[COSPLAY] Where do you get your cosplay inspiration from?

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[COSPLAY] Where do you get your cosplay inspiration from?

Post by Heyitslaurenk » 21 Apr 2021, 20:10

This is a place to share any of your favourite places where you get your cosplay inspiration! Also below you are also free to share how do you select a new cosplay and what inspires you for doing so! 

Do you find it easy to pick who you are going to cosplay? Are there certain things that you consider that limit your cosplay choice (e.g. I always go homemade/anything I can find because I tend to work on a low budget so my cosplays tend to not look like full costumes XD)

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Post by Naughty Kitty » 22 Apr 2021, 02:49

I like a lot of the ones that people do on AL and is very inspiring to see what people can do and how they are able to carry it off and stuffs. :)

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Post by wijaco » 25 Apr 2021, 12:42

i always pick a character that i love and iwant to bring to life ! 
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Post by LikkleMel » 25 Apr 2021, 22:55

I'll be honest sometimes I just want to dress sexy and cosplay is an excuse to do it :XD: But I do feel you have more fun doing it at a convention rather than just walking around like a normie
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Post by Naughty Kitty » 01 May 2021, 03:48

You've had some good ones too Mel :)

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Post by Heyitslaurenk » 08 May 2021, 18:30

I think when I went to Leeds con, the number of times I have looked at a cosplay and went "god, I wish I can do that" was just not even funny! Huge respect to those that can but a decent costume together, because I sure cant lol

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Post by MakiChan » 08 May 2021, 18:35

I generally buy my outfits because I don't have the time to make them, I wish I did though lol

Also when picking characters I tend to go for personality, but will also go for outfits I think look cool
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Post by Overlord Kujo » 14 May 2021, 20:54

My inspiration comes from just picking a good couples character to match my gf's cosplay. The real inspiration I find comes from getting her costume as meticulously accurate as possible. I've dropped a lot just on cosplay shoes for her, alone, lol.
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[COSPLAY] Where do you get your cosplay inspiration from?

Post by LikkleMel » 14 May 2021, 22:15

Overlord Kujo wrote:
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My inspiration comes from just picking a good couples character to match my gf's cosplay. The real inspiration I find comes from getting her costume as meticulously accurate as possible. I've dropped a lot just on cosplay shoes for her, alone, lol.

Awww that's adorable! @Ferefire and I said we were gonna do a Rick & Morty cosplay years ago, but haven't done it yet. Maybe this year?
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Post by Overlord Kujo » 14 May 2021, 22:35

LikkleMel wrote:
14 May 2021, 22:15
Overlord Kujo wrote:
14 May 2021, 20:54
My inspiration comes from just picking a good couples character to match my gf's cosplay. The real inspiration I find comes from getting her costume as meticulously accurate as possible. I've dropped a lot just on cosplay shoes for her, alone, lol.

Awww that's adorable! @Ferefire and I said we were gonna do a Rick & Morty cosplay years ago, but haven't done it yet. Maybe this year?
Oh trust me, I have less than wholesome reasons for liking her to have accurate cosplays ;)
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Post by weeabooweegee » 15 May 2021, 08:49

I wanna try and cosplay Iori from The King of Fighters. But I'll need a lot of money if I wanna get the right jacket
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Post by Heyitslaurenk » 19 May 2021, 07:14

Overlord Kujo wrote:
14 May 2021, 20:54
My inspiration comes from just picking a good couples character to match my gf's cosplay. The real inspiration I find comes from getting her costume as meticulously accurate as possible. I've dropped a lot just on cosplay shoes for her, alone, lol.

That is actually really cool! I dont think ive ever seen a lot of cosplay couples tbh (may see more as I go to more cons) but that is so cool, and cute!

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Post by Overlord Kujo » 19 May 2021, 07:20

Heyitslaurenk wrote:
19 May 2021, 07:14
Overlord Kujo wrote:
14 May 2021, 20:54
My inspiration comes from just picking a good couples character to match my gf's cosplay. The real inspiration I find comes from getting her costume as meticulously accurate as possible. I've dropped a lot just on cosplay shoes for her, alone, lol.

That is actually really cool! I dont think ive ever seen a lot of cosplay couples tbh (may see more as I go to more cons) but that is so cool, and cute!
Thank you! Yeah, we either shoot for canon couples, or character pairs (I.E. Tanjiro & Nezuko)
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