The Cost of a Full-Body Fursuit

If you’ve been to geek conventions in the past few years, you’ve probably seen more and more attendees wearing full-body fursuits. How much do these fursuits cost, and how much customization goes into each individual character?

How Cosplayers Do Money

To make her Senator Padmé Amidala costume, Torrey Stenmark spent $560 to buy costume pieces like silk—which she then hand-dyed—as well as the freshwater pearls that adorned the senator’s headdress.