Jill Valentine (Alternate costume) - Resident Evil




*This costume is now retired*

This is Jill's alternate costume in the original release of the game (1996). I had to drop REmake S.T.A.R.S. Jill from Kita so wanted something I could put together in a few days and this came to mind. Kita shall still be RESIcon!


~Please see my journals for more details on the construction of this costume as well as progress photos~

Everything was either shop bought or re-used from other cosplays apart from the necklace which I hand made.


First wore this costume to Kitacon III (2011). Due to how casual this outfit is I didn't really expect many people to recognise it but after the 4th person asked me why I wasn't cosplaying it got a bit annoying! XD
I shall prob only wear this to private shoots now or as a back up cosplay.

Wore it for the last time at AmeCon 2012 to get some photos in the gorgeous Keele Hall which looks similar to the mansion in Resident Evil =)


ryaoki posted on 30 March, 2011 - 00:33
Highly look forward to this!

Quinzel posted on 30 March, 2011 - 00:42
Wow, is there a Jill outfit you haven't done? >.< I've never seen this one done before; you may be the first! I love seeing the alternate outfits cosplayed - they need more love! - so this is gonna rock ^_^. God, I feel like I'm comment-spamming you but you do so many RE cosplays >.<. And there's no better kind of cosplay XD.

Leonie Heartilly posted on 30 March, 2011 - 20:01
There's loads I haven't done as she has so many alternates! XD I have done a lot lately >.> I sometimes wonder how many other costumes I could of made if I didn't get into Resi.

ryaoki posted on 31 March, 2011 - 19:33
Wow Leo...

RevolverKitty posted on 10 April, 2011 - 22:56
you looked great hun :)

Leonie Heartilly posted on 11 April, 2011 - 00:46
Thankies ^^

Frederica la Noir posted on 22 April, 2011 - 23:21
I really like this Jill version :) and you pulled it off spectacularly :D x

Leonie Heartilly posted on 23 April, 2011 - 00:11
Thanks hun I'm glad you like it =D

gaming_goddess posted on 12 June, 2011 - 16:03
Photos look really good :D

Captain_Marvelous posted on 13 June, 2011 - 12:21
First Aid Spray <3

sjbonnar posted on 23 October, 2012 - 09:34
Love this costume!

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Progress Journal

31st March 2011


Decided to use the one I wear with my original Resi 1 Jill and Cop alternate.

31st March 2011


Here's how it all looks. Sorry it's a bit of a distant photo, my mum doesn't get on with technology lol

31st March 2011


Re-using my S.T.A.R.S. beret that I use with my other Jill cosplays.

31st March 2011


Made this myself using a blue bead and black cord used for jewellery and craft making.

31st March 2011


Simple tan brown belt bought from Tesco. Buckle isn't accurate but again I was limited for time.

31st March 2011


Used my own blue Converse, I just switched the laces for a shorter pair and didn't lace them all the way up so the jeans don't hide them and it gives the appearance the trainers aren't hi-tops. Not really accurate but they do the job.

31st March 2011


Used the same top for Claire as its very similar, I just rolled up the hem a little as Jill's top is more cropped.

31st March 2011


Bought some blue skinny jeans from Peacocks. They have those white streaks that look like deodorant stains to me but I didn't have time to find a plain pair online so these will do.

29th March 2011


Reference image. I can't find any decent in-game ones to show you so here's just the official art.