I recently spent $400, almost $450 on my Jack Sparrow costume.
As well, when I was making a kimono, the outfit required massive amounts of eyelet tape... I don't want to even recount how much I spent buying all of those yards. xD;
Upcoming Conventions Of 2013-Motor City Comic Con
-Anime Expo 2013
Current cosplays-Gordon Freeman (HEV suit)- 25%
Loki Laufeyson (Armor)- 65%
Captain Jack Sparrow- 75%
Saber (Armor)- 30%