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Don’t Panic, You can Bulk Buy Toilet Papers Here

Don’t Panic, You can Bulk Buy Toilet Papers Here

One of the many things that the novel coronavirus caused is panic buying. With the nations being strict about the lockdowns and the situation getting out of hand, people began buying food and daily essentials in bulk. When everything else is going overboard, they at 

Wear Latest Designer Dresses at Your Office or while Partying with Friends

Wear Latest Designer Dresses at Your Office or while Partying with Friends

Who doesn’t want to be in style while heading out with friends during weekends or while being at work? Designers have created some of the best dresses for women at present year which they can wear in spring, fall and winter season. These trendy designs 

Cosplay for a cause

Cosplay for a cause

Cosplay for a cause

A Jurassic Park guard chases a tyrannosaurus rex into the intersection of South Main and Franklin streets. The guard keeps a stern face, focused on the task, but the dinosaur knows this is a game. They then pose for photographs with delighted spectators.

These two cosplayers are a part of the 501st Legion, and they’re were making scenes throughout the Hall of Heroes Comic Con in Elkhart.

“I first got involved with the 501st Legion, the Star Wars group, and I just really like dinosaurs, and so does he,” said Hunter Smoke, of Buchanan, Michigan, the voice inside the t. rex costume.

Matt Paige, of Michigan City, the Jurassic Park guard, broke character to explain a little further.

“We aren’t necessarily wearing our Star Wars costumes, we’re just here to have a good time,” Paige said.

The group was a hub of energy at the comic con, posing with attendees, creating scenes on Main Street, and spreading their passion for fantasy characters and aiding their communities.

The legion also had a booth, where they provided information on their local chapter of the 501st Legion, the Northern Darkness Garrison. They also had trading cards with their biographies and photos from photo shoots they have put together, including one with Star Wars characters emerging out of the surf of Lake Michigan.

“We are a worldwide Star Wars costuming organization, promoting charity and community, and the love of Star Wars through costume building,” Paige said.

Kelce’s Mummers costume now available to Eagles fans

Kelce’s Mummers costume now available to Eagles fans

Many fans remember an iconic moment from the Eagles’ victory parade when Jason Kelce sported a Mummer’s costume. Now a local company is making that wild outfit available to everyone just in time for football season and Halloween. When it came to celebrating the Eagles 

Kelce’s Mummers costume now available to Eagles fans

Kelce’s Mummers costume now available to Eagles fans

Many fans remember an iconic moment from the Eagles’ victory parade when Jason Kelce sported a Mummer’s costume. Now a local company is making that wild outfit available to everyone just in time for football season and Halloween. When it came to celebrating the Eagles 

Junior costume bands set tone for Labor Day

Junior costume bands set tone for Labor Day

The junior costume “Jump Up” presentation on Saturday, Sept. 1, was splendiferous. The children brought much merriment and a kaleidoscope of colorful costumes to the streets of Crown Heights, Brooklyn, massing in grand style.

Children from as young as two years old were decked out in elaborate costumes, towering headpieces, and dazzling accessories, that brought to life the theme of their bands.

The kiddies and juniors set the stage for the 51st Labor Day Carnival on Eastern Parkway. Band after band accompanied by recorded carnival music mesmerized parade-goers. The children represented various Caribbean countries, as they jumped and waved flags to Machel Montano hits. The little ones being pushed in strollers also represented their culture in fine style.

The parade kicked off with scores of costume bands, before moving along Franklin Avenue, then on to President Street, en-route to the Brooklyn Museum grounds, putting on quite a display for hundreds of spectators who lined the route. Parents were seen encouraging their children to dance, and prance to the infectious music.

Bands such “Colors of Africa,” “Sugar Candy Kids,” “Thru My Magical Gardens,” and many, many, more showcased the beauty and enchanting elements of the Caribbean. The amazing costumes were whimsical and intricately designed.

From the king and queen pulling hefty individual pieces, to the expansive sections, the juniors truly represented their culture for yet another year. It was a spectacle to behold.

Psychology of Self: Dress to Impress

Psychology of Self: Dress to Impress

You probably remember your mom telling you “you are what you eat” at some point during childhood. Have you ever thought you might be what you wear as well? Fashion is self-expression, we all accept this very generalized statement as true, but now the emerging 

Aquaman’s Comic-Accurate Costume Is A Spoiler

Aquaman’s Comic-Accurate Costume Is A Spoiler

Aquaman’s comic accurate costume has been revealed by merchandise and Comic-Con exclusive footage – but is the orange-and-gold suit a spoiler for James Wan’s film? When Jason Momoa’s Arthur Curry was first unveiled for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, it was a startling reinvention, 

bandoned Superhero Movie Designs

bandoned Superhero Movie Designs

Superhero movies have come a long way from the days when the only way to sell the X-Men was to slap them into black leather bodysuits. Nowadays it seems any of the wildest costume creations from your favorite comics can be brought to beautiful life on the big screen. Of course, any movie of the scale of these superhero blockbusters is going to go through a lot of costume design concepts. Many of these end up being rejected. A lot have good reason for rejection. Some of these rejected designs, however, happen to be superior to the ones that end up making it to theaters. Sometimes the differences are absurdly dramatic.

Thanks to art books, “making of” documentaries and the internet, fans of superhero movies have more resources than ever to examine the process of making these movies. This list compiles 15 of the best pieces of superhero movie concept art with a focus on costuming and character design. These are costumes you’ll wish the studios went ahead and chose over the ones they ultimately went with. This doesn’t mean the final costumes were bad (though some certainly are). It just means there was a missed opportunity. When possible, this list does try to make sense of the reasons why these spectacular superhero and villain costume designs ultimately got scrapped. Due to production shifts or practical limitations, it might not have been reasonable or even possible for some of these designs to get used. Still, that doesn’t mean we don’t wish they could have been!

Juggernaut’s design in David Leitch’s final version of Deadpool 2 was certainly a massive improvement over whatever Brett Ratner was thinking with the character in X-Men: The Last Stand. That said, it could have been even better. Just look at what Alexander Lozano was designing for original director Tim Miller.

This concept art of Juggernaut has similar proportions to the final version, but a notably different costume. Not dressed in a prison uniform like in the movie, his costume’s color scheme is closer to the comics. His clothes and helmet are more worn and beaten, and he’s also armed with metal gauntlets.

What to do with the Fantastic Four? The answer to this question has elluded FOX for the longest time. One potential answer which was shortly scrapped: put them in Deadpool 2. Alexander Lozano’s concept designs for Tim Miller’s version of the sequel featured new, more classically-styled costumes for the cast of Josh Trank’s 2015 Fantastic Four feature.

Perhaps the bomb stink from that disaster was just so toxic it was decided not even Deadpool could save that cast, or maybe putting generally family-friendly characters in a hard R movie was frowned upon. Regardless of how these cameos would have turned out, however, odds are good they’d be the Four’s best on-screen appearance.

Mantis’ design for Guardians of the Galaxy 2 was a challenge to figure out. The character was wildly different from her comic counterpart, and her green skin from the comics was scrapped probably because they already had a green Guardian with Gamora. Trying to find the perfect balance between insectoid alien features and human attractiveness was the goal for designing her.

Ultimately the final movie design is great, and this is one case where the difference in quality between the concept vs. the final product isn’t that great. This Andy Park design, however, is worth highlighting as an example of a design that still manages to be attractive while being even more alien than the final.

After 40 years in business, Las Vegas costume shop is closing

After 40 years in business, Las Vegas costume shop is closing

If you ring the doorbell and gain entrance past the barred door in the strip mall along West Sahara Avenue, the rows upon rows of clothing can intimidate. Almost 4,000 square feet. Three thousand costumes. Seven hundred hats. Five hundred wigs. A wall of bride