This is a post I originally made to my facebook page, Little Manhattan Cosplay:
I decided to write this after an email conversation with a friend of mine, who was curious about the goings-on at cons and in particular, convention costume contests. This isn't your typical tutorial, about how to craft a certain costume piece or how to do your makeup a certain way. Rather, this is a tutorial all about one way to show off all that hard work.
So You Want To Enter A Costume Contest:
So you've spent the past several weeks, months, or even longer sweating, stressing, swearing over, and perfecting your latest costume, and now you want to show it off