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Miss Selina Kyle by yayacosplay Miss Selina Kyle by yayacosplay
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Thanks to Kevin Green for these shots taken at Wondercon 2011

Costume made and modeled by me

This costume is based on the Adam Hughes :iconadamhughes: covers for the Catwoman comics.
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Selina is such a iconic character and he captured her so well that I wanted to pay tribute.

I started with a base black latex suit and made the gloves with the claws, hood with the catears, and goggles. I tried to find as accurate as boots as I could, and ordered a leather whip as well.

In the future I definitely would like to do a rooftop shoot with this costume, gosh the possibilities are near endless!

EDIT: Thank you so much for the Daily Deviation! I was so surprised when I woke up to find this. I also really appreciate all the nice comments and feedback. One thing about getting a DD is that inadvertently it comes with criticism as well. Overall I welcome criticism and constantly strive to improve on my costumes. And honestly most of you are saying far too nice things, thank you. But what I don't like is when people make assumptions about me and my work without taking the time to read the description, or research my portfolio at least a little bit. This is the first photo I've posted of this Catwoman costume, which was taken against a wall at a con and is meant to show off the costume. Nothing more. More photos of a variety are coming soon.
I think people sometimes forget that we are real human beings sweating inside these outfits, and there are outside conditions that impact the images we produce. Planning for an uninterrupted photo session is difficult and requires time, effort and sometimes money. We do our best to get some good shots at a convention when we're already dressed up, but the constant bombardment of attendees wanting photos of you, with you, with their kids, with their friends etc. can make doing a serious photoshoot difficult. I enjoy meeting people and taking photos with them, so I sometimes sacrifice a private photoshoot for socializing with the attendees.

All I'm trying to say it - have some common sense and think before you speak. I never go on DA to criticize anyone because I believe there are factors involved in producing each Deviation that are not known to me.

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Given 2011-04-29
"Everything from the boots to the cat ears has me believing that this is a photograph of the real Selina Kyle." Miss Selina Kyle by *yayacosplay ( Suggested by Rosella-of-Daventry and Featured by KubusRubus )
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EdsallART Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  New member Professional Traditional Artist
I really like your style and grace Yaya.
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maddelirium Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014   Digital Artist
make-up and cosplay are amazing
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S-O-G-A Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014
awesome cosplay. absolutely  love this one.
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notmor Featured By Owner May 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
meow! purr purr lolLove 
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omar81 Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2013
its like all that money and effort done by warner brothers and DC have gone to waste ...............this is spectacular
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OrionTheSorcerer Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2013
Seeing this, two words from the legend that is George Takei comes to mind.

"Oh my~"
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KitKatKitty23 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
May I ask how you made the goggles? I have decided to be this version of Catwoman for Halloween this year and the goggles are the only part I am unable to figure out a decent way to make. ><
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black-shiro Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2013
From all of your cosplays this is my favourite :D You look beautiful!
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Invader-Zodiac Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Looks like the 'Arkham Asylum' version of Catwoman. Is it?
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BatmanFargo93 Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
See you at ACen!
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