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Star Wars Celebration Anaheim 2015 Recap

If you’ve never been to Star Wars Celebration before, let me be the first to tell you that you absolutely must go at least once in your life. For Star Wars fans, it’s like a giant family reunion no matter how you look at it! By the end of preview night, it already felt like that for me. Some people ...

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"Suits You Halloween" Series: Cersei Lannister

Suits You Halloween Series: Cersei Lannister by Olga A. Continuing with our costuming know-how series in the run-up to the biggest dress-up holiday of the year, the second installment deals with – Cersei Lannister. Don’t you just love this ever-scheming, plotting woman intent on malice and intrigue? Whilst going as Daenerys would appeal to those of us who love a ...

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Halloween: Geek Costumes with Ivy Patricksdaughter

I had the pleasure of having an email interview with Ivy Patricksdaughter, the costume designer of Geek Costumes and a Lord of the Rings fan.   Goldberry: You have beautiful Eowyn and Faramir costumes. Are they your favourite Tolkien characters? What draws you to this pair?    Ivy Patricksdaughter: Thank you for both costumes. My favourite character from the book is Eowyn, ...

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It’s Halloween! Why do we Costume?

Living the Nerd Life is closely associated with dressing up. Hobbit Day, May the Fourth, conventions, and LARPing. Halloween is the excuse “ordinary people” use to join us in the world of costumes. By why only dress up one day a year? In my house both my husband and I have theme birthday parties with costumes, movies, and cake and ...

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On Costuming and Creating

I had the opportunity to sit down with a great group of amazingly fun and creative ladies in Minneapolis that have become friends through their shared love of  costuming. Natasha, Brooke, Jenn, and Emily Chesley (of mches.com or you can follow her on Facebook). Photo credits belong to Jenn. GB: What do you like about costuming? Brooke: I’ve loved costuming as ...

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Costumes for Aladdin Broadway Show Revealed!

Disney and Broadway have had a long love affair that many fans of the House of Mouse and the Great White Way have enjoyed for years. Now Broadway will be retelling another Disney classic on the stage later this year. Take a look at some of the gorgeous costumes by Gregg Barnes from the recently-opened Aladdin adaptation! Images from Tyranny ...

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THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG DISPLAYED AT TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX – Toronto

EXCLUSIVE COSTUMES FROM THE SECOND INSTALMENT OF THE EPIC FANTASY ADVENTURE TRILOGY THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG DISPLAYED AT TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX From the official Warner Bros. Press Release: In celebration of the upcoming release “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” Warner Bros. Pictures Canada and TIFF have unveiled an exclusive wardrobe display showcasing garments as seen in the ...

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