and a new haircut. 1 / 10

  • According to costume designer Victoria Auth, that haircut was Melissa Benoist's personal choice... 2 / 10

  • ...and it almost didn't make it into the show at all. 3 / 10

  • "We were moving the whole concept of 'Supergirl' into a bit more sophistication," she said. 4 / 10

  • "I think she just thought, 'new suit, new 'do.'" 5 / 10

  • "It kind of worked to balance each other." 6 / 10

  • "They were going to put her in a wig and hold on to the old cut..." 7 / 10

  • "...but then once they saw it, they thought it was a nice freshening." 8 / 10

  • Supergirl returns Sunday, Oct. 6 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on The CW. 9 / 10

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