Claudia (Book Description: White ensemble with blue accents) - Interview With The Vampire



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Ahh, Claudia...

Even though I like my hair brown at the moment, I want it to be a honey colour.
So, when one wants blonde hair and more Victorian and Edwardian clothes in her wardrobe, whom better to cosplay.

descriptions from the book:
Page 110 (Warner, 94' 2nd print. Funny enough, my audio book of IWAV cuts this bit out!)
"She was always a vision, not just of child beauty, with her curling lashes and her glorious yellow hair, but of the taste of finely trimmed bonnets and tiny lace gloves, flaring velvet coats and capes, and sheer white puffed-sleeved gowns with gleaming blue sashes."

"Chubby, round-figured child."

Things to note for character and costume:

- tiny white boots EDIT: I couldn't find boots with no heel that looked like children's shoes back then. So I bought some bridesmaid shoes which are satin and go with the era nicely.

- White (i'll make this cream colour) dress with blue sashes
- blue velvet cape
- Bonnet (yes!! I get to wear my bonnet, handy 8D)
- pearl/mother of pearl buttons
- Lace Gloves
- 'mute and beautiful'
- doll-like features
- lost/innocent eyes / loss of patience
- child-like but sensual
- carries dolls (old/'neglected' - I think I have the perfect one for this!)

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1000014 posted on 20 August, 2009 - 13:55
Ok, planning time!

1000014 posted on 25 August, 2009 - 12:58
Wait, you will be the only girl wont you? xD

Sephirayne posted on 25 August, 2009 - 13:58
Oooo! can't wait to see.

emichoco posted on 25 August, 2009 - 19:39
D - lol yes, yes I will. I would say, "omgaz fun teimz 4 mi!" but I will still be a vampire, and a bloody creepy one at that XD. xx Em- yay! I take it you will be at Expo!? Come and have a drink/snack at our vampire picnic we should be holding - it's going to be red themed!

1000014 posted on 25 August, 2009 - 23:21
yes! Only red snacks or drinks allowed. Ribena and strawberries ahoy?

emichoco posted on 26 August, 2009 - 05:45
weeeell, I was thinking Borczt, wine and yeah possibly Ribena. Food wise I still have no idea XD

1000014 posted on 26 August, 2009 - 16:45
Wine, I'm sold.

nanahara posted on 19 January, 2011 - 08:09
EPIC XD, love the movie, and you awsome. You pull off the look of the character perfectly.

Leolarua posted on 19 January, 2011 - 16:06
wow what a great cosplay! and eveyrone in the group looks awesome too

sjbonnar posted on 28 June, 2011 - 16:47
You were an amazing Claudia O_O I was really impressed by this (and automatically love all VC cosplayers by default LOL)

FuriePhoenix posted on 14 June, 2012 - 13:43
omg i totally remember this!! The group and your Claudia was fantastic!

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