I'm going to be starting work on a Howl and Sophie cosplay for my friend (Sophie) and myself (Howl). I've done other cosplays before, so I'm pretty confident in my abilities to handle Sophie's dress, Howl's shirt, and even his dreaded jacket. What I'm more worried about is Howl's tight fitting pants. The following is the only real picture I could find:
For those who are familiar with the movie, you know that Howl's pants are high-waisted and fit very tightly to his body. This is where I encounter the problem: not only am I not confident in my ability to make pants (previous efforts have been... interesting), those pants can go wrong in a lot of ways. I'd love to be able to but a pair like that, but the style isn't exactly all over the place. Plus, there's the tiny problem that Howl is a man and I am a woman. With pants that tight, I need something to hide my womanly curves-- and, as many may know, the best way to do that is to not
wear tight clothing.
Any tips, good pattern/fabric suggestions, products, or ideas about how to hide my girl hips and thighs are welcome.