4th of July Finery: Patriotic Costumes Ideas for Independence Day

Break out the bratwursts and unpack the potato salad. The Fourth of July is right around the corner! Whether you’re […]

Celebrating Black Fae Day

Photos (L-R): M. Doyle, Joseph Cruz, Jamila C, Kiara, Bryan Scott. Elves, fairies, sirens — oh my! Last Saturday, May […]

Lady Dimitrescu Ekaterina Lisina Cosplay

Lisina and Alcina: Olympian Ekaterina Lisina Brings Resident Evil 8’s Lady Dimitrescu to Life

2021 has already brought us some amazing characters. But few have swept through the internet – and our collective interest […]

Mother's Day Costumes

The Mother(s) of All Costumes

Mother’s Day is right around the corner which means it’s time to celebrate the media moms that we know and […]

Eve Costume from Wall-E

Make Your Own: Eve

“Out there / Full of shine and full of sparkle / Close your eyes and see it glisten Barnaby / […]

Cricut Backlash

Cricut and Cosplay: A Bad Policy Breaks Down

Cricut’s New Subscription Plan The last twenty years has brought a whole fleet of maker machines, some of them straight […]

Couples Costumes for Valentine's Day 2021

Couple Costumes for Valentine’s Day 2021

Valentine’s Day is almost upon us. And while couple costumes are usually the stuff of Halloween parties, 2021 is a […]


Behind the Grit: A Conversation with Gritty Creator Brian Allen

Mascots have been been a part of sports for decades. The first costumed mascots were introduced in 1964 and they’ve […]

Cosplay Predictions for 2021

2021 Cosplay Predictions Based on PAX

PAX Online 2020 was an amazing experience. Gamers of all types came together on Discord and Twitch to celebrate the […]

Santas on Parade

Santas on Parade: Santa Costumes Around the World and Through the Ages

It’s coming up on that time of year again. The time when everything tastes like peppermint, smells like cinnamon, and […]