Costume :Rinoa Heartily
Variant :Dion Rogers
Source :Final Fantasy VIII
Progress :Complete
Worn At :Midlands MCM Expo Feb 2009

Costume Photos

ze urban forset

Practically Finished

Teh Hair



Costume Information

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Time Taken : ?

I saw this outfit and fell in love with it... it also looks notoriously easy to make, but I'm sure I'll have a lot of problems with it. I know it's very revealing... I wanted to test myself for once and wear an outfit I found intimidating because I want to try and get over the various issues I have with my body. (So wandering around in an ultra-skimpy outfit is a good idea?) Hopefully I can get around to making the gun blade in time too :D


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Three things.
1. How can YOU have issues with your body? Trying not to sound...weird LOL but you're PERFECTLY fine in that respect hun.
2. I love this costume.
3. You'll look FANTASTIC in it ^_^

by sjbonnar on Thursday, 30 October, 2008 - 02:19
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Where is this from? I was going to say dead fantasy, but that used her normal costume.

by MattDark on Friday, 31 October, 2008 - 16:17
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awwwsome hun thisll look good on ya

by ryaoki on Saturday, 1 November, 2008 - 12:55
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Thanks for the lovely comments, it makes me feel way more confident in myself ^_^ The costume is designed by Dion Rogers for a competition to design outfits for characters who hadn't appeared in Kingdom Hearts if they did. She won, so the outfit got rendered etc.

by ShadowxSong on Wednesday, 10 December, 2008 - 16:30
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awsomness, looking good ^^

by nanahara on Wednesday, 14 January, 2009 - 14:57
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lookin epic hun

by ryaoki on Wednesday, 14 January, 2009 - 15:03
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I'm sure no one will mind the lace being wrong. Btw, did you make that purely from fabric or did you edit a top? Also. Don't suppose Bex'd know where to find a cheap sewing machine?

by Elata on Wednesday, 14 January, 2009 - 17:29
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Wow this is looking amazing, great progress.
I love this costume design. ^_^
Can't wait to see it completely finished as Rinoa is one of my favourite characters! (:

by KamikazePenguin on Wednesday, 14 January, 2009 - 18:17
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Looking REALLY good and quite sexy too ^_^

by sjbonnar on Thursday, 15 January, 2009 - 12:24
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Works now XD And looks utterly fantastic. Damn you and your bloody skillz, haha. It'll look good in the masqueraaaade. (Now you need a gunblade, arts and crafts session, jah?)

by Elata on Wednesday, 28 January, 2009 - 01:33
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looking very pretty and awsome costume hun

by ryaoki on Wednesday, 28 January, 2009 - 01:41
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looking very nice

by nanahara on Wednesday, 28 January, 2009 - 04:21
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by Defrain on Wednesday, 28 January, 2009 - 10:29
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See? ^_^ *points to first comment* Was I right or what? LOL You look gorgeous hun!

by sjbonnar on Wednesday, 28 January, 2009 - 11:59
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Very pretty! You've got the perfect figure for this design! *jealous*

by BlusterSquall on Wednesday, 28 January, 2009 - 12:36
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:O so pretty!
im gonna make sure i see this at midlands ^^

by Neko-Chan on Wednesday, 28 January, 2009 - 16:37
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Hee thanks everyone and yes Sean you were right ^___^

by ShadowxSong on Wednesday, 28 January, 2009 - 18:14
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I saw you yay ^_^ you looked awesome xxx

by tousen_218 on Tuesday, 24 February, 2009 - 15:10
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seems this cosplay worked out great, you look awsome

by nanahara on Wednesday, 25 February, 2009 - 06:33
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Yep, I saw you at Midland expo. It is a bit skimpy but you carried it off well and in the masquerade you looked confident too. It takes guts to go on stage and I believe that was your first time as well, so well done! (told you you'd be fine) ^-^

by Ranma1-2 on Saturday, 28 February, 2009 - 02:50
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Its a nice coslay and you wear it well.

by Sephirayne on Saturday, 28 February, 2009 - 03:35
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That cosplay of Rinao look so smey. ^o^

by Mangamad on Monday, 28 December, 2009 - 04:18
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Wow amazing rinoa ^^

by Zelda on Saturday, 2 January, 2010 - 00:06
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love this rinoa ^_^

by SamanthaKaiba on Wednesday, 2 February, 2011 - 19:42
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Fantastic job :D pity i never saw it in person :(

by RevolverKitty on Sunday, 13 March, 2011 - 20:22
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This is a gorgeous design! :D

by Bambi. on Thursday, 24 November, 2011 - 12:00