Cosplayer Callesto > Costume of Yuuko Ichihara from xxxHoLic
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- Yuuko Ichihara
- Year Completed:
- Construction Difficulty:
- Hall Cosplay Award - ALA 2009
Best Individual in Open Division - Anime LA 09
- Costume worn at:
- Anime Expo 2009
- Anime LA 2009
This Costume has been retired
About this Costume
- Construction Details:
- Second Yuuko costume made for ALA 09. One of the things that I loved most about this design was that her eye color matched her lips and nail polish - sadly the purple contacts I had turned out blue and were painful so alas, back to red contacts.
The black fabric is a polyester and the corset and gold trim are made out of silk dupioni. The corset has three layers to it and a bunch of steel whitebones. The kimono is fully lined in a really soft baby silk fabric. The ruffles were made out of the same red fabric by hand since the ruffle foot I bought for my machine was a piece of crap! The butterflies were cut out of white fabric, painted orange, and then the smaller details were hand painted in - all which took about 10 hours or so. The butterflies were then heat-bonded on and then satin-stitched with orange thread. Designed my own shoes since the original art work didn't show hers.