Character: Gaige the Mechromancer
Origin: Borderlands 2
Year constructed: 2014
Debuted at: Comic Con Gamex Sthlm
Gaige is a badass. I love her introductionary echo logs, I love her attitude, her outfits and her constant references to pop culture. She's totally kickass. I also love that she's got SO many trinkets and accessories, there's just so much going on in her costume! I wanted to make a Borderlands cosplay for a long time, but since I never done it before I didn't want to start off too hard, so gaige seemed like a good place to start. I wanted to finish her for Gamex because my bro Johannes was making a Psycho and my bf was making Axton (which he sadly couldn't finish in time due to school attacking.)
I started with making the wig, actually. I bought a long wig from ebay (actually I bought several because I couldn't decide upon the color, but I ended up with an orange one), which I cut off to the proper length. The cut hair was used to make the ponytails later. I basically glued the loose hair into two ponytails, fastened them into her "scrunchies" and se...