Holbert
 


Costume :Mercedes
Source :Odin Sphere
Progress :Complete
Worn At :AmeCon 2008


Costume Photos

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Mercedes

 


Costume Information

Description
Injuries caused by this costume:

Severe finger-tip burns
Various other burns
Discolouration of exposed skin
Destruction of nice clothes through paint exposure
Sore throat from over-excessive yelling (at a 15 stone idiot who "trod" on Riblam)
Multiple, deep craft knife wounds
Brain aneurysm
Prodding of eye
Ripping off of latex on skin
Pulled out hair
Scratches on my eyeballs and a visit to casualty (on the saturday of amecon!)



Wore this for 3 days at Amecon 08. It's pretty much safe to say its retired now, the dark green fabric frays and there are now holes ALL over the costume. I'm probs gunna get a hair cut, so my hair won't be able to do those stupidly long platts (< spelling?) again. And I won't be attemtping to dye my hair myself again any time soon! That was a disaster haha~
In the car journey back, I wasn't even in the same car, but my wings got snapped in half :( and my crossbows red crystal has been smashed, and other various bits broken. Its a shame, I loved that thing, and I got praise from a few people (thank you!) but I hardly got to carry it around as was in crowded rooms most of the time, my wings were hard enough to carry!
I regret not wearing my wings for most photos, and my crossbow being constantly on the fourth floor of Charles Wilson. There are few photos with one, or both in :(
But it was a good laugh, and thanks to everyone who took my photo, made the pain all worth it!

Comments

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Wow! Awesome! Looks like a good game! Is it any good? I've only seen trailers and pictures >.<

by perfectly_purple on Friday, 4 April, 2008 - 17:52
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So cute @_@ Good luck~ and totally can't wait to see this done =3

by Suno-chan on Friday, 4 April, 2008 - 21:02
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Perfectly_purple, yes, yes it is an AWESOME game! Seriously worth playing. I've had it about 4 days and have got, I think, over half way! so addicted >.< its hard to explain what it's like because it is quite unique, but I play mostly RPGs and action adventure games... so if you like those kinda games, I'm pretty sure you'll like this one!

And thank you Suno-chan! I can't wait either!

by Holbert on Friday, 4 April, 2008 - 21:49
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This looks like it'll be an awesome cosplay! such a cute outfit! ><

by Hexi on Saturday, 5 April, 2008 - 21:52
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Thank you Hexi! ^_^

by Holbert on Saturday, 5 April, 2008 - 23:22
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Don't spam my wall MONGHEAD

yes you are seeing me. deal with it.

by Jenwots on Tuesday, 8 April, 2008 - 22:43
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^_^
i LOVE the wings! you not wearing it to any events though?

by Hexi on Sunday, 13 April, 2008 - 23:30
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thank you ^_^
I should be wearing it at Amecon 08, but it just depends when I get it finished! Don't wanna get my hopes up if something goes horribly wrong :s

by Holbert on Monday, 14 April, 2008 - 08:06
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has it gone wrong? seeing as you've taken the wing photos off? so purdy. ibought odin sphere the other day. can't get past winterhorn mountain with gwendolyn yet! >< i keep dying! >3<
it's an awesome game! *nod* i wanna do velvet! >< the wings were looking awesome by the by!

by Hexi on Saturday, 19 April, 2008 - 20:58
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Nothings gone wrong, just took the photos down so when I complete it and wear it, I can put pictures of that up instead.
The game does get very hard =__= I'm on the 5th book and can't do the 2nd last big boss. grrrrr. Leveling up gets extremely tedious by the 5th book *sigh*
Yeh, I'm planning on cosplaying gwendolyn and velvet after I've completed mercedes, doing her first cos shes my favourate! She's by far the best to play as, so much easier than the rest!
Good luck with velvet!

by Holbert on Saturday, 19 April, 2008 - 23:16
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thankies! ^^
and i wanna do gwendolyn too but the leg armor looks so hard! i have no idea how i'd do that.... know about everything else but oh well. only just beat Levanthan and that took me 7 tries! T~T i suck at games. >w<

by Hexi on Wednesday, 30 April, 2008 - 17:14
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Oh wow. it's looks adorable. I really love mercedes costume design

by yami-no-neko on Friday, 1 August, 2008 - 17:26
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Uwow! it looks brilliant! ^^
i'm still totally stuck on the game! Heh heh. ^^ can't get past the last world on Pooka Prince! XD probably something to do with my button mashing technique. XD it loos great! ^^

by Hexi on Friday, 1 August, 2008 - 19:58
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This was adorable~ I saw you a few times, but each time I went to ask for a photo you'd disappeared!
The weapon is amazingly epic! And I loved the flowers~! And the colours are lovely too! Really, really vibrant!

by BlusterSquall on Tuesday, 12 August, 2008 - 21:40
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aw, thank you! sorry about the disappearing act, it wasn't intentional! i was disorientated half the time as those elf ears make me half deaf!

by Holbert on Tuesday, 12 August, 2008 - 22:19

I love your Mercedes costume! It is really lovely and is fantastic to see Odin Sphere cosplays! :)

by on Friday, 15 August, 2008 - 22:15
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amazing! it looks fantastic! great job! ^_^b

by Hexi on Saturday, 30 August, 2008 - 23:17
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I utterly adored your costume - was so gutted when we didn't get a picture together. Sorry to hear most of its broken up now - least it happened after the con ^_^;

by Luki on Tuesday, 9 September, 2008 - 08:08
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amazing, you look just like her! great cosplay!

by amayhun on Saturday, 9 May, 2009 - 21:53
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awesome!! That's so cute!

by VanillaMoon on Sunday, 20 September, 2009 - 13:14