Oz Vessalius (Odds and Ends - Artbook) - Pandora Hearts

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Hyper Japan Oct 2010

London MCM October 2010 1st place Parade winners

Showcased 24th July 2011 What is this?



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Information

We originally kept our costume choices a secret until the event.
A week prior to the competition we decided to do this version of Oz instead of just doing up my original red coat previously done. I arrived at her house thursday evening and we worked non stop, pulling an all nighter the friday to finish both costumes in time.

Thar was much stress and unneccisary problems during this such as I came down with a really bad cold and the overlocker continuesly broke on the last stretch

The boot covers, waistcoat and undershirt were entirely Street-Angels work. The hat was mine. The rest of the costume construction was shared between us [though majoritively based had to have been hers still xD]

The coat lapels have 11 layers alone of varied material, trim, lace, lining and interfacing.
The back bow trails have two hand painted motifs of roses courtesy of Street-Angel.
The hat was made using a certain type of foam which was then covered with material and laced round the tips, the decorations were arranged and hot glued.

The boot covers were our largest issue, the material origionally ordered ended up being more of a table cover than white leathret. Covers were made but looked inappropriate so Street_Angel made some new ones using the coat material based over some heels, I was a bit wobbly since I neverr wear heels xD

We made the neck bow, actually quite early in the process but in the rush managed to leave it at Street-Angels home that morning oTL

The cuffs and leg bracer had their lines sewn on individually by Street-Angel.

Both of us had appropriate contacts for the costumes but due to the rush upon arrival and any clear sign of toilets we were forced to abandon putting them in before performing.

Our performance was not perfect, we are fully aware of this xD
We only managed to practise it 3 times, two days BEFORE the event D;
There simply wasn't the space or time before hand.
We hadn't slept and we were both physically and mentally exhausted
So bad performance was bad - I apologise oTL

All in all this was an insane project and definately the most intense project Ive been apart of. There were many times we nearly gave up due to exhaustion and problems but in the end we managed it. We were gutted to not get placed in the final outcome, but believe the right winners were chosen at the end.

I just want to emphasis how much I owe Street-Angel for sticking by me during it all and for helping one of my personal favourite costumes come into existance :D

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London MCM Expo October 2010

The morning of sunday was spent pinning the two layered hand dyed trim to the bottom of the coat, Street-Angel hand dyed it with the use of a tree branch previously to the date XD
The boot covers were taken in as they had originally been a bit misfitted in our haste, and a three tiered waist band of frills was added to the overall design to emphasise the frillage in the reference picture. It's huuuage seriously XD;
Once again we nearly forgot the neck bow but luckily realised as we got into the lift hahaha XD

We entered into parade and since email communication had messed up before hand we had no music, the tune that DID play for us was ... interesting ._.;
Either way we both figured we'd messed it up and blarg
so when we were announced as the winners we really couldn't quite believe it XD;

Thankyou everyone so much for the congratulations and practically shoving us up onto our feet, considering both of us were far to shocked to move originally XD


Comments

MadameLapin posted on 21 September, 2010 - 17:09
TOTALLY L FROM DEATH NOTE!

BakaBakaRangers posted on 22 September, 2010 - 18:56
I don't wanna risk guessing, will be so epically WRONG XD I'm not going to Hyper Japan, but I can't wait to see what this cosplay will be!!

Berserk667 posted on 24 September, 2010 - 22:03
What is it with this suprise character people r cosplaying? Ok is it from Bleach... Death Note?

Demented Kid posted on 25 September, 2010 - 00:20
I think I have guessed who just dunno which version XDDD

CGOPbleachbabe posted on 4 October, 2010 - 09:29
Wow i thought it was Oz XDD and oooft awesome versions you look awesome.

BladeyCakes posted on 4 October, 2010 - 14:17
Thought it might be this one! >8D Looks AMAZING. *A* Really impressive cosplay~

Pandora-Chi posted on 5 October, 2010 - 10:39
o.o WOW Another very impressive Oz cosplay! yOU Truly fit the part! ^_~

VeXerLINK posted on 5 October, 2010 - 11:31
Your looks amazing! And seeing it up close in person, it was just wow XD I really liked your performance too! And I loved the detail on the coat lapels :3 Xx

MadameLapin posted on 5 October, 2010 - 14:33
So.... I was wrong with L ;D This is fantastic! Pretty detail... and you made it in so little time too, that's pheneomonal. You and Street-Angel did a fantastic job ^^

FuriePhoenix posted on 5 October, 2010 - 19:21
this was just epic on so many levels! You looked amazing!

Demented Kid posted on 6 October, 2010 - 00:04
I totally knew you were doing Oz but guessed against this version XDD I'm totally gonna steal that hat B) You guys did a brilliant job and look so amazing @3@

Monkey posted on 6 October, 2010 - 23:20
You guys looked so good and pretty and I can't believe how much hard work you put into it! Yay for wedding cake hat and needless frilly outfits! We must do a group together at some point and maybe frolic about doing a silly skit - which I want to see the video of again! ^^ *huggles* Much love!

CrystalNeko posted on 6 October, 2010 - 23:52
You made this in three days!? Kudos to you! I love the embroidery :D

Emzone posted on 7 October, 2010 - 01:14
@ Monkey - COSPLAY GROUP OF FRILLAGE DOOM PLEASE? 8DD Silly skits and wedding cake hats for all 8DDD

AndISmileRed posted on 7 October, 2010 - 07:01
This is totally amazing! You look great welldone to you both!

Sephirayne posted on 7 October, 2010 - 10:12
Gorgeous costume. Well done you guys for putting it together. Looks really good and well made. Love the frills and the details.

- posted on 7 October, 2010 - 12:44
I really adored your cosplay. It looks brill. Really amazing, i love it!

Zelda posted on 19 October, 2010 - 21:40
This was such a beautiful cosplay especially to see up close. Lovely work, you and street-angel did an amazing performance to.

- posted on 3 November, 2010 - 21:20
Gutted i missed this at expo. i did see you walk past me though : ) looked ammmmmmmmmmmmazing

amecos posted on 3 November, 2010 - 21:23
This costume is so pretty and amazing! 8D Love it!

nanahara posted on 4 November, 2010 - 06:47
this is sertainly an amazing cosplay

FuriePhoenix posted on 9 November, 2010 - 18:45
you looked utterly amazing!! And I'm glad you both won the prize at expo!!!

Amy-Lou posted on 22 November, 2010 - 11:46
You make a great Oz! The improvements you made for Expo were very effective, much more lush.

- posted on 22 November, 2010 - 14:23
This cosplay was just lovely. Everything looks so well made. And your photos are wonderful too. LOVEEEEEEEEE IT <3

PapercutPerfect posted on 23 November, 2010 - 11:40
Can we say Smexy Oz? 8D Yes, we can. You looked amaaaaazing Emi. Told 'ya you'd win :p

No thanks posted on 23 November, 2010 - 13:05
you look awesome! and i giggled at the photobomb picture xD wish i could have seen this in perrssooonnn D:

Om_nom_nom posted on 23 November, 2010 - 23:30
I spy the Cake Fairy -Cough- Furry Cake -cough- I love da boat 8D Hurr Hurr

My__RoadOfBlood posted on 23 November, 2010 - 23:43
This looks AMAZING! I love this version of Oz, you pull him off so well <3

Kiriye posted on 8 January, 2011 - 11:30
You're amazing *A* *nosebleed*

TheEmoEmu posted on 24 July, 2011 - 15:07
CONGRATS ON THE SHOWCASE! 8DD

Pandora-Chi posted on 24 July, 2011 - 15:09
Congratulations on the showcase!! I LOVE this variant! :3 I've said this once but I'll say it again, this is such an amazing Oz cospla and you are by far the best Oz I have ever seen! <3 <3 x

Mungojerrie posted on 24 July, 2011 - 15:45
Congrats on your showcase Emi!! :D Always loved this costume of yours :)

DangerousBox posted on 24 July, 2011 - 16:02
Wow, It's beautiful! Wish i could have seen it for real though!

ProbablyHeather posted on 24 July, 2011 - 17:43
Congrats on the showcase~ Your cosplay is so gorgeous!

TheStarlightFairy posted on 24 July, 2011 - 19:39
This costume is beautiful, and so well made Congratulations on the showcase, very well deserved!

- posted on 24 July, 2011 - 20:05
Congrats on the showcase ^_^

SnowmanKline posted on 24 July, 2011 - 20:11
WOW that is a beautifull cosplay :) and congraz on the showcase ^__^

Wyrdsister posted on 24 July, 2011 - 22:03
Deserved!!

tripletriad posted on 24 July, 2011 - 23:08
Congratulations on the showcase, well deserved! This is stunning.

CharmingTenshi posted on 25 July, 2011 - 00:30
so pretty<3

Kacela posted on 25 July, 2011 - 15:46
Congratulations on the showcase!! This is a stunning cosplay, really well done ^^

Sakurastar123 posted on 25 July, 2011 - 20:55
Congratulations on the showcase! This is such a detailed and pretty costume, I was in awe of it during the masquerade *-*

VeXerLINK posted on 26 July, 2011 - 13:20
Congrats on the showcase Emi!!! You really deserve it, I love this cosplay :3 Xx

Sephirayne posted on 26 July, 2011 - 20:39
Amazing costume. Congrats on the showcase hun ;)

Kinreal posted on 26 July, 2011 - 21:28
Gratz on the showcase! :D x

Mighty Odango posted on 27 July, 2011 - 09:42
I continue to be in love with this coat <3

Lady Bahamut posted on 27 July, 2011 - 17:45
Stunning cosplay and well deserved showcase :D

Feena posted on 23 December, 2011 - 09:55
thats Incredible!! Emi your are amazing!! :D