The 24 Hour Dr. Horrible Costume

First off, don't be an idiot like me and decide to make the costume at the last possible second. While I ordered the boots, gloves and goggles a few weeks before, I didn't actually decide to make the costume for the convention I was going until the day before. So... [gallery columns="2" orderby="rand" rel="lightbox" lightboxsize="large"] (more…)

How to Wear Spandex

or "How not to look like an overstuffed sausage in your costume" Here is a tutorial on how to properly wear a stretchy costume. This will go in a sort of chronological order from the first things you should do to what to do while wearing the costume. 1. Have a realistic body image and be comfortable with your body. While I'm the last person on earth to tell someone that they can't wear something, take a good look at yourself and make sure that YOU think you should be wearing spandex. If you are uncomfortable with your body, it will show in your posture and you will look worse. Be positive and your confidence will make everything look better. 2. Get thee to a nunnery gym Skinny guys and girls, this especially applies to you, because thin does not imply fit. The emphasis here is not on losing weight, but on toning muscles to keep your lines smooth. Whether you have 4 months before you plan to wear your costume or 1 week, a little goes a long way, and who doesn't want to be healthy. 3. Don't buy or make a too small costume This is where most...Read More