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Posted 12/18/13 , edited 1/12/14
Okay, so I plan to go to an anime con on December 28th and cosplay full out for the first time (most of the time at cons i'll wear props from a character, but not the full cosplay). Since Samurai Flamenco is a new, currently airing anime, there aren't that many, or any at all, cosplay for SF. Therefore, I'll be making the outfit myself, but keep in mind that I don't know how to sew, so I'll have to by the supplies and put it together somehow.

I'll be cosplaying SF's very first superhero outfit from episode 1 for two reasons: 1. because it's simple and would be easier for a first time cosplayer like myself to put together. 2. because it's SF very first outfit, which eventually throughout the series upgrades to a more superhero like costume, and I like the first one because it shows how SF first came to be.

I have not started yet on the costume, mostly because my job is keeping me busy around this Christmas season, but I plan to start on my next day off from work.

Here's a picture (which is also my profile picture):


So far, here is what I'm thinking:
- I could paint a bicycle helmet red for the top of the head (it looks like one to me ^^")
- find a red scarf that looks similar
- get some lab goggles and paint the rims of them red

That's pretty much it for now for ideas. What do you guys think and what ideas could you share? Any advice is appreciated :)
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Oooh, fun!

For the chest logo, you can probably buy some paper for your printer to do an iron-on transfer of a printout. Just be sure to test it first on a junk shirt, I've known people who had problems getting the right temperature for their iron at first.

Opera gloves might work for the forearms, if you can find some (they should be pretty cheap if you go with white cotton)

If you can't find lab goggles, hardware store goggles might work with some extra paint, maybe trim off some of the rims as well

For the belt, check the toy aisle at a local store. You might find a Power Ranger or wrestling belt that has the right general shape

(I'm trying to keep my ideas quick and manageable... I have some crazier ideas for if you want to do the costume again when you have more time, though!)
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MakotoKamui wrote:



Oooh, fun!

For the chest logo, you can probably buy some paper for your printer to do an iron-on transfer of a printout. Just be sure to test it first on a junk shirt, I've known people who had problems getting the right temperature for their iron at first.

Opera gloves might work for the forearms, if you can find some (they should be pretty cheap if you go with white cotton)

If you can't find lab goggles, hardware store goggles might work with some extra paint, maybe trim off some of the rims as well

For the belt, check the toy aisle at a local store. You might find a Power Ranger or wrestling belt that has the right general shape

(I'm trying to keep my ideas quick and manageable... I have some crazier ideas for if you want to do the costume again when you have more time, though!)


Thank you so much for the great advice and ideas!!! They're all very helpful :)

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Thrift stores are your friend. But I always thought it looked like snowboard goggles, not like a pair of lab goggles.
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