Mesdemoiselles Blasé

/ le cosplay blog

Photo by Elite Cosplay

Photo by Lexa One

Photo by Mike Kowalek

Photo by Elite Cosplay

previous arrow
next arrow
Slider

Eternal Sailor Senshi Cosplay Guide

February 28th, 2015 By 25 Comments

By and far, Sailor Scouts are some of the most cosplayed characters at conventions. Being an old favorite, it means there are tons of tutorials and accessories available online which makes it easy for anyone to make their own costume. When making my own Eternal Sailor outfit with my group, we used a lot of things available online such as patterns and accessories, so I wanted to share these resources with you!

Continue reading

Master List of Online Fabric Stores aka Getting Fabric Shipped to Canada Makes my Wallet Cry

February 20th, 2015 By 8 Comments

Except for the lucky ones who live in a big city with a fashion district, we’ve all been in this situation where we just cannot find the right fabric for our next project locally. I’ve had to resort to shopping online for fabric more times than I care to count and the experience hasn’t always been free of frustration. Very often I need to see a swatch before committing to buy full yards of fabric and I like not to be robbed blind because of outrageous shipping fees. $39 to ship 2 yards of spandex to Canada? No thanks, Spandex World. So here is my list of good and bad online fabric stores with any useful info I could provide.

Continue reading

10 Simple Tips for Long Lasting Foundation

February 24th, 2014 By 0 comments

I think for cosplayers it’s especially important to have long-lasting makeup since, unlike theatre artists who only need it to last for an entire performance, we need it to last from early morning through an entire day (and sometimes late into the night!) during conventions.

Here are 10 simple tips (or steps, really!) to make your foundation last longer!

Continue reading

Shinny Violet (aka Puffy 3 Tone) Circle Lenses

November 21st, 2013 By 1 Comment

Name: Shinny Violet (also known as Puffy 3 Tone)
Brand: G&G
Diameter: 14.5 mm
Base curve: 8.6 mm
Lifespan: 1 year after vial is opened
Prescription: Available
Purchased from: Pinky Paradise

A while back, Pinky Paradise had a buy 2 get 1 free promotion on lenses. You couldn’t decide what free lenses you were going to get and I ended up receiving the beautiful G&G Shinny Violet aka Puffy 3 Tone lenses. I only ever owned another pair of purple/violet lenses which were the EOS Adult Violet that I don’t have anymore so these are a nice replacement.

Continue reading