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Joel Jones from Scream 2

Joel Jones is a main character in Scream 2. He becomes Gale Weathers’ new cameraman after Kenny’s murder. His sensibility and intuition allows him to realize something is wrong in Woodsboro. Because of this, he remains alive at the end of the film (although he was supposed to be a victim in the original script). You can make his Woodsboro news ID with a piece of paper and insert it into the badge cover. The plastic camera is included as a prop, but you can use an old or broken video camera if you have one.

Phantom of the Opera

Erik, better known as The Phantom of the Opera, is a main character of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s famous musical. His real name is Erik. He lives underground beneath the Paris Opera House, and becomes infatuated with a soprano singer named Christine Daae. As a musical genius, he recognizes her talent and selects her to sing his music. He eventually falls in love with her, but she doesn’t reciprocate, which leaves him heartbroken. He wears a mask to hide half his face which had been disfigured from birth. The musical is currently running on Broadway, where Ben Crawford plays this title role.

Renesmee Cullen from Twilight

Renesmee Cullen from Twilight

Renesmee Cullen (Mackenzie Foy) is a character from the Twilight saga. She’s the daughter of Edward and Bella Cullen, and her name is a combination of Bella’s mother (Renee) and Edward’s mother (Esme). The Volturi want to kill her because she’s a hybrid. Renesmee and Nahuel are the only two existing hybrids. This drives the plot in the latter half of Breaking Dawn, where Bella and Edward recruit other covens to protect her. Jacob imprints on her, which repairs the relationship between the Cullens and the Quilete tribe. She grows at a rapid rate and possesses supernatural gifts, but she can sleep like a human.

Black Widow Bites

Make Your Own: Black Widow’s Bite

Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow, is a trained assassin. She uses her expert hand to hand combat skills to help […]

Bruno Sacha Baron Cohen


Bruno Gehard is satirical fictional persona portrayed by British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen. Bruno is an openly gay, flamboyant fashion reporter from Austria. He is best known for his outlandish taste in fashion. Bruno first appeared in short comedy sketches on television before getting a feature film in 2009. He often gets compared to the comedian’s other character, Borat, though some claim Bruno is even more offensive.

carol baskin tiger king character

Carole Baskin from Tiger King

“Hey all you cool cats and kittens.” Carole Baskin is a staunch animal rights activist who owns Big Cat Rescue. She appears in the hit Netflix documentary Tiger King, where she is constantly antagonized by Joe Exotic. Many fans of the show think she killed her husband and fed him to her tigers. Carole convicted Joe Exotic for murder for hire, which ended in his imprisonment. She currently lives in Tampa, Florida with her new husband, Howard. Her fashion is very bohemian, and she admits she only wears cat prints.

Kid Icarus Pit

Pit from Kid Icarus

Pit is the protagonist in the Kid Icarus video games. As indicated by his wings, he is an angel. His patron deity is Palutena, and he serves as the captain of her guard. He is known for his bubbly and chipper personality, though he has no problem battling monsters twice his size. For this costume, wrap the bed sheet around your body leaving a hole for your arm. Use a reference picture of the character to lay the garment correctly on your body. Secure the sheets in place by tying the brown scarf around your waist. If you want a less DIY approach, you can alter a white toga, listed in this guide for your convenience.

Post-Apocalyptic Cosplay Ideas Inspired by the Pandemic

Top 10 Post-Apocalyptic Cosplay Ideas Inspired by the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has us all bogged down. For cosplayers, it can feel particularly upsetting, since most upcoming conventions have […]

Tahani Al-Jamil The Good Place

Tahani Al-Jamil from The Good Place

Tahani Al-Jamil is another supporting protagonist in The Good Place. At first, she comes off as a self absorbed socialite. However, she uses it as a way to cover up her jealousy towards her more successful sister. As the series progresses, she becomes more intuitive, committed to helping the others achieve justice in the afterlife. Tahani is best known for name dropping celebrities and recalling her crazy encounters with them. She is portrayed by British actress Jameela Jamil, who is also known for her activism, especially against diet culture.
Tahani mainly opts for floral print dresses, often strapless or sleeveless. We included two different styles to choose from. Add a pair of strappy heels to this costume and you’re set!

Brad Majors from Rocky Horror Picture Show

Brad Majors from Rocky Horror Picture Show

“Say, do any of you guys know how to Madison?” Brad Majors, known as Brad or “a-hole,” is a nerdy all-American guy. He is engaged to Janet Weiss, proclaiming his love for her in the musical number “Dammit Janet.” When his car gets a flat tire, they go to Frank N Furter’s mansion, having no idea what bizarre chaos will ensue. He is portrayed by Barry Bostwick in the 1975 film.