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,...Read More
How to Cosplay Sonya Blade from Mortal Kombat Research and behind the scenes of what goes into a GAAM show cosplay assisgnment How easy of a decision was it to participate in a Sonya Blade cosplay? General of Earthrealm Special Forces, Sonya Blade is a beautiful, stern, tough-as-nails General. Sonya represents a very emancipated and headstrong woman, but for all her stubbornness and pride, she deeply cares about the lives of her friends and comrades. She has a long-standing enmity with the Black Dragon leader, Kano, who had murdered a former partner of hers, and stands for everything Sonya...Read More
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....Read More
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...Read More
Most geeks are aware of main events like San Diego’s Comic-Con and LA’s E3 convention. But for those of us on the East Coast, especially in the South, gaming events are hard to come by. Which is exactly why the event dubbed GAAM — an acronym for Games, Art, and Music — was started up a few years ago and is quickly becoming a huge success. And the next show is right around the corner, with a GAAM Avengers exhibition on Saturday, July 25th. GAAM is a semi-annual event centered around the gaming culture to include art auctions, live music, cosplay contests, vendors...Read More
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