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Costume :Sherlock Holmes
Source :BBC Sherlock
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo October 2011


Costume Photos

The Hound of the Baskervilles?

Taxi

Crime at the Con

221b Baker Street

Past and Present

Costume so far

 


Costume Information

General
Cost : ~£45
Time Taken : ~A month

Description
I became a Holmesian over the summer after reading the novels and it was the best move I've ever made.

So basically I had to cosplay Sherlock Holmes and I did some research on costumes before stumbling across this contemporary style of the detective... Which made me want to cosplay him a thousand times more as I just ADORE peacoats. I got my costume ready, forced EmosLastKiss into cosplaying John Watson and that's basically how this costume came about.
Coat was bloody difficult to make, though, and I didn't get it to flair out at the back of the coat like I had hoped. Plus, my hair was very temperamental so in future I'll be using a wig yep.

Comments

Love this! :D

by Clockwork Fairy on Tuesday, 7 January, 2014 - 21:07