Costume :Queen Beryl
Variant :Anime Version
Source :Sailor Moon
Progress :Complete
Worn At :KitaCon 2010

Costume Photos

surveying the land

my crystals

ooh look at me I'm a sailor scout :p


fear me!

Crystals please

minions 2




Costume Information

Cost : £60

I love sailor moon, but tbh I never really felt comfortable being one of the sailors, maybe because I don't look 15, or because of my size/height, whatever, but I've decided that I fancy doing Queen Beryl!

I will be wearing for kita, and may expo!!!


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I can't wait to see this!! :D

by Manga Girl on Thursday, 1 October, 2009 - 12:34
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You're gonna look so badass! ^w^

Dom and I were talking last you have a Kunzite yet?

by perfectly_purple on Friday, 30 October, 2009 - 15:53
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ooo a lovely colour of wig 8D looking good

by Solaria on Thursday, 5 November, 2009 - 17:03
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This is too epic! : D

by Uni on Thursday, 5 November, 2009 - 17:24
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Eeeeeee ahhhh!!! awesome!!!
:D Go louise!! GO :D

by JakeX on Thursday, 5 November, 2009 - 19:04
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OH HO HO! I want to do Zoisite now xD

by stripey_dani on Thursday, 5 November, 2009 - 21:46
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Oooooo yay!!!! Beryl!!! I can't wait to see this, ^_^

by electricdino on Thursday, 5 November, 2009 - 23:53
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That wig is gorgeous!!! You look really good with auburn hair ^_^

by perfectly_purple on Friday, 6 November, 2009 - 00:11
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Uwow 5 rainbow crystals? 8D thats awesome! youre really gonna be an amazing Beryl!

by Solaria on Wednesday, 11 November, 2009 - 13:05
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You're gunna look awesome! After you said that you were doing this i was really tempted to do jedite simply because he is a giant fa -fabulous person darling!

by KuroStylr on Wednesday, 11 November, 2009 - 19:25
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This'll be awesomesauce

by Chibi on Wednesday, 11 November, 2009 - 20:03
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*___* that is all <3

by angel aiko on Wednesday, 2 December, 2009 - 13:57
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I can't wait to see that and you make a fantastic Queen Beryl. ^_^

by RebaSephiroth2 on Thursday, 24 December, 2009 - 11:43
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How on EARTH did you get that bra to stay on?!? Awesome work so far

by kiichan on Sunday, 27 December, 2009 - 01:00
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wire and faith! I seem to have a few costumes held on that way. ;)

by GunstarVixen on Sunday, 27 December, 2009 - 11:27
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Wig looks lovely on you, very natural looking. We shall both be red heads for May. I think you are going to be a stunning Beryl. :)

by Ranma1-2 on Sunday, 27 December, 2009 - 18:41
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Your progress is looking lovely =] i can't wait to see it finished ^__^

by Zelda on Wednesday, 30 December, 2009 - 17:36
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O: looking gorgeous! youre gonna suit her well 8D Your highness~

by Solaria on Wednesday, 30 December, 2009 - 17:48
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Dress progress - looking very curvacious ;) I love the colour match too.

by Ranma1-2 on Wednesday, 30 December, 2009 - 20:50
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fhgdhfgldhfghfdg *little puddle of fangirl*

by Telly on Wednesday, 30 December, 2009 - 21:34
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You in Beryl is pure win! Great minds think alike on cosplaying Sailor Moon villains!! Granted different mediums but still the same evil Queen!

by Mousie on Friday, 1 January, 2010 - 18:30
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This is coming along brilliantly it looks awesome i loved Queen Beryl i can't wait to see this completed :D

by jaks-kingdom-dwarf on Sunday, 3 January, 2010 - 17:04
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Oh wow this is looking totally brill!!! Beryl was always the best of the bad ass SM characters. Can't wait to stt it all finished ^_~

by Feather-to-Earth on Monday, 8 February, 2010 - 12:30
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"Yes Queen Beryl" thats what jedite use to say *remembers* lol english dub sailor moon for the win. Cant beleive im gonna get to see this in person :) its going to look rad!

by Captain_Marvelous on Monday, 8 February, 2010 - 12:35
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wow, I can't wait to see this completed :D

by Yuka on Monday, 8 February, 2010 - 12:48
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Looking Gooooooooooood! xx

by kiichan on Thursday, 18 March, 2010 - 16:02
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Loving seeing all the details coming together.
esp love the sceptre orb thing. ^__^

by Ranma1-2 on Friday, 19 March, 2010 - 01:09
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This looks soooo gooood! Expo is gonna be so much fun! ^^

by Telly on Friday, 19 March, 2010 - 10:16
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Dress is looking so awesome. I so can't wait to see this complete.

by Sephirayne on Wednesday, 24 March, 2010 - 16:20
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You looked so amazing hun ^^

by Zelda on Thursday, 1 April, 2010 - 11:35
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Wow! You look so stunning. The dress is amazing and I love the whole outfit it came together realy well. Love the photos as well. Nice little group you are part of there. ;)

by Sephirayne on Thursday, 1 April, 2010 - 12:24
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Your costumes is stunning :P I love the whole outfit *thumbs up*

by Limegreenjelly on Thursday, 1 April, 2010 - 14:03
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Eeeeevil! Cunning mutilation of bras and I really like the staff. Looking forward to seeing it in person :)

by Amy-Lou on Thursday, 1 April, 2010 - 14:05
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you serious looked awsome, and stunning XD

by nanahara on Thursday, 1 April, 2010 - 18:47
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FABulous! ^_^
I'm so glad you will be wearing this again for May Expo so I can see it in person. :)

by Ranma1-2 on Thursday, 1 April, 2010 - 23:59
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You make a brilliant Queen Beryl!! Really well made as always. I really like the staff too :]

by Charlie-Bear on Friday, 2 April, 2010 - 00:36
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no really . That is evil :P
I lovez it!!!!! :D

by JakeX on Wednesday, 21 April, 2010 - 20:14
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wow hun you look amazing =D

by FusionRose on Wednesday, 21 April, 2010 - 21:23
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You look AMAZING as Queen Beryl ^_^

by sjbonnar on Monday, 31 May, 2010 - 18:01
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Awesome Queen Beryl! You are truly menacing with your boobs of doom ;) It was a pleasure to fight with you.

by Amy-Lou on Monday, 31 May, 2010 - 19:24
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Amazing work! You look epic!

by JustPeachy on Monday, 11 July, 2011 - 20:46

To-Do List

wigHighIn Progress
accessories HighPlanned
make upMediumIn Progress
earsLowIn Progress


....go! (Posted 28th December 2009)

bra 2.0 is done. The first attempt look really weird, so for the second attempt I added wire at the bottom (the big v-shaped bit) which is open enough to be hidden by the dress and not show at the opening. this means my boobs looks almost normal in it! (before they were being pulled a a very strange angle). I also remade the crescents without wire (the first attempt with wire was really digging in) so these are just made from buckram and black fabric, with a v shaped piece of covered wire attached either side of each cup (kinda like the bit at the bottom, only at the top and a bit smaller).

I started the dress yesterday, I bought a butterick pattern as they are more adjustable for taller (and shorter) ladies after cutting out the main pieces I realised how obvious the shapes were and am now kicking myself slightly that I bought a pattern :s oh well, it has patterns for a few other styles, so thats something I suppose.

I currently now have a very long purple slightly curvy tube. I have pinned together the sides and pinned in the zip, but I need to add the front and back darts to give it a little more shape. I had to add an extra 2" to the top (as it stopped halfway over my bust) and it needed a little extra height for the crescents, an extra 2" around the waist and then an extra 4" on the main drop. It's designed for 5'6" and I'm 5'10 but in 4" heels so I had to add and extra 8 inches to the thing. add to that the flare at the bottom on the floor, and it's rather loooong! 70" or 176cm to metric people! which is almost my height! But then again Beryl is 6"2 so it's all in proportion!!

ready...steady... (Posted 21st December 2009)

Fabric bought, I have made an attempt at the bra but it looked crap, so I'll be re-making this over the holidays too.

I bought some shoes for a party which will work nicely with this, they are black satin peep toe shoes with a concealed platform, so they should put me up to a nice 6'2 ish!!

I'm hoping to have this done by the new year. I have 12 days off from work and the sewing parts are really easy, the accessories will take a little longer, but only because they need to be crafted, dry, prime, dry, paint, dry varnish and dry!

ebay time (Posted 10th November 2009)

Ear tips ordered from the states. Eyelashes and nails on order from Hong Kong. Air dough received from the UK already to make accessories. Need to source fabric and comfy shoes.
I've discovered she's meant to be 6'2"!!! so I'm going to wear heels so I'm a little taller (yes I know the irony of me being to short for a character...)
I've found a great lipstick, just need to try and work out what colour her eyes actually are...

wig (Posted 5th November 2009)

I have the wig, the pics don't show the colour very well but it's a really nice shade! It's already got some good waves in it, I just need to add some serious volume!!