These two plus size cosplayers were inspired to do Elsa cosplay from Frozen for almost the same reason. Elsa's struggle with allowing the world to see who she really is spoke to them. Despite internet trolls and negative comments, they built confidence through Elsa cosplay and they're having a blast. Plus, they realized that the people who support them and applaud them far outnumber the trolls.
Find out how they got started, where they buy their cosplay costumes, and hear their incredible journeys to truly step into their power in this video interview.
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- Ignore trolls. They're just unhappy people.
- Believe in yourself.
- Don't be afraid to request refunds, but still keep your pieces.
- Let your true self shine.
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00:00 Elsa Cosplayers
00:50 Matt shares cosplaying background
2:54 Dark shares cosplaying background
5:09 Dark's process for putting together a costume
6:35 Matt's process for putting together a costume
8:33 How to look at sizing with body positivity
11:08 How Dark gets refunds on costumes
13:32 Dark's journey with ADD/Asperger's
15:46 What happened when Dark wore Elsa cosplay to the mall
16:54 Why Matt cosplays as Elsa
19:45 Matt talks about wearing Elsa to cons
21:01 Dark talks about internet trolls vs. real life
21:59 Why cosplay is becoming more mainstream
24:48 Important body positive self talk
32:25 How to deal with internet trolls
37:47 Why Harley Quinn is a lightning rod for negativity
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