rosieroo
 


Costume :Belle
Variant :undead/rock
Source :Disneys Beauty and the Beast
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo May 2011


Costume Photos

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belle

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me and anime angel

belle

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anime belle

twisted

 


Costume Information

General
Cost : would rather not think about it - lol
Time Taken : 4/3 months ish

Description
i chose to do belle as my first cosplay simply because i love the dress and charater but for me i just wanted to put a new twist on the original - i really wanted a outfit that was beautiful and that i could get exited aqbout making.

the main idea of my cosplay was to create a costume that was'nt as sweet and innocent as the origanal and bring a more modern side to it , i started to play around with differnt materials and ideas , and went for a gothic/rock approch with black leather boots , black corset ect with symbolic features for example ruffles of the skirt and the detail in the top.

Materials of the costume consist of mainly cottern , silk and various netting and lace.With a bit of luck it will look ok in the end and will look ok.

Comments

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This is a very interesting take on the character, so far it looks lovely. Looking forward to seeing the final product =]

by Kacela on Thursday, 14 April, 2011 - 10:40

looks awsome so far, are you going to cover it in blood like completely undead, you could use a actual real rose for it, looks cool cant wait to see it done xx

by on Sunday, 17 April, 2011 - 02:00
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aww thanks guys so glad to here what you think - there totally awsome coments- dont be shy to give other comments , to be honest i need all the help i can get to get it the stage i want for the expo lol its really gonna take some time to get it finnished - ps i know im not done yet but how do i make the costume seem more undead/gothic without covering it all in blood as hopefully i would like to wear it again and again.- to make it seem more undead i will try to go ghostly white and go all out to zombify my make up do think that will be ok- :D BIG HUGS

by rosieroo on Wednesday, 20 April, 2011 - 19:08
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You have beautiful thick hair ^_^ just like belle; your version is very sweet

by Holli on Tuesday, 26 April, 2011 - 15:18
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Very nice, Belle is always the best one to cosplay as, I should know myself lol

by Anime_Angel on Friday, 29 April, 2011 - 19:25
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You look stunning ^^ what are you cosplaying as in May? xxx

by Shewolfxterminater on Saturday, 30 April, 2011 - 11:07
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110% stunning. :D Loving it :3 xxx

by animekid3000 on Monday, 2 May, 2011 - 14:27
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thanks guys i should have more pics coming soon - hugs

by rosieroo on Friday, 6 May, 2011 - 07:11
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This is really epic! :D Brilliant idea! <3

by BabemRoze on Saturday, 7 May, 2011 - 15:20
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Yeah I am the Man Misa, famous for crossplaying as Misa lol, check out my Misa costumes I previously did^__^

by Anime_Angel on Saturday, 7 May, 2011 - 16:48
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still not done yet- it may look loike im finnished but i still have more detailing to do yet - fingers crossed it will be done before the expo :D

by rosieroo on Saturday, 14 May, 2011 - 10:42
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This looks fantastic, I love your take on it and as far as i can see you look stunning if I see you at the expo I am so getting a photo :D Belle meet's soul reaper Renji (bleach) ha ha for a rock/undead belle Thats perfect. I actually love this costume :D

by flamewizo on Saturday, 14 May, 2011 - 10:50
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the progress is looking great, I love your hair^__^

by Anime_Angel on Thursday, 19 May, 2011 - 12:33
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Awww you look very sweet. well done and also really nice job on your make-up! xx

by Athora.x on Sunday, 22 May, 2011 - 13:49
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looks very pretty! i love your idea of twisting the design!

by InfiniteJester on Monday, 23 May, 2011 - 20:41
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Yay the dress looks beautiful :D Hopefully I will see you there!

by JustPeachy on Wednesday, 25 May, 2011 - 13:44

OTAKU POINTS BITCH xP

xx

by on Wednesday, 25 May, 2011 - 14:47
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awww thax everyone , hopefully will hv pics of the expo to put up -ps cant wait to meet everyone -hugs

evie -gah u have actually spamed otaku points everywhere -love u really x

by rosieroo on Wednesday, 25 May, 2011 - 16:44
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Can't wait to see with my own eyes ^^ xxx

by Shewolfxterminater on Thursday, 26 May, 2011 - 13:59

thanks for your comments. which beele version are you going to wear this weekend? i'd love to take a pic. gonna wear cinderella on sat and rapunzel on sunday :D

by Shigeako on Thursday, 26 May, 2011 - 14:37
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awww thanku would love to c ur costume 4 real to
oh and Shigeako im wearing this version to the expo-i still think it would b cool to hv a pic especially coz i love ur cinderella x

by rosieroo on Thursday, 26 May, 2011 - 17:12
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was great indeed seeing you in that costume on Saturday^__^

by Anime_Angel on Monday, 30 May, 2011 - 23:17
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awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww thank you it was great seeing you too pictures comming soon i have so many of the event it will be under photos or under journal either way - oh and it was epic seeing you to you make a great man belle if ever i saw one lol

by rosieroo on Tuesday, 31 May, 2011 - 09:01
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Thank you for your comment. Really made my day :D It is such a shame we couldn't meet up as i would have loved to see this costume it looks fantastic. Would have like a pic for the album :D maybe in oct we may cross paths :D xx

by flamewizo on Tuesday, 31 May, 2011 - 18:38
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thanks, am pleased to see another Belle aswell^___^ especially the version you created^_^

by Anime_Angel on Wednesday, 1 June, 2011 - 23:11
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looks really pretty!

by InfiniteJester on Thursday, 2 June, 2011 - 12:05
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Yay I really like this version of Belle! Shame I dodn't get to see you there, maybe at the next one? :)

by JustPeachy on Thursday, 2 June, 2011 - 14:25
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new pictures looks great, I do wish I had enough time for the make up though lol

by Anime_Angel on Thursday, 2 June, 2011 - 14:29

hey, the new pics look awsome, cant believe you put the one of us in mcdonals up xD it's a shame charlottte doesnt have a profile on here tho. <3 u too x see u saturday :]

by on Thursday, 2 June, 2011 - 15:10
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The pictures look amazing! Once again it's a shame that we couldn't get to meet.

by ShadowIndustries on Thursday, 2 June, 2011 - 17:50
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The pics look fantastic love them :D xx

by flamewizo on Saturday, 4 June, 2011 - 22:45
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Oh wow you make a beautiful Belle :3 xx

by Sailorette on Monday, 6 June, 2011 - 00:39
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omgosh this is so beautiful! *_*

by Yuki-Kiba-Chan on Monday, 6 June, 2011 - 19:04
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awwwwww thank u everyone who commented - hugs

by rosieroo on Monday, 6 June, 2011 - 19:05
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thanks so much! I love belle! you look amazing!

by Captain_Marvelous on Sunday, 12 June, 2011 - 11:35

This is a very interesting take on Belle and you look so pretty! Well done =)

by Hannah-Kiwii on Tuesday, 14 June, 2011 - 17:32
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thanks, I loved being Peach, I hope I get to be her again at some point^_^

by Anime_Angel on Monday, 20 June, 2011 - 13:27
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This is so beautiful!! :)

by Ammy on Friday, 24 June, 2011 - 16:49
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Yay I'm on a pic ^^
Lovely meeting you Rosie and you look stunning
(Especially against a 'mut' like me :p
xxx

by Shewolfxterminater on Friday, 1 July, 2011 - 08:47
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you look really nice and cute as belle *Ü*
good work!

by Miki on Monday, 4 July, 2011 - 10:37
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awwww thankies everyone xx

by rosieroo on Thursday, 7 July, 2011 - 07:31
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aww nice work you look very cute as belle it suits you :)!! <3 xx

by misfit_mosher on Sunday, 24 July, 2011 - 04:02
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Woah O_O
Just...woah...
You look awesome ;///;

by Komachi on Thursday, 28 July, 2011 - 22:52
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THANKIES HUGGLES

by rosieroo on Friday, 29 July, 2011 - 20:45
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You look so cute~! <3 ^-^

by Clover-tan on Monday, 8 August, 2011 - 15:28
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aw thankyou that means alot

by rosieroo on Monday, 8 August, 2011 - 15:49
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Very cool, I like how you styled it to give your own personal touch plus you make an awesome belle. Well done.

by TheRandomFairy on Sunday, 14 August, 2011 - 14:17
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aw thankyou

by rosieroo on Sunday, 14 August, 2011 - 21:59
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thank you for the kind complement on my planned Fate Crossplay^_^

by Anime_Angel on Wednesday, 12 October, 2011 - 09:45
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no problem hunny

by rosieroo on Saturday, 15 October, 2011 - 11:57
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You look AMAZING in this cosplay! Have to teach me sometime how to use a sowing machine xD - Hugss -

by Princess_Clogs on Saturday, 22 October, 2011 - 15:03
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will do hunny ... i love costume making eeeeeeeep ... thankies hugs

by rosieroo on Monday, 24 October, 2011 - 11:03
 

To-Do List

create tu tu skirt - completedHighComplete
create ruffling detail in the skirtHighComplete
sew on decorative bows /flowers ectMediumComplete
plan how to do hair and make up for the dayMediumComplete
secure buttons more securely - completedMediumComplete
buy rose-completedLowComplete

Shopping List

red silk rose-done£1.99Bought
black undershirt£0.00Bought
black and yellow/golden netting - done£2.99Bought
bag- found one that would be perfect in my room - done£0.00Bought
Total£4.98

Journal

i really wanna do the properversion when i abit more talented (Posted 19th April 2012)

i really wanna do the properversion when i abit more talented so keep a look out i love the gown , but i wasmy firstmade cosplay so all is well in time x

started skirt today (Posted 26th April 2011)

wow this is gonna take a looonnnggg time , im getting there tho , there is soo manylayers its gonna be quite hard to walk, so far i have compleated all the layers and finnished the waistband , its soo puffball princess i love it debating to put black lace over the top to make it seem more gothic now as it could make it kinda ott plus i love it the way it is - still need to so the ruffles in the skirt and then theres extra detailin the top i still have to do not to mention buying the rose - i think it could be cool if i turned it into a bracelet - i know me i will probably lose it otherwise - dies lol

yay finally got my netting (Posted 21st April 2011)

at long last i have my netting for the tu tu style half of the dress , i brought black,golden and lemon yellow netting so that it will be really puffball layered and can create many ruffles so that it will be slightly more like the origanal - yay for disney princesses - not long to go now but at least i can start !!!! hugs

just uploaded pictures from yesterdays photography (Posted 14th April 2011)

heya just uploaded pictures on to cosplay island soooo exited for the expo now , its unreal , need to get a move on tho. On tuesday i brought some netting black and a yellow/orange - got home but it looked way too tango for the outfit , so in the next few days i will be searching or shopping for a lighter yellow so that the skirt will be more ballenced and i dont look like i giant sugar puff.Lol

referance n research (Posted 13th April 2011)

hiiya today for my cosplay i decided to research other cosplay and my cosplay source so that i could work on getting my design closer to the original so that it would be easyer to work on to get it closer to belle , also i have taken a few pics of my work so far so that hopefully i can put them on the site - fingers cross :/ hugs

my first day on cosplay island (Posted 12th April 2011)

Today is my first time on cosplay Island with my first ever cosplay so far today my cosplay for a rock , undead belle is one step closer to finnishing i have brought the material for the skirt and now i can finnaly make the main part of the out fit, so far i have created the top half and brought a black corset to which i added silk sleaves and buttons ect i have also brought the hair bow aswell as black lace leggings with matching fingerless gloves , i already have the boots that i will wear on the day and so far its going well , however slightly nervous to whether the cosplay is good enough .