Why not make heroes of those who work in STEM fields? Or better yet, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art/Design, Math)? This costume lets us dress up as the action figure we never had. The overall look is inspired by protective suits for scientific research and exploration. Geometric patterns in the rope evoke suspension cables and lattice trusses found on bridges. The costume takes shape through strategically placed knots and the force of gravity. Many thanks to brilliant photographer Willie Davis and smart stylist Catherine Leung.
Bought: Ikea “Krokig” wall storage units (12 x $4.99), Ikea “Frakta” rope (2 x $1.99), pipe insulation ($1.39). Already owned: Kimberly-Clark heavy duty coveralls, Ook invisible hanging wire, power drill, scissors.