Costume :Rainbow Dash
Variant :Gijinka
Source :My little pony: Friendship is magic
Progress :Complete
Worn At :DOJ-CON 2013

Costume Photos

Rainbow Dash

Rainbow Hair

Ears, Wings and Goggles

Back of the Jacket


Costume Information

I've been in love with MLP:FiM since a friend recommended that I watch it. Rainbow Dash isn't my favourite pony but my hair at the time was blonde with rainbow coloured tips which is where I got the idea from. This was also my first ever cosplay so I liked that I could use my own design for her which would allow me to edit it if I found something too difficult or couldn't source what I needed for the outfit.

I chose a letterman jacket as the main piece for the outfit because while I wanted it to be an athletic themed outfit, I also wanted it to be stylish to a degree and letterman jackets were trending shortly before. I also thought it was more stylish than say a football jersey. I added foil rainbow lettering to the back of the jacket which reads DASH and I made custom patches with designs from the Wonderbolt Academy where Rainbow Dash trains in the show.

For the wings and the ears I used this tutorial except I used foam instead of cloth as I wanted them to have a very cartoony effect.

For the shoes, I decided to use a pair I already owned to save on money. Those were my Superman high top converse. They are red, blue and cream which matched the outfit and also I thought that if Rainbow Dash was going to sport any brand on her clothing then Superman fit her well.


An awesome Dashie cosplay

by raven4000 on Saturday, 20 July, 2013 - 23:22
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Looks great, love your hair!

by Whatsername21 on Sunday, 21 July, 2013 - 00:23