How to make a Joan Jett/Runaways costume

The new bio-pic based on the all-female teenage band from the ’70s, The Runaways, is due to hit theatres March 19th, 2010. The band launched the careers of such rock icons as Cheri Curie (played by Dakota Fanning in the new film), Lita Ford, and most notably, Joan Jett (played by Twilight‘s Kristen Stewart. Best known for her cover of […]

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Gene Simmons at the age of 8

Homemade Gene Simmons Destroyer-era costume. The armor is made from a Goodwill set of football shoulder pads and some old plastic buckets. The codpiece and bat wings were made from vinyl and ripstop nylon, respectively, and the codpiece is studded with quilter’s thumbtacks. The leg scales are stiff felt and hot glue sewed to the cutoff legs from an old […]

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Gene Simmons at the age of 8

Homemade Gene Simmons Destroyer-era costume. The armor is made from a Goodwill set of football shoulder pads and some old plastic buckets. The codpiece and bat wings were made from vinyl and ripstop nylon, respectively, and the codpiece is studded with quilter’s thumbtacks. The leg scales are stiff felt and hot glue sewed to the cutoff legs from an old […]

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