“Should I buy or make this cosplay costume?” This is a quite easy choice question, but it is hard to answer. Making or buying? It depends on many factors, including time, budget and sewing ability. Generally thinking, making costume will save much money compare to buy costume, but sometimes, it will cost much more money to make costume yourself! So for a cosplay costume, you should consider all aspects to get it at a best way.
Buying a costume is the best way for those who don’t have sewing ability. Search online and find a cosplay costume selling store and you tell them your size and requirements, they can do all the work. However there is always a risk when buying cosplay costume online, you don’t know where you are going to get the costume you want. Buying online store is very convenient, but there is a lot disadvantage.
1. You can find a lower price
Cosplay is a so hot entertainment recent years all over the world that many businessmen have set out a widely cosplay costume marketing .I mean there are a lot of online stores selling cosplay costume, you have many choices. Finally you can get a lowest price compare them one by one.
2. You can’t sew
If you can’t sew, have no ability or have no tools, it is the best way to buy online store.
3. Save much time
If you will wear the cosplay costume in time, you can buy online store. It is very fast, about 3-7 days to get your costume.
There are some disadvantages buying online store, such as not arrive on time, bad quality, hard to contact with sellers and so on.
Making a cosplay costume can be stressful at times and it can become pretty difficult to make props, style wigs, and sew a costume by you! If you have the ability and time to make your own costume I highly suggest it, it’s great to have complete control over your costume’s outcome.
The price of making a cosplay costume is variable depend on your fabric ,maybe it is lower than buying online, but always it is higher than buying. Additional, it will take your large quantity of time, at last, you maybe won’t get your imagine costume!
So in my personal opinion, there is no one answer for “should I buy or make this cosplay costume?” Buying online is much better, if you are good at designing and sewing and you have much time, you may try making your own cosplay costume!