On this page you will find helpful information on some of the amazing cosplay guests that will be joining us for the year!
Cospital Cosplay Repair
LUMI-CON is happy to announce that a special group of individuals will be joining our convention line up!
Please welcome Cospital Cosplay Repair!
Cospital Cosplay Repair is a convention cosplay triage unit that offers tools and expertise free of charge to event attendees!
With a core of 8 cosplayers, costumers, craftsmen, and film industry freelancers from the Central Florida area they offer a variety of skills: from wig work to armor, sewing to props, makeup to leathercraft. But they don’t just fix costumes! Cospital has patched an assortment of camera bag straps, shoe blow-outs, and stuffed toys in need of surgery over the last three years.
Some of the items provide include hot glue guns, paint/permanent markers, sewing machine, needles and thread, makeup sealing spray, tampons/pads, prosthetic adhesive, hairspray, bobby pins, and many, many safety pins! For a fairly comprehensive list of what they carry, Check out their website here for more info: Cospital Website
Some of the other services they offer include:
-A changing area for more discreet repairs and trans/gender non-conforming cosplayers.
-Advice for permanent repairs to props and costumes post-convention.
-Bathroom escorts for trans/gender non-conforming attendees.
-Safe space for bullied or harassed attendees, often in conjunction with event security.
-“Final looks” and adjustments for individuals competing in costume contests.
-General encouragement and positivity. From the first timer to the professional cosplayer, everyone is welcome at Cospital and free from judgment.
While there is never a charge for attendees use of the Cospital they do accept donations as well as sell Cospital branded and costume-related merchandise. This helps them recuperate stock as well as upgrade tools and supplies.
For more info check out their Facebook page at Cospital Cosplay Repair!