Costume :Len Kagamine
Variant :Knife
Source :Vocaloid 2
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo October 2011

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Costume Information

Loved this desgin awhile ago when I first saw it, then got distracted with other things an kinda forgot about it. eternal_aranel recently put this up on here and after seeing/hearing it I once again fell in love with the desgin. I gained a extra day at expo recently and had no plans so thought why not? ^^~

Tho no ones going to recozice me as Len and probaly keep thinking I'm gakupo or something I hope I can pull this off ok~


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I'm planning the verison of Miku from this! So I'll be excited to see it!

by eternal_aranel on Wednesday, 12 October, 2011 - 14:08
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Oooh, exciting! I'll likely be using pictures of your finished costume as references for mine when I do this, it's so hard to find references for it! Can't wait to see it, super sad I'm not going to Expo.

Also, changing names on CI confuses me so much. XD

by Angel_of_Algebra on Wednesday, 12 October, 2011 - 18:56
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Amazing Mask!! :3
Cant wait to see this cosplay complete :D

by Puppykitten14 on Wednesday, 12 October, 2011 - 22:40
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@eternal_aranel ~ Thank you ^^ Just hope it comes together ok
@Angel_of_Algebra ~ I know what you mean, I had to keep pausing the vid and using other cosplayers for reffs >< lol eekk Hope I can pull it ok ok then XD Ah yer, been meaning to change it for ages and only just got around to it XD
@Puppykitten14 ~ Thank you very much ^^~

by Neverforever on Friday, 14 October, 2011 - 09:48
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Lovely costume. I love the design and you have matched it really well.

by Sephirayne on Friday, 25 November, 2011 - 12:20
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Thank you very much ^^~

by Neverforever on Monday, 28 November, 2011 - 12:31
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Your attention to detail on this is stunning! I seriously love this <3

by isamiaella on Monday, 28 November, 2011 - 18:19
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Gorgeous cosplay! I love the fabrics you used =]

by Kacela on Monday, 28 November, 2011 - 19:15
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omgosh wow, i didn't know you wore this at expo! looks amazing!

by InfiniteJester on Monday, 28 November, 2011 - 19:51
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You were born to cosplay Len!! I love the photos and u look so so gorgeous!! 8D Another well praised Len cosplay! x

by Pandora-Chi on Monday, 28 November, 2011 - 22:41
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Ah Thank you all so much ^^~ Its very kind off you >//<

by Neverforever on Wednesday, 30 November, 2011 - 11:35
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=3 this is soo pretty, you pull Len of fantastically! =D sorry I missed seeing this.

by Clockwork Dandy Noodles on Friday, 17 January, 2014 - 00:22
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Ah thank you very much! ^^~

by Neverforever on Wednesday, 5 February, 2014 - 17:53


stuff (Posted 12th October 2011)

Obi + Bow is now finished. Remade the single arm thing an like it a lot better. Wig has been cut and styled and a few hair ordiments are done. Mask was repainted and altho its realllllly not perfect it shall hopefully do. Will be doing make up test soon hopefully. Still to do ~ sword, under top/ bandages and boot belts.

progess (Posted 30th September 2011)

Kimono base done. Obi started tho its going to be small due to the beltage thats got to go on top. Mask arrived yesterday.... its bigger than my head and smells funny XD gonna wash and re-paint it this weekend. Chocker is made. And now plan to remake leathery arm thing so that it stays up. Still to do - Style wig + wig bow/tassle, undertop, obi bow + ribbons, remake leather arm, make shoe belts, find/make sword.

bits N bobs and all that (Posted 26th September 2011)

Wig ordered. Mask ordered. Belts ordered. Kimono fabric arrived Sat and pattern was cut out. Not 100% on the pattern on the fabric and its not as bright as I wanted but hopefully it'll work. Its an odd messurement for a yard (way more legnth then width)which has made cutting out the pattern really hard, and its going to have wonky sleeves due to not having enoght fabric but it should'nt notice as one arm is never ever worn. Second arm sleeve thingy is half way made. I used a wet look lycra I had laying around, it gives me alotta sretch but dosent stay in place on my shoulder. Not too sure about it atm, may remake using a diff material. Also painted a floural desgin on the gold I was planning to trim the obi bow and ribbons with, but after putting two of the ribbons together and seeing the resullt I really dislike it so that iders now been ditched.