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Friday, December 20, 2013

Do you cosplay?

For those who don't know what it is, its dressing like your favorite character from a TV show, movie or game. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosplay Or perhaps you just like dressing up and differently. A friend of mine found this website and it has tons of things that are great for either, especially wigs, at 90% savings. My only hesitation with such a website is that its from overseas. I'd prefer to be buying something here in the States. But no where will you find wigs or corsets for these kinds of prices. I was planning on dressing as a female version of the Phantom of the Opera and began searching for the pieces to make my costume since I don't sew and its simple to piece together with things already made.
http://www.aliexpress.com/store/109066/search/1.html?isFreeShip=y&SortType=total_tranpro3_desc
Definitely might be worth your while, just remember a couple things:
First off, check the reviews of people who have bought from that seller in the past. If there is a lot of negative feedback, be warned. Each item sold is from various overseas stores.
Secondly, if you do order, remember that the item(s) are coming from China or wherever. The absolute minimum amount of time for shipping is 15 days. And that's if your package flies... Typically though it takes 3-6 weeks depending on the mail centers it passes through.
Just some ideas. If you cosplay or dress up in something awesome, tell me about it. If you send a picture, I'll even add it to the post! In January, I'm hoping to attend a local anime convention of sorts with some girlfriends. I planned something like this...
 I found an off-shoulder sleeved, gothic style top. Though I was looking for something like the above picture.
I'm still looking for a long skirt like this one.
Years ago, I met an amazing seamstress and commissioned her to make a custom cape for me. Its similar to this one picture but has a silver lining. If I pair these up with a mask, my calf-length black boots, and if the black curly wig comes in... tres magnifique!

2 comments:

  1. Can't wait to see a picture of you in your outfit!

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    1. I'll be writing another posting on that very soon! Just missing my mask still.

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