Unpopular opinion: If DC insists on updating the classic Superman costume, I wish they’d go with the version currently being seen in Smallville: Season 11 (right) as opposed to the current New 52 version (left).
Why? Well, for one, having yellow accents on the belt makes the yellow on his
S-symbol chest insignia look less random.
Secondly, it doesn’t have the stupid collar that DC decided to give everybody in the New 52.
And lastly, it’s lighter-looking and less armored than the New 52 look, which makes sense to me considering that Clark doesn’t need armor in the first place.
Now, personally I see no reason to get rid of the old underpants-over-tights look, which did fine for 73 years. But if they’re going to update it, I think the Smallville:S11 look gets it more right.
Regardless of which look you like better, though, there’s one thing about Clark’s costume which should always be canon in my book: