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.…

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.'

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…

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…

We Came, We Saw, We Conquered: MegaCon 2016

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

‘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…

Happy Gorilla Suit Day!

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

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…

Being The Worst Cosplayer

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

‘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.

Costumes and More From ConCarolinas 2015

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

2015 Denver Comic Con – Cosplay Roundup

A roundup of some of my favorite cosplayers of the 2015 Denver Comic Con from television, movies, video games, and…

Conquer the Convention With the Con*Quest Journal

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

Things to Do in Denver When You’re Dead(pool)

With less than two weeks to go, it's time to paint that armor, stitch up that lace, and prepare to…

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.…

Do You Have The Cosplay Bug?

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

Cosplayer’s Survival Kit

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

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.

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…

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…

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!

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…

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?

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,…

Downton Abbey Costumes Coming to Delaware's Winterthur Museum

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

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,…

Take Back Halloween!

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

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…

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…

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…