Costume :Kraft Lawrence
Variant :Travelling merchant outfit
Source :Spice and Wolf
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo May 2013

Costume Photos

Kraft Lawrence - Complete

Holo and Lawrence - 1

Shirt complete

Trouser band complete.

Waistcoat complete.




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great start! good luck with it :-) xxx

by loramarsden on Tuesday, 16 April, 2013 - 08:03
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Thank you. Aiming to complete it this weekend.

by ST212 on Tuesday, 16 April, 2013 - 13:06
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Your costume is looking great so far :)

by Kuchiito on Saturday, 20 April, 2013 - 22:16
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Thanks Rhia, much appreciated.

by ST212 on Sunday, 21 April, 2013 - 20:11
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Nice! I love Spice and Wolf, always wanted to try Lawrence, but I don't think I could pull off his hair (wig or no), heh.

Hope to see you at MCM, will hope you find a Holo too!

by Andrew Armstrong on Saturday, 4 May, 2013 - 18:19
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It's great to see this complete now. Each element has a good, clean finish to it :) Has your partner managed to complete her costume too?

by Kuchiito on Monday, 6 May, 2013 - 09:08
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Thank you all for the kind messages. I know its quite a simple cosplay but I'm quite pleased with the outcome especially not doing anything like this before (use to messing around with cars, lol).

@ Andrew - no harm giving it ago. You can pull it off.

@ Rhia - my partner has received her cosplay now, so we are both ready.

Cant wait though very nervous!

by ST212 on Wednesday, 8 May, 2013 - 10:07
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I wish I had the time and money to finish my spice and wolf costume now, just so I could get a picture with you.

Looks awesome so far.

by Silvermane on Friday, 10 May, 2013 - 10:20
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Thank you Silvermane for the kind message. Fingers crossed you get your costume eventually done.

by ST212 on Monday, 13 May, 2013 - 15:30
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Simple but effective. Great work on the shirt detailling :)

by PandoraCaitiff on Friday, 17 May, 2013 - 09:44
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Hi :) Just wanted to say how nice it was to meet up with you both. Your costumes looked brilliant; it was great to see them in person :)

by Kuchiito on Monday, 27 May, 2013 - 09:00
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I have to say, you've done this really well. You really look like the guy. Makes me want to read the series.

by Varia on Wednesday, 29 May, 2013 - 09:55
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you both make a very good Holo and Lawrence!!

by awesomeblossom on Wednesday, 19 June, 2013 - 06:52
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This is great, especially for your first cosplay. You've pulled this off really well. Looking forward to seeing your next costume.

by Zelvyne on Tuesday, 2 July, 2013 - 09:18
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Thank you all for the kind comments. Really appreciate it :) I'm really pleased how it turned out though I would style the wig better (was very scared of cutting it).

by ST212 on Tuesday, 2 July, 2013 - 20:38
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Aww this is fantastic! You and your GF make an awesome Spice and Wolf team!! ^_^ I love the series and look forward to perhaps seeing you guys in the future. Keep it up! your doing great!

by Moonlight_Requiem on Thursday, 4 July, 2013 - 15:35
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Great photos! :D

by Andrew Armstrong on Wednesday, 10 July, 2013 - 11:21
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I like this a lot! I've seen many Holos before but not so many Lawrences.

by Carmina on Tuesday, 30 July, 2013 - 11:13

Awesome! I was impressed by how similar you looked after all!

by eskronen on Thursday, 15 August, 2013 - 23:02

To-Do List

Create triangular patterned shirt base.MediumComplete
Style wigMediumComplete
Add black leg strip to trousers.MediumComplete
Add waistcoat cordMediumComplete
Fix pattern to shirtMediumComplete

Shopping List

Black chinos£10.00Bought
Dress shirt£10.00Bought
Grey short wig£16.50Bought
Green / khaki waistcoat £10.00Bought
Black shoes £0.00Bought
Fabric for shirt detail & trousers £7.00Bought
Shirt cord£0.69Bought


Wig vs Sprayed Hair (Posted 10th May 2013)

As my hair seems to look very similar to Kraft Lawrence, my partner and I are debating to scrap the wig and use a coloured hair spray to do my hair.

Going to hopefully pick up some spray today and experiment over the weekend.

Watch this space for a couple of pics of each option.

First Cosplay Complete (Posted 30th April 2013)

I've finally completed my first cosplay costume. Hazaar!!

I know its nothing special but this quite an achievement for me as I've never worked with fabric before.

Can't wait to wear it to MCM Expo this year.