Day 1

 

Yesterday was day one of Comic Con.  Typically this is a day where there aren’t that many people dressed up here in Philly.  This year there were more than normal.  It’s a different feel this year.  More fan oriented less celebrity centric.  It’ll be fun to see where the weekend takes me.  For now here are some awesome cosplays from Thursday.

 

 

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SteamPunk Duct Tape

Yesterday I was playing on stumbleupon and came across this picture

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and then it occurred to me, duct tape corsets for Steampunk Star Trek.  My brother is going as a Klingon starfleet engeneer, a bit of a cross between Nog and  Worf, where I made his warrior’s sash out of soda top chain mail.  So now the plan is upcycled steampunk Star Trek.  Although I like the idea of getting real corsets I just can’t imagine spending so much money on a costume that I can’t really add into my everyday wardrobe.    Well, there’s a Star Trek Convention in the next town over from me this weekend celebrating Deep Space 9, let’s see if I can get it all ready in time.