Cosplay Clothing Market Overview
The global market is set to witness steady growth at a CAGR of ~6% during the forecast period. The preferences for cosplay clothes by all age individuals has driven the growth in the industry since past few years. The increasing adoption of these dresses by individuals for different role plays has led to a surge in the demand during past few years. The industry is further projected to reflect a positive growth outlook in coming years.
What is Driving Demand for Cosplay Clothing?
Media and famous TV show artists have played a key role in spreading awareness regarding the availability of cosplay clothes. Besides this the rapidly growing adoption of this fashion trend during photography sessions, fashion events, and other stage performances like drama, dancing, acting, etc. has altogether led to a surge in the adoption during past few years.
Besides this, a wider availability and easy access has further acted favourably in augmenting global sales. Cosplay clothes are available in different varieties like shirts, cosplay hoodies, cosplay accessories which attracts a prospective consumer to choose their favorite character's costumes. The growing fashion and entertainment industry like movie theatres are one of the major reason for driving the demand growth across different regions.
Apart from this, rapid increase in the organization of cosplay events. are expected to open sales opportunities for players in the industry in the following years.
Factors that Likely to Augment Cosplay Clothing Sales
The rising trend of the marriage theme parties, Christmas theme parties, birthday celebrations involving specific themes, halloween parties and other events further raise the demand for clothes.
Further social media platform has played a key role in increasing the popularity of cosplay clothes. Social media platforms like WhatsApp, Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook allow users to follow their favorite celebrity, cartoon character, superheroes, actors and others which further influence consumer’s clothing perception to a greater extent.
Besides this, social media has also helped enhance business penetration by allowing consumers to establish their business accounts.
US and Canada Cosplay Clothing Market Outlook
Fashion is the largest and the most common application segment in the US, owing to the continuously changing trend of fashion, the growing online companies and the availability of products, it is easy for the US people to adopt the new trend.
And the popularity of cosplay costumes is high among the young generation, which primarily attributes the regional growth. Therefore it is a good opportunity for the players to keep updating their costume portfolio according to trend and strengthen their presence in the US market.
In addition, the growing customer concern towards sustainable materials forcing the key players to restructure their business and manufacturing cosplay clothes using natural raw materials like cotton, wool, silk etc. which is expected to help the company for growing exponentially in the US market.
Europe Demand Outlook for Cosplay Clothing
Many countries in Europe have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, which has led to a slowdown in economic activities. Fashion industry is one of the prominent industry that has been largely impacted by the outbreak of novel coronavirus in Europe.
European countries like France, Germany, UK, Netherland, Spain, and Italy have produced high-end premium cosplay costumes. Besides this, the parallelly growing fashion rental business is further expected to open up new opportunities for players operating in the industry.
In the growing fast fashion era, with the help of robotics and new technology capital, intensive production has increased and saves a lot of time. Such advancements on the manufacturing end are further expected to favourably impact the profit earnings of players in the industry.
Who are the Key Manufacturers and Suppliers of Cosplay Clothing?
Some of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of cosplay clothing include
- Cosplay Shopper
- Rubie’s Costume Company
- Xcoser International Costume Ltd.
- Cossky UK
- Yaya Han Elope, Inc.
- Uwowo Cosplay
- Cospa, Inc.
players operating in the industry.
Many leading manufacturers and suppliers are focusing on adoption of strategic actions, partnership and expansion to further gain a competitive advantage over other players. Many key players are trying to grow their sales by expanding their business portfolio by collaborating with e-commerce supply channels like Flipkart, e-bay, Amazon and others.
The market is highly fragmented across different regions with large number of local and regional players operating in the market. Moreover, the growing trend of fast fashion has further led to rapid emergence of rental business offering fancy costumes and clothes. Such trends and events in the fashion industry are expected to favourably facilitate future growth opportunities for players operating in the industry.
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Key Segments of Cosplay Clothing Market
- Historical Dress
- Video Game Costumes
- Dance Costumes
- Movie Costumes
- Fantastical Dress
- Modern Costumes
- Below US$100
- Above US$400
By End Users:
By Distribution Channel:
- Convenience Stores
- Specialty Stores
- Online Retailers
- Direct Sales
- Other Sales Channel
- North America
- US & Canada
- Latin America
- Brazil, Mexico, Others
- Western Europe
- Eastern Europe
- Asia Pacific
- Australia and New Zealand (ANZ)
- Greater China
- Rest of Asia Pacific
- Middle East and Africa
- GCC Countries
- Other Middle East
- North Africa
- South Africa
- Other Africa