Erika Karisawa
Durarara!!

Cosplayer: SockFish

Status: Complete

Condition: Not Set

11th August 2010: Death of the Dye... ...Oyy =___=;; So after 3 goes, and nearly £50 worth of Dylon, the fabric is STILL a pale-off-white. It just didn't wanna dye AT ALL. Which is highly annoying x__x;; But it's been a learning experience xD And has made me UBER determined to finish this cosplay D8< IT WILL BE DONE. So I'm-a go to the big fancy abakhan in wales, see if they have anything there... And try the fabric shop in bham too~! I need to go down there for Captain fabric anyhoos o3o;; Gawddamnit Erika, you and your awkward charcoal grey outfit >8C

4th August 2010: Progress? Whelp, the wig has been styled (just needs some touchups), the bag has been made, the contacts and the shoes have both been purchased... I have all the patterns and fabric needed to carry on. I just need to buy this darn dye *__*;; I'm putting it off because I don't know exactly how much I need... and that stuff is expensive Dx;
Well, I'm-a measure up the patterns tomorrow before I go to pips, so I'll have the knowledge and can order away... Then I'm off 8D!!~~~<3

14th June 2010: Wig!! Well, I just ordered the wig - officially begining this cosplay!!

I had some debate with myself over colour, and decided to go for a darkish brown - not too dark or black however!! Cause I like the contrast of colour~~<3

I spent many hours (when I should be revising) trawling ebay for a suitable wig >.>;; In the end, I decided to go for SouthPanda-8, cause Pip ordered her Barma wig from there and it was lovely :3 I just hope the colour isn't too light >.>;; I can darken it with FWink I suppose o.o

It's curly (therefore longer), so I had enough hair to plait ^^ Also, I can re-use it for lolita outfits :D!!

*squee* Can't wait for it to arrive!! I miss wigstyling xD


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Amy-Lou - 16th July 2010
Fantastic job on the wig styling, it looks great!

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nanahara - 16th July 2010
that wig looks brilliant, and wooooo XD on doing a Durarara!! cosplay

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SockFish - 24th July 2010
Wahh, thankyou o///o! I really appreciate the feedback!

ieehehehee xD It's so full of win, just HAD to cosplay from it!!

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CrystalNeko - 5th August 2010
I LOVE that wig!! Very good job on styling it!!

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SockFish - 5th August 2010
:D iee thankyou!! I'm glad you think so~ It still needs a bit of work ¦D;;

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kiichan - 5th August 2010
Oh what a cute wig! Really suits you!

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SockFish - 5th August 2010
o///o Wahh, thankyou!! I do really like the colour actually... I'm thinking of dyeing my hair a few shades darker >:3

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MoonLily - 5th August 2010
Ahhh you're going to make an adorable Erika! *_*

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I LOVE THIS!! you make the most amazing Erika <333

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ember329 - 5th August 2010
You're such an adorable Erika!

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Freyarule - 5th August 2010
Uwaaaaaaaaaaah! The wig looks so purdyyy!!! Those contacts make you look so different D: DRAMATIC CHANGE! *flails*

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SockFish - 5th August 2010
Thankyoooooooou!!! *O*<333 And ikr?? I want some blue ones for my Roxas cosplay omg xD<3

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Freyarule - 5th August 2010
:O DOO EEET! then you can have Roxas' blue eyes of LIKE BRIGHT BLUE :D <3

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SockFish - 6th August 2010
Wahhhhhg YEAH!!! 8DDDD *goes shopping for pretty blue circle lenses* It'll be magical!!

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SilverSheik - 7th August 2010
Stephuuu!! *o*

You actually really suit dark eyes and the wig so much!

Omg I'm gonna fangirl ye when you finish this >w< XD

It'll be awesomeeeeee *o*

Uwaaah~ (and woo for making a practical cosplay bag! its a good idea man!)

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SockFish - 8th August 2010
Pipppuuuu!!! ;o;<3

Fwahh thankya! >W< (=3=' I forgot to get boxdye the other day... but I do srsly want my hair this colour...)

Lololol fangirling a fangirl? xD OMG Lets go fangirl any izaya/shizu's at expo!! *squee*

(ohohoho~ Cute and convenient, amirite? xD)

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Xigalicious - 15th August 2010
ahh my daughter you look so pretty!!
I am so jealous of your awesome -_-"

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SockFish - 15th August 2010
>3< THANKS MAM.
And you know it's hereditary ;D

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Anonymous - 23rd October 2010
Man, I actually can't wait to see the completed costume xD It's gonna be so awesome =D

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Petchy-mon - 1st February 2011
Fantastic job bringing Erika to life!

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FruityKyuubi - 1st February 2011
Incredible Job on this *0*

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BladeyCakes - 1st February 2011
This is looking so great! <3 Erika is awesome~ its great to see someone cosplaying her ^^

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SockFish - 4th February 2011
Hnnn thanks you guys ;////; You're making it worth all the money I wasted due to being a n00b :'D
I'll have some more pictures uploaded soon!♥

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Ino - 21st February 2011
Yay for Dollars cosplay! :D You make a wonderful Erika, I think your wig is really lovely!

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xLaviChii - 5th April 2011
wow this looks amazing O.o