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Jessica Rabbit (and Roger!) by yayacosplay Jessica Rabbit (and Roger!) by yayacosplay
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Last photo I'll post of this costume for a while! It shows off the costume in it's entirety, and even has Roger in it to boot! This cust9om balloon Roger Rabbit was a surprise gift that awaited me at Dragoncon when I came downstairs in this cosplay for the first time. Isn't he cool?

Jessica Rabbit - Who framed Roger Rabbit
Costume made & modeled by me
photo by Brian Boling

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.

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MiyuraWindsong Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Dat Balloon-Rodger Rabbit. 
dat photoshop
PistachioMoustache Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Shush. If you bothered to read the description, you would see that there isn't any photoshop.
ArantxaCosplayer Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Exactly, and thanks to there is not photoshop Yaya Han leaves look her hypocritical greatness
Akuma-Chi Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Uratz-Studios Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
As a costume maker sometimes it just isn't fair. Some costumes you just add a pair of nice melons and boom it works! I wish I was a woman sometimes so I can have big boobs and my costume could be anything. But anyways your costumes are awesome. Love from Shanghai!
Xerxeo Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2013
CurveyKittenLove Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2013
You look incredible!
ArtsyVana Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2013  Student General Artist
I luv the Roger Rabbit balloon next to ya! :D
NoorFS Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2013
ok but the boobs are photoshopped right?
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