Costume :Rinoa Heartilly
Variant :RETIRED
Source :Final Fantasy VIII
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo May 2008

Costume Photos

New Skirt

One dance?


Costume Information

This was the first ever cosplay id worn. It is not sadly RETIRED as i have pretty much sold all of it. I Love Rinoa, but sadly dont feel i do her justice.

If you wish to see pictures of the costume before it was upgraded you can find them here:


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you make a great rinoa ^^ i love the fabric you used for the duster and armwarmers its exactly the right colour :)

by GraceyDarling on Friday, 15 May, 2009 - 10:15

all you need is an epic skit with a good looking squall.

by Jojo_nexuz on Thursday, 11 June, 2009 - 15:32
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Ah yes! that would be so much fun ^__^

by FairyPorchQueen on Thursday, 11 June, 2009 - 16:26
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I loooove your cosplay! I have to say that I'm quite in love with your fabric! Did you get it online or elsewhere?

by Relion on Sunday, 21 June, 2009 - 14:06
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It was online yes :)
Its wool ^__^

by FairyPorchQueen on Monday, 22 June, 2009 - 12:16
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Looks great. Love the skirt and the photo.

by Sephirayne on Monday, 22 June, 2009 - 14:58
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this is a perfect Rinoa !! loves it to bits x

by Sasashie on Friday, 31 July, 2009 - 12:25
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Wow! That materials the perfect colour, you also make a lovely Rinoa, can't wait to see more pictures ^^

by letmelive on Thursday, 6 August, 2009 - 17:28
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You make a nice Rinoa ^ ^
The materials for her cardigan/arm warmers and skirt look perfect~

by yukioto on Thursday, 17 September, 2009 - 06:00
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Thank you ^__^

by FairyPorchQueen on Thursday, 17 September, 2009 - 20:57
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*dances* your our rinoa for the 2011 final fantasy VIII group =] i can't wait to have a picture with you, you make an awesome rinoa ^__^. I will be the edea of the group.

by Zelda on Tuesday, 24 November, 2009 - 19:14
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Where did you get the jumper material - i am looking for some atm!

by Raye-chan on Friday, 4 June, 2010 - 20:41
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Its actually knitted :) so its wool, i know alof of people have used ribbed jersey?? if that helps? also i will be selling this costume if you are ever interested. And good luck! :D

by FairyPorchQueen on Friday, 4 June, 2010 - 20:47
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Love this! :)

by Kinreal on Tuesday, 25 January, 2011 - 22:57