Our Nerd Approved / TeePublic shirt store is full of nerdy designs from the best independent artists and they’re all on sale for just $14 for a limited time!

But that’s not all—everything in the store has been massively discounted including phone cases, wall art hoodies and more.

Now is the perfect time to get started on that holiday shopping, so head on over to the store and grab your favorite designs at a discount while you can.


Cosplayers and fans of all things Elvish, someone has made earbuds with silicone ear tips to make you look straight out of Rivendell. They use a standard 3.5mm audio jack, so you’ll have to figure out how to hide the cord (wigs), but for ¥99.00 (roughly $14), that’s a small price to pay for Elf ears that play music. Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]


Thanks to The Force Awakens and Rogue One, Star Wars was everywhere this year. Well, MORE everywhere. Many awesome wearables were released, but we’ve picked some of the most interesting items for you to consider when searching for the perfect holiday gift. Check them out below. [click to continue…]


Back in July, Takayas Custom Jewelry sent us info about a custom Final Fantasy XIII-2 Gunblade wedding band that they made for a client. This new version is inspired by that ring, but is based on the pattern from the blade rather than the guard. They also incorporated a rabbit on the inside of the band instead of the Cactuars that were hidden on the inside of the previous ring. As always, the final product is gorgeous. Take a closer look below. [click to continue…]


Well, the makeup artist known as Amazing Jiro does some damn fine work. Just look at how he transformed singer/actress/TV personality LiLiCo into Ryuk from Death Note. They captured the creepy look perfectly, but then they kicked it up a notch… [click to continue…]


Lindsey Stirling has released a new music video for “Hold My Heart” from her album Brave Enough featuring ZZ Ward on vocals. The video’s Alice In Wonderland theme is supported by the gorgeous cosplay that we’ve come to expect from Stirling. Watch (and listen) below. [click to continue…]


Well, it doesn’t HAVE to be creepy, but I can definitely see that potential.

The two new patterns in McCall’s cosplay lineup are Papillon and Manikin:

M2084 Papillon This is the latest design ifrom Seattle Cosplay.
This versatile double breasted coat has two different views, for two completely different looks. The swallow tail coat can be modified forArtistocrat Fashion, oji(or sometimes ouji), a Prince or Elegant Goth. This is also perfect for any Romantic Goth character, vampire, or just a great addition to your Steampunk wardrobe. The second view, which is featured on the back cover of the envelope is a beautifully feminine in an elegant silk duponi with black lace details. This version is also great for any steampunk looks.

M2035 Manikin.
This design has a lot of fun elements that you can use to achieve a look pretty look in the Lolita Fashion .The design has four different pieces; a dress, overskirt, blouse and bow.The blouse is very useful for all different and all the other pieces can also be modified for different types princesses, Alice in Wonderland and a variety of other characters. Make sure to take a close look at the photos-this design is chock full of little details, extra fancy lace, buttons, bows, charms. The more, the better.

Take a closer look at the designs below. [click to continue…]


Remember that Doctor Stranger Things cosplay by Christopher G. Moore that we featured earlier this week? Well, now you get to briefly see him in action along with the other amazing cosplayers that attended NC Comicon. Check out the video below. [click to continue…]


Back in October, Loungefly debuted a line of Marvel bags, but it appears that more designs are on the way.

As you can see, the bags so new that there are only production mock-ups available. But since we’re talking about Loungefly here, the new Peggy Carter, Scarlet Witch, Captain Marvel and Black Widow bags and wallets will undoubtedly be fantabulous.

The rendered bags and wallets are available to pre-order now from Entertainment Earth. Take closer look at the designs below. [click to continue…]


Cosplayer Raquel Sparrow is back on the blog, this time with a Darth Talon cosplay. Not surprisingly, it looks like her Talon was a hit at PAX Australia.

Dark Side down under. Love it. Check out more pics, including the aforementioned Rey battle below. [click to continue…]