Mar
13
2013

Customer Review: Navy Ahoy Sailor Costume

A lady wearing a navy sailor costume




In the interest of full disclosure I asked a friend who purchased a sailor costume from me to write a small review of the outfit. She was heading off on a hen do and the girls were all dressing up in nautically themed fancy dress. I offered a few suggestions and she picked the dress […]

Mar
6
2013

Kill Bill Cosplay Pictures

A girl holding a sword across her face.




One of the most popular costumes that we sell on the retail website is our Kill Bill cosplay catsuit. It’s made from high quality thick PVC (unlike many catsuits available on places like eBay with sellers advertising their catsuits being made from PVC but they’re actually made from vinyl) and is priced at £34.99. OK, […]

Mar
5
2013

March 2013 Update

Man in mask




What a month! February was busy to say the least and March looks like it might be busier still. Welcome to all of the new readers that have found their way over to this blog and I hope you’ve enjoyed all that you’ve seen and read. If I get enough free hours in the next […]

Mar
4
2013

PVC & Latex Harley Quinn Costume Pictures

Girl in red and black costume




Thursday night last week was a mixed bag in our household. I finished off some work and headed downstairs to meet my partner as she came home from work at around 5:30pm. Mere moments after I’d turned my back she’d already planted herself on the bean bag in front of our TV and had Batman […]

Feb
27
2013

Showcase: Latex Cosplay Costumes

Girl holding a stormtrooper helmet




Since cosplay has become more popular in the western world we’ve seen an explosion of creative new costume designs and a large increase in the number of latex cosplay costumes being made. Many cosplayers make their own outfits and the number of skilled costume makers has also increased dramatically. Some will put this down to […]

Feb
26
2013

How To Create Cool Cosplay Pictures

Girl in supergirl costume




I’m far from a professional photographer but in my limited experience we can all produce fantastic cosplay pictures if you take a number of factors into consideration. A picture taken with a camera phone can looking significantly better than one taken using a DSLR camera if you follow the advice in this article. Image Source: […]

Feb
21
2013

Photoshoot: Alice in Wonderland Cosplay

A girl dress as Alice holding a tree.




In August of 2012 I worked with a beautiful model for a couple of cosplay photoshoots, including this Alice in Wonderland cosplay shoot. We decided before the shoot that we’d do a catwoman shoot at the dark arches in Leeds and an Alice in Wonderland themed shoot at a local park. I checked out the […]

Feb
19
2013

February 2013 Update

Girl with bloody hands holding her face.




The month of February started out in much the same way as January did in the UK, cold with patches of snow. Thankfully the sun’s been out just enough to remind me that there’s hope ahead with warmer weather. Image Source: Tenori-Tiger The month of February started out in much the same way as January […]

Feb
19
2013

Cosplay Photography at Conventions: Our Etiquette Guide

Man in school girl costume with camera




When you attend a comic book convention in cosplay you’re almost certainly going to be asked for a picture with someone. Some will be fans of the character and want a shot to show off to other fans while others might be professional photographers covering the event for a publication. Regardless of your experience level […]