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I received the first image from Katsucon of the new costume I debuted there on Saturday :)

Character: Wizard - Granado Espada
Costume made and worn by me
Photography by Joseph Lin

I always knew that one Granado Espada costume is not enough. The designs are just too heartbreakingly beautiful in this game. I chose another costume of the Wizard because I love her class and style. I've also never made a mermaid skirt like this before, with a full hoop and petticoat underneath. It's like an umbrella attached to my knees.

I slaved away on this costume for about 14 days, starting around Christmas, then it sat around for while I did my convention tour in January, then I picked up the work again end of January. Detailed construction notes coming soon.

I was channeling Audrey Hepburn in My Fair Lady all day in this costume. :)

Other Deviations of this costume:
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:iconjulia-starfire:
Julia-Starfire Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2013
LOL that look on your face is just so right for that outfit.
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:iconkitty98375:
kitty98375 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Absolutely gorgeous! I'm jealous! <3
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SonOfSparda-CosArt Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
WOW! This is just Stunning! **jaw on the floor*
AMAZING! Very very very well done! *^* ♥ ♥ ♥
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:iconlady--tia:
Lady--Tia Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2013  Hobbyist
Amazing!!!
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:iconplaidtidings:
PlaidTidings Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
It looks like in these shots you didn't wear the hoops under the fishtail part of the skirt, and I have to say I like the shape so much more without it! Much more of an elegant line and movement this way :)

As always though, your detail work is just mind-boggling!
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:iconjoeofthemasks:
JoeoftheMasks Featured By Owner May 9, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
so elegant!
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:iconforheart:
ForHeart Featured By Owner May 6, 2013  Student General Artist
Out of all your cosplays, this one is my favorite
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:iconxjankiix:
xJanKiix Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love this picture! Everything fits perfectly
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:iconnijika:
Nijika Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013
awesome! great costume :love:
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:icondarkkittenangel:
darkkittenangel Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing!!!! :O
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:iconnixkuroi:
nixkuroi Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The detail on this is just out of control. Amazing work. Really, really amazing.
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:icongoibniu19:
Goibniu19 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012
This is just "magnifique" !!! ^^
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:iconmicahmikaella39:
micahmikaella39 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2012  Student Photographer
amazing shot
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:iconyumi-cake:
Yumi-Cake Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Omg this is just gorgeous
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:iconyardameus:
yardameus Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012
Amazing in every aspect...
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:iconartofdarkphoto:
artofdarkphoto Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2012
This is astonishingly beautiful. It looks like a ton of work was put into it. Amazing job. :squee:
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:iconspartan-45:
SPARTAN-45 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2012
That's quite possibly the most beautiful dress I've ever seen! Well done!
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:iconkishex-nevarx:
Kishex-Nevarx Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2012  Student Digital Artist
THAT DRESS! So frilly but awesome xD
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:icondaevlionbelmont:
DaevlionBelmont Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2012
Wow, simply amazing! The detail... EVERYTHING! :D I love it! Wizard love. ^ ^
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:iconmabitsa:
Mabitsa Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2012
Omg <3!
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:iconpriscilla1:
priscilla1 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2012
wow your dress is wonderful! I love :love:
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:iconjojocookie-chan:
JoJoCookie-Chan Featured By Owner May 18, 2012  Hobbyist
The fashion in that game are truly amazing, and you look absolutely perfect :love:
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:icongrimdiskord:
grimdiskord Featured By Owner May 4, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
awesomeness
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:iconplainsmen69:
Plainsmen69 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2012  Hobbyist
WOW !
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:iconfoxdemonyin:
foxdemonyin Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
i love this dress its so rad AMAZING
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:iconsilken:
silken Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2012  Professional General Artist
Wow is just too inadequate. You just keep getting better and better and better.

I so don't wanna know how much that sucker cost you to make...:D
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:iconsheepalchemist:
sheepalchemist Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2012  Professional General Artist
impressive
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:iconskreigh:
Skreigh Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2012  Student General Artist
Stunning!
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ThornOfADesertRose Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012
I would just like to tell you how impressive this is.
YOu have astounding talent as a cosplayer and seamstress. This just take my breath away. : )
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:iconspankpants:
spankpants Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
soo amazing! I want Iwant! though id never look that good in it
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:iconlindajv:
LindaJV Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
That is incredible. Seeing things like this really makes me want to get out there and cosplay again!! Also, I bow to you for getting this done in two weeks. I work slow enough that it would have taken me at least two months, haha.
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:iconsparklettemachina:
SparkletteMachina Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012
Beautifyul dress & beautiful cosplay! :)
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:icondream-angel-artista:
Dream-Angel-Artista Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
I love youre beautiful detail dees!:heart:
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:iconjessmonsta:
JessMonsta Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow =0 Incredible cosplay, you look beautiful, Great photo =)
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:iconk-tetsu:
K-tetsu Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012
amazing costume!!! The designs from this series is like a dream (and hell XD) for costumes! Well done :)
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:iconmisstuliharja:
MissTuliharja Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Breathtaking. The costume is absolute gorgeous and you look really lovely in it. Amazing job! :heart:
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DarkPixieLaugh Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2012
I absolutely love all the costumes you make. I think you're really dedicated and I look forward to each new cosplay! Thanks, you are fabulous! ^^ Thanks for the detailed construction notes as well!
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:iconvenezuelancosplayer:
VenezuelanCosplayer Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Really beautiful!
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:iconkuchiitachi5:
Kuchiitachi5 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
LOVE IT
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:iconjebbeansrgood:
jebbeansrgood Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
This is absolutely fantastic. I would kiss your feet if it wouldn't disturb your excellent hem.
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:iconpinguino:
pinguino Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
this costume is crazy impressive. probably the coolest, most intricate cosplay outfit ive ever seen.
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:iconxero-cosplay:
Xero-Cosplay Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Only you could make the real thing look better than the concept art, lol.
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:iconkoma-kun:
koma-kun Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012
wow...just WOW!! you look like a goddess rather than wizard xDDDD you did a fantastic work with this cosplay as always amazing :D
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:iconcolourfulthoughts:
ColourfulThoughts Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012
Alright, I have no idea what character you are cosplaying, but I am in friggin' love with that dress. O.O

This is absolutely fantastic!
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EverEpic Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
wow some of the people that make there own cosplay outfits really need to take some lesson from you on not cutting corners the same goes for self employeed pagent and bridal gown makers/designers they need to see this work and read this description ive seen a lot of horrid cosplays in my area bc ppl cut corners or decide to make exhuberent changes to a design and the final product is aweful the same is said for some gown makers even my own prom dress and wedding gown which both were hand made was nothing like what i had asked for bc the person making my prom dress decided i didnt know what i wanted and the one making my wedding gown decided that her daughter knew more about what i had wanted then i did when i handed both women the exact cut out design and fabric scheme i wanted so yea they really need to take a few lessons from you on doing the designer justice and not cutting corners

and as always your work makes my day and this is simply perfection thanks for sharing it ^,.,^ and keep up the amazing work

(you should teach a class on this stuff)
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Chrysagon Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2012
I read how you created this costume and I am in awe of how much attention to detail you put into it. The passion for your craft truly shines through in this stunning piece. You look incredible in this exquisite dress, I love everything about it.
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chibi-lenne Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I've said it before, I'll say it again. I love your work and find you very much an inspiration :3 beautiful as always
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:iconm-comfort:
m-comfort Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2012
I love these... the outfit... the backdrops.. the poses. They're fantastic. Classy.. confident.. and all around badass. Very well done.
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LexCorp213 Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
beautiful Yaya! the outfit is awesomely done!
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