Beastkin

Beastkin are a frequent feature in comics, LARP and costumery, they’re generally anything that isn’t human or has non-human features. I aim to make that possible in costume by making tails, ears, helms and other parts that augment the wearer’s form and allow them to look less human.
These things are taken as orders on a regular basis, and I’m always expanding the range of what I can make.

“Felice” Moving Wings

These wings were not made from scratch, they are based of an existing set of moving fancy dress wings that were reinforced and decorated to become feather wings for a Felice (winged lion) costume.

They mount onto a plastic back plate, and are operated by pulling on the two handles at the back, which extends the wings.

These were made in white/cream, with silvered highlights for effect. Also pictured is the oversized cored tail that went with this outfit.

Price range: £50 + Cost of the base wings

(n.b. the wing base for this style is not widely available and this is why this price is not set in stone)


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“Felice” Static Wings

These wings were made over an existing wing base, in the form of a static pair of generic demon wings.

They were decorated and modified to have layers of chiffon feathers, highlighted with gold and red glitter for effect.

These wings are light, and very easy to wear via the two elastic straps at the back.

Price range: £40-60

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Cored Cat Tail

These tails feature a plastic or metal core to give them the weight, swing and flex of an extra limb.

They attach via a soft belt loop located at the top of the tail and can be made to any desired length.

The standard tail is about 85cm and hangs just off the ground, at the level of the wearer’s ankles when on a waist belt.

All fur colours and patterns catered to though please bear in mind that rarer colours of fake fur do increase the price. Examples shown display various styles and lengths.

Price range: £15-30

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Digitigrade Bodysuit

This suit was the base layer for the Nefertimon quadsuit cosplay. It consists of a pair of leggings with padded shapes attached to them, covered with a fleece pair of digitigrade legs and then the white stretch velvet bodysuit.

The tail is one of the Cored Cat Tails (see above) made extra long, which attaches via a belt through the back of the costume. The velet oversuit has a zip up the centre front and close-fitting sleeves.

Suits like this one are unique to each wearer and require a lot of fitting in order to get the digitigrade leg padding and movement correct.

Price range: Please enquire for details

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“Crown of Gears” Cat Ears

The “Crown of Gears” range covers a range of items with styles pertaining to the Clockpunk/Steampunk aesthetic. So why are cat ears in it? Mostly because I made the first set of these for a ‘Steampunk Catgirl’ character, and the name and range sort of stuck. These ears are made on a circlet band rather than a headband, meaning they are compatible with glasses and goggles – I for one always hate the way headbands dig in behind the ears.

Customisation options include gradient dye work, tooling, jewellery/charms and fur being added on the ears themselves whilst the bands have the option of being plain or hand dyed leather, and can be made as a fixed size or adjustable via eyelets/snaps/buckles.

Each pair of ears is wholly unique and the variety means that they are perfect for anything from LARP to Lolita Fashion.

Price range: £20-40

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Rabbit Ears

These ears are made on a circlet band rather than a headband, meaning they are compatible with glasses and goggles – I for one always hate the way headbands dig in behind the ears.

Customisation options include gradient dye work, tooling, jewellery/charms and fur being added on the ears themselves whilst the bands have the option of being plain or hand dyed leather, and can be made as a fixed size or adjustable via eyelets/snaps/buckles.

Each pair of ears is wholly unique and the variety means that they are perfect for anything from LARP to Lolita Fashion.

Price range: £30-60

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Hedgehog Helm

This was requested for a LARP system that featured Hedgehogs as a playable race. The system is called “Winter in the Willows” and I heartily recommend it!

The helm shown here took approximately 30 hours of work to create, and includes close to 150 individual spines. The photos do not show it finished, however, as it also had a thin line of long fur applied around the exposed edges of the leather cap to look like ‘hair’ poking through the spines. The cap fastens by tying under the chin.

The photos show it with the corresponding bolero, made to give the wearer spines that would poke through a blouse worn over the top. The bolero is not included in the price estimate below.

Customisation options for the hedgehog include hand dyed or plain leather spines of varying length, and a choice of fur colours for the edge.

Price range: £175-250

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