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Misato, Plugsuit dress - Evangelion by yayacosplay Misato, Plugsuit dress - Evangelion by yayacosplay
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Character: Misato's Plugsuit Dress (based on this collectible figure designed by Shunya Yamashita: [link]
Costume entirely made/modeled by Yaya Han
Photographed by BigWhiteBazooka Photography [link]

I remember watching Evangelion as a kid when the first release of good fansubs hit, many years ago. Of course it had a huge impact on me as an anime fan, and artist. Over the years I have always wanted to make a plugsuit from EVA but my favorite character was Misato, who's outfits were simplistic and casual.
FINALLY, someone designs a plugsuit-ish outfit for Misato, and it is very fan service and revealing. But it's probably the closest I'll ever get to see Misato in a plugsuit, and I decided to make the outfit. From the get-go, I wanted to make modesty alterations to the outfit, so my dress is longer and there are no floating boob cups, just flattering princess seams.
I used 4-way stretch PVC to make a base dress with front and side seams, then cut it up to create all the interesting top-stitched seams on the design, while interjecting navy blue faux leather panels. I patterned everything myself, which meant a lot of mock-ups in cheap left over spandex and drawing lines on them. I also patterned and made the thigh highs and arm sleeve things, as well as the hip rolls and all the accessories. I even made my gloves. To achieve the shapes needed, I used everything from EVA foam in various thicknesses, worbla, floral foam, and squishy tube foam. Everything was covered in PVC for that unified sleek plugsuit look. I also cast aluminum powdered buttons and round side pieces. Work in progress collage: [link]

I love my fun futuristic booties, which were a lucky find online.

My wig was sponsored by - [link]
I cut about a foot off, and styled the bangs ala Misato.
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love the setting and pose
JMK-Prime Jan 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist

Must. Shake. Person's. Hand.

..... and give her a hug.

xxsouleaterloverxx12 Dec 2, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
omg i love evangelion
Der-Fisch-lebt-noch Nov 7, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
nice shoes!
mrmd53 Aug 21, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Love your Misato ^^
shinjiasuka4ever Jul 24, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Epic idea, love it! You put a lot of work into this and it shows, very professional as always!
genchang2112 Jun 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Ms. Han, I had the pleasure of meeting you months ago at the New Orleans Comic Con. You are a stunning cosplayer, and a nice lady on top of that. Please keep up the awesome work. :)
Looking good as always, Yaya ;)
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