8th September 2011: Bodice detail Not sure about this....I added ribbon to the edges, but its a tad thick, so I have folded in over on itself on one pic and left it unaltered in the other
Obviously it would be neater if I did it for real XDDD
Sit alot better at the bottom when folded over....but I don't know I like the thick effect....Thoughts?
7th September 2011: hair and make up test Why can I style gravity defying wigs awesomely yet can't make my own hair do what I want??! O_o
I don't suit her at all!!!!! OTZ
Oh well, at least it just for a small meet of friends and not a big deal :)
Weird to see my natural eye colour for once XD
6th September 2011: Skirt fin ished Wasitband added and lining added!
The lining really gave it extra volume! So it poofs out at the waist like hers does!
I was thinking I was going o have to wear some sort of peticoat, but this skirt shapes itself xD Epic XD
Bodice still incomplete.
5th September 2011: bodice 2 That's the basic shape done! Just need the white detailing and tidying up
Added a zipper to the back. Working on sleeves now.
Never made anything like this before but I think its going okay
5th September 2011: bodice This is my pattern for the bodice.
I never used a pattern before xD usually I just make it up as I go along XD
Just an old top cut up
Cutting the dark green out now
5th September 2011: skirt
Made from a pale green cotton. All pinned atm. Needs lining.
My phone camera doesn't do tje colour justice. Its lovely
- - 29th August 2011
Your going to be an amazing Bellle! I can't wait to see some of your progress on this!
j_mercuryuk - 30th August 2011
This will look amazing. I'm so relieved to see someone doing something different for Belle as I love this dress of her's.
FairyPorchQueen - 30th August 2011
Not alot of people do the green dress,i cant understand why as its gorgeous! Cant wait too see
FuriePhoenix - 30th August 2011
Iagree with fairyporchqueen- belle's green dress is simple but stunning! Looking forward to seeing this!
Sephirayne - 5th September 2011
I love this. Can't wait to see it complete.
Pandora-Chi - 5th September 2011
I've actually never seen this version cosplayed so it'll be wonderful to witness - you will suit her so so well! ^^ - and seriously the more darker toned Princess/heroins really need more love x
Hannah-Kiwii - 5th September 2011
This dress is beautiful so far!
eternal_aranel - 6th September 2011
Thanks everyone :D Sorry for my rant in the info XD haha
Also @Pandora: YES! Its so true! I wish I could give them love but my pale skin cries otherwise! I still might sneakily cosplay Kida though and damn everyone! XD
Leolarua - 6th September 2011
looks great so far, belle is my fave princess :). also you could just use body paint if you do a darker skinned princess. i have the problem of being albino white so i have to fake tan/ use body paint for a lot of my costumes
ElegantAura - 6th September 2011
Beautiful progress already! You're right she is a popular cosplay but excellent choice of dress, you'll make a wonderful Belle ^_^
Pandora-Chi - 6th September 2011
I wasn't near as tanned as Esmeralda but I still cosplayed her anyways XD so I say, please do Kida!! You'll look damn amazing as her!! I can guarantee it despite skin colour :D Also you made this cosplay really fast and really am excited to see the finished outcome :) x
MoonLily - 7th September 2011
Goodness me your face is perfect for Belle! The progress looks lovely too! ^^ Nice to see this dress being done.
Ikkaku-kun - 7th September 2011
Cute ^^ and accurate 8D you suit her much ^^
Adamoluna - 7th September 2011
I think you suit her! You might find there would be a greater likeness if you filled in your eyebrows a little more along their entire length (judging by the photos, might be they look different IRL), right now they seem to be styled fairly slim with a small enlarged inner corner, whereas Belle's has a softer gradient from medium inner corner to slim outer corner. If that makes any sense. o_o It's nitpicking though. I like the look of the dress and make-up so far, and the fact that you picked the green one!! :D
eternal_aranel - 7th September 2011
@Adamoluna: Yea I was just flicking back between the photos and I agree
My eyebrows are styles in a curve though whereas Bells (at least in one of my refs, the close face one) are pretty straight,so it might be a bit diffcult to do but I'll have a better go at it on the day. I already filled them out a little bit as well with pencil xD I have really thin eyebrows from the last time I had to cosplay someone with light hair XD
- - 8th September 2011
You looks amazing as belle!
I love your real hair too D: it looks so long.
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