Eco-friendly cosplay? Cosplayer turns leftover wrapping paper, straws and napkins into stunning costumes

Ms Olivia Mears, 27, is an American costume designer and cosplayer who creates original designs, sometimes using unconventional materials.
American costume designer and cosplayer Olivia Mears donning a Poison Ivy outfit she created.
American costume designer and cosplayer Olivia Mears donning a Poison Ivy outfit she created.ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID
American costume designer and cosplayer Olivia Mears donning a Wonder Woman outfit she created.
American costume designer and cosplayer Olivia Mears donning a Wonder Woman outfit she created.ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID

SINGAPORE - From the sultry, impossibly-proportioned Jessica Rabbit, the masterfully athletic Wonder Woman, to the enchanting but deadly Poison Ivy, Olivia Mears can play them all.

The American costume designer and cosplayer, who does marketing and accounting full time for a non-profit arts school in the United States, can usually whip out a costume in 40 hours without breaking a sweat.

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