Teorau
 


Costume :Gokudera Hayato
Variant :Mafia cover splash
Source :Katekyo Hitman REBORN!
Progress :Complete
Worn At :Auchinawa 2008


Costume Photos

m(^_^)m KIRA~

imma gonna blow chu up

i stealed your nose!

shy lil goku-kun

59-kun

i liek 'splosions

 


Costume Information

General
Cost : £60
Time Taken : 19 hours

Description
Well i changed my mind from Varia arc Goku-kun to a version from one of the chapter front covers (meeep i can't remember what one....i think it's just after Chrome's first appearance....)

Costume consists of:

1 silver wig
black tie
black suit jacket/trousers
boots
white shirt
white belts
chain belts
several sticks of dynamite
fake cigarette
belt buckle

I wasn't sure what to use for the boots as i was going to wear my Docs.
But given that I'm only 5"2 and Gokudera's pretty tall, decided to go for my platform boots after seeing a cosplayer on cosplay.com do a similar thing.
never thought of wearing gothic lolita platforms for a male character but it worked so well for her and i have the exact same boots so here's hoping ^^

I know Yuka's wearing her TYL gokudera and 'chelle is going as kid lambo....methinks some interesting photo's could happen since 'chelle is nearly double the height of me and Yuka.....

Comments

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KABOOM!

by Odd-One-Out on Tuesday, 12 August, 2008 - 20:08
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Also to make dynamite holsters, here's an idea: get a black elastic http://www.mydrafthorse.com/cfwebstore/images/products/Harness/english%2... something like that and make a copy of the elastic but in normal black fabric. Lay the elastic on top of the cotton replica and sew a line across them every 3.5cm or so (depends how wide your dynamite sticks are). It has to be a length that the dynamite sticks can slot through without expanding the elastic too much and without dropping out too easily.

That's an idea, but I'm sure there's an easier way LOL.

by Odd-One-Out on Tuesday, 12 August, 2008 - 20:13
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aww thanks that's awesome :D

I was trying to figure out how to do that; was gonna settle for Velcro XD

by Teorau on Tuesday, 12 August, 2008 - 20:38
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Yay Primark! Lol Great place to look for cosplay bits! Sounds like this is coming along pretty well!
Thank you for your comments and I'm sorry for such a late reply to your questions!

~I've had my stripy jumper for years; it’s a wardrobe regular that came in handy for my Bel cosplay lol
I got in Affleck’s palace in Manchester if that's any help to you?

~My Gokudera Dynamite is just thick rolled up card, covered with paper with spray painted silver end bits. I made Fimo disks to go inside the ends that I put holes in one end and glued the string to from the inside. But I guess you don't need help with that anymore as you've made some already and they are looking great :3

~Um I just randomly found that pic on the net. It's part of a whole series of them and they are all very cute!

by Dei Dei on Thursday, 28 August, 2008 - 22:20
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ooooooh goku :D and dynamite XD all you need now is yama :D hehe Im doing muku cosplay so trying to make my trident at the mo :) did you make your own dynamites? im thinking what to make my trident out of any tips my fellow goku? :D

by Mimi8D on Wednesday, 22 October, 2008 - 23:12
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Ello fellow gokudera! I <3 your Dynamite! Mine is PHAIL because I haven't had time to make good dynamite XD
LOVE FOR JYUUDAIME UNITES ALL GOKUDERAS!

by Ayazani on Sunday, 30 November, 2008 - 02:15
 

Journal

photoshoot wootness (Posted 7th November 2008)

yays guess what!!!!
I've booked my first photoshoot ^^
Me and my Lambo are getting our photoshoot next Thursday, the day before Auchi ^^
We've settled on the photos getting taken on Buchanan Street between the city street, the subway and the mall :3
Seems fitting for Lambo/Gokudera methinks :3
Also settled on TNT by AC/DC as my masquerade song :3
Only the chorus though ^^ Its all about 'splosions!