by The Collected Mutineer If you know anything about The Collective, then you know that the majority of […]
Aside from this blog, Chris Evan’s dog, and Cate Blanchett, my greatest love is probably cosplay. I love designing, I love creating, and I love collaborating with artists who share passions similar to mine. I’ve learned a lot about the community over the past few years, and I’ve learned that one of the most important relationships/connections that a cosplayer can foster is the one between photographer and cosplayer (you can read my post detailing the intricacies of this relationship here).
We spent last weekend at Anime Los Angeles, located at the Ontario Convention Center, and let me tell you, the fashion did not disappoint. Between cosplay and the Japanese street fashion featured in the ALA fashion show, I felt like I’d entered into anime heaven, which apparently looks a lot like Harajuku fashion. If this kind of style interests you, here’s some designers that you should definitely check out.
by The Collected Mutineer One of the highlights of last weekend’s Anime Los Angeles 2019 was the opportunity […]
By The Collectress
It’s 2019, Collectors, and convention season is officially beginning. Our first event of the year is quite popular in Southern California: Anime Los Angeles. It’s a small convention, but it’s quickly become one of our favorites over the past few years because of its friendly atmosphere and extensive number of vendors and artists. If you’re in the area, here’s a few things to check out at this year’s event:
While convention season hasn’t quite ended for the Collective yet (Heroes and Villains Fan Fest starts tomorrow in San Jose!), it’s time to look forward to events that we really really really want to go to. And since we want to go, we hope you do too. If you didn’t get into SDCC and you’re shopping for your 2019 conventions, here are three to consider.
By The Collected Mutineer
A few months ago, we had the opportunity to catch up with artist Artinggrace at Anime Los Angeles. We have purchased a lot of Grace’s art over the years (the Collectress has several pieces hanging in her office right now) and we eagerly look forward to the next time we can visit her!
Read below for some insight to Grace’s work and her creative process!
Cosplay, Cosplay, Cosplay We’re suckers for cosplay. We love to look at it, love to make it (even […]
A few members of our Collective team attended Anime Los Angeles 2017 this past weekend (which is actually […]