Whenever we mention the Cosplay, the cosplay costumes are always by it side. From the website, the term costume can refer to wardrobe and dress in general, or to the distinctive style of dress of a particular people, class, or period. Costume may also refer to the artistic arrangement of accessories in a picture, statue, poem, or play, appropriate to the time, place, or other circumstances represented or described, or to a particular style of clothing worn to portray the wearer as a character or type of character other than their regular persona at a social event such as a masquerade, a fancy dress party or in an artistic theatrical performance.
Peoples always wear costume in holidays or festival. Like, Christmas Day, Halloween, and Easter. A traditional, European-style Santa suit. The wearing of costumes has become an important part of such holidays and festivals as Mardi Gras and Halloween, and people may also wear costumes in conjunction with other holidays, such as Christmas and Easter I‘ve mentioned just now.
Children love festival very much. Cosplay Costumes also serve as an avenue for children to explore and role-play. Children can dress up in various forms, for example characters from history or fiction like Lolita dresses, pirates, princesses or cowboys, common jobs like nurses or police officers, or animals such as those seen in zoos or farms.
Another kind usage is Mascots. It is very popular situation where costumes are employed are for sporting events, where people dressed as their team‘s representative mascot help the club or team rally round their team‘s cause. Animal costumes which are visually very similar to mascot costumes are also popular among the members of the furry fandom where they are referred to as pursuits.
Every culture has different kind of traditional costume. National costume or regional costume expresses local (or exiled) identity and emphasis a culture‘s unique attributes. It is often a source of national pride.