When cosplay goes badly wrong

Dressing up is fun, but not always for those who have to see it

#2. Garnet (Final Fantasy IX)

Here's how she should look. Now brace yourselves...

We're not having a go at larger people here, but, but, just... Wrong! The trick to successful cosplay is deciding on a character who suits you well enough that you're halfway there before you start, and then putting in the effort to emulate their look as accurately as you can. Neither of those factors are present in this pic. It may be a small and seemingly insignificant detail, but Garnet wears a layer over her bra, fuggodsake.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Long-time GR+ writer Dave has been gaming with immense dedication ever since he failed dismally at some '80s arcade racer on a childhood day at the seaside (due to being too small to reach the controls without help). These days he's an enigmatic blend of beard-stroking narrative discussion and hard-hitting Psycho Crushers.
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