Costume :Princess Zelda
Variant :Wind Waker
Source :The Legend of Zelda
Progress :In Progress
Worn At :Collectormania Milton Keynes 14 (2008)

Costume Photos

Protect me!

Royal pose

Time will Tell


Collectormania 8D

Half finished


Costume Information

Cost : £40ish
Awards : 2nd place at Collectormania13 MK
Time Taken : about 3 weeks

I want to make some edits to this. The base dress and crown will stay the same. I plan to remake the clips, chestplate and tabard, mostly because these got a bit ruined in the rain last time I wore the costume....

Hopefully will have this done by Amecon 2012~

Zelda is my favourite game character EVER. This is my first cosplay of her, and I hope it wont be my last!

First, accessories:
The crown is made of a Claire's Accessories Tiara with cardboard and papier-mache stuck to it. And painted.
The clips are also cardboard, but stuck to hairclips and painted white. The detail was done with a black paint pen thing which smelled of writing icing....
I made the chestplate out of cardboard, and i painted gold
And guess what the belt's made of? Cardboard again 8D Lots of little boxes on elastic.
Hurrah for recycling shoe boxes ^^

The dress:
The skirt and shawl are made of the same pinky-lilac cotton, the blue band at the base of the skirt is blue ribbon of different widths.
The top half of the dress is two strappy tops cut to size and sewn together.
The blue decoration is blue cotton, painted with acrylics and fabric paints by me. It went kind of wonky, and is a little smudged because of the rain but I dont mind ^^
My favourite bit is the bag. My mum sewed it and i painted it to look like a shield ^^

Sewing credit goes to my mum ^^ I did parts here and there, but most of the work, like hemming was done by her.
I'll upload pics as soon as it's finished, and i can get a nice enough day to have a photoshoot in my back garden 8D


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Looking awesome like 8D!

by Crazedteensie on Tuesday, 29 April, 2008 - 12:26
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why thank you Ringo 8D

by TheStarlightFairy on Tuesday, 29 April, 2008 - 12:28
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The crown and belt look ace :) and the coloring of the clothing parts looks great :) wootness :P

by Ikkaku-kun on Tuesday, 29 April, 2008 - 12:54
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Very lovely, Lou! :) I hope Holly remembered to give you my gloves today! Otherwise I will have to raid her room and find out what she's done with them. XD

by Luminescence on Tuesday, 29 April, 2008 - 17:44
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It's looking really good so far. You're going to make a beautiful Zelda!

by Tak on Tuesday, 29 April, 2008 - 23:51
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thank you everyone ^^

by TheStarlightFairy on Thursday, 8 May, 2008 - 14:12
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You’ve done a great job on the little details of the costume, the accessories look fab. The bag/shield is also a brilliant idea!

by Dei Dei on Thursday, 8 May, 2008 - 20:18
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aww you make such a cute Zelda! I love Wind waker's Zelda costume, simple yet very preddie, and you did it well!

by Uni on Friday, 9 May, 2008 - 10:37
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Excellent cosplay. I remember seeing you at C13. I loved the details.

by Sephirayne on Monday, 12 May, 2008 - 20:55
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What a lovely Zelda! (hopes you'll do it again when I do WW Ganon)

by sjbonnar on Tuesday, 7 June, 2011 - 08:24
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I remember seeing this back in MK c: was a little before we started going out too xD you looked beautiful in it c: I wanna make WindWaker Link to go with this xD

by Devil_Trigger on Monday, 20 June, 2011 - 10:08
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Kyah, I love this! *w* You make an amazing Zelda^^ I absolutely love the details on the skirt!
Definately have to get togther for pictures sometimes! 8D And yeees, if there's a nearby event we should LoZ-it-up >w< (I really want a picture near the giant Triforce-like thing in Newport xD)

by KiraraYumi on Friday, 1 July, 2011 - 19:46
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Aaah that bridge! I've wanted to take pictures by that Triforce bridge since high school 8D

by TheStarlightFairy on Friday, 1 July, 2011 - 21:03