Costuming Concepts - dkmackinnon

Costuming Concepts


Belly Dancer


Belly dancing outfits can be a colourful, ranging from traditional to Vegas-style.


Chain and Scale maille


I occassionally make outfits out of scale maille and chainmaille.


Cloth-strip dress


A dress made of cloth strips, made famous in the 1960s by Raquel Welch in ghe movie "One Million Years BC".


Comfy Sweater


The comfy sweater gives the feeling of being warm and comfortable but can be worn to exude a confident sexuality.


Dominitrix


Another quintessential male fantasy, it requires the model to create a powerful and dominant character.


Flower Dress


A dress made partially or entirely of flowers.


Gothic


Goth is a post-punk subculture with Victorian influences.


Gypsy


Although there is some overlap with belly-dancing, the gypsy look is more layered with a focus on natural fabrics in earth tones.


Hippy Chic


This look is a modern spin on the 1960s and 1970s hippy look.


Hoods and Wraps


A variety of looks can be created just from different hoods and head wraps.


Masks


Masks can be used to create a variety of looks and moods.


Newsprint Dress


Dresses made of newsprint and paper.


Leaf Dress


Dresses made of partially or entirely of leaves. The character Poison Ivy is an example.


Ribbon Dress


A dress made of ribbons and bows. This one is popular at Christmas and Valentine's Day.


Rope Dress


The rope dress a dress made using rope braidework.


Shell Dress


The shell dress is the classic mermaid or south-sea islands outfit.


Star Trek


Costuming inspired by Star Trek.


Star Wars


Costuming inspired by Star Wars.


Steampunk


Steampunk has become popular recently, meshing science fiction with Victorian fantasy.


Super Heroes and Villians


Costuming based on specific or generic super heroes or villians.


Superman Shirt


Concepts built around a superman (or other super hero) shirt.



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