Entries tagged with: Cosplay

10 movies that could influence costuming in 2018

There is no bigger influencer on costume trends than pop culture, specifically movies and television. Each and every year, ensembles seen on big and small screens trickle into reality via costumers and Cosplayers. What will be the big influencers in 2018? Expect to see residual influence of 2017 blockbusters “Wonder Woman,” “Justice League,” “IT” and “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” Here are 10 more films that could impact consumer wants in the next 12 months.…  » Read more

Inside Cosplay

The hobby is growing in popularity, but finding necessary supplies can be a challenge By Zeke Jennings | Costuming is becoming a year-round thing for more and more people in the U.S. You’ve heard of them, they’re called Cosplayers. The once-niche subculture, which originally was based on Japanese amine, isn’t so niche anymore. There are hundreds of Cosplay-related conventions, often called comic cons, in the U.S. and new ones are popping up each year.…  » Read more

‘Game of Thrones’ costume designer details evolution of character looks

One of the best parts about HBO’s megahit show “Game of Thrones” is the interesting and innovative costumes that evolve as the series does. Costume designer Michelle Clapton details the way she uses subtle changes to help define the show’s wide cast of characters in an interview with INSIDER. “With (Daenerys) especially, people used to say, ‘Well, why doesn't she wear red?’” Clapton said. “Now you do finally start seeing it creeping in through the…  » Read more