Alouette
 


Costume :Yami Yugi
Source :Yu-Gi-Oh!
Progress :Complete
Worn At :Midlands MCM Expo Feb 2010


Costume Photos

It's time...TO DUEL

Wig

Yami

Millenium Puzzle

 


Costume Information

General
Cost : £100+
Time Taken : Two Months

Description
For my second cosplay I decided to go a little more adventurous. Perhaps a bit too much. I've always loved Yu-Gi-Oh! and I think in his own right Yami has become one of the definative anime characters.

Progress started back in December when I bougth some leather 'leggings' which didn't turn out right.
After that came the Millenium Puzzle, which on and off took about two weeks and suprisingly took me only one attempt.
I have a vlog about the creation here; http://www.youtube.com/user/maskedcrusaders
And also some step by step images here; http://ladyneocotica.livejournal.com/3380.html

The collar, bracelets, belt, vest, shoes and trousers were all bought from high street stores. I still can't believe how lucky I was to find faux leather trousers in H&M!

The wig was made from a wig base and then extensions sown in to it. The base really was your generic 'punk rocker' party wig which actually came with black roots and red tips. Due to the sheer crap quality it was easily shaped in to the spikes. As I was going for more organic/real life look I opted to make the spikes less rigid and 'smooth'. The extensions were all sown in to the base of the cap with fringe pieces sown back on themselves to create tension. They were back combed for hours and pinned with hair clips in an attempt to make them stand on end.
A tutorial to created the wig will be hosted here eventually; http://www.youtube.com/user/maskedcrusaders

The jacket is still in progress but it is being made from a tailcoat jacket pattern that has been modified

Comments

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This looks fantastic~! :3 xxx

by Jae on Thursday, 4 February, 2010 - 20:43
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*Obligatory fangirls* : DDD Looking awesome!

by Uni on Friday, 5 February, 2010 - 00:45
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The wig is awesome. Great job.

by Sephirayne on Friday, 5 February, 2010 - 03:54
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You looked great today at expo :D
Wig was sick as

by Bambi. on Saturday, 20 February, 2010 - 22:13
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awesome Yugi.

by Dark_Angel_15 on Sunday, 21 February, 2010 - 13:25
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Ah thanks for all the comments guys I was amazed by the reaction I got at the con. It was all definately worth the time and hairspray!

by Alouette on Tuesday, 16 March, 2010 - 18:19
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OMG I REMEMBER YOUUUU!! LOL that was way to hyper but yeahhh we had a chat before the Masquarade I was the Wisdom Form Sora. I love this cosplay ^.^

by Neko-Sora on Thursday, 29 April, 2010 - 13:51
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Ah yeah I remember you! We were talking about crazy hairspray wigs haha it's great to find you on here!

by Alouette on Thursday, 29 April, 2010 - 15:11
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That's the one! Haha indeed it is great to find you as well ^.^

by Neko-Sora on Thursday, 29 April, 2010 - 15:32

' WAAAOOOOWWWWW ' o_O That's definately one of the best Yami cosplays I've seen! You pulled him off perfectly! I like the more ' natural ' styled wig you did...almost makes him look ' real ' T-T !!<3

by fistfighter_tifa on Sunday, 2 May, 2010 - 12:31
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Wow it means so much to hear something like that!

He's notoriously difficult to pull off and though I was a bit worried a realism approach wouldn't work in the end I'm glad to hear it went okay <3

by Alouette on Monday, 3 May, 2010 - 19:26
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wow the wig looks soo good <3 love it =3 <3

by misfit_mosher on Saturday, 22 January, 2011 - 12:43
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this cosplay of yours looks pretty good well done :)

by jaks-kingdom-dwarf on Monday, 14 February, 2011 - 01:08