Effortless DIY Comic Con Costume

London Comic Con is one week away!

I have been to a few myself and did not necessarily always have a costume ready for the occasion. I must admit the whole experience, as fun as it can be, is even better if you dress as a character! It is somewhat empowering and makes the whole experience complete.

And if you don’t have your costume ready, not to worry. Main thing is not to over complicate things. I am not a pro cos player, but trust me you don’t need to be one in order to have a good time. Always bring friends and if they’re not available you are likely to make friends in queues as you already have one thing in common ;).

Last year I made/bought my own Melisandre from Game of Thrones costume for £40!

  • Budget dress from boohoo.com – £20
  • Medieval looking accessories boohoo.com – £10. 
  • Red wig for ebay.com – £10
  • Comfy ballet pumps/gladiator sandals for walking and standing in ques all day -Pre-owned
  • GOT Pin – was a freebie when I purchased GOT books.

I also spray painted the necklace to make it look similar to original in GOT show.

For hair I watched Melisandre tutorial @ Silvousplaits

(Please note sometimes dispatch can take few weeks so make sure you check expected delivery date to receive it in time for your occasion.)



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  1. http://www.mcmcomiccon.com/london/
  2. http://www.boohoo.com/
  3. http://stores.ebay.co.uk/ukgreatextensions/
  4. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJqpC6vM84k&t=215s 
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