How to choose a Coplay outfit? This is one of the most common questions that people ask when they take the first step of becoming a cosplayer. Most people say that just wear whatever you like the most. However, this is a good way to begin, but selecting becomes very difficult when you see that there are thousands of characters from where you can choose. Narrow down this list, and it will help you to choose the best fancy outfit for you.
Purpose of choosing a characters varies from one person to the other. But here are some tips that might give you an idea about how to choose a costume.
Pick a Genre
Pick something that you love or adore the most. This is very simple! If you love playing video games, then it is for sure that there is a special character that you enjoy playing. If not, then there might be any superhero that you adore the most. There are many people who even dress up like a television actor and actress. The most important thing is that fancy dresses are not limited in one or two genres. You can choose anything, starting from your favorite cartoon character to a character from the 80’s movies. Most of the girls love to dress up like a princess or fairy of a magical world.
The Overall Look
Your overall look is the most important thing in fancy dressing. Before selecting the dress or your Cosplay costume, you need to decide how you want to look. Your hairs, makeup, wigs, tattoos, and props everything is very important. You need to select things in which you will stay comfortable. Just wearing the outfit won’t make you look attractive; you need to complete the look with perfect makeup and props.
Availability of The Costumes
It is not mandatory that you will have to make your own costume. There are many stores in the market, from where you can get some of these costumes. But if you still do not get one, take help from the internet. On the internet, you can find many online stores selling fancy outfits. These stores also offer you free delivery of your costumes.
Time and Budget
There are some characters that need a lot of detailing, like the armor, prop, body paint; etc. make a list of all the things that you need for completing your fancy look. Make a price list of all the items and see that if they are crossing your budget. If the character you chose is exceeding your budget, then go for some other design and character that is simpler and won’t cost much.
These are some important tips that you might consider while choosing a cosplay costume. Cosplaying is interesting but only when you are not spending huge time and money behind it. There are many stores that sell fancy costumes at most reasonable price.