Category Archives: guest

Guest Post: Steff von Schweetz’s Why You Lost The Costume Contest

Instead of reiterating everything here, I’ll just say that this piece is something everyone who competes in the cosplay community NEEDS to read. “While people have different motives to enter a costume contest/masquerade at a convention, one thing is for sure: … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Cosplay Time Management by Maridah

This post was originally done on Maridah’s website and blog here! I highly suggest checking out her work and giving her some love! You can see the original post here! ————————————————————————- Time management for cosplayers can be a huge challenge. … Continue reading

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Guest Article: Cosplay Infographic

Besides providing a platform to express one’s self, cosplay has also become a way to build relationships and have fun. Some cosplay facts are listed in the following infographic by Magicangeleyes, which is titled: “Cosplay. Who, What, When, Where, & … Continue reading

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Guest Post – Save Money on Wigs

Another guest post by the wonderful Koumori-no-hime! This is an article for various ways to save money on wigs! ———————————- Wigs are fantastic for bringing a character to life, but they can be very pricey. Here are a few tips … Continue reading

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Guest Post – How to Sell Old Cosplays

This was originally written by Koumori-no-hime, and I decided to bring it here to share. It has some awesome points, and I hope it can help out everyone! 😀 —————————– Like many cosplayers, I sell my old, retired cosplays to … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Cosplay Supplier Review: Walmart

This guest post was originally done by Koumori-no-hime. I figured I’d share it over here. 😀 ———————– Yep, Walmart. Let’s be realistic, not every cosplayer has access to a fabric store nearby and in the US, Walmarts are EVERYWHERE. PROS: … Continue reading

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Guest Post: 5 Simple Tips to Better Cosplay

I originally found this on Deviantart in a community and found it a good read. I then went and checked out the original written by BloodlustDetox and decided I had to share it here. ———————————— Before I start, I just … Continue reading

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Response to Checking Your Stitches: The Insane Scrutiny of Cosplay

I recently read an article here, written by Abby Dark-Star, that I saved and decided to respond to. The article discusses, obviously, the judgements that fall upon us in the cosplay commmunity, not only from outside resources, but inside ones … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Kimono in Cosplay

I found this on Melatiputhi’s journal on Deviantart, and have brought it over to the blog, as it’s a great article. Enjoy! ———————– Since I am currently working on a kimono costume, I may as well get this issue off my … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Informational Highway

This is another awesome guest post from Starnigh Industries discussing how far cosplay has come with everything that’s on the internet! 😀 ———————————————- I have to tell you, this seems like the Golden Age of Cosplay. I know it sounds … Continue reading

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