Cosplay

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*Shudder*

This cosplay of Coraline’s Other Mother is the work of MissTrisi. You can check out another pic of this amazing costume on her DeviantArt page.

*Shudder*

(via Reddit)

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Painter and makeup artist Lucia Pittalis uses her impressive talents to transform herself into movie characters and celebrities. She relies on old school wigs, accessories, and a bit of paint and makeup to turn herself into iconic celebrities ranging from Gene Wilder to Iggy Pop. No prosthetics required.

Check out more of her work below. The transformations are absolutely amazing. [click to continue…]

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Oh, poor Darby Risner. You’ve got to feel sorry for her. All she wanted to do was jump out on one of her friends while wearing a Barney the Dinosaur costume she’d found in the basement of her church, but instead she found herself trapped in the costume’s head for several hours.

The tale is harrowing to say the least. [click to continue…]

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No matter how old some of us get, we’ll never stop dreaming of becoming a Disney princess.

Now, these new tiaras may be listed as “for kids”, but I’m up for the idea of going full evil step sister and doing whatever it takes to make that glass slipper fit.

Check out more designs below. [click to continue…]

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The solo Wonder Woman film starting Gal Gadot isn’t going to arrive until June of 2017, but you can start preparing your cosplay now thanks to these images from the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas. Warner Bros has given us a sneak peek that includes:

Costumes:

  • The Wonder Woman costume worn by Gal Gadot
  • The Steve Trevor costume worn by Chris Pine
  • The Queen Hippolyta costume worn by Connie Nielsen

Props:

  • Queen’s Guard Helmet
  • Amazon Army Helmet
  • Amazon Army Quiver and Arrows
  • Amazon Army Shield
  • Queen’s Guard Shield

Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]

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We’ve seen backpack costumes before, but this Steven Universe Steven cosplay backpack is still pretty clever.

Consider wearing this in front and the Steven Universe cheeseburger backpack on your back. Or maybe put them back to back and put a wig on top?

ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES. [click to continue…]

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What happens when you’re on your morning commute and you walk directly into a Sanrio Character photoshoot? You stop and take a picture. Duh! That’s what Japanese Twitter user @sutepotechin did when a whole line of Sanrio characters made their way through Tama-Center Station in Tokyo.

The best part of this whole thing was Sanrio’s newest character lazy egg Gudetama living up to his reputation by getting hauled around on a cart.

Check out more adorable pics and a video below. [click to continue…]

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Cosplaying as a sword-wielding character but don’t have the wallet-fruit for a proper sword? Not to worry – one ingenious cosplayer has come up with a practical and affordable solution.

Fukuoka, Japan based cosplayer Maxi posted the instructions to his Twitter page and, because we’re the sort of nice people who like sharing that sort of thing with people who might find it useful or even just cool, we’re going to share his instructions with you now. So let’s dive in. [click to continue…]

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And sloths. Terrifying monster sloths.

Lithuanian artist Saida Mickeviciute uses makeup to transform herself into creatures ranging from scary porcelain dolls to skinless monsters and everything in between.

The self-taught makeup master is currently a fashion and textiles student in the United Kingdom, and she noted during an interview with Bored Panda that she derives much of her inspiration from horror movies and Tim Burton’s work.

Check out more examples below. [click to continue…]

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The annual E3 trade show in Los Angeles, CA is one of the biggest events of the year for the games industry, and developers want their upcoming titles to stand out. Over the years a number of different methods have been employed to attract the gaze of passers-by, but the new bar was set by Sony with this Watcher cosplay to promote Horizon Zero Dawn.

It’s the work of effects studio Spectral Motion, who have been involved with films such as X-Men: The Last Stand, Looper and Hellboy II: The Golden Army.

Check out the beastie in action in the videos below. It’s a perfect example of what can happen when a big Hollywood effects studio makes a cosplay designed to wow audiences. [click to continue…]