Costume :Kamui Gakupo
Variant :From the Sandplay Singing of the Dragon
Source :Vocaloid 2
Progress :Complete
Worn At :Midlands MCM Expo 2011

Costume Photos


'You howl into the air where dragons roar .'

'A melody never to be sung.'

Sandplay Couple

'I'll dance alone'

'The far away land where twin-headed dragons fly'

'Night falls and the moon shines the stage'

'We've restrained a dragon's time'





Costume Information

Cost : Over £100
Time Taken : 1 Month

The jacket was made over just one month and never again do I want to see velveteen or sparkley net. Pattern was a slight modified McCall's one which surprisingly worked wonders and I couldn't have asked for anything better to work with for this costume. I feel over the past year my jacket making skills have improved and I can now sort of make them without a ton of stress and hassle!

The bustle was made in three sittings and consists of 11 metres of net. I must have snapped about six needles sowing the damn thing!
Appliqué was unfortunately not done by myself but rather bought off ebay and in the end I'm glad I went for this method.

The hair piece was made by attacking 6 different hair clips and gluing feathers and beads to them. I also painstakingly glued small blue diamanté's on one by one on the hair grips for the curly extension but despite my hard work you couldn't even see them!

Everything else was bought from ebay including the wig which was a present from my lovely boyfriend.


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8D Ohmygosh, I actually can't wait to see this!! Your eye makeup is amaaazing *___*♥♥♥ *excited*

...*realises* You were the Stein at Leeds?? 8D YOUR SCREW WAS SEXY♥

by SockFish on Saturday, 22 January, 2011 - 13:52
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Aww thank you so much! I'm hoping to get a few more shades of purple so it's got a bit more depth to it.
And yes I was haha! Everyone was messing with my screw :3 Who were you??

by Alouette on Sunday, 23 January, 2011 - 22:29

Very nice wig you've got there dearly~

by - on Wednesday, 26 January, 2011 - 05:17
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OMG! Love the headress and make-up. The wig is gorgeous as well.

Can't wait to see this complete

by Sephirayne on Wednesday, 26 January, 2011 - 05:53
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The wig is gorgeous~! <3 ^__^

by Clover-tan on Wednesday, 26 January, 2011 - 08:49
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Ah thanks for the lovely comments guys! I've almost finished with it now I just need to power through the last few bits :3

by Alouette on Wednesday, 26 January, 2011 - 10:17
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Wigs and eyes are absolutely gorgeous!!. You look stunning :3

by Kitticus on Wednesday, 26 January, 2011 - 10:53

Waah~! I can't wait to see this!!! *spazzes*

by on Saturday, 5 February, 2011 - 23:56
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Oh goooooosh, that outfit, wig, your Luka, etc etc is absolutely gorgeous *_____*
I always go to happy spazz mode whenever I see Sandplay outfits, you've pulled it off so well *_*

by CrystalNeko on Sunday, 20 February, 2011 - 12:52
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You looked amazing in this :)

by Mungojerrie on Sunday, 20 February, 2011 - 13:06
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This was a stunning cosplay *w* and I absolutely LOVE the wig! <3

by x-Blade-x on Monday, 21 February, 2011 - 00:25
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OMG this loooks AMAZING!!!!

really really goood job <3

by misfit_mosher on Monday, 21 February, 2011 - 11:30
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this looked amazing!

by InfiniteJester on Monday, 21 February, 2011 - 12:32
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Oh wow brilliant cosplay!!! :D I really like your eye make-up too its amazing *_*

by Rain on Thursday, 24 February, 2011 - 04:58
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WOW! this is amazing! O.o you make such a wonderful Gakupo!

by Pandora-Chi on Thursday, 3 March, 2011 - 00:02
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This costume was beautiful. I loved the detail work.

by Sephirayne on Wednesday, 20 July, 2011 - 00:25

Looks amazing~

by xLaviChii on Wednesday, 20 July, 2011 - 09:21
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So beautiful. The Sandplay costumes are amazing, this really does Gakupo's justice.

by Angel_of_Algebra on Sunday, 31 July, 2011 - 23:00
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I love it , I love it D8 I love it

by Clockwork Dandy Noodles on Sunday, 2 February, 2014 - 23:02

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