Costume :Grell Sutcliff
Variant :Normal attire
Source :Kuroshitsuji (Black Butler)
Progress :Complete
Worn At :SunnyCon 2012

Costume Photos


Grell Doki Doki

Shinigami 3

Shinigami 2


Grell Dress Rehersal 4

Grell Dress Rehersal 3

Grell Dress Rehersal 1

Grell Glasses

Grell Teeth


Costume Information

Cost : £70
Awards : n/a
Time Taken : 5 days

First of all I bought all the pieces I needed to make the costume and started to customise.

Night 1 involved fiddling around with some fake nails and fang putty for the teeth, let me just say dont both with fang putty its crap! Instead I went down to Maplins and bought myself 150g of Polymorph and made a set of retainers that fit over my teeth, then i shaped the nails and glued them on and painted them up - they look incredible (pictures will follow).

Day 2 involved going to Specsavers and ordering myself a pair of red prescription glasses in the style I wanted. Because I normally wear contacts and would be walking around blind then this was the only way I could do it. Then I got my old broken set of black rosary beads and made the chain, I am still waiting on the skull beads to arrive.

Day 2 involved the waistcoat, shirt, gloves and trousers. I purchased these all, including the mans dress shirt form charity shops for under a tenner, then I set to work customising. I also purchased 1 metre of ribbon online for the necktie.

Today involved making the chainsaw which I have fashioned out of thick pieces of cardboard I got from work and duct taped it all together, I still need to add the finishing touches and paint it.

I am still waiting on my wig to style coming from china in the appropraite colour, also the shoes and coat are due to arrive and I will need to work on those.


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Looks really good, perfect expression im in love with this! cant wait to see more! :)

by Captain_Marvelous on Friday, 21 October, 2011 - 14:34
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OMG Y U AWSOME! ?! D: <3<3<3

by MocoCocoZombie on Friday, 21 October, 2011 - 15:32
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This is an epic cosplay, can't wait to see it at the Doki Doki!! x

by Melantha on Tuesday, 25 October, 2011 - 11:37
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Daaaamn, you make one amazing Grell! Wish I could see this in person!

by Om_nom_nom on Saturday, 12 November, 2011 - 22:12
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Amazing Grell. You look great.

by Sephirayne on Sunday, 13 November, 2011 - 00:28
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I saw you today and it was amazing, took a few pictures of you too, with Ciel and Bassy! so cool together. only just getting in to Black Butler and you really do an excellent Grell!! xx

by Melantha on Sunday, 13 November, 2011 - 23:59
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your costume looked ace at doki doki, well done :-)

by MidgetGem on Monday, 14 November, 2011 - 11:06
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This looks brilliant! Can't wait to see it at SunnyCon :)

by kitty_sama on Wednesday, 30 November, 2011 - 17:02