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Skyrim is packed with characters, and that means tons of options for cosplayers. Mimiru Riley created a version of the Elder Scrolls V Jester costume, and she specifically based it on the male version of the Cicero costume. She used micro suedes and knits, and she spent time hand sewing the details and weathering the hood. Her hard work shows in the finished ensemble. I especially admire the gauntlets!

Photos by Mason T Photography.

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Elastigirl doesn’t need a man to save the day. The kickbutt character from Pixar’s The Incredibles is super flexible and super awesome. Cosplayer Liv-is-alive made the golden age version of Elastigirl’s costume, and it has just the right retro vibe. Some of her pics in the costume are manipulated to show off her superpowers, and the effect looks neat. Plus, she incorporated the proper amount of sparkle into her mask, belt, and gloves. I want those accessories for everyday wear.

Photos by Simple Arts.

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raiden costume

While I support fantastically detailed cosplay, I also embrace the attitude of making it simple. It’s more important to dress up in any way you can and participate instead of not cosplaying because you can’t afford to create the most amazing costume ever.

For example, yesterday we showed you how to do a cheap Sub Zero costume with pieces from your wardrobe and today, there’s a simple way to become Raiden. Redditor SpaceCampDropOut used the Sub Zero concept and added a lamp shade. Boom. Easy, cheap, kinda hilarious Raiden.

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Here’s a crazy idea: how about giving a female character full coverage armor? Diablo III has done just that with their Crusader armor. I’m not sure how functional it is, but it’s not leaving the holy warrior’s midriff or thighs open to attacks. What a novel idea! Cosplayer SpcatsTasha did an incredible job making this costume. It makes her look intimidating and strong and also like she just stepped out of the video game.

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League of Legends fans have to admit that SilentCircus90‘s Jinx cosplay is pretty spot on. Also, JRice Photography deserves some props, as he did an excellent job with the shots and the added effects too.

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Lightning is a fierce opponent, and cosplayer Lyz Brickley has created a spot on replica of her costume – from the rose colored hair and the detailing on her shoulder pauldrons. I would avoid getting on her wrong side.

Above photo by Zim Killgore Photography.

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rockabilly catwoman cosplay

We have a new addition to our growing list of Denis Medri-inspried rockabilly cosplays with this Catwoman cosplay by Breathless-ness.

I’m sure she would have looked amazing perched on a stool at The Derby or The Lava Lounge back in the day.

Photography by Pireze.

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I’ve seen some pretty wild Attack on Titan cosplay before, but this one by cosplayer and make-up artist Florea Flavia is one of the most stunning.

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captain patch-it costume

Costume mishaps are an inevitability. Hot glue fails, threads come unraveled, and fabric rips. You can only carry so many repair supplies. But, if Captain Patch-It is around, you don’t have to sweat it. The helpful hero was spotted at Supanova Pop Culture Expo, and according to his Facebook page, he’s “A lone repairman roaming conventions in a never-ending crusade against cosplay malfunctions and breakages.”

He wears a vest stocked with duct tape, thread, safety pins, bobby pins, scissors, and a hot glue gun among other items. This is an absolutely brilliant idea, and I’m kind of hoping each convention makes their own version of this character to aid cosplayers.

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Risa of Almost Legit Cosplay tipped us to her adorable Legend Of Zelda Tetra cosplay. She tells us it won best prop and best resemblance and we can definitely see why.

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