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Unread 02-20-2015, 05:20 PM   #1
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A tip for FTM crossplayers...

Depending on the accuracy you're aiming for with your crossplay, remember that males have larger hands and feet compared to females, so if your costume incorporates gloves, you'll want to use a bigger size than your actual hand. The same goes for shoes or boots. You'll have to add stuffing at the toes, of course, but for the gloves, you can simply wear a thicker pair inside the oversized gloves.

I have photos of myself crossplaying a male character, and even though I used larger gloves, they were still a bit too small for masculine hands.
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Unread 02-20-2015, 06:29 PM   #2
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Yeah, I have tiny hands, so it's pretty apparent with me. What I've had more luck with is altering gloves so they fit width-wise, but leave the fingers long. It makes my hands look long and spindly, perfect for creepier characters.

Definitely backing up the shoe thing too. I usually wear two pairs of socks so they don't wobble as much at the ankles.

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