Frederica la Noir

Costume :Aleera
Source :Van Hellsing the movie
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo October 2010

Costume Photos

Aleera *Cowering to the Shadows*

Aleera *I like to play with my food*

Aleera *Attacking from Above*


Aleera Cosplay

Aleera Cosplay *Roar*

Aleera Cosplay *Rudely Awoken*

Aleera Cosplay *Sleeping*

Aleera Cosplay *I'm going to find you*

Aleera Cosplay *Your mine now >:D*

Aleera Cosplay

Aleera Ref 1


Costume Information

Cost : £34.18
Time Taken : 20hours

About Aleera:

"Aleera is one of Dracula three brides, she's the last bride to die in the movie Van Helsing."

About the Cosplay:

Originally for the Van Helsing Group at Expo but that fell through, still an awesome costume to make and I really enjoy cosplaying her :)

Budget: £35
Actual Cost: £34.18

I've made all the cosplay myself bar the wig and earrings; the dress is mostly hand sewn together and consists of over 5meters of fabric, the earrings were painted pink as they were white I made the little details on the front from scraps of ribbon, I made the necklace from scratch, I filled the fangs to fit my own teeth :)

Worn at:

MCM Expo October 2010


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I only just noticed that you'd put this up, so looking forward to this, we've got all three brides now ^_^

by ElegantAura on Tuesday, 15 June, 2010 - 17:52
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Ooooo how epic!!!!! I'm soooooooo looking forward to doing this and yes i can't believe we have all 3 brides, it's just too perfect <3 I can't wait to see your progress on this ^_~

by Feather-to-Earth on Wednesday, 16 June, 2010 - 22:30
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It's gonna be epic =) I bought a wig for her instead of using my own hair (it's errm falling out at the moment and I dunno if it'll stop before expo .. bald/semi bald is not a good look for a cosplay xD) and the wig was a bargain can't wait to test it out!

by Frederica la Noir on Tuesday, 22 June, 2010 - 19:28
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Oh My gosh you look fantastic! the Wig is perfect, £6.99???? what a bargain! Great job on the make-up, you've got me soo excitied to work on Verona now ^_^

by ElegantAura on Monday, 28 June, 2010 - 20:41
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Oh my gods!!!! You look so amazing!!!! I feel so inspired right now ^_^ <3

by Feather-to-Earth on Monday, 28 June, 2010 - 22:39
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YEY!! you look amazing so far!

by FairyPorchQueen on Tuesday, 29 June, 2010 - 11:03
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Thankies guys! =) I should have the whole costume complete by mid september (I'm not gonna have a sewing machine at uni so have to get everything done before I go away) I so excited about our group I heard that we have a Van helsing now? so we just need a Carl and dracula =)

by Frederica la Noir on Wednesday, 14 July, 2010 - 11:11
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Wow this looks amazing, can't wait to see it! Van Helsing is my favourite movie, I'm gonna love seeing all the girls in a group :D

by DemoraFairy on Thursday, 26 August, 2010 - 13:28
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Keep at it! ^___^ Aleera is amazing! ive been watching the films loads the last few days, i actually love her hehe! Plus you get to kick ma butt

by FairyPorchQueen on Tuesday, 19 October, 2010 - 22:21
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oooooh looks good so far! welcome to the group!

by callmemilo on Wednesday, 20 October, 2010 - 00:47
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That dress is beautiful!!! Lovely work <3

by Zelda on Wednesday, 27 October, 2010 - 22:51
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Ahhh you look beautiful!!

by FairyPorchQueen on Wednesday, 27 October, 2010 - 23:01
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the dress looks amazing! i'm so glad we're all putting in so much effort with our costumes :D

by callmemilo on Thursday, 28 October, 2010 - 00:43
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Oh my this is incredible!!! I can't believed i missed you >_< i might have to steal your dress and dye it green for Verona lol Did you gather the fabric to get it to drape like that??

by ElegantAura on Tuesday, 2 November, 2010 - 14:27
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Yep the fabric's gathered, I used 5meters of pink fabric on the dress xD and 95% is hand sewn lol my fingers were hurting by the end. When everyone's got their cosplays done we'll defo have to have a photoshoot it'd be epic :) xx

by Frederica la Noir on Tuesday, 2 November, 2010 - 14:49
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Wow lots of fabric ^__^ I'll have to keep pestering you if i get stuck as you've made the dress perfectly! You're hard work definately paid off, and yus we will soo have to do a photoshoot one day ^__^ x x x

by ElegantAura on Tuesday, 2 November, 2010 - 18:03
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Im actually devistated, you look amazing

by FairyPorchQueen on Friday, 5 November, 2010 - 23:15
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Amazing! 8D

by Crazedteensie on Monday, 29 November, 2010 - 23:42

You ownnned this! really really amazing.
You'd think you just poped right out of the movie!

by - on Monday, 29 November, 2010 - 23:52
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Woah! Amazing! 8D You look straight out of the movie!

by PapercutPerfect on Tuesday, 30 November, 2010 - 11:44

Wow, you did a gorgeous job of this character! :D

by CherushiiBun on Tuesday, 30 November, 2010 - 14:45
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just wanna comment to high five you for the dedication of these photos - sub zero temperatures and you still maintained your aleera face :) One of my fav cosplays of yours and the photos turned out amazing :D

by gaming_goddess on Tuesday, 30 November, 2010 - 21:49
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Wow cosplay looks fantastic. Those pics are Fab!
Did you have your vampire teefies in for this shoot?

by Ranma1-2 on Tuesday, 14 December, 2010 - 21:46
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Thankies :) there would have been more photo's but this was a couple of weeks ago when we were getting snow so it was litteraly freezing D: so had to stop after a few minutes I couldn't feel my hands!

I didn't have them and still don't, my bf has them (long story) and doesn't know where they are so looks like I'll have to buy some before the next shoot! I love my fangs had to file them to fit my teeth so I'm a bit peeved at the mister for losing them. xxx

by Frederica la Noir on Tuesday, 14 December, 2010 - 22:06
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ohhh my god!! this is amazing!! you look STUNNING!!! i always wanted to cosplay her but could never get away with it, but she suits you so much <3

by Lozzie on Tuesday, 14 December, 2010 - 23:02
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aha, so thats why I couldnt see the teeth in the photos. They are just the icing on the cake though. I look forward to seeing this in Oct. :)
btw when you get your new set prob the first set will turn up. :P

by Ranma1-2 on Wednesday, 15 December, 2010 - 00:55
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This looks so amazing. I love the photo. You look stunning and like your straight out of the movie.

by Sephirayne on Wednesday, 2 March, 2011 - 02:07
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Oh snap, this is why I should look through costume lists and not just click on the ones on the front page XD. I keep missing things D=. The dress is stunning! The brides' dresses had a lot of movement - I think that's what made them so beautiful - and it looks like you've captured that really well :).

by Quinzel on Wednesday, 2 March, 2011 - 02:12

wounderfull cosplay!!!*-*

by Darkstalkerfan5000 on Thursday, 3 March, 2011 - 00:33

Awesome! in love with this one haha, great job !

by No thanks on Sunday, 6 March, 2011 - 19:44
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the new photos look fantastic!

by FairyPorchQueen on Monday, 2 May, 2011 - 22:09
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That new one with the eyes just want to stake you even more. O_O;;;

(In other Coolness XD)

by Mangamad on Thursday, 16 June, 2011 - 10:46
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How did you make this?!
My friends and I want to do a Cosplay group with the 3 brides and either Darcula OR Anna :D

by CassieAnimelove on Thursday, 22 March, 2012 - 04:19

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