Yu Meiren
Dynasty Warriors: Multi Raid/Strikeforce 2

Cosplayer: Kacela

Variant: Fury

Status: Complete

Condition: Not Set

Runner Up Group in Neo

2nd May 2011: Skirt Just to prove I haven't given up . . . yet!
I am slowly working my way through the skirt which has a base topped with 28 petals (5 of which are complete), there are 7 layers and the little white tabs indicate which layer they go on. I have placed some of the petals on the base just so you get an idea of what it is like . . . but I got bored >< IT IS TAKING HOURS!!! why must I insist on hand sewing? My thoughts at the moment are indifferent, I can't really judge it until it is finished . . . even if it will be the death of me.

28th March 2011: Update Today I had a make-up test, and I approve of my choice (Barry M) as the red is wonderfully vibrant I just need more practice applying it.
I have also posted another photo of how the costume looks on me at this stage. I am very unsure about it because it just doesn't feel right and the leggings (at the top) don't fit so I have so much left to do. If I still don't like it after I have made the skirt then i can see me scrapping it which would be an absolute shame because I really have put my heart into this one =[

25th January 2011: Progress!! Today I began structuring the top as you can see in my uploaded photo. It proved to be quite a challenge and took quite a while to figure out a logical pattern. You can also see my attempt to cover my breast up and when t is finished my tummy won't be completely on display either . . . well I hope. Some of it is still only pinned so it looks a bit messy, but I am pretty chuffed It is going to take me ages to do this top but I can't wait to finish it ^^ The photo does unfortunately make the fabric look dull, but it is in fact a lovely red.
EDIT!
The image wouldn't upload so I will try another time when I have made more progress.

25th November 2010: It Begins . . . The beautiful wig arrived today, hurray! I think the colour is perfect but I am not looking forward to having to style it for I am awful at cutting wigs =[
Hopefully this weekend I will be able to actually start the construction of the Headdress, but I can't promise anything XD
Also I have decided that I shall be displaying my tummy when I make the costume but my breasts will be completely covered. I am not that confident!

1st November 2010: Reference Research Results Well I found I picture of the back in a very low quality game play video. Firstly it shows that the hair is in a bob style and not her default's braided style which is quite nice actually as it will be a little cheaper and less hassle to style ^^ (I hate styling wigs ¬¬)
The dress is also backless as well as strapless *despair*. So I am going to have to look into 'invisible' bras and tape so it won't fall off and so I am more secure. Advice would be wonderful!
I am still deciding if I wish to but my tummy on show or not as I am worried that if I cover it up I will be adding too much to the costume and 'over doing' it a little. Opinions would also be wonderful if anyone reads this.


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RebaSephiroth2 - 2nd October 2010
I can't to see this in progress. ^_^

Woop woop. XD

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Lisu-chan - 9th October 2010
The design is ridiculousy awesome, and I KNOW you can pull this off! SO MUCH EPIC!

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Kacela - 9th October 2010
Thank you to you both =]
I shall try my best to make it Epic XD

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Yes-My-Lord - 28th October 2010
So pretty! ^_^
Good luck!

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hakuloveszabuza - 7th November 2010
I can't wait to see this costume. It is going to be so beautiful and I know you will ace it. Can't wait to make a start on mine too ^^

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Anime_Angel - 28th December 2010
Woh this character looks increidible, the colours in it and all.

Yeah I thought since a dude never did any of these characters, I thought I'd be the first in the world lol

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Frederica la Noir - 1st February 2011
Lovely progress so far :)!

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Yuka - 1st February 2011
OMG that Tiara progress is looking beautiful! I can't wait to see more of your work on this! :) *watches*

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Anonymous - 23rd February 2011
You have a lovely face. What a wonderfull, wonderfull cosplay

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Moonchild - 23rd February 2011
Progress is looking great so far! Can't wait to see this at Expo =)

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Lisu-chan - 15th March 2011
Looks pretty much epic so far! Well done!

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RebaSephiroth2 - 25th March 2011
Awesome cosplay as usual Jessie, well done. woop-woop! XD

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Kacela - 25th March 2011
Thank you very much everyone! ^^

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Ranma1-2 - 18th May 2011
Great progress so far. Loving the vibrant Red colours. :)

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rocksanie - 18th May 2011
It's so beautiful! <3 that detailing *3*

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majinmarron - 19th May 2011
loving how it looks ! <3

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Lisu-chan - 19th May 2011
Don't give up now! You can do it!

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Freyarule - 19th May 2011
Nooooooo don't give up!!!! :( It looks amazing so far :D

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Kacela - 21st May 2011
Thank you so much for the support guys, means a lot. Don't worry I haven't given up on the costume, just my personal deadline! ^^

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- - 23rd May 2011
Looks excellent

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Pandora-Chi - 23rd May 2011
I admit, I'm not very familiar with the game but this is BEAUTIFUL work! I really love the way you've done the dress and head piece :3 I hope I see this for real! :3

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rosieroo - 23rd May 2011
me too im not familiar with this character but it looks epic hugs

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Moonchild - 23rd May 2011
Looks amazinggg <3 ^^

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zabuza89 - 25th May 2011
WOW you look amazing

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Kacela - 25th May 2011
Thank you very much everyone =]

 

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ElegantAura - 26th May 2011
This is beautiful, gorgeous dress and the tiara is perfect ^_^ Its such ashame i'm missing expo >_<

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minato_haruna - 27th May 2011
This is really pretty ^^

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Pandora-Chi - 30th May 2011
You looked GORGEOUS in this cosplay!!! the detail is even more amazing seeing it in person! it was so lovely to meet you and I am so excited for our Disney group! ^^ x

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Cosplex - 31st May 2011
Fantastic work!

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Sakurastar123 - 1st June 2011
you look so pretty!

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Xiaoqiaorocks - 10th June 2011
This looks great in the photos. I wish I could've seen it in person. There's just something about it...I think I just love all the red. XD

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nanahara - 30th June 2011
very beautiful ^^

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Natsumi - 17th November 2011
Stunning! This must of been a headache to figure out the fabric shapes for the dress! @_@ Very well put together, love tiara and little details <3

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seawaterwitch - 7th February 2012
Gorgeous!

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Emzone - 8th March 2013
Adore the colours on this <3
Especially great job on the headpiece and details!

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Siouxsie James - 10th March 2013
This costume is really cool, suits you :) I like the headpiece that you've made!!

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Anonymous - 25th March 2013
Oh, double thanks for the comment, I actually used your costume as inspiration for mine (especially the back and crown)! :D

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Zomboi - 29th March 2013
Amazing! :D

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Kei Lin Sama - 10th April 2013
How did I miss this!!? I wish I'd seen your work up close. You look very striking!

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TrixieTober - 10th May 2013
all of your costumes are amazing but I think this one is my fav, you look stunning!

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Clockwork Dandy Noodles - 22nd October 2013
It's youuuuu!!!! Well Yu XD You're Yu Meiren is simply beautiful. I love everything about it, its so accurate and detailed! =D just wow...did I say wwowwwww because =D You pull her of so well, I regret not seeing you. :) Maybe this weekend I will be lucky.

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ToroSonyCat - 25th November 2013
I love this, the details are beautiful!