In case you’re new to Cosplay it’s important to remember it is the art of imitating a character from a video game, manga comic, Anime series or any other visual media. For example, if you’ve already got a favorite character from a comic or video game then the best way of imitating him/her would be wearing a cosplay costume. Part of what makes a costume look professional instead of amateur is the accessories you use. Here are few things to consider while building your costume.
Flowers or Florals
No matter how much experience you have with costume design, there will always be small extras and add-ons you can do to amp up your look. When you attend a cosplay event, you will always run into people wearing incredible outfits and dressed similarly to you. So you want avoid any copycat look by adding small details to your costume. Real flowers or florals are one of thing that can add life into your character. Whether it be a floral crown on a princess or red rose on a knight, flowers offer a wonderful opportunity to enhance your look.
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You can save quite a bit of money by buying mass produced costumes then improving them with custom additions like flowers. For example, cut the pockets and sew yours in. However if the character has an armor, it is always wise to create your own.
Details do matter
The most important thing to remember is that details do matter and impact the quality of your cosplay costume. You should consider the earrings, bangles, necklace, and any other units that complete the look. When you have a careful eye for detail it not only shows you respect the character, but also stand out from the cloud.
Make sure you are comfortable
Your comfort should be up on your agenda as there is no way you will have fun if you aren’t comfortable. As rule of thumb, ensure that the costume isn’t too tight or too loose for your comfort.