Check Out These Handmade Overwatch Cosplay Costumes

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If you’ve chosen your top Overwatch character to cosplay then it’s time to find an amazing Overwatch cosplay costume! Sure, you can find loads of cheap Overwatch costumes from big factories but to look really authentic you should consider one of these custom or handmade Overwatch costumes. Overwatch Inspired Genji FULL BODY ARMOR Cosplay Both … Read more

Etsy is Increasing Its Fees

The creative maketplace Etsy will increase its transaction fee for the first time on July 16 from 3.5% to 5%, which will now be applied to shipping, leading many sellers to consider leaving the platform. Saving on Transactions Keeps Prices Down Leading costume and corset brand Redthreaded said even a small increase is damaging when … Read more

The Devastating Environmental Cost of Fast Fashion

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We all need to stop shopping fast fashion and make or buy higher quality garments to save the planet. Just head down your local high street and see that every shop is like a warehouse full of polyester rotated in just a matter of weeks. Of course we all love those low prices and packed … Read more

Superstitchious: Gorgeous Medieval Gothic Dresses

Interview with superstitchious, featuring her arwen Lord of the Rings dress in a medieval gothic style

Under the guise of Superstitchious, Zarah makes customised gothic clothing with a twist of medieval fantasy. Her most famous clients are the black metal band Hecate Enthroned. What inspired you to get into costume? My path into costume design stemmed naturally from my interest in sewing and customising things, as well as my love of … Read more

Top Made-to-Measure Regency Breeches

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‚ÄúThere are moments, Jeeves, when one asks oneself, ‘Do trousers matter?’” P.G. Wodehouse’s Bertie Wooster once remarked and his reliable manservant responded, “The mood will pass, sir.” Without a doubt breeches represent a key part of any pre-Victorian outfit and indeed have not been unknown in following decades since. Fortunately the reenactment world is filled … Read more

The Rag Meets: Berolinensis

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The Costume Rag talks to Olga Jonarska, better known as Berolinensis on her popular Instagram feed. “My interest in the 19th and early 20th century culture started when I was a teenager (I think I was around 15-16) – I first got interested in literature and art of the period, and then my interest developed … Read more

Handmade Canes by Cavagnini

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You would have thought that a handmade pewter-topped cane to your size would be expensive – especially if engraved with your initials. Think again. Robert Cavagnini is an artisan brand of walking canes established in 1999 that will make you a cane ready to dispatch in just two days for about 50 pounds plus postage. … Read more