Amy Ratcliffe

star trek cat

When you’re fostering a kitten in the month of October, I think it should be a rule that you have to put said kitten into a costume. Instagram user and foster pet mom shadowkatt is making sure her charge is prepared for Halloween in this wonderful Star Trek costume. The kitten is the amazing LeVar Purrton, also known as Geordi La Forge. This is too adorable for words.

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downtown abbey costume

Downton Abbey is full of elegant costumes, but Rob Cockerham didn’t go for any of the gentlemen’s outfits. He went bigger – he dressed like the actual Downton Abbey. As in the estate. It shouldn’t be a surprise; this was the man who dressed as a Disneyland map last year.

As far as the construction was concerned, he made a miniature of the grand house from foam board. Then he covered it in printed photos of Highclere Castle (the real life version of Downton). I have to say the finished product looks rather grand.

See a couple of in progress pics after the break.

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Each Halloween brings new ridiculous batches of “sexy” costumes. Seemingly everything must be stripped down to scraps to show as much skin as possible. Artist MJ Alexander, a.k.a. Snartha, applied the trend to Middle-earth and came up with some pretty hilarious costumes. I’d actually wear the sexy Tower of Barad-dûr one pictured above.

See sexy Thangorodrim and Gollum designs after the break.

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Titan Homer

The titans in Attack on Titan gross me right out. Their muscles show, their eyes are creepy – I’m not a fan. The titans get even weirder when they’re mashed up with other characters, and I don’t even know what to do with this Homer Simpson titan. Kudos to this cosplayer for combining the two franchises and owning it – I do like that he’s carrying a donut.

Photo by David Ngo.

Send your cosplay pics to tips@fashionablygeek.com.

the summer soldier

Being associated with winter can’t be fun. Most people I know don’t like the chilly season, and The Winter Soldier probably hears all of their complaints. This cosplayer decided to mix it up and become The Summer Soldier. Who’s ready to party by the pool? This guy.

Send your cosplay pics to tips@fashionablygeek.com.

(Tor via Kristin)

sweater - gremlins

This is the perfect time of the year to stock up on “ugly” sweaters, and Mondo has a couple of new offerings to help you get ready for the holidays. They teamed up with Middle of Beyond (the makers of this striking Cthulhu sweater) to release designs based on Fargo and Gremlins. The sweaters are colorful, and since they’re made from 100% heavy knit acrylic, they’re sure to be warm – even if you’re in Minnesota and even if someone trys to get water on the Mogwai.

The sweaters are available for pre-order and will ship in December.

See the Fargo design after the break.

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GGI t-shirt

Sometimes when you’re wandering around a convention, you just need to see a friendly face. One way to attract other awesome geek girls is by wearing this Geek Girl Illuminati t-shirt designed by Kate Leth. It’s a way to show your geek girl pride, and you know the person wearing it will have your back.

Product Page ($19.50 via TMS)

Skirt - wonder woman

Etsy is a delightful place because you never know what sort of gems you’ll find there. One place to look for treasure is Seams Nostalgic. The shop specializes in vintage glamour, and they’ve managed to blend that with superheros and sci-fi.

Owned by Abi Casey, the shop has a whole line of classy circle skirts featuring heroes like Wonder Woman, Black Widow, Captain America, and more. Some of the designs are obvious, but others are subtle and can be worn to the office. These would be ideal for a ’50s superhero cosplay group. Just saying. Keep in mind the skirts are made to order and are ready to ship in 4-6 weeks.

More fabulous skirts after the break.

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dark link shoes

There’s Link and then there’s Dark Link. Retailer Bobsmade (we’ve featured his amazing work we’ve featured several times in the past) has captured both sides of the Legend of Zelda hero’s personality on these hand painted Chucks. They’re so detailed and pretty that I’d be afraid to wear them and get them dirty!

If you need a pair of your own, you can place a custom order. The studio’s artists paint on a white canvas shoe and will add any design and colors you like.

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Cat owners always accessorize with cat fur, but it’s usually unintentional. This cat clutch bag from ASOS is anything but an accident though. It’s pink and furry and it has a tail. Beyond looking amazing, it’s functional. The top zips, and there’s at least one inner pocket. If the clutch came in black, I’d have one in my shopping cart already.

Check out more photos of the feline accessory after the break.

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