Here's what's up at Organic Armor - Saturday, July 23, 2016:
New website in process! That means this (old) site has missing pictures and navigation issues. We are also having email delays. But it's going to be super beautiful SOON so if you can't find something, please check back in a day or two!

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GamerFront Interview

Gamerfront posted the video of our interview today. I'm so pleased with it. You can hear a little about how we got started and why we do what we do. There are some nice montages [...]

January 28th, 2011|Categories: Cosplay, Custom, Kindred spirits, Uncategorized, Video|Tags: , , , , , |

Year in Review

We're in the quietest week of the year now, when many people have time off and those that don't, are often just biding their time. It's a good time to look back and [...]

Gifts for Burners & Freaks, pt. 2

price of Cernunnos horns - 160.00 price of ticket to Burning Man - 280.00 experience of riding in a furry pink slipper around a luminescent lily pond under a desert full moon - priceless Experiences [...]

DIY Halloween: Odds n’ Ends 1

Only 3 more days of my DIY Halloween series. Have you got an idea for your costume yet? Only 32 days left (really less because most of the parties are going to be on the 29th and 30th). Over the month I've found a pile of interesting goodies that don't fit into neat categories. I've packed them up into two posts. Enjoy, and please join our mailing list (box to the left) to get the Organic Armor quarterly newsletters.

DIY Halloween: Lolitas, Gothic and Otherwise

What is Lolita fashion? It's ruffles galore, over the knee socks, parasols, cuteness incarnate. My intro to Lolis was seeing a flock of them at MomoCon last spring. There were 10 or 12 of them on the sidewalk, giggling and holding up darling but inadequate parasols as the rain began to fall.

DIY Halloween: Hair and Wigs

We've covered your eyes, your feet, your parts in the middle. Today we'll talk about the top of your head. Dreadfalls are a type of semi-temporary hair extension popular at Burning Man, anime cons and [...]

DIY Halloween: Prop Weapons

Here are some other places to learn about making cool armaments.

DIY Halloween: Cosplay

Here's a topic that can take over your life: cosplay. If you are unfamiliar with cosplay (short for costume play), it's a subculture of anime and sci-fi enthusiasts that combines role-playing and fashion into a type of performance art. Cosplayers are often are very dedicated, spending all their free time and money on impressive and elaborate outfits.

DIY Halloween: Footwear

You've finished your fabulous costume at last, it's 2 hours before you go out to the Halloween extravaganza to show it off. Oops, what shoes are you going to wear? Remember last year when you wore those boots that pinched your toes and made you miserable by 10 pm? Don't do that again. But you can't wear your flip flops with a stormtrooper/fairy princess/zombie pirate costume! What are you going to do? Here are some ideas to consider:

Cosplay

I've been exploring several online communities lately in order to get Organic Armor out in the world more. One site I'm enjoying is Cosplay.com. It's a massive site with thousands of members. Cosplay, if you [...]