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I will admit that I never got around to finishing the first Borderlands game much less the second one.  I enjoyed the time I spent with the game, I just never went back to it for some reason although after seeing these jeans, I might have to go back and play it this weekend.

I’ve always been a fan of women in some nice fitting jeans but one cosplayer has taken that idea to the next level and painted some cel shaded jeans for some Borderlands cosplay she is working on.

Cosplayer Kirameku has been working on some Borderlands inspired Nisha the Lawbringer cosplay and she has uploaded some pictures of her progress showing the jeans she has been working on.  Using a mixture of Textilcolor and water, she has done an absolutely stunning job of recreating the cel shading style of graphics from the Borderlands games.  I don’t know how much time she has spent getting it to look that good with that level of detail and shadowing and such but it was time well spent because it looks amazing!

If these is just the pants, I can’t wait to see what the rest of this Nisha the Lawbringer cosplay looks like!

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Borderlands Cel Shaded Jeans

Borderlands Jeans

Borderlands Cel Shaded Jeans

Borderlands Jeans

Borderlands Cel Shaded Pants

Borderlands Pants

[Source:  Kirameku via Fashionably Geek]

Despite being a life long fan of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, I have absolutely no desire to see Michael Bay’s hideous incarnation of them and passed up the opportunity to see the new movie this weekend in favor of Guardians of the Galaxy (which was a pretty good movie and worth seeing in 3D).  While the new movie doesn’t appeal to me, I will always love the old school TMNT I grew up with!

I can’t say I ever read the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comic books, but I loved the cartoons and played the crap out of the NES TMNT games.  Speaking of those old turtles, if you loved them, I found the perfect shirt for you!

The old school Turtles lovers over at 80sTees.com are selling this awesome Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comic book t-shirt for as low as $10!  The shirt is $10 for sizes of XL and smaller and then the price goes up to $14 or $16 for sizes larger than that.  To make the shirt look like one of the old comics, it even features a price and volume number.

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TMNT Comic T-Shirt

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Comic T-Shirt

[Source:  80sTees.com]

Other than trying to catch the old Bob Ross painting show on PBS on Saturday mornings, I can’t say I pay a tremendous amount of attention to paintings.  However, I have always been a fan of Van Gogh and especially his Starry Night painting which is even the wallpaper for some of my devices like my iPod Touch.  When  you combine that with my love for Super Mario, its safe to say you have come up with a t-shirt design that I can’t pass up!

The fantastic people over at TeeFury are doing one of their twofury sales today where they put to shirts against each other to see which one sells more.  Todays competitors are Super Starry Night by Naolito and I’ll Always Protect You by Logan Feliciano, both of which you can get for $11 today only!  Whether you love Super Mario Bros, Bioshock or both, I suspect you will want at least one of these cool shirts (designs below)!

Don’t forget, even if you aren’t a big fan the colors of these shirts, they do have other options to choose from.  Speaking for myself, I am definitely getting the Mario shirt but I am torn between the shirt being black (I already have a hundred or so black shirts) or the navy blue which I like just as much.

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Super Starry Night T-Shirt

Super Starry Night T-Shirt

Bioshock I'll Always Protect You T-Shirt

Bioshock I’ll Always Protect You T-Shirt

[Source:  TeeFury]

Due to some back issues, I have always been a bit afraid to try Yoga as some of those moves (and by that I mean most of them) look like they would be pure torture for me.  However, even though I’m skeptical as to whether or not Yoga would be a good thing for me to try, I know there are a lot of people that do Yoga, especially women and for those women who also happen to love Star Wars, I have found the droid Yoga pants you have been looking for!

The awesome folks over at ThinkGeek are selling these awesome ladies R2-D2 Yoga pants for $39.99.  But wait!  Before you buy a pair, make sure to use the coupon code ‘DOTHEMATH’ which will score you 30% off!  That code is good through 8/10/14 so that should give you plenty of time to pick up these pants at a substantial discount.

There is also a size chart on the product’s page if you aren’t quite sure which size you need.  Whatever size that is, this is definitely the pair of droid pants you are looking for!

Now I am curious, do any of you do Yoga (or one of the many variations)?  If so, let me know in the comments below!  I am curious to know which style people prefer and how it has helped them.

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Ladies R2-D2 Yoga Pants

Ladies R2-D2 Yoga Pants

[Source:  ThinkGeek]

Even though I love seeing funny photobombed pictures like everybody else, I have never had the guts to photobomb somebody.  I’m just not comfortable with the idea of ruining the special moment somebody is trying to capture by acting like an idiot.  Whenever I see somebody trying to take a picture, I do the polite thing and move out of the way until they are done.  Maybe some day I will do it but I just don’t think that is me as I tend to adhere pretty closely to the idea of treating others how I would like to be treated.  Anyway, speaking of funny photobombs, if you are a Star Wars fan, then I suspect you will love this funny shirt of Chewbacca photobombing Darth Vader and a couple of Stormtroopers with a giant #1 Rebels foam finger like you would see at a sports event.

The nerdy folks over at 80sTees are selling this hilarious Wookie Photobomb T-Shirt for $22.  Whether you are a Chewbacca or Darth Vader fan, I have a feeling that as long as you love Star Wars and have a sense of humor, you will love this shirt!  Also, this tee is tagless for those that care about such things.

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Star Wars Wookie Photo Bomb T-Shirt

Star Wars Wookie Photo Bomb T-Shirt

[Source:  80sTees.com]

It seems like every time I find some good female Link or Princess Zelda cosplay to post, I am always asking myself if I post it too often.  I have posted some great female Link cosplay in the past such as this female Link cosplay and this one just to give a couple of examples.  But I wonder if maybe I do it too often?  I kind of feel like I do but then I remember just how much I love women with pointy ears and then I stop caring and post more.  Well, I found some more great female Link cosplay inspired by Ocarina of Time and thanks to the fact that I am a sucker for pointy ears, here is yet another female Link cosplay post!

This lovely lady Link cosplay is done by the cosplayer Lolita Zombie and these cool pictures were taken by Photographers in Philadelphia.  I think the pictures fit nicely with the cosplay even if she doesn’t really feel in the environments (Photoshop can’t make everything look natural).  I especially like the inclusion of Navi in the one picture.

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Female Link Cosplay

Female Link Cosplay

Female Link Cosplay

Female Link Cosplay

[via Cosplay Blog]

It always irritates me when things I really want aren’t sold in the US, mainly because the cost of getting something imported is insane.  I’ve been known to pay upwards of $45 just to get a DVD shipped from Europe since it couldn’t be found in the US.  Its not very often I have stuff imported (I would quickly go broke if I did it a lot), but sometimes it is just necessary and I suspect that this is one of those times because the Super Mario Bros shoes below are awesome!

In the past, I have posted some really cool Super Mario Bros themed shoes including some neat Super Mario Bros heels (here is another pair I like just as much) as well as some Paper Mario VANS sneakers.  However, unlike those, these Super Mario Bros themed Converse One Star shoes are going to be available to the masses, at least assuming you live in Japan.

These shoes come in red or green depending on if you want the old 8-bit Mario or 8-bit Bowser and the feature a Super Star on the side replacing the normal Converse Star.

Apparently if you can find them in Japan, they are running in the area of 20,000 yen or $195.  At that price, I think I can live without them because by the time I got done with the import costs and everything, I wouldn’t be surprised if the total cost ended up closer to $300 and that is just crazy for Mario shoes.  I will never pay that much for shoes!

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Super Mario Bros Mario Converse Shoes

Super Mario Bros Converse Shoes

Bowser Converse All Star Shoes

Super Mario Bros Bowser Converse Shoes

[via Fashionably Geek]

I’ve seen people do all sorts of cool makeup jobs with their eyes and stuff (like the Riddler eye makeup and the Spider-Man eye makeup I have posted in the past), but never have I seen or even heard of lip makeup.  As well done and cool as these Ewok lips are, I really hope this isn’t a trend that catches on because its just a little too weird for me.  No matter how geeky the lips may be, I just don’t seen myself seeing lip makeup like this and saying ‘I got to get me some of that!’  Please tell me I am not alone in feeling this way!

Fashion trend of not, these Ewok lips are still great and they were made by special effects makeup artist Crystal Effin Overland.  She is clearly quite talented with makeup!  I can’t even imagine how much restraint it took to not accidentally lick her lips and ruin this work of Ewok art.  I don’t think I could do it because I am slightly crazy about how my lips feel at all times.  I’m weird like that but I’m sure you have your quirks too!

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Star Wars Ewok Lips

Ewok Lips

[via Fashionably Geek]

Maybe its because I’m not a big fan of babies, but I’ve never been one to go crazy about cute baby outfits like many people I know.  Generally speaking, I think the prices that baby outfits cost is insane, especially when they only fit in them for such a short amount of time.  It just doesn’t feel like you really get your moneys worth.  However, I managed to come across a onesie that it not only fairly reasonably priced, but it is the perfect for any Star Trek fan!

The amazing Star Trek lovers over at ThinkGeek are selling these adorable Star Trek: The Next Generation uniform onesies for just $19.99!  They come in red, blue and gold and in a variety of sizes ranging from 6 to 18 months.  There is no guarantee that your kid will grow up to love Star Trek: The Next Generation as much as you do but with a onesie like this, I’d say you have improved your odds.  But be warned, referring to your baby by their rank in public might result in people making fun of you.

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Star Trek: The Next Generation Uniform Onesie

Star Trek: TNG Baby Uniform

[Source:  ThinkGeek]

One of the things I always thought was a bit silly when I used to watch the Pokemon cartoons (back before they introduced a ton of new Pokemon I just couldn’t bring myself to care about) was that every city had a Nurse Joy and an Officer Jenny.  It seemed like kind of an odd element in the show but still cool to see the same characters everywhere.  However, I’m guessing most people weren’t as intrigued by the idea as I was because I don’t think I have seen cosplay of either of them until today.

Cosplayer Siren’s Belle is the beautiful girl sporting this great Officer Jenny cosplay. I think she does a great job bringing the cartoon character to life although I can’t help but think that it would be better if she had Officer Jenny’s Growlithe with her.  Seeing one without the other just feels a little odd but since Growlithe isn’t real, I guess its not a big deal.  Also, the photography is pretty good which was done by Beethy.

Now I really feel the urge to go watch the old Pokemon cartoon.  Off to Netflix I go!

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Officer Jenny Cosplay

Pokemon Officer Jenny Cosplay

[via Fashionably Geek]