Costumes

Paper and Paste: Making Stuff With Children

Our first self-made mask out of papier-mâché had initially been met with a certain dose of skepticism by child #1.…

April 8, 2019

See Costumes From ‘Doctor Strange,’ ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Star Trek,’ ‘Batman v Superman,’ and More Through April 22

See photos from some of 2016's best movie costumes, including 'Doctor Strange,' 'Batman v Superman,' and 'Rogue One.'

March 8, 2017

LEGO Costumes for the Minifigure in Your Life

Coming from a family whose costumes tend to get a lot of wear, I'd give the Disguise LEGO Ninjago costume…

October 1, 2016

You Too Can Wear a Super Suit in Public

We all know you've been wearing superhero-themed underpants since fourth grade (and by you, we mean us), so why not…

September 3, 2016

We Came, We Saw, We Conquered: MegaCon 2016

MegaCon 2016 was a blast and Dakster gives her reasons why.

June 15, 2016

‘Agent Carter’ Costume Designer Talks Vintage Style at Emerald City Comicon

Giovanna Melton, costume designer for ABC's 'Agent Carter,' gave ECCC an all-too-quick glimpse into the process of making vintage-inspired designs…

April 11, 2016

Happy Gorilla Suit Day!

As longtime readers of GeekDad are aware, National Gorilla Suit Day is one of the many annual events we celebrate…

January 31, 2016

Halloween Costume Round-up 2015

For many of us here at GeekDad, Halloween is a great time of year to show off and share our…

November 3, 2015

Being The Worst Cosplayer

Probably the first thing you want to know as a cosplayer is your character's name.

July 21, 2015

‘Star Wars’ and the Power of Costume at Seattle’s EMP

View some of the most famous costumes in cinematic history at Seattle's EMP Museum.

June 25, 2015

Costumes and More From ConCarolinas 2015

Check out this wrap-up from this year's ConCarolinas, including a photo gallery of costumes.

June 4, 2015

Conquer the Convention With the Con*Quest Journal

For the convention-goers, the Con*Quest journal combines organization with scrapbooking.

May 21, 2015

Do You Have The Cosplay Bug?

Have you been bitten by the cosplay bug? Dakster breaks down the symptoms for us.

March 27, 2015

Cosplayer’s Survival Kit

Are you prepared for a costume emergency? Dakster tells us what's in her bag of tricks.

March 26, 2015

Star Wars and the Power of Costume Kicks Off 12-City Tour in Seattle

This incredible exhibit is making its way to 12 cities across the U.S., starting at the EMP Museum in Seattle.

January 30, 2015

Star Wars Costumes: The Original Trilogy

Peruse the intricate, beautiful, and interesting costumes of the original trilogy of Star Wars. Interviews, explanations, photographs, and concept art…

November 6, 2014

How to Make a Dancing Baby Groot Costume With Only a Few Failed Attempts

Instead of a tutorial, I plan to drink wine. Acceptable? While drinking, I will share what my husband did for…

October 31, 2014

Kick-Butt Disney Princess Cosplay, No Princes Needed, Thank You Very Much

These Disney princess cosplayers are tough enough to save the whole land from evil!

August 27, 2014

ConnectiCon: A Much Needed Break From Reality

After a stressful week in the "real" world, Rebecca had a much needed geeky vacation at ConnectiCon. Read about how…

July 21, 2014

Cosplay, Conformity, and Funky Tights

Am I too old to cosplay? But we're all cosplaying in our everyday lives, so what's the big deal?

May 12, 2014

Win a Free Costume Up To $75 From Costume Super Center!

Enter to win the costume of your choice valued up to $75 from CostumeSuperCenter just in time for con season,…

April 15, 2014

Downton Abbey Costumes Coming to Delaware's Winterthur Museum

The Costumes of Downton Abbey exhibit will open in Wilmington, Delaware, on March 1, 2014.

December 31, 2013

Get Suited Up! — The Steampunk Adventurer's Guide

Whether you're into steampunk or not, you're a geek and you deserve a respectable pair of goggles for your noggin,…

December 9, 2013

Take Back Halloween!

Take Back Halloween is a web store that sells costumes of great women from history and fiction. No sexy hamburgers…

October 31, 2013

How to Geek a 5K

Last weekend I ran my second 5k. The first time, three years ago, I ran by myself. This time I…

October 30, 2013

Halloween Make Up Tips

You don't need a full-blown costume to make a splash on Halloween, just a good make up artist. Connecticut artist…

October 29, 2013

Costume Hoodies: My Costuming Protip for Geek Parents

We recently discovered the existence of costume hoodies and they are a new family favorite. In addition to having an…

October 14, 2013

Felt Masks: A Quick Costume Change

Look no further for a handy felt mask tutorial. Whether you are in the mood to be a robot or…

October 8, 2013

Avoid Computer Belly With Leonisa's New Body Toner

GeekDad Rory finds a way to slim his figure under costumes.

September 24, 2013

Wolverine: How His Costume Has Evolved Over the Years

Wolverine may be the best there is at what he does, but no one has ever called him a paragon…

July 26, 2013

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