Posts Categorized: COSPLAY

Cosplay: Cassandra Cain’s Batgirl

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During Wondercon 2013, I wore one of my dream costumes. Ever since I saw Cassandra Cain’s Batgirl designs, I fell hardcore in love with the idea of cosplaying the character. About a year ago, I met Lauren of Castle Corsetry at a SUPER*MARKET event in Meltdown Comics and I was excited to see her work… Read more »

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s…Kigurumi!

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Here’s a Halloween idea as comfy as it is silly! Kigurumi! Kigurumi comes from a combination of two Japanese words: Kiru (“to wear”) and nuigurumi  (“stuffed toy”) which is very appropriate since you’re literally dressing yourself as a stuffed animal or cartoon mascot.   The equivalent of kigurumi in English is “splash mascot”. You see them pretty often… Read more »

Early Halloween Post!

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Halloween is coming up around the corner and the itch to be the most amazing super-duper costumed chick is sure to become stronger as we roll over into October. Stroll into any costume shop and you have a ever growing selection of “sexy” costumes. Everything from sexy cat to sexy Wizard of Oz. I find… Read more »

Nisei Week 2011

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Nisei Week is a festival held in Little Tokyo: a Japanese enclave in Los Angeles – to celebrate and promote Japanese-American culture. Its name comes from”2nd generation” a reference to the 1st generation of American born Japanese that the festival once centered around. The festival has since extended its duration from one week to one… Read more »