Raye-chan
 


Costume :Roxie Hart
Variant :Sequin Dress
Source :Chicago
Progress :Complete
Worn At :None


Costume Photos

Roxie

Me (silver hair and dress) and the hens

Reference Picture

 


Costume Information

General
Cost : £30
Time Taken : 5 Hours

Description
I made this for my friends hen weekend party June 2011 ^_^ Its my own personal version mixed between two dress types. Its very very shiny!

Roxann "Roxie" Hart is a fictional showgirl in various adaptations of the same story. She first appeared in the 1926 play Chicago written by reporter Maurine Dallas Watkins. Watkins was inspired by the real-life unrelated 1924 murder trials of Beulah Annan and Belva Gaertner, which she covered for the Chicago Tribune. Annan was the basis for Roxie. Both women were acquitted...

Comments

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This was so much fun to wear ^_^ I love the group picture that got taken in the night club.

by Raye-chan on Tuesday, 7 June, 2011 - 16:40
 

To-Do List

Making dress from scratchHighComplete
Wig, going for straightLowComplete

Shopping List

Material£20.00Bought
Shoes£10.00Bought
Total£30.00

Journal

Finished! (Posted 1st June 2011)

The dress is finished! I also have a new necklace, a shiny bag, shoes and hair clip to wear with the wig :) Ready for this weekend!

Simple but tricky (Posted 26th May 2011)

The material I am using for the dress is very tricky to sew! I am almost finished with it though, thanks to my mums assistance! Pics to follow in the next few days :)