Newsarama put out an article about, of all things, Supergirl's shorts. It's basically explaining what everyone who has been reading Supergirl has noticed, they put spandex shorts under her skirt, finally pulling back from Paris Hilton territory and making Supergirl respectable looking.
I know, strange topic to be talking about - but it really strengthens the character. You just can't respect the character if the artist is trying to be funny and have a panty shot. It's not in good taste, and it detracts from the story. So I've been very happy with this change.
Here's a link to the artical