We're used to seeing Game of Thrones' Arya Stark in her functional, rugged clothes, often disguised as a boy. But next season, Arya will be getting a very different look—so different, in fact, that many people didn't recognize actress Maisie Williams the first time she wore it on set. Mild spoilers ahead.
As convention season heats up, we get a steady stream of fan tributes to various media characters in the form of elaborate costumes. While this is independently awesome, I'm particularly fascinated by just how much science, technology, and mathematics goes into design.
Here's a street performer who really commits to his role as a Transformer. He delights children by going from Bumblebee's robot form into a car that rolls around the sidewalk.
This Predator doesn't need a cloaking device; it lures its prey into a false sense of security with its sheer cuteness.
We've gotten our first look at just what Ben Affleck will be wearing when he assumes Batman's cowl, but what color should that costume be?
When I was a kid, the Dragon Highlord Kitiara Uth Matar from the DragonLance books was one of my favorite fantasy characters, so I appreciate the excitement and work that went into creating Tabitha Lyons' elaborate Kitiara costume, accompanied by the blue dragon Skie.
Halloween may be over, but there are still two unfinished pieces of business to wrap up: Finishing up that leftover pile of Halloween candy (no time like the present!) and checking out the amazing costumes from this year's Halloween Costume show!
Khal Drogo lives, and he stomped and growled in great form at the Blizzard Entertainment Halloween party.
avital posted the photo this rather brilliant costumed fellow hanging out in the subway. He's not just a Sailor Scout; he's Sailor Freddie Mercury.
ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano wore a very simple Superman costume in honor of Halloween, but he gets extra points for floating around the International Space Station in a Superman pose.
Happy Halloween week! Our annual Halloween Costume Show is back for another round, and it's scary just how good you all look this year. Take a peek at the best of the best of what we saw last week — and then show us what you're planning on wearing this year.
Legendary special effects artist Rick Baker is the undeniable king of Halloween with this steampunk reinterpretation of Frankenstein's Monster. The Monster is powered by an elaborate array of cyborg clockwork and brass fixtures now hold his stringy flesh in place.
Why pick one Disney character to dress up as for Halloween when you can dress up as the entire Disneyland park?
When the annual io9 Halloween Costume Show kicked off last week, no one knew just what to expect, besides awesomeness. We did expect awesomeness. And that is exactly what we got.
The Disney princesses get into the Halloween spirit in a series of pictures by Isaiah K Stephens. Stephens dresses each lady up as a battle-ready heroine.
It's that time of year again. The leaves have begun to turn, the air has gone crisp, and one question is being bandied about across the nation: Who amongst us can pull off the Miley Cyrus teddy bear onesie? (Spoiler: No one can.) It's time for io9's annual Halloween Costume Show!
The famous golden idol scene from Raiders of the Lost Ark gets reenacted in an unlikely venue: Central Park. But somehow the boulder is less menacing when it's played by a fellow running around in a boulder costume.
Unless you happen to be a potato, it isn't easy to dress up as Portal's malevolent AI GLaDOS. But Athena Cole, a.k.a. Enayla, commits to the costume by suspending herself from a frame.
Now that we know Peter Capaldi is going to be the new Doctor, we're wondering what his signature wardrobe will be. These photos take us back to the days when Matt Smith's Doctor was still in development—as was his outfit.