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Most online news sources use the term “cosplay” to mean simply the act of wearing a costume, meaning cosplayers, who craft their own costumes and accessories, are unfairly lumped in with models wearing professionally made costumes.
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It's just one of those things you have to accept when reading articles online, like the overuse of Steampunk or calling anything pixelated 8-Bit, and we cannot forget that the costumes are the point of these articles after all.
This collection of creepy cosplay features a few professionally costumed models and a bunch of cosplayers, and it's a good source of inspiration for those who like their Halloween costumes horrifying, or a cosplayer trying to decide what to wear to the next convention.
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