Posts in the Cosplay Category

Birds of Prey-Inspired Huntress Costume [DIY]

by |February 10, 2020

Birds of Prey-Inspired Huntress Costume DIY

Harley Quinn has long been the queen of the convention scene, especially for the ladies. However, Birds of Prey is an exciting movie for female superhero and movie costume enthusiasts. Not only is Harley Quinn in the film (with a number of new outfits, we might add), but she's surrounded by an entourage of sharply dressed ladies. Group costume opportunity with the gal pals, anyone? If you're looking to add Helena Bertinelli—the most prominent Huntress alter-ego—to your costume crew, we'll show you an easy no-sew DIY costume idea for Huntress.

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Be the Best There Is at What You Do: DIY Wolverine & Alternate Logan Costume Ideas

by |October 30, 2015

Be the Best There Is at What You Do: DIY Wolverine & Alternate Logan Costume Ideas

James "Logan" Howlett, better known as Wolverine, is the most iconic character in Marvel’s superhero team the X-Men, and possibly in Marvel comics as a whole. He’s pretty much the leader of the X-Men, if you ignore Scott “Prettyboy-I-Mean-Cyclops” Summers, which you should. (Ooh! Shots Energy beams fired.) What this means is that Wolverine has always been a popular choice when it comes to Halloween costumes. There’s nothing wrong with standard Wolverine costumes, but sometimes it’s fun to set yourself apart, and you can do so with a set of DIY Wolverine claws and a custom hairstyle, or even by designing your own Wolverine cosplay based on his more obscure appearances in comics and movies. Keep reading to see some of the best Wolverine costume ideas!

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Coolest Cosplay of 2013

by |June 19, 2013
Categories: Cosplay

 

 

Cosplay Collage from 2013

 

People express themselves in many different ways. Some sculpt, some draw, some compose, some sing, and some… design intricate costumes based on existing characters and wear them around, dazzling and mystifying spectators.

With cosplay, what often starts as a hobby may quickly evolve into something else entirely. For some, it has even become a livelihood, either through selling handmade products or being discovered by companies and hired on to become the ...

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Q&A with Cosplayer Jin Joson: Breaking Down Stereotypes in Cosplay

by |September 28, 2012
Categories: Cosplay

Jin Joson is a cosplayer, photographer, graphic designer and painter from the Philippines. Jin has been cosplaying for about seven years and enjoys participating in cosplay with friends and at conventions. Jin was kind enough to answer some thought-provoking questions for us about cosplay, the stereotypes associated with it and words of inspiration for those interested in getting into cosplay.

 

What drew you to cosplay in the beginning and, what keeps you cosplaying?

I found myself...

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The Art of Cosplay

by |September 4, 2012
Categories: Cosplay

An alluring cosplay is more about how you project yourself while ‘in character,’ than about how revealing your costume is. A skimpy costume can look either stunning or sleazy, depending on how it’s worn. It’s all in the details, girls!

While it may be hard to feel pretty while wearing a giant Mecha suit, there are still some things you can do to help yourself feel and look sensational in any costume, regardless of how much or how little skin is showing.

 

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Q&A with Traci Hines

by |June 15, 2012
Categories: Cosplay

Traci Hines is often likened to a modern day Disney princess, even though she never got the part at any of the actual theme-parks. A singer-songwriter from southern California, you may also know her as the original "Hipster Ariel," from her YouTube channel, or her performance at the Anime Expo 2008 AX Idol singing competition. She is also a professional makeup artist, creating web tutorials for the Hot Topic brand Ware Paint and various others. As a costume designer and real life Disney...

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