My friends and I wore 1940s-inspired Teen Titans cosplays to GenCon 2016. I’ve already posted about how I made my costume (Starfire), and I wanted to share what all of our outfits looked like.
I’m a little late posting this, but in edition to my Link cosplay, my friends and I did a group costume inspired by Teen Titans. Instead of going representational, we did a mashup with the classic film noir aesthetic and tropes – that means 1940s fashion!
I cosplayed as a ’40s Starfire. She’s always been my favorite from the show from the early 2000s. She’s cute, smart and strong, a combination I don’t always see and feel like culture says doesn’t exist (woman are usually portrayed as pretty and weak or strong and not traditionally feminine). Her character showed me I could be intelligent and strong, whether it was obvious on the outside or not.
I didn’t capture much of the construction for this cosplay (sorry, gang), but here’s what I do have: