DIY Cosplay

Cosplay has become the fastest growing hobby in the geek community. Who doesn’t love dressing up as their favorite characters, meeting new friends, and getting recognized for all their hard work? But as much as we love it, cosplaying can also be time-consuming, expensive, and stressful! Sometimes you just want an easy, comfortable cosplay that you can throw together at the last minute. Well fret no more! We’ve compiled some tips and ideas to help you create easy DIY cosplays.

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November Cosplay of the Month

Every month The D20 Girls will accept entries from around the world to compete as our Cosplay of the month.

November introduces you to Reagan Kathryn Cosplay from New Orleans, Louisiana. Reagan brings us Megara from the Disney favorite Hercules.

Wig made by The Charming Violet
Megara has been one of my favorite characters since I was a little girl. When I finally got the chance to make her costume and Cosplay her I was (and still am) over the moon! Childhood dreams do come true.
 

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Cosplay 101: Choosing Your Fabrics

Cosplay is where people get to dress as their favorite characters at conventions and events, and some people wish to make their own cosplays. Have you ever wanted to make a cosplay but are not sure on where to start? This month, we are going to cover the topic of choosing your fabric for your costume. Before you finalize your decision on what fabric you will use for your cosplay, you should know a little bit about that different types of fabrics available.

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The Chic Geek: PB and Lady Rainicorn

On this installment of The Chic Geek does Adventure Time, I’m getting scientific with Princess Bubblegum and Lady Rainicorn.

Princess Bubblegum has worn a lot of fabulous outfits throughout the series(generously utilizing the color pink), but I’ve chosen to use the outfit from season 1, seen in the picture below. To recreate this look start with a light blue dress and a pink cardigan, then pay tribute to the candy kingdom by adding some sweet accessories. Since Lady Rainicorn doesn’t actually wear anything, all you need to do is deck yourself out in rainbows and unicorns(and please feel free to prance around shamelessly as you relive your childhood fantasies).

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C2E2 a Geek Weekend for Everyone

Now in it’s 6th year C2E2 (Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo) has had it’s home in the windy city of Chicago. Held in the city’s convention center downtown, the McCormick Place. C2E2 is put together by ReedPOP which also runs New York Comic Con, Star Wars Celebration, UFC Fan Expo and Penny Arcade Expo, so it’s safe to say they know what they’re doing.

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Midorifest Review

Midorifest Review

Midorifest Review

Midorifest is the smaller, mid-year, two-day anime convention spun off of larger, sister convention, “Midoricon”. Located at Southern Ohio’s stunningly, beautiful Shawnee State Park Lodge, Midorifest is timed perfectly to celebrate the blooming foliage around the park.

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