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Outfit and Event – Supanova Melbourne

May 5, 2017

Last Sunday, I headed out to Supanova. For those who have been looong time readers, you’ll know I used to work in the convention industry. My last con was 6 years ago, so it’s been an age since I’ve been to one. Boy have they grown! I was quite stunned at just how huge it’s grown.

Plus size OOTD - Black Milk Ursula and Disney Villains

Having put a poll on Twitter asking which of two outfits I should wear, and the clear winner was an Ursula/Disney Villians themed outfit. I think it turned out pretty well and I was super comfy. Seeing as I was working on three hours of sleep comfort was a big thing.

Supanova - Welcome to the Wolfpack Panel - Keri Arthur, Patricia Briggs and Maria Lewis

One of the main reasons I headed to Supanova was the Authors! Three of my favourite authors were there and on Sunday they had a panel I really wanted to see. “Welcome to the Wolfpack” was a panel featuring Keri Arthur, Patricia Briggs and Maria Lewis all about their take on Werewolves. The panel was packed with feminism, history and lots of laughs.

Plus size OOTD - Black Milk Ursula and Disney Villains

Lack of sleep meant eyebags larger than normal. That problem was solved by going all out with glitter! Yep, I was up at 6:30am to do my hair and makeup. I played around with a wrap necklace to create a harness type effect and use that to pin my Ursula brooch on.

Plus size OOTD - Black Milk Ursula and Disney Villains

My hair has some major regrowth going on and is in desperate need of a dye, so I decided to wear a wig. I braided my hair into the front and covered it with my trusty flower headband. It apparently seemed real enough I had a lady ask what dye I used!

Plus size OOTD - Black Milk Ursula and Disney Villains

Jacket – Black Milk || Leggings – Black Milk || Tunic – Crossroads  || Boots – Betts
Headband – I don’t remember || Wig – Ebay || Brooch – Baccurelli

Plus size OOTD - Black Milk Ursula and Disney Villains - With Maria LewisMyself with Author Maria Lewis

All these photos were taken in the afternoon. I forgot to put setting spray on my make up but luckily it stayed put brilliantly. If I can say so myself! I had a brilliant day and picked up heaps of fun things I can’t wait to share in upcoming posts.

Have you been to a convention before?

  • Nessbow

    Holy crap! I had no idea that you were wearing a wig! It looks so real.

    I love that you’re wearing two squid earrings in the one ear, like Flotsam and Jetsam. This outfit is incredible, and the perfect “everyday cosplay” for a convention.

  • Wow the author talk sounds fantastic. I’ve been writing romance for a few years but am switching genres to urban fantasy because people don’t want to read romance about kickarse women.

  • Louise P

    Your make up and hair look amazing! You should definitely dye your hair those colours some time because it really suits you! xx

  • Thank you! Yes, I loved the way the colours looked, may have to do that some time!

  • It was great! I wanted to go to one on the Saturday, but couldn’t afford to go both days. I love urban fantasy, but I guess genres change over time too. I like kickarse women in romance, but I guess a lot of people like damsels and such as well. Big strong men looking after the women.

  • Yes! I was wearing a wig! 😛 And YES! THANK YOU! That was totally my inspiration and I love that you picked up on the earrings! <3 I was kind of inspired by Disney Bounding, not full cosplay, but inspired clothing.