Freyarule
 


Costume :Princess Celestia
Variant :Gijinka
Source :My Little Pony : Friendship Is Magic
Progress :Complete
Worn At :Ayacon 2011


Costume Photos

Come with me IF YOU WANT TO LIVE

A thousand year grudge

My Little Pony!

Twilight Sparkle, my most faithful student!

ONCE UPON A TIME

Having a much needed rest

With subjects

Greetings, subject

UNLEASH THE BUBBLES

Reference from cartoon

 


Costume Information

General
Cost : £50+ at least
Time Taken : About 2 weeks in total (on/off)

Description
For the gijinka group of MLP: Friendship it Magic, Celestia caught my eye and I would love to do my own design for her :D

My challenges for this cosplay were: dying a wig in different sections and not just in one go (I've never dyed a wig before so big start to this) and making a ballgown type dress. I think I've done a pretty good job XD next time I make a skirt, I will try to make it fuller though.

Comments

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SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE 8D this will look so pretty!

by picklesofdoom on Tuesday, 29 March, 2011 - 09:58
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Your hair will gives us all Rainbows-highs at Ayacon. @____@ *Awesome*

by Uni on Monday, 18 April, 2011 - 14:45
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Hehehe I can't wait >w<

by Freyarule on Tuesday, 19 April, 2011 - 17:29
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Lovely I think this will work nicely :D

by flamewizo on Wednesday, 11 May, 2011 - 12:46
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Thankyous :D I hope it works out alright!!!

by Freyarule on Wednesday, 11 May, 2011 - 18:26
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Waaaah it's so pretty and colourful! Can't wait to see it all curled and stuff, I love that you used pastel colours. It would be too much like Rainbow Dash otherwise :)

by CrystalNeko on Monday, 11 July, 2011 - 21:30
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Thankyou! Last night I could see a lot of white strands but it adds to the pastel effect so I don't mind :) I should have used a lot more dye, but aaah welll :P Live and learn XD

by Freyarule on Tuesday, 12 July, 2011 - 07:27
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Ooooh funky wig is funky! :D

by Eloraborealis on Tuesday, 12 July, 2011 - 11:07
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wow with the wig!

by eternal_aranel on Tuesday, 12 July, 2011 - 11:43
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I love the pastel colours of the wig ^^

by Tsuchinoko on Tuesday, 12 July, 2011 - 18:29
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Thanks everyone :) I'm in the middle of curling it, once it's done I'll take pics *squeals*

by Freyarule on Wednesday, 13 July, 2011 - 14:13
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This is going to be beautiful, I love the wig =]

by Kacela on Sunday, 24 July, 2011 - 15:51
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Thankyou! I'm very proud of it :)

by Freyarule on Sunday, 24 July, 2011 - 16:47
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Dat wig, unff! Cannot wait to see this at Aya. :D

by Pudding on Thursday, 4 August, 2011 - 10:59
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oh my god Mel I love you so much o3o

by Clood on Monday, 8 August, 2011 - 14:27
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^o3o^ *dances*

by Freyarule on Tuesday, 9 August, 2011 - 07:35
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This dress <3 you look gorgeous and i adore yoru wig *3* so pretty

by Solaria on Thursday, 11 August, 2011 - 07:08
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Thankyou my dearie!! <3

by Freyarule on Thursday, 11 August, 2011 - 09:47
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Aaaw, you must feel so pretty in that. No seriously it's yes.

by LittlePidgey4 on Thursday, 11 August, 2011 - 11:01
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I do feel ever so quaint in it XD I've always wanted a big poofy dress like this :D

by Freyarule on Friday, 12 August, 2011 - 11:54
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sooooo poooooofeeee :3
looks awesome. Will be getting some 'sisterly' pics with you, almost finished Nightmare Moon :D

by Baggy on Friday, 12 August, 2011 - 17:04
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Loving the dress. You are going to look so pretty.

by Sephirayne on Friday, 12 August, 2011 - 23:24
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Thankyou my dears! :D I'm so looking forward to the group!!

by Freyarule on Saturday, 13 August, 2011 - 09:21
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Love it! <3

by Uni on Saturday, 13 August, 2011 - 20:58
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The dress looks lovely so far. I look forward to seeing this. :)

by Refira on Sunday, 14 August, 2011 - 19:13
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Thankyou! I hope you like it :D

by Freyarule on Sunday, 14 August, 2011 - 19:51
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So pretty <3! xxx

by Frederica la Noir on Monday, 15 August, 2011 - 13:56
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Wonderful :D

by ToroSonyCat on Wednesday, 7 September, 2011 - 16:39
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So gutted I missed this you look stunning and sparkly! And those shoes O_o I love them!

by gaming_goddess on Wednesday, 7 September, 2011 - 18:35
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Thankyou everyone! >w<

by Freyarule on Wednesday, 7 September, 2011 - 21:49
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SO PRETTYYYYYYYY *3*

by Solaria on Thursday, 8 September, 2011 - 11:53
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This is so pretty :3

by BlueberryTale on Sunday, 11 September, 2011 - 18:45
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Thankyou very much! <3

by Freyarule on Sunday, 11 September, 2011 - 19:14
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This looks so beautiful hun! I'm so sad I didn't get to see it in person!

by SephNoir on Sunday, 11 September, 2011 - 21:26
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Aww thanks m'dear! I will be wearing her again sometime next year, definitely for Kita! :D

by Freyarule on Tuesday, 13 September, 2011 - 15:14
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:O How did I NOT c this at Aya??? You look gorgeous!! I love your interpretation! <3

by Pandora-Chi on Sunday, 18 September, 2011 - 22:40
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*blush* Thankyou very much! I'm rewearing it for Kita if you are going ;D

by Freyarule on Sunday, 18 September, 2011 - 23:25
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I'm so gonna try and get to Kita next year so I'll be looking forward to seeing this ^^ x

by Pandora-Chi on Wednesday, 21 September, 2011 - 22:49
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this is so cute!!! And check out those shoes!! damn!!

by FuriePhoenix on Thursday, 22 September, 2011 - 18:51
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Thanks you two!! :D

by Freyarule on Friday, 23 September, 2011 - 12:45
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ON THE MMMMMMMOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONNNNNNNNNNNNNN!!!!!

My gosh I did love this cosplay so much!!

by Manga Girl on Saturday, 24 September, 2011 - 16:38
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Such a big pretty white dress! You look super awesome!! :D And your photo comments make me lol so much XDD

by Lady Bahamut on Saturday, 24 September, 2011 - 19:54
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Thanks my waifus!! <3333

by Freyarule on Tuesday, 27 September, 2011 - 16:18
 

To-Do List

dressHighComplete
buy wigHighComplete
dye/style wigHighComplete
white glovesMediumComplete
crownMediumComplete
necklace/beltMediumComplete
hoop skirtMediumComplete
shoesLowComplete
wingsLowComplete

Journal

Base dress finished! (Posted 9th August 2011)

I'd put up a pic but I didn't get one taken, I will once I've worked out how to do the chiffon bits! I have a bit of chiffon but no idea what to do with it orz! Was originally going to use it as an overskirt (I might still do but no idea how to attach it) because I like the way it dulls out the budget satin's in your face shiny XD

OJJASUYWE*(SDHzx (Posted 5th August 2011)

BHFD

I've started on the dress! I've made the skirt, it went a bit skewiff but OH WELL. I like the swirly effect it has |D

Now to work on the bodice, and make sure it all fits well. I love the hoop skirt, IT'S SO BIG AND SWISHY SWISH SWISH

LOLOL (Posted 2nd August 2011)

NEED TO GET CRACKALACKING WITH THIS DRESS 8DDDDD

It'll be fiiine.....riiight???*gibbergibber*

I made a duct tape dummy, but I started overheating so we were in a rush to cut it off me, and now it's collapsing in on itself when I try to stuff it :S it doesn't look good at all, so I guess I'll have to work around it for now...

Wig is finished! (Posted 13th July 2011)

So after 3 days work the wig is dyed and curled! *collapses*
Excuse the crappy photo and lighting - you can't make out all 4 colours in this one so for a better idea of that look at the WIP on the front page XD

Unicorn horn? (Posted 27th June 2011)

So, I was thinking about Celestia's horn, and I'm taking some inspiration from another of my favourite stories, The Last Unicorn (if you haven't seen it, DO. It's amazing and I adore the characters).

In the story the unicorn is transformed into a human, and in doing so, her horn is represented by a star/flower mark on her forehead. I'm going to do this with my Celestia as it's a similar thing, a unicorn (well, pegacorn) becoming human. :D

Pic is of the human unicorn from the Last Unicorn, her human name is Lady Amalthia I think.