PaperTiger
 


Costume :Phoenix
Variant :green version [RETIRED]
Source :X-men/Marvel
Progress :Complete
Worn At :None


Costume Photos

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Phoenix

Phoenix

Phoenix

Phoenix

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with ze wig

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Costume Information

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Comments

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Love this outfit - definitely one of her best :). Can't wait to see this!

by Quinzel on Thursday, 5 January, 2012 - 01:31
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=] I do love the phoenix outfits
I can't wait, hopefully it'll look alright

by PaperTiger on Thursday, 5 January, 2012 - 10:26
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Looks great! I'm glad you finally got one that went right after the problem with the red one

by Zelvyne on Thursday, 19 January, 2012 - 18:24
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wow looks awesome XD

by poppingofresco on Thursday, 19 January, 2012 - 18:28
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Amy - me too! I was terrified when I first put it on, the crotch was about a mile away! but its ok, just needed some serious wriggling to get into it O_O

Dan - dankoo! ^_^ I can't wait to wear it now. looking forward to seeing how it looks with ze wig. debating as to whether I wear this or Black Canary to Telford now

by PaperTiger on Thursday, 19 January, 2012 - 18:33
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^_^ dankoo! I'm so chuffed, be glad to try it with the wig (for some reason the parcel turned up at Rob's instead of my house =S so gotta wait til I'm home to do a near finished test)

by PaperTiger on Thursday, 19 January, 2012 - 18:42
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you look amazing XD

by nanahara on Friday, 20 January, 2012 - 13:48
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thank you! =]

by PaperTiger on Friday, 20 January, 2012 - 13:51
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Epic work on Phoenix =]

You look awesome =D

by Numta on Friday, 20 January, 2012 - 13:54
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=] thanks! I'm looking forward to wearing it 100% sorted to a con (still gotta make the brooch)

by PaperTiger on Friday, 20 January, 2012 - 14:07
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Looks fantastic! you wear it well! ^^

by Captain_Marvelous on Friday, 20 January, 2012 - 14:44
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dankoo!! ^_^ its surprisingly comfy once you've wrestled it on

by PaperTiger on Friday, 20 January, 2012 - 15:05
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Brilliant Phoenix. Looking really good.

by Sephirayne on Friday, 20 January, 2012 - 15:32
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^_^ thank you!! I'm really pleased with how it turned out

by PaperTiger on Friday, 20 January, 2012 - 16:01
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^_^ dankoo! I'm going to go skating up and down the halls at kita XD

by PaperTiger on Friday, 20 January, 2012 - 18:53
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You look great! Your body suit fits you really well.

by Ranma1-2 on Thursday, 2 February, 2012 - 00:15
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thank you!! ^_^ it needs adjusting a bit, the crotch is too low =[ I'm either going to attempt to adjust it or have to get another. I don't think the peeps that made it compensated for my feet

by PaperTiger on Thursday, 2 February, 2012 - 18:54
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I ♥ your Phoenix its awesome

by Dragonkid01 on Saturday, 18 February, 2012 - 00:05
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=D thanks

by PaperTiger on Sunday, 19 February, 2012 - 10:59
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Thank you.
no I've not worn it to anything yet.

by PaperTiger on Wednesday, 25 April, 2012 - 09:28
 

Journal

ugh (Posted 12th March 2013)

so basically this is a pain in the ass, but I'm determined to do it.
I need to get a better suit and figure out if one of my red wigs will work for this.
I also need to try and do something with her feet. I'd rather not ruin the base of the feet on the suit by just walking around "bare foot" but trying to find boots/shoes that blend in etc. is annoyingly difficult.

change of plans (Posted 24th June 2012)

so I do actually intend on wearing this at some point but with a different wig, I'd use my Ariel/Jean Grey wig instead as I think it'll look better, plus I plan on chopping this wig a little shorter and adding a proper fringe to use for Black Widow.

finished pics (Posted 18th January 2012)

waiting for the wig and suit to arrive then I can make the brooch, I want the brooch shape to match the suit logo shape, and then it'll be finished and I can get some final costume pics up.

feet (Posted 5th January 2012)

I've got two options.

1 I'm going to get some cheap slippers (pic), chop them and then attach them to the feet of the suit. that way the fabric of the feet on the suit won't get ruined by all the walking around.

2 get some gold high heels and wear them over the top.

brooch (Posted 4th January 2012)

the brooch (pic) she wears on the sash isn't including in the costume I'm getting so I'm making it myself.
it'll only cost about £3 to make as I'm going to get a brooch fastening (£1.30 or something like that for a bag of 10) and a 8" gold cake card (£2ish)
easy - cut out the brooch shape and glue to the fastening, done!