Cosplay, for those of you who are unfamiliar with it, is essentially the act of dressing up as a character from popular culture, usually a superhero, although the past couple of years have seen a rise in comic book buffs cosplaying as supervillains. The most successful cosplayers often spend days and nights at a time working on one costume, with the most skilled and dedicated creating their outfits from scratch. Perhaps the only people more interested in cosplaying than the cosplayers themselves are their fans. Those who use social media sites such as Facebook and Instagram to keep up to date with the exploits of popular cosplayers are almost like soccer hooligans in their dedication. They choose their favorite cosplayer and refuse to waver in their support of them.
Reno native Jessica Nigri is one of the most beloved cosplayers in the world today and is a frequent recipient of expensive gifts from her millions of fans. In the eyes of many, she is the single greatest cosplayer in the game, owing, in large part, to her jaw-dropping good looks. While I will admit that Nigri is both incredibly skilled and frustratingly beautiful, I remain a staunch supporter of Elise Laurenne, a somewhat lesser-known cosplayer who is sure to…show more content… It is the defining costume of her career as a cosplayer; or, perhaps, the joint defining costume, if you take Anti-Gwenom into account. Either way, it is impossible to deny that Elise Laurenne pulls off the traditional D.Va cosplay perfectly and looks absolutely incredible while doing so. In fact, I would go so far as to say Elise Laurenne as D.Va trumps any past cosplay offering from the supposed cosplay goddess Jessica Nigri. When it comes to both beauty and accuracy, our Elise Laurenne is the perpetual