Project Description


Friday — Sunday

Shady Haze is quite simply one of the most influential, well-regarded, and all-around versatile cosplayer from Northern Virginia. She is known for her unique take on cosplaying her favorite male characters like; Superboy, Cyclops, and Danny Phantom. For Shady, art has always been a heavy influence in her daily life, followed by collecting comics when she was six years old and then cosplaying in 2018. Since the start of her Cosplay journey, she has gained multiple skills in crafting cosplays, making armor builds, and creating social media & video content.  Shady is proud of being an LGBTQIA+ Asian American woman! She has developed herself as a brand and an extension of “Shady Squad ” into a community for ideas, creations, and connections, which houses meet-ups, photoshoots, and even virtual events during quarantine. Shady Haze has been featured in multiple magazine issues like Cosplay Alliance, Cosplay Zine & Creative Cosplays Magazine. She’s an all-around badass creator who lives by her motto, which is “I Aspire to Inspire.”