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Cosplayer Anti Ai-chan > Costume of Bucky Barnes from Captain America

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05-01-2014
Series
Captain America
Character
Bucky Barnes
Special Variation:
Gender Swap
Year Completed:
2014
Construction Difficulty:
Very Easy
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About this Costume
Construction Details:
The romper was designed and patterned out by me and is a stretch denim. I wanted to keep the classic 40's Bucky look but add a girl twist so I added the poofy shorts into the design. I also wanted to make the shoulders prominent since that's pretty standard in military uniforms so I opted to make those poofy too. Actually, scratch that, I really just am looking for excuses to incorporate poofy things into all of my costumes. =l

I wanted to keep the material thick because I was still going for that tactical military look so that's why I chose the stretch denim. It's nice and stiff for the poofy parts but also allows leeway when I move; so it's pretty comfortable. There's a hidden zipper and some hook and eyes under the center piece, which is how I get into it. The center piece is removable and is secured with 10 snaps, one under each button.

The gloves i used a pattern for since I hate gloves and don't want to draft that shit. They are twill and match the collar at the top of the romper.

I already had red tights (though I may get a slightly darker color in the future) and the boots were bought and painted a dark navy. The mask is Wonderflex which I cut and molded to my face. The belt buckle is also Wonderflex that I cut and painted and attached to the belt (which I have to get a new one of since that one was toooooooo big).
Personal Thoughts:
Bucky has been on my list for a long ass time but I kept putting it off. With the new movie I had too many emotions and just had to pump it out. No seriously, my body would not let me physically work on anything else. It was problematic.
Wig Details
Wig Brand
Arda Wigs
Wig Name
Ferrari
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