DIY Costume Items
Best Britannica Costume Guide
Britannica, real name Rhonda Richardson, is a character on the wildly popular Netflix drama GLOW, which is based on the Glamorous Ladies of Wrestling circuit which existed in the 1980’s. Played by actor Kate Nash, Britannica got her name from her love of literature. She is also a print model from Great Britain. Before being plucked for stardom in the GLOW franchise, she was homeless, living in a car, and begging for money to get by. Get the look of the up and coming female wrestler with this Britannica costume guide.
You can get the look of this sassy British wrestling starlet with a Women’s Tank Top, Eyeglasses Vintage Style, Plaid Romper Skirt, Costume Hair Wig, Knee High Socks, Hair Band Ties, and Women’s Saddle Oxford.
Britannica Cosplay Costumes
GLOW has been an incredible hit for Netflix–the fictionalized story of a professional women’s wrestling circuit from the 80’s, the Glamorous Ladies Of Wrestling. While Rhonda “Britannica” Richardson may not be considered one of the main characters, she is extremely popular with fans of the show and even featured heavily in the season 2 finale.
With incredible costumes featured throughout the show, you can always get some friends together and cosplay other popular GLOW characters like Junkchain, Zoya the Destroyer, Liberty Belle, or Machu Picchu! The wrestling theme and amazing outfits make this the perfect all-girl dress up. Just kidding–we’re sure some of you guys out there would look smashing as the girls from GLOW too!
Costume Collections Featuring Britannica
Britannica is the wrestling persona of British print model Rhonda Richardson in the hit Netflix series, GLOW. Her attempts to make it big in America didn’t work out. She is first introduced in the show as homeless, living in a car, and relying on men to give her money in the glitzy Santa Monica area. Her persona is characterized by her love of books, and of course, the fact she hails from Great Britain.
She eventually takes the role of the intellectual wrestler. Her trademark look is part wrestler, part librarian. She runs into trouble throughout the show because she is working illegally in the United States. After being refused a work visa, she is faced with the choice of returning home to her drunk parents in England or marrying in the US in order to stay. This forms a big part of the season 2 season finale–we won’t spoil the surprise!