Login New Account
Cosplayer Harl > Costume of UK / England / Arthur Kirkland (Axis Powers Hetalia)

Most Recent Photo
Axis Powers Hetalia
UK / England / Arthur Kirkland
Year Completed:
Construction Difficulty:
Costume worn at:
Anime Central 2009
Permanent Link:
About this Costume
Construction Details:
I'm a crazy stickler for historical accuracy in militaria. This uniform is a professional replica of a British WW2 RAF uniform. This is the only costume I've ever purchased, but it was important to me that it look right. It's really hard to pull off that military, pressed, starched, ready-to-go look if it's not professionally made, and in the end I wanted to be true to the character and the period more than I wanted to be able to say "I made this." Hetalia is awesome, and the 1940's are awesome, and England is awesome, both the fake one and the real one. I really felt it was my duty to 'do right by him,' as it were. I own a lot of militaria, both RAF and otherwise, and this is by far one of my favorite pieces. The details are all authentic British military surplus items, except for the boots, which I got on ebay. (Sorry, they're one-of-a-kind.) No voting for me in the contest, please, I just wanted to show my support for Hetalia and ACP! *cheerleader pose!*
Personal Thoughts:
This costume is what I wear most to conventions nowadays. It's easy to get into when I'm working and comfortable to wear all day. Most of these pictures were obviously taken in London, which is a really special place that's very dear to my heart. I don't love England because I love England, but I do love them both, and we couldn't pass up the opportunity while we were there. (There are even some special candid photos at the very end.)
Add a Comment
  • Photo 1
     Photo 1
    Comments 1 Views 240
  • Photo 2
     Photo 2
    Comments 0 Views 219
  • Photo 3
     Photo 3
    Comments 0 Views 221
  • Photo 4
     Photo 4
    Comments 0 Views 187
  • Photo 5
     Photo 5
    Comments 0 Views 204
  • Photo 6
     Photo 6
    Comments 0 Views 193
  • Photo 7
     Photo 7
    Comments 0 Views 195
  • Photo 8
     Photo 8
    Comments 0 Views 196
  • Photo 9
     Photo 9
    Comments 0 Views 192
  • Photo 10
     Photo 10
    Comments 0 Views 222
  • Photo 11
     Photo 11
    Comments 0 Views 193
  • Photo 12
     Photo 12
    Comments 1 Views 390
  • Photo 13
     Photo 13
    Comments 0 Views 326
  • Photo 14
     Photo 14
    Comments 0 Views 284
  • Photo 15
     Photo 15
    Comments 0 Views 331
  • Photo 16
     Photo 16
    Comments 0 Views 447
  • Photo 17
     Photo 17
    Comments 0 Views 205
  • Photo 18
     Photo 18
    Comments 0 Views 198
  • Photo 19
     Photo 19
    Comments 0 Views 184

Sorry, you must be a registered user of and logged in to view and add comments. Either log in or register now!