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Goddess Belldandy by yayacosplay Goddess Belldandy by yayacosplay
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This costume was made in 2005, I wore it to Anime Expo, and again to CMJC, the big convention in Monterrey, Mexico, in March 2006. All these photos were taken by, thank you so much.

Construction notes: I have always loved creator Kosuke Fujishima's beautiful illustrations of Belldandy with the floating bow with sashes, delicate wings and fishtail dress, so I decided to combine my favorite elements into one outfit. I chose light pink instead of white because I didn't want my dress to end up looking too much like a wedding gown, and Belldandy is known to wear pink :P.
The dress has hand stitched pearls scattered all over the front, boning for support and laces in the back. White sheer layers accent the flare at it's bottom as well as the shoulders, with a matching massive bow and draping sashes in the back.
I also made some jewelry for this costume, such as the necklace and some bracelets that I forgot to wear >_< at the con.

To create Belldandy's signature hairstyle, I started off with a multi-toned wig and added an insane amount of hair extensions to it. To match the wig's beautiful streaks and colors, I chose about 4 differently colored extensions and blended them together, cutting and trimming here and there. I then sewed the various pieces into the wig, creating the long bangs and ponytail, finishing everything off with the sheer sashes and flowers.

As for the wings, I made them in a similar way as the "Midnight Wings" black pair, but sticking fairly closely to the signature AMG style angel wings. I also needed these to be smaller, lighter and thus easier to transport. They fold together for transport and are fairly bouncy and adjustable, and the dress laces right over them.
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savasrule Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
gamera68 Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful cosplay as always :heart:
rudeboy308 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011
Simple yet elegant, which describes a lot of your costumes. Everyone loves Bell, and she loves everyone, though Urd is more fun. Excellent work.
Tomolan Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2011
Ah, there's an angel.
xxBekah-Chanxx Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2011
omg I love it! Ur a stunning Belldandy! I just decided to cosplay her and didn't even consider doing the wings. But maybe I'll try after seeing your amazing photos :)
Raithetiger Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011
oh, so Beautiful. Very nice :happybounce:
demosthenes1blackops Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
always loved Belldandy, wish I'd had the opportunity to read that whole series.
CHCHcartoons Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2011
Are you an angel?
Acorncupcake Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Wonderful wonderful! another one of my favorite movies this one I have a very large poster of Belldandy hanging in my household.
Yujifanik Featured By Owner May 15, 2011
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