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Old August 19 2008, 06:00 AM   #11
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Re: Fan Uniforms

I've never worn a costume at a convention. My ex-fiancee did and I was embarassed the entire time she was with me. Some issues I must have re: grown-ups wearing kids' costumes (but those are MY issues).
Having said that, I actually admire those who can make their own costumes and make them look good on them. I've seen some really bad looking ones & a few good ones at conventions.
My own first costume consisted of a sorta kinda looks like a TOS shirt from a second-hand store with a homemade cardboard & model-painted insignia held on by a safety pin. Props were courtesy of the phaser/communicator/tricorder model kit I bought with paper route money & wore out exploring the corn & wheat fields on our farm.
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