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Costume :Rosalind Lutece
Source :Bioshock Infinite
Progress :Complete
Worn At :None


Costume Photos

Our Supanova win

Team Bioshockingly Fabulous

Now with 100% better eyebrows!

UKC Cosplay Picnic 3

UKC Cosplay Picnic 2

UKC Cosplay Picnic 1

Underwear Reference

 


Costume Information

General
Cost : £116
Awards : Team Bioshockingly Fabulous won - Best Group (Advanced Catergory) Supanova 2013
Time Taken : 50 hours so far

Description
For PAX to go with Zipponicus's Robert. Very excited about this as I loved the twins so so much. I won't do any spoilers but yeah - love them. So really awesome that my friend Nick asked me to cosplay Rosalind to go with his Robert.

UPDATE: 21.07.13
Technically complete but will be restyling the wig and altering her Waistcoat for version 2. Also will need to add buttons to the Jacket.

Events I have worn Rosalind too:
Pax Australia 2013
UKC Summer Cosplay Picnic. 2013
Brisbane Supanova 2013
Video Games Unplugged Brisbane 2013


Comments

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Heads? or tails? dead, alive? same coin,diffrent perspective~

by CyanideCustard on Monday, 17 June, 2013 - 11:33
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This is beautiful - loving those new photos. Awesome work <3

by Plasticsharkattack on Sunday, 4 August, 2013 - 15:59
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I love your Rosalind! So well done, fabulous work!

by awesomeblossom on Sunday, 4 August, 2013 - 20:43
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Simply stunning, a fantastic job.

by Leadmill on Sunday, 4 August, 2013 - 21:09
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Absolutely love this!!

by MissColzyChan on Sunday, 11 August, 2013 - 12:58
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Brilliant, love the wig and your expression!

by Amy-Lou on Sunday, 11 August, 2013 - 22:06
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Oooh I love the photo on the row boat! Really stood out on the front page the colours are so vibrant! haha anyway love this costume of yours really suits you! <3 xx

by Frederica la Noir on Tuesday, 24 September, 2013 - 19:33
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The photo of you in the row-boat is absolutely beautiful! Nice work :D

by Yuka on Tuesday, 24 September, 2013 - 20:10
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Love the photos and you really suit her!

by InfiniteJester on Tuesday, 24 September, 2013 - 20:34
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Having the photo in the rowing boat was a tremendous touch, kudos.

by NuFenix on Thursday, 3 October, 2013 - 00:55
 

To-Do List

Style WigHighPlanned
Make Corset (S-style edwardian) MediumIn Progress
Darken Fabric for Trousers/SkirtLowComplete
Make Skirt (and Trousers) LowComplete
Buy WigLowComplete
Buy BootsLowComplete
Buy TieLowComplete
Buy Wool Fabric (Trousers and Skirt) LowComplete
Modify BootsLowComplete
Dye Fabric for JacketLowComplete
Cut out Fabric for Jacket ready to dye.LowComplete

Shopping List

Tan Rit Fabric Dye£8.00Bought
Thick Olive Green Ribbon x 1m£2.50Bought
Yellow Ribbon 6mm x 12m£1.20Bought
3m White Cotton (Undergarment) £8.00Bought
Muscat Coloured Wool for Skirt (1m)£15.00Bought
Corset to recycle (Spiral Steel Boning, Eyelets and Busk.)£26.00Bought
Wig £25.00Bought
Brown Fabric Dye (For Skirt) £5.00Bought
White Wool Fabric (Jacket) £40.00Bought
Green Tie (eBay)£1.00Bought
Light Brown Suede Jacket (Charity Shop - fabric to be recycled into waistcoat) £1.00Bought
White Shirt (Already Own) £0.00Bought
White Edwardian Boots (from Etsy) £30.50Bought
Record for Voxophone (The last time I saw Paris - Columbia Records) £1.00Bought
Brown iDye Poly£10.00Bought
Total£174.20

Journal

Boots Painted (Posted 11th July 2013)

I really wanted to use Tarrago Leather Paint as I have brilliant results with it in the passed but Shipping to Australia from the UK made it four times the price so I decided to wait until I'm over for a holiday and redo them with leather paint then. Until that time comes I have opted for a chocolate brown Acrylic. I will probably be adding a further three more layers as this is only two layers and the brush marks are still very prominent.

Trousers and Skirt (Posted 24th June 2013)

I have cut out the pattern for Rosalind's Skirt (and Robert's Trousers) unfortunately the fabric I brought isn't quite dark enough and is a little too orange. I had originally planned to buy wool in white or cream and dye it but everywhere seems to have sold out of white wool. So with a slight epiphany I decided to buy this orange fabric and tomorrow I will be dying it with a medium brown dye which I had originally brought but felt needed a little orange in it to make the colour correct. Fingers crossed it goes well. I am only planning to darken it 1 - 2 shades so will be making a very dilute mix.

For those of you interested I used this Pattern:
http://www.marquise.de/en/1900/schnitte/s1908_8.gif
for Rosalind's skirt. It is a 5 panel Edwardian Walking Skirt which is correct for her ear of attire. Plus it also solves the mystery of how she appears to be wearing a semi tightly fitted skirt until she's waltzing when she has all this extra movement all of a sudden. It should also help to accentuate the hip bump from her S-Curve Corset.

For Robert I used the trousers from the Simplicity 7274 Civil War Pattern (which is my go to pattern for Male cosplay!)

Corset to Recycle (Posted 18th June 2013)

I brought this waist trainer corset from Corset-UK as it was in the sale for £26 (after shipping) and is full spiral steel. The shape is inaccurate for an Edwardian corset but I already have another corset which I will be destroying for it's flat steel boning and this worked out cheaper then buying steel boning and a busk on their own. It's also made of green fabric which the concept artist used in her breakdown of Rosalind's undergarments so hopefully I will be able to salvage some of that for mine. I have already made a test pattern of an S-Curve Corset which is from the book Corsets and Crinoline. I will need to make the actual one a little bit longer as it's currently a little short but I love it so much. I'm excited to add the boning and padding. So glad the Edwardian period is all about making yourself look flat chested :D We all know I don't have any problems managing this ^_^;

Jacket Base for Waistcoats. (Posted 17th June 2013)

Managed to find this lovely microfiber Jacket in a charity shop for £2. Hoping to use this to make both Robert and Rosalind's Waistcoats. Will definitely be enough fabric to make the fronts of both but I might need to cheat and use another fabric to make the back of the waistcoats. The swatch in the corner is a more accurate colour of the Jacket. It's not quite as mustard/yellow as their waistcoats but with the dye I've picked out for the Jackets and Skirt/Trouser; it will complement quite well (In theory)

Base Shoes bought. (Posted 9th June 2013)

Bioshock is set in the Edwardian era of clothing so I searched for Edwardian boots. Unfortunately eBay, charity shops and fancy dress shops in my area didn't turn anything up. I decided to do an etsy search and found these. They are half a size bigger than my normal shoe but this is probably better since they end in a point and they are actual leather instead of fake leather. Will need to wait a week or so for them to arrive but once that is sorted then I can get to work leather painting them.