MayugeBeam
 


Costume :Glinda the Good
Variant :Bubble dress
Source :Wicked the Musical
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo May 2012


Costume Photos

Photoshoot 4

Photoshoot 3

Photoshoot 2

Photoshoot 1

New wig + tiara

Corset top + both organza sleeves!

reference for corset top

reference 1

reference 4

 


Costume Information

Description
YES, the bubble dress! I adore Wicked, and Glinda. This is my chance to make a cosplay that will be really impressive, and I want to make it as close to the original as possible.

Not wearing it for Amecon '12, but for May London MCM Expo instead!

Comments

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please come on. You can make a beautiful Glinda the Good.

by Elle on Thursday, 1 December, 2011 - 06:56
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I look forward to seeing this done!

by Carmina on Sunday, 15 January, 2012 - 16:57
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Sooooo Gorgeous!
Very nice progress. :)
Is it taking forever to sew the sequins on?

by Ranma1-2 on Friday, 10 February, 2012 - 08:39
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It is XD But it's worth it! I thought it'd be harder to make, but it's really just more time-consuming than anything else. :)

by MayugeBeam on Friday, 10 February, 2012 - 14:32
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I only managed to sew so many sequins before I ran out of time. They werent very neat either..the thread was noticable even though it was the right colour. Next time I sew sequins I will use invisible thread... But twice now I ended up glueing them on. I know its cheaty cheating ^^ but I had to do it for times sake.
Anyway I really look forward to seeing you in this..it will be spectacular. And if you go in the masquerade the stage lights bouncing off will truly make you sparkle. :)

by Ranma1-2 on Friday, 10 February, 2012 - 22:48
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Thanks! I'm actually entering the masquerade with my sister who's doing Elphaba's Act 2 dress! We're both trying our hardest to make them as close to the stage versions as possible. :) A lot of people have said I'm crazy for making this all by hand, but I think it'll definitely be worth it in the end~

by MayugeBeam on Saturday, 11 February, 2012 - 22:09
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Yes definitely it is worth it. Making a costume with love always is. ^_^
Hopefully I shall see you in the masquerade queue..there's always plenty of time waiting back stage to look out for costumes.

by Ranma1-2 on Sunday, 12 February, 2012 - 00:23
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this look lovely, defo showing all the effort put into it :)

by HeavenSent on Tuesday, 6 March, 2012 - 21:18
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That dress is beautiful! :D I love all of the details *_*

by ToroSonyCat on Tuesday, 10 April, 2012 - 20:06
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Thank you! :D I've still got so much to do until it's finished x'D I must be crazy for making this dress. And I'm helping my sister with her Elphaba dress too. :'D

by MayugeBeam on Tuesday, 10 April, 2012 - 20:29
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You both looked stunning at expo!

by InfiniteJester on Sunday, 27 May, 2012 - 21:19
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You looked amazing at Expo!

by WhiteWraith on Sunday, 27 May, 2012 - 22:41
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Ah you are such a beautiful Glinda <3 Again i'm so sad I wasn't at Expo to see both of you in these costumes (so so so much detail <3)

by iggie on Monday, 28 May, 2012 - 05:28
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Thank you so so much for your comments! I definitely feel like all the hard work was worth it in the end. Never been so proud of myself before, cosplay-making-wise!

Iggie, like Steph said, we'll be wearing them again at some point, plus we're making Elphaba's and Glinda's Shiz outfits, AND their Defying Gravity outfits. So you'll get to see them ;)

by MayugeBeam on Monday, 28 May, 2012 - 20:29
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this is such an AMAZING cosplay. Both you and your sister look brilliant in such well made garments

by nanahara on Thursday, 4 October, 2012 - 07:34
 

Shopping List

Hoop underskirt£17.00Bought
Wig£35.00Bought
Plain tiara£0.00To Buy
Total£52.00