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Day 10 of #31DIYsTilHalloween was my Catwoman cosplay!

I’ve been working on this one for months! I am THRILLED with how she turned out and I am so so so excited for my photoshoot for her next week. You might even be able to catch me as Catwoman at @thebourbonroom’s upcoming DCvsMarvel Halloween party! 😉😉😉

This cosplay took forever to find out but ended up costing me next to nothing. I found a catsuit on Ebay for under $20 (look around at reviews and make sure you’re paying attention to sizing info because they sometimes come in Asian sizing which is much smaller!) and the boots were my birthday present to myself a few weeks ago so I already had them in my closet. You can really wear any sexy stiletto heel boot. If you don’t feel like hunting for the perfect catsuit or you just don’t want to wear one, you can also wear plain or wet-look/leather leggings and a tight plain long sleeve black top or fitted leather jacket for the same catsuit effect!
My corset is from Isabella.

I found the mask at a costume shop for $6 and the goggle were $1.75 on eBay from China - keep in mind they take a month or more to ship! I ordered them back in August.


Featuring @pleasershoes @demonia.shoes @legavenue @makeupmonsterscosmetics

I recently had the pleasure of doing a ‘make over photo shoot’ with Morgana and am excited to share with you the first photo. I’m modelling the Alecto Underbust Corset, which will soon be available to order in standard sizes! Alecto is made from satin coutil and is super smooth and comfortable. With 32 steel bones + a black busk it’s quickly become a staple in my wardrobe. Subscribe to our VIP list to hear when it becomes available. 

Corset:  Vanyanís
Model:  Lowana O'Shea
Photography © Iberian Black Arts
Lingerie: Kiss Me Deadly

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We recently had the pleasure of working with Morgana and are proud to present the second look from our photo shoot. She’s wearing the Selene corset, a dark twin to the Serena piece. This charcoal silk duchess satin is embellished with tulle, lace and thousands of hand sewn jet black crystal beads! 

Corset:  Vanyanís
Model:  Threnody In Velvet
Photography © Iberian Black Arts

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Angela Friedman’s new holiday lingerie designs are now available!  This is from the Noir Collection - read the review on The Lingerie Addict blog.

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Day 5 of #31DIYsTilHalloween: Blair from Soul Eater! I wore her to #ottawacomiccon in May and it was so much fun to bring her back out for Halloween!

For this cosplay I wore black spandex bike shorts, my favorite black velvet shrug, that faux leather crossover halter top you guys have seen a million times, my Venus Cage Bra from @agashibychristinao (thanks again babe!), my crescent moon choker from @sixfeetdeep_ (use coupon code “SCREAMQUEEN” for 13% off your order!), @pleasershoes @demonia.shoes PVC thigh high platform boots, my 20" Petite Josephine corset, and my DIY Blair hat!

I’ve gotten tons of questions about how I made the hat and I wanted to do a tutorial but there’s no way I’m taking that thing apart and putting it back together. I’ve been making giant witch/scarecrow hats for different cosplays for years and it becomes really easy after awhile! I made it almost exactly the same way I made my scarecrow hat from Day 4 (see earlier posts for that one).
I started with a wide brim black felt hat and built a base with newspaper and plastic bags, duct tape and pins. I wrapped black cotton fabric around the outside and pinned it in place. The spiral is made from gardening wire and duct tape, it took a couple hours to get it positioned the way I wanted it. You really have to just mess with it and keep reshaping everything until it looks the way you want! The white band is white scrap vinyl and black paint, pinned in place. And that’s it!

Let me know what you think of Day 5!

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Day 23 of #31diystilhalloween my fall fairy costume!

Everything you see here was DIY’d except for the corset, my @orchardcorset 20" maroon satin CS426.

I made the bikini and flower crown by hand! I just used an old bikini I haven’t worn in years and ripped a bunch of fall leaves off a floral garland I found at Michaels on sale, then glued them to the bikini with E6000 (showgirl’s best friend)! Sometimes the leaves don’t want to lie flat so I used stick pins to hold them in place overnight until the glue dried. I made the floral crown from a different garland and wrapped the stems around gardening wire.

Lemurian seed crystal necklace and matching earrings were custom made for me by the amazing @evermore__accessories.
I am really happy with how this one turned out!