Snow Villiers - Final Fantasy XIII

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Auchinawa 2010

Showcased 19th May 2013 What is this?



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Well decided to have this done for halloween time, but if I can get it done before even better!
Looking at buying a few key pieces such as the coat, trousers and boots, and then tailoring them to my needs. Then I will have the rest custom made.

Currently have the inner vest/coat done, and in the process of ordering the coat, trousers, boots, etc.
Will also be looking into his pendant and maybe get that custom crafted.
The coat will be tailored by myself to better hug the body as that seems to be an issue with other Snow costumes. I will probably use some kind of elastic belt on the inside of the jacket sewn on. And then maybe have velcro sewn on the legs and the lower jacket to keep the jacket flowing with the body, but this is just an idea.

My other main issue is hair, I'm iffy with wigs, not really been a cosplayer long, and I've seen bad ones ruin good costumes, so I will be growing my hair and then when it's long enough get it coloured. This shouldn't be too much of a problem as my hair is longish as it is and it also grows fairly fast.

Obligatory chest wax to finish it off!



***UPDATE FEBRUARY 2011***

So I'm looking at wearing this May Expo 2011, and also been asked to do a photoshoot this summer with some other awesome cosplayers, so looking to get a few bits redone and add some minor details.

The awesome group of people I will be with for the shoot are:

Lightning - Felixize: http://cosplayisland.co.uk/costume/view/44102
Snow - Myself..
Serah - SachikoYumi: http://www.cosplayisland.com/costume/view/36037
Vanille - Yuka: http://cosplayisland.co.uk/costume/view/29446
Hope - Emzone: http://www.cosplayisland.com/costume/view/20624
Sazh - Nemesis-Yojimbo (Leon)
Fang - Sands

Comments

Zelda posted on 1 May, 2010 - 12:16
Awesome progress ^^

Lisu-chan posted on 16 May, 2010 - 10:22
Oeeeeeeeh snow! Good progress so far! And the pendant is actually very nice, might get one just because I can! ^_^

- posted on 7 June, 2010 - 16:51
Looking good. ; )

Kinreal posted on 11 July, 2010 - 16:55
Thankyou! :)

GilbertNightray posted on 3 September, 2010 - 00:35
This looks awesome :D Respecttttt for the chest waxing ;w; <333

Solaria posted on 14 January, 2011 - 13:05
This is really coming together so well *3*

Zelda posted on 17 January, 2011 - 20:25
Love the pictures, you make a great snow ^^

Kinreal posted on 17 January, 2011 - 20:30
Thankyou! :D

- posted on 17 January, 2011 - 20:41
This really is ace!!! I'm soo excited for this photoshoto its kinda insane haha xD You suit him so much!

j_mercuryuk posted on 17 January, 2011 - 21:05
You've done a great job. It's hard to make a cosplay stand out when it's as commonly done as Snow is, but you've managed it.

Kinreal posted on 17 January, 2011 - 22:13
Thankyous! xD Yeah a fair amount of time was put into this! And me to Ashley! :D

j_mercuryuk posted on 18 January, 2011 - 00:07
It shows :D Again, great job

Emzone posted on 31 January, 2011 - 16:15
You make such an awesome Snow! 8DDD

Kinreal posted on 31 January, 2011 - 16:35
Thankyou! :D

FusionRose posted on 7 February, 2011 - 20:13
Best Snow i have ever seen! =D x.

Kinreal posted on 8 February, 2011 - 22:39
Thankyou! :)

phalor posted on 17 March, 2011 - 18:29
Wow. You're an absolutely fantastic Snow!

Kinreal posted on 20 March, 2011 - 10:22
Thanks! :D

Adamoluna posted on 7 April, 2011 - 20:11
great Snow! There's a lot of texture to your costume, and you portray his character very well in these photos. You look every inch the hero he is! :)

Kinreal posted on 17 April, 2011 - 04:12
Thankyou! xD

Manticore posted on 6 May, 2011 - 00:11
Dude, Excellent Cosplay, Love the attention to detail, you're very well built for him. Beef up and you will be Snow. Also loving how you've managed to avoid buying the houndstooth pattern scarves for his one Awesome stuff

AmberPANDA15 posted on 6 May, 2011 - 12:32
This is amazing bro :D

Cattrocious posted on 7 May, 2011 - 16:26
Wow!!

Kinreal posted on 10 May, 2011 - 21:51
Thanks for the awesome comments! :D

Solaria posted on 8 June, 2011 - 11:46
You really ARE the best Snow ever *3* So gawd darn perfect :D

Kinreal posted on 9 June, 2011 - 20:33
Thankyou! XXD

No thanks posted on 22 June, 2011 - 02:23
EPIC SNOW EPIC SNOW EPIC SNOW. <3

Kinreal posted on 25 June, 2011 - 22:05
Thankyou very much! :D

Manticore posted on 8 August, 2011 - 23:24
I officiall say I please myself to Your SNOW!!!

Manticore posted on 8 August, 2011 - 23:24
I officiall say I please myself to Your SNOW!!!

Plasticsharkattack posted on 26 August, 2011 - 13:29
Oh my God this is amazing, you look just like him. Perfection!

Creative-Stitches posted on 26 August, 2011 - 13:46
looks fantastic! ^^

Yuka posted on 27 August, 2011 - 14:49
Ooooh new photos, aint you looking sexy ;D

Luna Ciele posted on 14 November, 2011 - 00:16
You make a pretty handsome Snow!

RevolverKitty posted on 17 January, 2012 - 00:02
Wow, you look fantastic, you make an amazing Snow :)

Tsupo posted on 3 February, 2012 - 15:10
You make such a perfect Snow! I can't wait for the shoot :]

Kinreal posted on 5 February, 2012 - 17:15
Thankyou! :D

MissAriel posted on 17 February, 2012 - 11:35
This Snow is perfect! <3

Kinreal posted on 21 February, 2012 - 10:06
Thankyou very much! xD

Kestral posted on 24 April, 2012 - 12:36
I love your Snow, looks just like him =]

Kinreal posted on 28 April, 2012 - 12:02
Thankyou! :D

Yuka posted on 21 June, 2012 - 12:00
OMG I love the new photos aaaaa <3

Sephirayne posted on 19 May, 2013 - 23:36
Awesome Snow. Congrats on the showcase.

Freyarule posted on 20 May, 2013 - 15:23
Congrats on the showcase!! You make an amazing Snow, love it <3

Snap posted on 20 May, 2013 - 21:25
Oh hey, let's go out sometime cutie

Emzone posted on 20 May, 2013 - 22:19
fitttttttttttt

- posted on 21 May, 2013 - 05:03
Yess! Still the best snow ever seen

bedheadwolf posted on 21 May, 2013 - 11:46
Wow, amazing Snow! :o

MiniPlum posted on 21 May, 2013 - 16:05
Look at you being all pro!

SnowmanKline posted on 21 May, 2013 - 23:28
Congratz on the showcase mate ^_^

No thanks posted on 22 May, 2013 - 01:01
Gratz on the showcase man! Well deserved!

Littlegeeky posted on 23 May, 2013 - 21:52
An amazing cosplay, congratulations on the showcase!

Kinreal posted on 29 May, 2013 - 07:09
Thanks guys! :D

Manticore posted on 5 June, 2013 - 11:03
Awww yeah! Congrats on the Showcase dude! lol sorry its so late! <3

Manticore posted on 5 June, 2013 - 11:03
Awww yeah! Congrats on the Showcase dude! lol sorry its so late! <3

Kinreal posted on 13 June, 2013 - 14:55
Thanks dude! :)

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Progress Journal

13th June 2012

Broaches

For the upcoming Reshoot!

16th June 2011

Amulet and Gloves!

The amulet was machine printed and Yuka has it to paint it, I am not kidding when I say it looks shit hot. The printers used an in game character rip for the model..
Also ordered myself some new gloves and they've come in the nick of time for the shoot!
A picture to compare the new and old. ;)

6th June 2011

New Boots!

Being done by the incredible Yuka! :D
Saw them in progress and look awesome so far!

(and also a new amulet in progress)...

5th May 2011

Hair!

Coloured and longer now!

14th February 2011

This summer!

So, as most may not know, I have been asked to be part of a FFXIII photoshoot summer of 2011!
So I'm going to get a couple of bits redone such as the boots, and going to work on a couple of extra little things too, so I will update this as I get them done!

13th October 2010

Commission!

So the commission has been started now, and all should be ready in time for Auchinawa this November.

21st July 2010

Commission!

So I'm getting the scarf, small chain attached to the main pendant and the arm bracer commissioned!
Hopefully they'll be underway mid August, so I'll probably update again end of August.

17th May 2010

17/05/10

As of today things I need to do.

1. Wait for the arrival of Serah&#039;s pendant.
2. Start creating the arm bracer.
3. Finish the bandana.
4. Boots.
5. Waist scarf.
6. Black vest.
7. Grow hair and colour.

4th May 2010

Pendants!

Looks like I can't get the Pendants made by a jewellers, so £400 it is then for the replica's!