Costume :Hope Estheim
Source :Final Fantasy XIII
Progress :Complete
Worn At :Midlands MCM Expo Feb 2010

Costume Photos

A brief respite


Sustained by hate

In the stars that night


Reference picture


Costume Information

I wanted to cosplay as him as soon as I saw him. Why? Because he's so cute <3

This was worn with zyta-chan's Serah Farron ^^


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awww hope :)

by InfiniteJester on Friday, 29 January, 2010 - 20:11
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@justhewaydrmademe :D isn't he sweet!

by amayhun on Friday, 29 January, 2010 - 20:54
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lol i forgot u were at midlands rite! with the hope hug sign? i remembersss u!

by InfiniteJester on Wednesday, 10 March, 2010 - 20:51
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Kairi!! :D yes that was me XD i loved your costumes :)

by amayhun on Sunday, 14 March, 2010 - 21:40
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awww hoe is so cute, i can't wait to see some of your piccys hehe ^^

by Zelda on Wednesday, 17 March, 2010 - 17:50
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thanks, i'll try to get some up soon :)

by amayhun on Wednesday, 17 March, 2010 - 21:23
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lmao ye costumes... plural.. im never doin that again wayyy too stressful espesh wit the masquerade we went into aswell!

by InfiniteJester on Wednesday, 17 March, 2010 - 21:38
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ahhh! :) they were great though :D

by amayhun on Saturday, 20 March, 2010 - 20:35
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aww thankss lmao they werent that good but they were my first cosplays so im allowin for that :)

by InfiniteJester on Sunday, 21 March, 2010 - 21:47
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no, they were great! :) i loved the hat you made for eruka! :D

by amayhun on Sunday, 28 March, 2010 - 20:12

awesome Hope :)
How did you do the gloves, its the one part i'm having trouble with.
Oh and thanks for the comment on the boomerang for my Hope cosplay ^^

by Creative-Stitches on Friday, 2 April, 2010 - 19:24
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np :) i used black leather gloves and covered the palm part with white electrical tape ^^ this was a bit tight bit i could still move my fingers a bit x3

by amayhun on Friday, 2 April, 2010 - 20:19

thats such a good idea! Will have to give it a go :)

by Creative-Stitches on Friday, 2 April, 2010 - 20:28
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hey im half way through completing my Hope cosplay and i was wondering what you used to make the scarf? i was thinking just some greeny blue material and put the pattern on mith fabric paint but im not sure because of the tassels on the scarf lol. so yeah was just wondering what you used. ^^

by RelentlessKay on Friday, 14 May, 2010 - 08:03
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I used mint green satin because that was all I could get hold of in that colour ^^ I sewed the part with the tassels before painting. I found normal fabric paint worked fine with the satin :) good luck with your cosplay! <3

by amayhun on Saturday, 15 May, 2010 - 17:51
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Love this! Well done ^_____^


by letmelive on Sunday, 12 September, 2010 - 20:30
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Thank you :)

by amayhun on Sunday, 12 September, 2010 - 20:56
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Aww so cute >w< I love your facial expressions/emotion <3 Awesome cosplay ^^

by rocksanie on Sunday, 22 May, 2011 - 18:52
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Thank you <3 ^^

by amayhun on Monday, 23 May, 2011 - 12:19
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You make an adorable Hope! I really love the photos

by isamiaella on Sunday, 26 June, 2011 - 01:25
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Thank you very much! :D

by amayhun on Monday, 27 June, 2011 - 16:51

To-Do List

Silver wigHighComplete
Black topHighComplete
Combat pantsHighComplete
Yellow jacketHighComplete
Orange CapletHighComplete
Aqua scarf (with pattern)MediumComplete
Remake black bagMediumIn Progress
Remake glovesLowIn Progress


Remade gloves (Posted 27th November 2010)

I've remade the gloves over the weekend. At Midlands, I used a pair of leather gloves and covered one side in white electrical tape. It worked pretty well for the con and was easy to do but wasn't too comfortable and looked bad near the end. So, using spare lycra, I've made a pair of new gloves! Took a few mock ups but the final product is great (well, I think they look better than the last pair). I have yet to add the lines on the black and I may paint the white onto the thumb area (because I couldn't find a way to do it with the lycra).