Summer is Comic Con season, which means cosplayers are out in full force, with all the creativity and double-stick tape that entails. And a new BuzzFeed listicle is celebrating one specific subgenre of cosplayers: Those who wear hijabs. Billed—in true BuzzFeed fashion—as “15 Hijabi Cosplayers That Are Goals AF,” Ikran Dahir’s article links to a whole bunch of great Instagram posts by cosplayers who wear the traditional Muslim head covering.
People incorporate headscarves into their cosplay in a lot of different ways. Some use their hijabs to mimic a character’s hair:
While others use their hijabs as a way to top off their cosplay: