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Love this pair of photos Leonard grabbed at Dragoncon. The lighting fits the character well.
Jessica Rabbit - Who framed Roger Rabbit
Costume made & modeled by me
photo by Ljinto

Jessica Rabbit has always been one of the most mesmerizing cartoon characters to me - as a kid she made me watch the movie over and over again, and as a cosplayer, she was always a huge challenge for me to portrait. I've been collecting materials for her for almost 2 years, and wanted to make this costume to the best to my abilities.

The shape is not photoshopped, just clever cosplay engineering.
I drafted & made a custom corset to create the extreme shape and then made the dress to fit over it. I engineered 2 Victoria's Secret Miraculous bras into the corset, which is steel boned coutil. The extreme illusion is created by pulling in the waist, padding the top and wearing a booty bump hahaha.
The dress itself is made from a spandex sequin fabric, and 1000+ S20 Swarovski crystals are glued on the fabric for
extra bling, tedious time consuming handywork with help from Mary Cahela. I specifically chose pink instead of red for the dress because in the movie her famous singing scene features a pink dress. I also like the color combo: orange hair/pink dress/purple gloves more than the red dress which can sometimes come across as "lady of the night" in certain lighting. Pink makes the entire outfit look more cartoon-y!
Here is a reference image of Jessica in the pink dress.
Here is a youtube video of Jessica in the pink dress doing her famous stage performance from the movie.
Here is a work in progress collage of my Jessica Rabbit dress.

I adore my wig which is a Matilda from Arda Wigs! Styled with help from Ara Fernando!

I also went with the route of cartoon makeup, covering up my eyebrows and painting over them. It was a risky choice for makeup, and since Dragoncon I got my share of comments about going drag lol, but when I decided to portray such an iconic character as Jessica Rabbit, I didn't want to fall short of the makeup when everything else was so exaggerated.

Other Deviations of this costume:
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:icongraciebarraumea:
graciebarraumea Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2016  New Deviant
Such a beautiful lady with nice dress..Great photo shoot here.
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:iconcandygirlblanc23:
candygirlblanc23 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
nice looks just like her
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:iconthirdpersona:
ThirdPerSona Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2016  Student General Artist
OMG! this is soo amazing! You look like a real life Jessica Rabbit
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:iconright2bearcharms:
right2bearcharms Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2016  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
This is the most true-to-character cosplay of Jessica Rabbit that I've ever seen. Amazing!!!
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:iconskullhead4554:
skullhead4554 Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2016
Aweseome!! :D
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:iconjerushaloops:
jerushaloops Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2016
Beautiful job!! Nice detail!! I would love making this outfit!!
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:iconchuyito007:
chuyito007 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Stunning! Craftsmenship amazing !
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:icontim-ozone:
tim-ozone Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
this is awesome 
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:iconlastvampyre:
lastvampyre Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2015   Photographer
great cosplay of Jessica..
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:iconcyberbrian360:
CyberBrian360 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
wow !
You do look  bit a like her hun x!
(iam i alowd to say that ?)
(Huggle! Heart Hug Blush Ashamed Giggle Heart Heart )
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:iconmisterbambam86:
MisterBamBam86 Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2015  Hobbyist
<3
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:iconjnericsonx:
JnEricsonx Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2015
I want to go on the record-Heidi Who?   You did it WAY better than hers.
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:iconalan-g-brandon:
Alan-G-Brandon Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2015  Student General Artist
la in love
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:iconsilvermoon2468:
silvermoon2468 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Absolutely amazing. :) 
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:iconcitizenvulture:
CitizenVulture Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Amazing and simply breathtaking!
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:iconpantyhose3d:
Pantyhose3D Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I think you were drawn very elegantly. Love it.
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:iconeliza-1985:
Eliza-1985 Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Your so amazingly beautiful Yaya!
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:iconshojoboy1024:
shojoboy1024 Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2015  Student
If they did a new live action version of the movie, this would be perfect
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:iconbrandonsnider26:
Brandonsnider26 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I know she fits,and my own orginal character baby boo yaya only I seen would fit her, can t see find a lorelia cosplayer, yaya same body type looks very close to my own baby boo funny how I learn about her,was thru show,comicon  anyways I have plenty time mugen beatem up,comic not even close, bein done baby boo a drummer, nunchaku 3 rod , lorelia mostly gunner, dual smg bladed, maiden mashers , but her main is gabriella her ax guitar, read my journal it wil explain or I will this I yaya pg, I respect her not promote myself on her pg. definatly if y comic game becomes movie yaya got a part'
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:iconserpchi:
serpchi Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2015
lmao what
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:iconprincessai3:
PrincessAi3 Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
<3
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:iconsaraeraera:
Saraeraera Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2015
daaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaamn yaya
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:iconamustsee:
AMUSTSEE Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2014
Go girl! Now that's a badass Jessica Rabbit.
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:iconcolinthenewfie:
ColinTheNewfie Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Damnit.......... Back to the bathroom for 10 min....
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:iconmainthegap:
Mainthegap Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014
the costume is perfect, the hair are the same, the beautiful face with the ruby lips are matching, the charming eyes with looong eyelashes are there with their rightful makeup, the super hot body keeping up the dress by miracle wasn't forgot... wish i could be the Bob Hoskins at the night club table teased by this wonderful Jessica ^^

Your cosplay brings back the feelings i had watchin the movie as a kid (a strange hotness all around the body and the fantasy of being a Tom Thumb between Jessica's dancing chest xD)

in short, congrats, a Jessica Rabbit cosplay couldn't be any better than this :)
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:iconilikecommas:
ILikeCommas Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Are you SURE you're not bad?

<.<'
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:iconmadamealexandra:
MadameAlexandra Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014
No. Your are just smoking hot. You did this justice. Well done.
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:iconcrankbolt15:
Crankbolt15 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014
Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!
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:iconmoshomania1:
moshomania1 Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love Jessica Rabbit. The hottest Animated woman ever.
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:iconthedirectormrevil:
thedirectormrevil Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014
lovely
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:iconkpslover007:
kpslover007 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014
So sexy! Just like Jessica!
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:iconrammsteinfan1994:
Rammsteinfan1994 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014
Stunning
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:iconfizzabelleluna64:
FizzabelleLuna64 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014
Fabulous cosplay, you really nailed it!
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:iconcloneace:
CloneAce Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014  Student General Artist
Briliant I love it. Allways loved Jessica Rabbit. If there was ever a time where they needed an actor for her I vote for you ^^
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:iconrenaisangel:
RenaisAngel Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014  Student General Artist
wonderful
looks just like her
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:icondraginkyle44:
DraginKYle44 Featured By Owner May 30, 2014
Great Job. I give you an A+
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:iconantistak:
antistak Featured By Owner May 27, 2014  Professional
really nice cosplay!!! 
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:iconelitekitten:
elitekitten Featured By Owner May 5, 2014
YOU NAILED IT!
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:iconpdpatty:
PdPatty Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014
Best Jessica Rabbit Ever :D
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:iconyasinali:
yasinali Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014
wow nice boobs
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:iconbrazance:
brazance Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2014  Student
and i thought the cartoon was hot :o (Eek) 
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:iconramrock:
ramrock Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014
So sexy & classy
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:iconprincewilliam99326:
princewilliam99326 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014
Come Back to the Dressing Room and I will Change into something more Comfortable 
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:iconplayer500:
player500 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014
cosplay fucking rulez!!!!!!!!!! 
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:iconpdpatty:
PdPatty Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014
So Very impressive Hug :happybounce: 
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:iconvalhallastarfire:
ValhallaStarfire Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2014
Actually, now that I get a closer look at your bust (heh), I can see how much the cloth just out from the body. It's very thick around it. I love how you pull off that illusion.
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:iconisleepl8:
isleepl8 Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Stunning...!!!
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:iconseanna69:
Seanna69 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
phenomenal
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:iconjmk-prime:
JMK-Prime Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2014  Student General Artist
:faint:
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:iconprepare-your-bladder:
Prepare-Your-Bladder Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love it! So sexy!
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