Tag: cosplay

Why you should use Harry Potter inspiration for your first cosplay

Deciding on your first cosplay can seem like a daunting step. After all, it’s not every day you get to walk around in full costume. But if you’ve been on the fence about it, here’s why you should use the Harry Potter movies as inspiration for your first cosplay attempt. Growing Up Fandom The Harry Potter generation has a lot to be excited about this year; the opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Hollywood, the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and the premiere of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. However,...

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On a budget? Check these simple Disney cosplay ideas

Next up in our ‘Cosplay on a Budget’ series, we feature simple Disney cosplay ideas that won’t break your bank. Premiering at the end of 2015, Noise Complaint’s newest set pays homage to Disney by featuring a random cast of characters. When we first decided to do a Disney set it was only logical for us to be Disney princesses and princes. However, as we were putting dances together, we realized dressing as royalty wouldn’t be feasible for various reasons. Instead, we took the opportunity to become characters we each have wanted to cosplay at some time or another....

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Noise Complaint shows us how to cosplay on a budget

Ed note: In a new regular series dubbed Cosplay on a Budget, newest GuysGirl addition Andrea will be sharing tips and cosplays that can be put together from articles of clothing you already have in your closet. Costumes are just for Halloween, right? For most people, costumes are only for Halloween. But for others, dressing up in cosplay is a monthly, sometimes weekly occurrence. Over the past few years, events such as Comic Con have gained popularity and have been a place where people dress as their favorite characters from movies, television and video games. These elaborate costumes, also known...

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Makeup artist creates ‘Dead Disney Princess’ series

Shonagh Scott is a talented makeup artist based in the UK and she recently photographed herself made up as several dead Disney princess characters who faced a not-so-happily-ever-after. Called the Twisted Princess series, it shows each character suffering a fate from an iconic portion of their respective movies.  Elsa takes an icicle through the throat, Ariel has her voice ripped out by Ursala the sea witch, Belle was shredded for taking Beast’s rose, Cinderella tripped over glass slipper and Snow White eating a poisonous apple is finally taking its toll. Take a look at the fantastic makeup art for...

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Watch Katie Couric’s ‘Rise of the Female Superhero’ documentary

On almost every major network, you can find a show that’s centered around super heroes. For many, a plethora of comic book shows to choose from hasn’t always been a luxury, especially for young girls looking for someone to idolize. But in a new documentary for Yahoo.com, news veteran Katie Couric released her “Rise of the Female Superhero” documentary that highlights the women who are currently behind the scenes writing, directing and starring in a new revolution for female comic books fans, young and old. About Rise of the Female Superhero: “In this World 3.0 feature, Katie Couric covers...

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