Cosplayer and Twitter user MaxiPete went for an all-in-one mash-up costume for Origins over the weekend. She wrapped Beauty and the Beast into one ensemble piece with Belle from the Disney film and Beast from the X-Men. This is only the second costume she’s made, and I think she did an excellent job with the design. The iconic yellow ball gown has just the right X-Men touch with the belt, and her blue hair styled in Belle’s recognizable ‘do from the film is spot on. This costume is a great example to look at if you’re considering a mash-up.
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