Costume :Lara Croft (remade costume)
Variant :Reborn
Source :Tomb Raider 9
Progress :Complete
Worn At :Euro Gaming Expo 2011

Costume Photos

A Classic is Reborn





Classic & Reborn







Costume Information

Cost : £25. plus £60 for the boots.

Remaking my TR cosplay. Because my last one got completely ruined!!

NOTE: the pictures that WERE in this album have been moved to the older TR Reborn folder :)

so for this new updated version - i have remade the holster, got a new pair of lighter combat pants, a pair of timberland charles boots - the actual boots she wears. I wear these in real life anyway :) uhmmm making a new necklace >< last one was rushed and got ruined in my stupid oven!!! that's it rly. :P
I will be wearing this to eurogamer but again i will be without a bow. will DEFFO get one for my next shoot though ;o

Complete for now. still need to make an Ice Axe and work out how i'm gonna make/get an archery bow.

25th August: YAY FINALLY COMPLETE. :') xD


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Very good picture for an even better costume, well put together! :)

by magsul on Sunday, 19 June, 2011 - 22:24
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Looks absolutely incredible !

by cowiee on Sunday, 19 June, 2011 - 22:24
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OMFG!! you look like you've just popped out of the game! amazing!

by Fizzykat on Sunday, 19 June, 2011 - 22:25
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When I saw the photo's in the small version I thought they were reference pictures! You really do look like you walked out of the game, Amazing!

by Nachtangel on Sunday, 19 June, 2011 - 23:11
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I actually thought the same as Nachtangel. Great cosplay with great photos. Amazing action shots!

by Kata-san on Sunday, 19 June, 2011 - 23:16
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Incredible photos <3 you've captured Lara's character ever so well ^_^

by ElegantAura on Sunday, 19 June, 2011 - 23:40
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Girl, you make me wanna give up cosplaying Lara! xD Why do you have to have such an awesome photographer?

by TheEmoEmu on Sunday, 19 June, 2011 - 23:57
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You really do make the perfect Lara, I was going to say that it looks like you've stepped right of the game as well. And you have some really fantastic photos there to capture her character as well - I especially love the shots with the barbed wire and the horse.

by Tsuchinoko on Monday, 20 June, 2011 - 00:48
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*____* Wow!! I don't even know what to say... just.. WOW! <3

by Alyx on Monday, 20 June, 2011 - 00:54
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Holy sheeet.
This is just, wow.
You sure kick Angelina Jolie in the but for live-action Lara-ness.
I might pop in my Tomb Raider in my PS3, the first one. You've got me itching to play it this is that good!
Photos are gorgeous and you are gorgeous. Wow.

by NakedSalad on Monday, 20 June, 2011 - 01:07
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Crud! I never though being dirty can be a great looking cosplay. O_O!

by Mangamad on Monday, 20 June, 2011 - 02:54
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you look seriously AWSOME XD

by nanahara on Monday, 20 June, 2011 - 13:13
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holly moo you look absolutly amazing - 100% incredable - just WOW !!!

by rosieroo on Monday, 20 June, 2011 - 13:13
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THIS ....... IS ....... BADASS!!
:D approval in abundance

by callmemilo on Monday, 20 June, 2011 - 23:21
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...Wow you really nailed the character to a tee! 8D very well done! ^^

by Devil_Trigger on Tuesday, 21 June, 2011 - 08:12
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wow! You look JUST like the Reborn version of Lara it's like you've stepped out of the game! Amazing costume!

by FuriePhoenix on Tuesday, 21 June, 2011 - 11:08
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So. Much. Epic.

Just... Amazing. :)

by LisaHPG on Tuesday, 21 June, 2011 - 23:14
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This is epic!! I love you photos, brilliant :D

by JustPeachy on Wednesday, 22 June, 2011 - 10:59
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Thankyou so much everyone ^^ i appreciate all your comments!

by Athora.x on Thursday, 23 June, 2011 - 17:20
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I've said it elsewhere but might as well say it again...this is pretty much perfect!

by sjbonnar on Wednesday, 29 June, 2011 - 13:28
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WOW im being honest now i saw the ref and i had trouble telling the difference
you just are Lara croft -bows down to the awesome-

by zabuza89 on Tuesday, 19 July, 2011 - 01:56
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this is simply are this so much

by SamanthaKaiba on Thursday, 21 July, 2011 - 21:32
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instantly my fav lara croft costume ever.... love how dangerous she actually looks in this incarnation, and you've done a fantastic job of capturing that

by callmemilo on Sunday, 31 July, 2011 - 00:50
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--- these pics have now been moved to the older TR Reborn/Origins folder ---
so none of these comments apply to this particular costume.. xD

by Athora.x on Friday, 2 September, 2011 - 22:29
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Awsum holster!

by Ash Bunny on Saturday, 17 September, 2011 - 19:49
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Wow nice photo, you make a geart Lara

by isamiaella on Tuesday, 27 September, 2011 - 10:27
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amazing photos - really well done =]

by Numta on Tuesday, 27 September, 2011 - 10:29
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by BabemRoze on Tuesday, 27 September, 2011 - 15:26
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FFFFF!! LOVEEE the new photos!! Like WOW! You look amazing as always =)

by Moonchild on Tuesday, 27 September, 2011 - 16:12
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Love these photos! You really are THE best Lara Croft I've seen!!

by FuriePhoenix on Tuesday, 27 September, 2011 - 19:35

To-Do List

put a brown dye wash over green cargo pants.HighComplete

Shopping List

Green Timberland Cargo Pants£16.00Bought
plastic pistol (for con)£5.00Bought
necklace cords £2.00Bought


Bow (Posted 25th August 2012)

An Archery bow that was given to me by my uncle. knowing my luck it was probably worth a fortune and I've just gone and painted over it lol
used a bandage for the handle just to add detail and also make it blend in with the ice axe too. Lara would probably use bandages, scrap fabric or ANYTHING she finds to use to make her tools more durable and practical, to help fight those bad guys ;)

Axes (Posted 25th August 2012)

Some GORGEOUS Axes my friend made me. I LOVE THEM <3 <3 <3

Weathering (Posted 25th September 2011)

starting of the weathering!
using acrylic paint, sunflower oil, tea bags, choccy sauce, fake blood.

finalised with being trodden on in the garden and tumble-dried! did the same with my trousers, minus all the stuff listed up top.

Finished Necklace (Posted 19th September 2011)

All finished :)

BUM! (Posted 17th September 2011)

yep, my bum.
oh and don't you just LOVE my pjammas? xD and my dog :') gotta love my dog.

added a stud, with a big d-ring and added 3 d-rings on the back sewn to some faux leather. that belt is actually perfect! <3

Completed holster (Posted 17th September 2011)

managed to find a belt that looks pretty exact to the faux leather i used. woot! had to paint the buckle silver, threaded it through some gaps i made in the holster.

My necklace (Posted 8th September 2011)

made from FIMO and painted with acrylics. I couldn't really work out exactly what it is, but I imagine it's a pheonix, which makes sense cause of the reborn thing :P lighting makes the paint look weird :S... might re-do it :O

holster detail (Posted 6th September 2011)

better view of the holster. i'm really happy with it :D ignore the unneat garter strap, couldnt be bothered to pretty up the inside too D:

My remade holster (Posted 6th September 2011)

i was able to make it more accurately now we have closer screenshots that show her outfit in more detail, especially the holster.
it's basically just craft foam, two layers of faux brown distressed effect leather (i guess lol) sewn. then the holster bit is cardboard with again bit of foam and faux leather. added a stud to make it look swanky! just needs a belt which i bought from a charity shop for £1. can't got wrong lol
just inside the holster i put a piece of tight fabric to hold the gun in place, stopping it from falling all the way through (if that makes sense)

my boots (Posted 6th September 2011)

my timberland boots. i love them <3 <3

top and bottoms (Posted 1st September 2011)

why not, i upload everything else lol xD

top is a grey marl dyed with acrylics - anyone who says you can't dye fabrics with acrylics is a twat. i used grey marl because it goes REALLY dark when wet, which is what hers seems to do. does the trick :)

The trousers were a pale olive in colour, but i put a light brown wash over them and they've got an okay colour for now. sorta what i want, they could do with going a few shades darker though.

Holster (Posted 31st August 2011)

the front of the holster in progressssss. for the raised bit i used foam and am now sewing around the edges.

start of holster (Posted 31st August 2011)

inside of holster. it's faux leather guled to cardboard with a bigger piece that'll have the edges sewn over.

masking taped gun (Posted 31st August 2011)

y' you do. ready for silver chroming :O