Fierce Red Sonja Cosplay

Red Sonja Cosplay 1

When I was little, I was obsessed with the 1985 Red Sonja film. It was an action/fantasy movie starring Brigitte Nielsen and Arnold Schwarzenegger, and as a kid, I thought it was the bee’s knees. I’m afraid to rewatch it because I have a feeling it won’t hold up and I’d rather leave my happy memories intact. And also, people are telling new Red Sonja stories. Writer Gail Simone and artist Walter Geovani are penning a comic book series for Dynamite Comics, and a new movie is on the way. The fresh stories means the warrior lives on and continues to inspire in many ways, including cosplay.

DeAnna Davis, a.k.a. It’s Raining Neon, was inspired by Simone and Geovani’s comic and feels like their story is getting the character just right. Davis recently shared photos of her take on Red Sonja’s outfit; I hesitate to call it armor because it leaves a ton of exposed skin and isn’t terribly effective. The character typically wears a skimpy scaled bikini. Davis took the basics of the outfit and added to it with her Red Sonja costume design. She added the hood and cape that Sonja sometimes wears but also gave the character a longer scaled armor skirt and some solid looking armored boots. This look is a great example of how you can take an existing character and modify it to make the costume more you.

Red Sonja Cosplay 2

Photos by Its Raining Neon

via Geeks Are Sexy


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