Nocturnal Blossom

Costume :Effie Trinket
Variant :Lavender brocade
Source :The Hunger Games (movie)
Progress :Planned
Worn At :Amecon 2012

Costume Photos

Finished wig!

Wig reference




Costume Information

I love the books, and can't wait for the movie. When I saw this image of the over-dressed, ridiculous perky Effie Trinket with her pink and lavender wigs...I knew it had to be done!

May the odds be ever in your favour!

Moved to Amecon as I ran out of time/money to do her justice for Kita


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Can't wait to see this, I love this Effie outfit! :D

by amayhun on Wednesday, 25 January, 2012 - 16:15
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This is going to be fabulous.

by Sephirayne on Wednesday, 25 January, 2012 - 17:08
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Omg! i'm so excite for the movie and just as excited to see this ushdus

by isamiaella on Wednesday, 25 January, 2012 - 18:34
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Can't wait to see this! The outfit looks lovely :3

by WhiteWraith on Wednesday, 25 January, 2012 - 19:35
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by InfiniteJester on Wednesday, 25 January, 2012 - 19:36
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Dat Capitol accent.

by Felixize on Wednesday, 25 January, 2012 - 23:53
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Oh yes, this is very you!

by Amy-Lou on Thursday, 26 January, 2012 - 10:50
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OMG! That wig is amazing.

by Sephirayne on Sunday, 18 March, 2012 - 20:37
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That wig looks amazing! I am jealous.

by Crazedteensie on Sunday, 18 March, 2012 - 21:46
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Cant wait for this! The wig looks absolutely perfect.

by Dusttee on Sunday, 18 March, 2012 - 22:22
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This is actually awesome. A friend of mine wants to do an Effie costume for the Hunger games convention in June.

by naurarwen on Sunday, 18 March, 2012 - 23:02
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Wow, your wig looks amazing! :D

by narnianlullaby on Monday, 19 March, 2012 - 01:45
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by shinrajunkie on Monday, 19 March, 2012 - 05:40
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Yey Effie <3 Brilliant job with the wig! Looking forward to see more :D
I hope to do Katniss again for Ame, or a version of her at least.
Excellent work on your Game of Thrones costumes at Kita too by the way! ^^

by DarkShine Cosplay on Thursday, 19 April, 2012 - 16:46
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The wig looks amazing, can't wait to see this <3

by Nachtangel on Sunday, 22 April, 2012 - 16:50
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The wig is beautiful!! Im doing this same costume for Ame and i hope my wig will turn out half as nice as this one!

by Lozzie on Tuesday, 1 May, 2012 - 17:02
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Awesome! May the sewing be ever in your favour!

by sjbonnar on Wednesday, 2 May, 2012 - 09:44
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That wig o____o

by TheStarlightFairy on Wednesday, 2 May, 2012 - 12:25
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That wig is beautiful!

by Saffron on Wednesday, 2 May, 2012 - 21:09
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Awesome! So looking forward to seeing this costume! XD

by Mortal on Sunday, 8 July, 2012 - 21:18


Adventures with wigs (Posted 18th March 2012)

Effie's known for her vibrant and often ridiculous wigs, and that's one of the parts I've been looking forward to the most about this costume!

I ordered a short golden blonde wig which came in tight ringleted curls; then washed and straightened it to utterly destroy the curls it was originally in. Then I put an ash blonde toner through it to take down the golden blonde colour into a paler hue and proceeded to give it an old-lady-hair-parlour-style rinse to achieve the lavender blonde colour. Afterwards I painted in some bolder lavender streaks with a tint brush.

It's a very thick wig so it took a while to dry - then I curled it in sections with straighteners, then teased and hairsprayed the hell of it!

I'm very happy with the result and can't wait to wear it!