Tag Archive 'vinyl'

Oct 04 2012

Vinyl and Latex Star Wars Costume

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“Star Wars” will never die. Not only is the story unforgettable, the costumes are plentiful and flexible. Kids and adults can wear them, which makes them ideal for family oriented costumes. They can also be adapted to today’s hottest or most used fabrics, like vinyl. The options concerning vinyl go well with costumes worn in […]

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Sep 25 2012

Television-Inspired Halloween Costumes

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When Halloween rolls around, there are always going to be those classic costumes of vampires, zombies, ghosts, and Frankensteins, but it is becoming increasingly popular to mimic a famous celebrity star, either as a tribute to Lady Gaga or to poke fun at Snooki. We all have that favorite television star or celebrity. We admire […]

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Sep 23 2012

Funny Halloween Costumes

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While Halloween is kind of our version of “The Day of the Dead,” dedication to strictly scary costumes is not always on everyone’s agenda. Sometimes, dressing up as dumb celebrities, politicians, television moguls, etc. makes for great costume ideas. Take Dog the Bounty Hunter for example. This guy’s staples revolve around leather and feathers; not […]

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Sep 21 2012

Celebrity Halloween Costume Slideshow Review

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Celebrities get to dress up all the time, but Halloween is still the best day of the year for them to go all out and not have to worry about paparazzi and gossip splattering their careers and reputations. In an ironic way, seeing famous stars play in costumes makes them seem more human and down-to-earth. […]

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Sep 15 2012

Cosplay Video Review

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Cosplay, a term used to mean “costume play,” is the point behind events like Comic-Con. All over the country, mass amounts of people come out to play, disguised and dressed up like their favorite superheroes, villains, comic book stars, etc. Throughout the hours, millions of colors, patterns, designs, and props are seen. Materials and fabrics […]

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Sep 07 2012

Vinyl Halloween Outfit Ideas for Your Pet

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Halloween is that fun time of year to go around to the neighbors’ houses and get a bagful of free candy.  Dressing up in crazy-colored wigs, adding costume makeup, finding a cool outfit, and becoming an unrecognizable person is just another part of the fun tradition.  But dressing up is not just for the humans […]

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Sep 07 2012

Stretch Vinyl Costume Ideas

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Ghouls and goblins are now archaic Halloween costume ideas. Gone are the days when witches and werewolves populated neighborhood streets, crowding doorways for free treats. As characters became more complex, so did their costumes. One of the most functioning materials to use, no matter what genre the costume reflects, is stretch vinyl. Superhero costumes are […]

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Sep 01 2012

Youtube Catsuit Review

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A young woman gets extremely creative, using worn out jeans, vinyl pants, and a leotard to create a modern Cat-woman-suit. Catsuits can be bought already made, usually from vinyl or pvc, but that’s cheating. Vinyl is cheap to buy on its own, and tired pants can be found in the back of any laundry room. […]

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Oct 17 2011

DIY Leather catwoman costume

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Many of Halloween’s hottest costumes for women and coolest costumes for men are made of leather or artificial leather; however, it can be difficult to find high-quality off the rack. When you are looking for the perfect ensemble, it is easier than you might assume to make your own leather Halloween costume. Since the release […]

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Sep 06 2011

Making a vinyl batgirl costume

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This video features a how-to on making a batgirl Halloween costume out of vinyl fabric.  This video is simple and easy to follow, because the how-to girl shows in easy to follow directions of where to cut, how to measure, and where to sew.   Using your body, rather than measurements the presenter shows you that […]

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