Tips for Getting a Good Cosplay Hat Going

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Re: Tips for Getting a Good Cosplay Hat Going

Postby tawnie8376 » Mon Jun 21, 2010 6:45 am

Since you seem to know alot about hats how would you suggest making the hat for a seth nightroad cosplay. ... 1123393121

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Re: Tips for Getting a Good Cosplay Hat Going

Postby Oscar » Fri Dec 09, 2011 12:44 am

It will first help to look into the design of the hat. It should be something that is going to be working with the rest of the costume in terms of how it looks and how it goes with different colors. For example, a good cosplay hat for a sailor costume will be one that is navy blue or white in color depending on the color of the main outfit. The fabric should also be the same as that of what is used for the rest of the costume.

Another tip to see involves the construction of the hat. The problem with some cosplay hats is that they can be made with cheap plastic materials. This is something that can make a hat look poor in quality. It will help to look for a hat that is not going to give off a great amount of shine unless that hat is one that is going to work with a metal feel to it.

The next thing to see is how the fit of the hat is going to work. While it is true that some hats can be one size fits all hats not every one like this is going to work in that way. In fact, a fitted hat is something that can help to make one’s cosplay costume more appealing and accurate. A good thing to do in this case is to focus on getting something that is fitted so that it will be easier for people to focus on the costume and not on some kind of strap that the costume can work with.

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