Mighty Odango
 


Costume :Utena
Variant :Boy version
Source :The Adolescence of Utena
Progress :Complete
Worn At :MinamiCon 13 (2007)


Costume Photos

Loungin'

 


Costume Information

General
Cost : £35
Time Taken : 10 hours

Description
I've always had a soft spot for Utena. I empathise with the character a lot, and I love the designs from the series. It was inevitable that I would cosplay from it some day, and for my first bash I chose the black and white suit with short hair from the movie.

I adored the design of this suit, especially since I can, with minor alteration, get away with wearing it as quirky normal clothing. I'm also a sucker for androgyny so this "boy-styled" costume had immediate appeal.

The trousers were an interesting challenge. I hate making trousers for a number of reasons, primary among which is the fact that I have a very unfeminine figure and thus female trousers never fit unless they're hipster. I found a pattern that fit and experimented with the darts until they fit well (essentially I just had to remove most of the darts included in the pattern and all was well).

I like this costume. It's cool, stylish and comfortable.

Comments

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Such a smart suit! Really nicely made.

by Angelphie on Monday, 26 November, 2007 - 17:15