Nocturnal Blossom

Costume :Clarice and Cora Groan
Source :Gormenghast
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo May 2009

Costume Photos




Twins back




Costume Information

Cost : A LOT @_@ and the money-sucking vampires keep taking MORE
Awards : 2nd place in MCM Expo Masquerade May 2009
Time Taken : A lot

TWINS! With my lovely Monkey! I think I'm Clarice and she's Cora. Or is it the other way around?


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I simply can't wait to see this! Gormenghast is so unloved!
You're going to look incredible!


by PKNIVES on Tuesday, 21 April, 2009 - 22:58
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Awesome, will you be covered in dust?

by Manjou on Friday, 24 April, 2009 - 00:18
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Haha, no dust! Sadly no Steerpike either although looking for volunteers! However we will have the limp and flat voices!

by Nocturnal Blossom on Friday, 24 April, 2009 - 09:56
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damn this'll be so epic once its all done!

by Uni on Sunday, 26 April, 2009 - 20:05
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Good luck ladies! I hope you get the dresses finished on time!!


by PKNIVES on Tuesday, 28 April, 2009 - 17:01
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wow i totally remember gormenghast!!

this will be properly epic!!!

that fabric is stunning!! in every sense of the word..beautiful....

can't wait to see it all finished xD

by Toshi-chan on Tuesday, 28 April, 2009 - 19:59
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Beautiful work! <3

by Uni on Wednesday, 13 May, 2009 - 01:29
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You both were stunning!! Jaw-dropping! Hope you made it back into the hall after lunch, despite being stopped every 3 seconds!! Beautiful, sweeties ^^

by sonia_leong on Monday, 25 May, 2009 - 12:13
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You both looked so stunning, I fell in love with these cosplays when I saw them!
I was really pleased when you both got placed in the masquerade too! Definitely my favourite costumes of the weekend!!!
Amazing work! ^^

by Charlie-Bear on Tuesday, 26 May, 2009 - 13:45
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You both looked absolutely brilliant! I have never seen so much detail ever! *_* Well worth the second place, I would've been very disappointed if you two didn't get placed anything!

by CrystalNeko on Tuesday, 26 May, 2009 - 17:28
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Such excellent work on those jewerly pieces! The Wigs rocked my socks off!

by Uni on Wednesday, 27 May, 2009 - 00:43
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So amazingly well done, and really creepy too! Congrats on the win, well deserved :D

by Amy-Lou on Wednesday, 27 May, 2009 - 17:41

These were simply beautiful - you two should be immensely proud of yourselves! Well done!

by on Wednesday, 27 May, 2009 - 20:37
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You ladies were completely FANTASTIC! I adored these costumes!

by sjbonnar on Wednesday, 27 May, 2009 - 20:43
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These costumes were so amazing! They must have taken you AGES >.<
Congratz for winning in the masquerade :D

by GAINAX on Wednesday, 27 May, 2009 - 20:50
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simply beautiful! Congrats on your win ^_^

by Cosplex on Wednesday, 27 May, 2009 - 20:57
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Super pretty!
Really really fantastic! ^_^

by eternal_aranel on Wednesday, 27 May, 2009 - 21:09
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Loved, loved, loved, LOVED your costumes! :D

by Manga Girl on Wednesday, 27 May, 2009 - 21:11
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These costumes were incredible. Great work girls, a well deserved win!

by Bunni on Thursday, 28 May, 2009 - 12:44
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FABULOUS work girls. Glad I got to tell you in person at the end of Expo. Your costumes were fantastic and so was the roleplaying, very well done.
(My wife also really likes your costumes. ^^)

by Ranma1-2 on Thursday, 28 May, 2009 - 13:52
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Awesome work. I have a twin and you guys look like twins (I'm now scared!! lol!)

Epic work on the outfits.

by Sephirayne on Friday, 10 July, 2009 - 12:34
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JESUS CHRIST ON A BICYCLE !!!! that must of taken you all year to make them realy amazing dresses!

by MADALEENA on Friday, 23 July, 2010 - 08:19
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I still get amazed and awe struck over these costumes... wow. Just... wow

by MadameLapin on Thursday, 16 September, 2010 - 22:53
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I watched it loads when I was younger XD
This is amazing!

by TheStarlightFairy on Friday, 17 September, 2010 - 00:23
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Well done on being featured in the showcase. This costume (with Monkey) totally deserves it. You guys did such an amazing job. xxx

by Sephirayne on Saturday, 2 April, 2011 - 21:04
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Really love the detail. Well done

by theKillingDoll on Monday, 4 April, 2011 - 20:03
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OMG alert the press D8 Gormenghast!! Soo much love right now, I loved the series, these are fantastic

by Clockwork Dandy Noodles on Monday, 24 February, 2014 - 05:19
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Gorgeous cosplays, love all the detail!

by WhiteWraith on Monday, 12 January, 2015 - 17:00