The etymology of the term combines words like costume and play to describe the art form in which people adopt the attire and personality of a fictional character in comic book or popular culture. In an essay published online, Chris Kincaid describes four characteristics that constitute cosplaying: narrative, clothing, play and player. To offset costs, Mira operates an Etsy store where she sells quirky items like ‘tiny baby earrings’, Minecraft-inspired bracelets and prints of her various transformations.