35 Vintage Cosplay Photographs Reveal How Awesome We Used To Be In The 1970s

Science fiction and fantasy cosplay has changed a lot in the last 40 years. Back in the late 1970s, there weren’t very many rules, if any. And there certainly was nothing like a separate costuming fandom. There were also an awful lot of naked people, making authentic Edgar Rice Burroughs characters fairly popular subjects. Here are a few choice examples of 1970s cosplay. h/t: vintag.


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/10/35-vintage-cosplay-photographs-reveal-how-awesome-we-used-to-be-in-the-1970s/

40 Jaw-Dropping Cosplays At Comic Con New York 2019 By Photographer Ali Reza Malik

Mario, Borderlands-Style Cell Shaded Comic Con New York 2019 has passed, but cosplay never stops. Pictures of cosplayers in their favorite superhero (or supervillain) attire from this year’s NYCC are still surfacing on the Internet. Ali Reza Malik, a Brooklyn-based photographer, is the artist behind a handful of iconic cosplay photographs from this year’s Comic Con New York. Ali’s work focuses...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/10/40-jaw-dropping-cosplays-at-comic-con-new-york-2019-by-photographer-ali-reza-malik/

Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid! Hundreds Descend On Central London For World Zombie Day Walk Through The Capital

ksinclair86 Headless corpses, missing limbs and rotting flesh were just some of the ghoulish sights seen on London streets for an annual zombie march through the city. Hoards of people stepped out in their best un-dead garbs to traipse through the capital for London’s 12th World Zombie Day event. According to it’s website, the march aimed ‘to “bite back”.


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/10/be-afraid-be-very-afraid-hundreds-descend-on-central-london-for-world-zombie-day-walk-through-the-capital/

Japanese Nerd And Fetish Brand Releases Gakuran School Uniform Swimsuit

Japanese fetish and design brand School Fiction has been leading the way with a fashion lineup of “sexy” swimsuits with the aesthetic of traditional Japanese school uniforms. The latest in their series takes another classic Japanese school uniform, the gakuran, and transforms it into a stylish and very convincing swimsuit. More: Selfer (jp) h/t: grapee The gakuran is a stand-up collar...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/09/japanese-nerd-and-fetish-brand-releases-gakuran-school-uniform-swimsuit/

This Guy Was Bullied In School For Being Gay, Now His Cosplay Is Taking Over Instagram

Jonathan Stryker is a cosplayer from Miami, Florida whose incredible cosplaying skills will put everyone to shame. He gained most of his media attention by dressing up as Disney princes and Johny Depp characters for 10 days. More: Instagram h/t: demilked Stryker has been cosplaying for 10 years now, and it’s definitely more than a hobby for him, he creates every single costume himself...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/09/this-guy-was-bullied-in-school-for-being-gay-now-his-cosplay-is-taking-over-instagram/

Cosplayer’s Clever Darth Bender Costume At Dragon Con

Imgur member danpio1309 made this cosplay for Dragon Con 2019. It mashes up Darth Vader from Star Wars and Bender from Futurama. My favorite feature is that the front compartment opens to reveal a cache of booze and a pinup of Slave Leela. More: Imgur h/t: neatorama, geekologie “Dragoncon 2019! Well, I tried to make it look like Vader’s entrance onto Admiral Raddus’.


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/09/cosplayers-clever-darth-bender-costume-at-dragon-con/

Cosplay Artist Creates Shoes And Boots In The Shape Of Animal Hooves

We’ve seen many amazing cosplays that make it hard for us to distinguish whether they’re real or just someone wearing costumes and fashion accessories to masterfully copy a specific character or a person. Originally coined in Japan in 1984, this already wildly-known performance art has captured millions of hearts and created a vivid subculture all around the world. After all...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/09/cosplay-artist-creates-shoes-and-boots-in-the-shape-of-animal-hooves/

Upgrade Plain Cosplay Wear With Collars, Cuffs, Headbands & Wigs Proposed By Sakura Nanase

If you enjoy cosplaying and cosplay photo shoots, have you ever had the feeling that something was missing from your look? Have you ever thought: “If only I could add something extra to make it all come together?” If you have, then you may be interested in a cosplay accessory collection called #コスプレをする時によく見るアレ kosupure wo suru toki ni yoku miru are, which translates to “.


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This Girl Cosplays Unexpected Things And Here Are Hilarious Instagram Pics

Cosplay is truly becoming its own form of art with thousands of people investing time and money to create elaborate costumes. And making a well-crafted cosplay piece is not that easy as it can require a multitude of skills, from sewing to crafting, from hair-styling to body-painting and makeup. More: Instagram h/t: boredpanda View this post on Instagram don’t talk to me or my son or my son’s son...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/08/this-girl-cosplays-unexpected-things-and-here-are-hilarious-instagram-pics/

The Cosplay Artist Manually Collected Valkyrie’s Suit From “God Of War” In 1000 Hours

We love God of War. We stan God of War. And we definitely appreciate the cosplay from God of War. Sony Santa Monica’s reimagining of the series is a masterpiece and we can say it over and over again without ever getting sick of it. While plenty have taken a swing at series protagonist Kratos, you really need to give credit to some outlier characters — like the recent cosplay of Valkyrie Rota. More:


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/08/the-cosplay-artist-manually-collected-valkyries-suit-from-god-of-war-in-1000-hours/