Frederica la Noir

Costume :Inara Serra
Variant :Shindig Gown
Source :Firefly
Progress :Complete
Worn At :FushiCon 2011

Costume Photos

Reference Montage

Inara and Leonie at the Masquerade Ball Close Up

Inara and Leonie at the Masquerade Ball

Inara Serra

Inara Serra

Inara Serra

Inara Serra

Inara Serra

Inara Serra

Inara Serra

Inara Serra - Welcome to Persephone

Inara Serra


Costume Information

Cost : £43.16
Time Taken : 1 Week

About Inara:

"Inara is a companion from Firefly/Serenity, she's beautiful and well educated ;). She is strong willed, with a big heart"

About the Cosplay:

I made this in less than week, and not all in one go so about 20hours I reckon I spent on it, I made everything from scratch except the jewellery which I bought from ebay and altered to match the characters'

Worn at:

Ayacon 2011
Fushicon 2011
AmeCon 2012



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gratuitous boob closeup? i approve! :P

by callmemilo on Wednesday, 3 August, 2011 - 17:14
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Whoop boobies! This is very similar to your aleera cosplay so I know your gonna look stunning in it! Very excited bout this! Xx

by gaming_goddess on Sunday, 7 August, 2011 - 21:08
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this is beautiful

by rosieroo on Monday, 15 August, 2011 - 22:39
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This is looking fantastic. Can't wait to see, love Firefly.

by Sephirayne on Monday, 15 August, 2011 - 23:34
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I looks beautiful. Can't wait to see what it looks like on

by j_mercuryuk on Thursday, 18 August, 2011 - 03:55

It's a stunning dress, well done.

by Hannah-Kiwii on Monday, 29 August, 2011 - 19:13
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I'm so gutted I didn't see this at Aya! I adore that episode and your costume looks fab. ; - ; I'm sure you made a lovely Inara!

by Natsumi on Wednesday, 7 September, 2011 - 19:53
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Absolutely gorgeous!!

by BabemRoze on Sunday, 9 October, 2011 - 22:42
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Amazing locations, yet again. And the dress is absolutely gorgeous, great work ^_^.

by Quinzel on Monday, 10 October, 2011 - 01:10
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Beautiful dress, it looks masterfully made and rich, just like in the series.

by j_mercuryuk on Monday, 10 October, 2011 - 04:00
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The shots are absolutely stunning!
You make an amazingly beautiful Inara :)

by kitty_sama on Monday, 10 October, 2011 - 17:00
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This looks lovely! I love the photos in the manor, really gives it the feel suiting the costume.

by KhaosKreator on Monday, 10 October, 2011 - 17:42
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So gorgeous! *_*

by ToroSonyCat on Monday, 10 October, 2011 - 17:59
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holy crap this is STUNNING!! You look like a beautiful princess!!!

by FuriePhoenix on Monday, 10 October, 2011 - 20:35
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<3 Firefly...shiny !!

by Wyrdsister on Monday, 10 October, 2011 - 23:42
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your dress is amazing. I love your photos. the ones taken with darker background are beautiful.

by Elle on Tuesday, 11 October, 2011 - 05:36
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Thankyou all for the lovely comments :) I really owe it to Maidstone Museum for allowing us to take some photos inside ^_^ they're such stunning pictures from inside the building xxx

by Frederica la Noir on Tuesday, 11 October, 2011 - 15:26
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Your location is stunning and you look amazing in that dress!

You work so fast!

by isamiaella on Wednesday, 12 October, 2011 - 01:58
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This is absolutely beautiful! You suit her very well. :)

by HarryKurt on Thursday, 13 October, 2011 - 19:35
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As I said on Sunday night, although probably rather slurred for which I apologise - but this is suuuch a gorgeous dress and you looked stunning <3

by Illulyn on Friday, 25 November, 2011 - 16:35
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Lovely dress ^_^ you look great!!

by Siouxsie James on Saturday, 16 June, 2012 - 21:27
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You looked stunning in this at Ame. Such a beautiful dress <3

by Littlegeeky on Tuesday, 21 August, 2012 - 19:21
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Beautiful dress! You look stunning.

by Carmina on Sunday, 24 March, 2013 - 21:53
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Oh gosh - now that is a cosplay.

by Starbucks dad on Monday, 8 April, 2013 - 19:23
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Aww thankyou <3

by Frederica la Noir on Monday, 8 April, 2013 - 20:20
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Beautiful work! I adore this dress and you captured it so well!

by Kitri du Lac on Wednesday, 3 September, 2014 - 20:59

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