Victorian Style Darth Vader Cosplay [pics]

June 4, 2013 — Leave a comment

Perhaps it is just me but it seems like Darth Vader is some of the most overdone cosplay out there these days.  I understand why everybody wants to dress up like Darth Vader and I have even done it myself but it feels like it has become so common that it isn’t special anymore.  However, there are rare exceptions like the one below where a great deal of originality went into the Darth Vader cosplay.

A cosplayer going by the name May B. created this really cool Victorian style Darth Vader cosplay.  Apparently the style was inspired by Victorian mourning gowns.  I think the combination of Darth Vader and a Victorian mourning gown actually goes together quite well although my favorite part is definitely the mask.

However, I am not sure if this could be considered a steampunk Darth Vader.  I know the steampunk style is a Victorian style but I’m not sure if this qualifies so if anybody knows or has an opinion, please leave it in the comments below!

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Steampunk Darth Vader

Victorian Darth Vader

Steampunk Darth Vader Mask

Victorian Darth Vader Mask

[via Fashionably Geek]

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Jeremy Bray is the founder of Global Geek News, Fanboy Fashion and Geek Yummy and the main writer for those sites. When not working on these three blogs, I am playing video games or finding something really geeky to do.