Amy Ratcliffe

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You can never own too many hoodies. The lightweight jackets are ideal for so many seasons and climates. Any time you need to build up layers, turn to a hoodie. This Legend of Zelda design from Gamer Heaven was made for going on adventures. It will keep you warm and cozy on a hike in the woods, by the ocean, or on the way to Lake Hylia. I love the Hylian crest on the back and the chevron patterns on the sleeves.

Pre-order now to receive the hoodie near the end of May.

Look at the front of the hoodie after the break.

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If Loki’s helmet is going to be printed on leggings, it’s only appropriate for it to be printed on gold lamé. These shiny leggings from WeLoveFine are made from spandex and are therefore super stretchy. Though they’d work great with Loki t-shirts, they also lend themselves to everyday cosplay ensembles. Pair them with a hunter green tank top or tunic to embody the trickster.

See the backs of the leggings after the break.

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Above all else, Firefly’s Jayne Cobb is one tough son of a gun. He has a soft spot when it comes to his mom, but otherwise, he’s all hard edges. We’ve seen Lutetium’s impressive femme take on Jayne’s outfit before, but now she’s added in some thrilling heroics. She wore the ensemble while using aerial silks, and it’s kinda perfect. It takes a lot of strength to support yourself on the silks, and Jayne is not a wimp.

She even poses with a chain which is hilarious because of Jayne’s “You know what the chain of command is?” quote.

Photos by What a Big Camera.

More of the series after the break.

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pikachu armor

When Pikachu takes a stand, he doesn’t kid around. This Pokémon meets Warhammer 40K cosplayer was spotted at Supanova in Melbourne by Instagram user furbeach. There’s so much to appreciate about this ensemble. I love the Poké Ball shoulder piece, the ears on the helmet, and the lightning bolt on the belt piece. Even his staff is awesome!

Take a closer look at the costume in the photo after the break.

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Totoro is one of those characters who is so cute that you just want to carry around a plushie version of him all day long. Unfortunately, that’s not an acceptable option for every situation. When you can’t have Totoro by your side, you can keep him under your feet with these painted flip flops by Etsy seller Anime Spice Store.

The shop has a variety of sizes, and each pair of gray flip flops are painted by hand to resemble Totoro. They’re glossed and sealed to keep the cute little creature safe from water and your sweaty feet.

See more pics of these snazzy sandals after the break.

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tribble coin purse

Tribbles are one of the most adorable creatures from science fiction television. The small bundles of fur and fluff from Star Trek: The Original Series are hard to resist, especially if you can get one that you know won’t reproduce – like this tribble coin purse. It’s perfect tribble size at just 4.5 inches wide and 3.5 inches tall, and it will keep your change and other necessities safe and sound.

Pre-order now to get a tribble of your own in June.

Product Page ($12.99 via Geek Alerts)

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People get ink for different reasons, and the art of science is a constant inspiration. From Charles Darwin’s Tree of Life to quotes from Carl Sagan to an amino acid sequence – there’s a huge well of history to pull from. One Tumblr, titled F**k Yeah, Math and Science Tattoos, showcases a ton of such tattoos, and it’s fun to see the different kinds of ink people opt to put on their skin.

See more awesome tattoos after the break.

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Nerdwax

If you’ve ever worn glasses, you know the annoying feeling of them sliding down your nose. Even properly fitted frames slide because of sweat and body oils. But, fear not, there’s a Kickstarter for a product called Nerdwax that supposedly keeps your glasses in place. Genius! All you need to do is apply the beeswax-based product onto the bridge and nosepads of your glasses. It can last anywhere from two hours to all day depending on activity and how much you’re sweating. I’d love to try this out.

Watch the Kickstarter video after the break.

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Beam me up, Scotty, I need a new bag, and this Star Trek Uhura makeup bag is just the thing. This eye-catching, asymmetrical foldover design was inspired by Uhura’s red uniform. It has her signature and a Delta shield zipper pull. If you don’t need to store cosmetics, consider using this 7.5-inch wide by 4-inches tall bag as your purse or as a bag to store charging cables and electronics in when you travel. I mean, really, Uhura would like it if you used it to keep your communication devices safe.

Pre-order now to get the snazzy bag in June.

Product Page ($24.99 via Geek Alerts)

haunted mansion nails

The Haunted Mansion in Disney theme parks is full of creepy. From the dark and dusty wallpaper to the ghosts to floating candles – I still get chills when I go on the ride. Sometimes those chills are from the air conditioning, but it counts.

Anyway, if you’d like to keep the vibe of the Haunted Mansion with you at all times, Disney has a fancy tutorial to help you transform your fingernails. You’ll add haunting stripes and burning candles. Oooh, spooky!

Check out the full tutorial after the break.

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