Nocturnal Blossom
 


Costume :Hungary
Variant :Original design/ ballgown
Source :Axis Powers Hetalia
Progress :Complete
Worn At :Grand Cosplay Ball 2010


Costume Photos

Dancing with Russia and Prussia!

Sundial

WELCOME TO MY CASTLE

Sitting in the flowers

Back shot

FINALLY A PHOTOSHOOT

IT'S DONE!!

 


Costume Information

General
Cost : Wince-inducing amounts of money
Time Taken : 2 days! HELL YEAH!

Description
Five months after the event, finally, we have a photoshoot. In fact have been pimping this dress out a lot lately as it's being worn in an upcoming music video I'm making with Monkey, Kirokitsune and Bedoc! Look out for it <3

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All the cool kids are putting up their ball costumes so I thought I would too! This is going to be the first time I've actually cosplayed to the Cosplay Ball, so I'm really excited!

I'm designing a fancy ballgown to wear as Hungary (seeing as I'm attending with a Prussia and Russia. There ARE drawings, but my drawings are too atrocious to subject the internet to. So - um - description.

It's going to be green. Yeah. And lacy. Very lacy. Yeah.

-FAILS-

If you see me at the ball, please dance with me! *_*

Comments

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Eee can't wait to see this :3 you're going to look amazing as per usual~
AND I DEMAND A DANCE

Also, just saw your journal, that's a shame about the fabric, I know an online fabric place that does a lot of green silk dupion! D: Well, for future use:
http://www.fabricuk.com/fabrics.php?categ=10&fabric_type=36#dataform
http://www.fabricuk.com/fabrics.php?categ=10&fabric_type=44#dataform

by Chibi on Wednesday, 24 November, 2010 - 05:25
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So pretty pretty! ^^

by TheEmoEmu on Thursday, 25 November, 2010 - 21:16
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o wow this looks amazin!

by InfiniteJester on Thursday, 25 November, 2010 - 21:19
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Looks stunning! can't wait till we're all dressed up together, going to be one lacey, blingin trio!

by kirokitsune on Thursday, 25 November, 2010 - 22:34
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Goddamn you and your ridiculously amazing sewing skills! :P

by Chibi on Thursday, 25 November, 2010 - 22:43
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Nice to see real costuming being done.

by Joshua on Thursday, 25 November, 2010 - 22:52
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That is stunning! I can't wait to see you wearing it this weekend.
You are getting so fast and keeping the quality, it's really inspiring :)

by Amy-Lou on Friday, 26 November, 2010 - 11:45
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Oh wow, that dress is beautiful! :D

by Skah-Tala-Kai on Saturday, 27 November, 2010 - 14:24
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This dress is GORGEOUS! Can't wait to see you in it, I demand many a pretty pictures when you get back from the ball! :D

by CrystalNeko on Saturday, 27 November, 2010 - 14:46
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That dress is so gorgeous. You are the Queen of pretty dresses with lots of lace.

Gutted that I wasn't there I would have loved a dance with you.

by Sephirayne on Tuesday, 4 January, 2011 - 07:52
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You look so beautiful! Very much a queen of her castle~ :3

by Uni on Tuesday, 26 April, 2011 - 08:26
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O_O so..very..beautiful!!!

by Alyx on Tuesday, 26 April, 2011 - 10:11
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oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooh, pretty pretty pretty pretty pretty pretty!!!! I love that dress.

by j_mercuryuk on Tuesday, 26 April, 2011 - 16:57
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aww i remember this at the ball ^^ so glad there r photoshoot pictures now :D looks amazing, great job!

by PokethePixie on Wednesday, 27 April, 2011 - 18:00
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Such a lovely Hungary cosplay and I love the photos!

by ToroSonyCat on Wednesday, 27 April, 2011 - 19:45
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Woman, stop being so gorgeous! XD XD.

But seriously, I love this costume. Love the photos. Looks amazing.

by Sephirayne on Friday, 24 June, 2011 - 01:01
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I feel like I should comment this saying how bloody gorgeous you look! This is such an amazing costume and you look absolutely amazing!

by MadameLapin on Monday, 11 July, 2011 - 17:52
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The photo shoot looks awesome! ^_^

by TheEmoEmu on Sunday, 17 July, 2011 - 20:43
 

Journal

FINISHED (Posted 24th November 2010)

Yesterday I locked myself up and started this dress. Today I finished it. There was a lot of coffee and a lot of lace, but the whole thing was accomplished, amazingly, with minimal swearing.

This is probably the prettiest thing I've ever made! I'm so proud of it! It's also the best made - I think my sewing's really come along this year! And it took the shortest time...-marvels-

I am SO excited for the ball!

Just need to to work out shoes and make my accessories and I'm ready to go!

The Quest! (Posted 16th November 2010)

I found the perfect apple-green silk dupion for this dress. And then I did not buy it.

Reader, I was doomed never to see that apple-green silk dupion again.

I have replaced with with apple-green duchesse satin instead, which I love anyway so it's not so much of a problem...Also have some gorgeous gorgeous embroidered cream lace, lots of velvet ribbon and my body weight in steel boning. This bodice ain't going anywhere.