Ranma1-2
 


Costume :Florence
Variant :Black dress with Feathers
Source :Florence & The Machine
Progress :Planned
Worn At :None


Costume Photos

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Costume Information

Description
Florence was really sooo nice to cosplay last Expo.. I want to do her again, and I LOVE feathers so I couldnt resist trying to make this black dress with feathers costume which she wore around 2009, eg NME tour Manchester, teenage cancer trust gig, etc..

I do have another track in mind for masquerade - hopefully Expo will have another special Florence 'Live' performance. XD

As far as I can tell the feathers are not actually attatched to the dress, as I've spotted her wearing the feathers with different black dresses. I think it is just like a shrug which ties under the arms and around the back. ..and when she gets hot she just takes it off, as you do. ^_^ (Ive seen some feather capes on eBy but they were wayyyy expensive!! so I'm gonna make my own)

Progress will be in Journal if you want to follow.

Comments

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NOW this, will be one to see...then again all your costumes are because there always spectacularr!

by ryaoki on Friday, 16 July, 2010 - 15:40
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Aww cheers mate. ^_^
..I've always loved feathers so this Florence costume is a must do!
Should be relatively cheap too cuz I already have the wig and ring ..and shoes. I like it when stuff can be re-used for another cosplay. :P

by Ranma1-2 on Friday, 16 July, 2010 - 16:37
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haha as they say in the A-team, " i love it when a plan comes together "

oi we still up for vinny and rossy sometime bud !

by ryaoki on Friday, 16 July, 2010 - 16:56
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I loved your performance at the last Expo, you looked great on stage and really looked like you enjoyed yourself. This is such a beautiful outfit and I am sure you will look amazing.

by hakuloveszabuza on Sunday, 18 July, 2010 - 19:13
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Thanks sweetie ^_^
Yes I enjoyed cosplaying Florence so much.
I'm just wondering what to do with the lower part of this black dress - it looks like a full length one, so maybe I will have to have a jaw droppingly long slash up the front or something. :p

by Ranma1-2 on Saturday, 24 July, 2010 - 18:45
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Well if the other Flo outfit is anything to go bye this is gonna be amazing! must get my next Crossplay started XD

by Captain_Marvelous on Tuesday, 27 July, 2010 - 11:00
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Thanks. ^_^
I'll go check your costumes list for your next plans. :)

by Ranma1-2 on Tuesday, 27 July, 2010 - 16:25
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Im fully not sure what to do XD few ideas but yeah sort of seeing what comes along XD

by Captain_Marvelous on Tuesday, 27 July, 2010 - 16:33
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Oh! I can't WAIT to see this one! And i know it will be amazing with your skills! <3

by CharlotteLuna on Sunday, 8 August, 2010 - 18:03
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Thanks Charlotte. ^_^

by Ranma1-2 on Sunday, 8 August, 2010 - 22:04
 

Journal

Getting materials together (Posted 16th July 2010)

Woohoo, I has Feathers!
:)
These arrived today from Hong Kong. They are black Coque feathers and have a lovely irridescent green shine. ..and they are reeeeeally soft ^_^

Since the feather capes on eBy are like £50 to buy (!!) I was really pleased to find these feathers at a good price so I can make my own. They come on a strip (fringe) sold by the yard. I bought two yards total £10.12 inc P&P. Hope that's enough for 3 layers of feathers..