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This group is centered around historical and creatively inspired fantasy costumes, without a narrow focus on historical accuracy or sewing required - NO FANART or non-original COSPLAY please. See the rules below:

*RULES*:

This group is primarily for artists who take creative inspiration from a love of historical costumes and clothing. The key is your love of costumes and your own creativity! Being completely historically accurate or intending to make your design reality is not necessary. You won't be rejected for adding wings on or putting buttons in the wrong place. Please submit your image to the most correct category.

Rules for ART:
- Picture should feature character wearing clothing/costume drawn by you.
- Costume design does not have to be the focus of the picture - i.e interesting costumes within a larger illustration are fine, as long as it is clearly visible, and not a tiny figure in the background.
- No fanart - We want you to be creative and come up with the character's outfit on your own. Illustrations of literary characters or concepts from mythology are OK.

Rules for PHOTOGRAPHY:
- Costume should not be mass-produced/store bought [No cheap halloween costumes] . You should have some involvement in designing it, modeling, or photographing it for the designer. Well done, artistic photography of costumes not fitting those rules will be accepted at mod's discretion.
- No blurry photos or low quality cel phone camera photos. Dark photos with bad lighting, or photos with cluttered backgrounds may not be approved. (Your messy bedroom is not the best place to take a good photo)
- If you have a series of photos pick the best instead of submitting multiples.

NO COSPLAY ALLOWED:
- No costumes made from existing visual character designs [games, movies, anime]

- Costumes designed on your own for literary characters descriptions are OK (that means not copying official cover art).
- Costumes made from character concepts from mythology or history or OK.

Rules for PHOTOMANIPS:
- You must have done something to the character's costume to make it your own. Using the stock model's costume as is with a new background doesn't count. It helps if you have links to what you used.
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Founded 10 Years ago
Feb 26, 2011

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You should be able to submit to group favorites still. I'm not getting art approved often enough and could use more moderators.
Is NO COSPLAY or fanart. It's in bold in the rules, but many artists do not look at them before submitting. It helps to put in your description details like what your costume is based and how you made it, because I am not familiar with everything character under the sun. Sometimes I can't tell, and artists don't answer where I comment to clarify.

Just to be clear this means:

NO if
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- You made a costume from an anime, game, movie, tv,  musical or commericial character
- I can google the character's name and your costume looks like the same design in the pictures that come up, you didn't design it.
- You drew fanart and didn't design your own costume for the character
- You're wearing clothes from a commercial company


YES if
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- Original costume for for a book character where you made your own design
- Historical or Mythological figures (such as Greek Gods etc)
- Fanart character where you designed a new costume for them (it also helps if you state in the description)
- You are modeling for the designer and you personally know them (i.e. taking photos for their portfolio)

*I'm also taking volunteers for more mods.*
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MermaidNinja Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2020
Regal should be the new sexy!
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AKoukis Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2020  Professional Writer
Outfit auction 009 - (OPEN) by AKoukis   Outfit auction 007 - (OPEN) (Urgent) by AKoukis  

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Oliverthedragonlord Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2019
I want to submit my proxy mask on here but I can't
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DasGnomo Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2019  Professional Digital Artist
:happybounce: HeartHello, DeviantArtists! I'm deviantARTDasGnomo, the new Community Volunteer of the Design and Interfaces gallery. I'm currently open for DD suggestions in that area and Official Guidelines have been already uploaded to this journal:  Design And Interfaces DD Guidelines💪😎✌️ Powerful hellos to everyone! I'm @DasGnomo and I'm the Design & Interfaces Community Volunteer at @communityrelations, I'm in charge to bring to your awesome attention amazing DeviantART works via: features, articles and Daily Deviations! I'm a humble illustrator and graphic designer from Chile living in the US. I've been working on these areas for 13 years now, I'm happy and honored to have these new responsibilities (thanks to @ekud @Moonbeam13 and @JenFruzz for trusting in me for this). I'll work hard to do my best for the community! I'm extremely grateful in advance for all the DD suggestions you'll be sending me from this day on 🙏 however there are certain objective parameters that I'll take into account at the moment of featuring a Daily Deviation.I can only take suggestions from the Designs & Interfaces gallery and all associated sub-galleries/categories.Make sure that the deviant hasn't already received a Daily Deviation within the past 6 months. FAQ #313:How can I find out if someone already has a Daily Deviation? Please send me ONE note per suggestion/artist/deviationThe artist/designer is still active on DeviantART (must be active for more than 30 days)The piece you are suggesting is not part of an ongoing contest (in such case, you should wait for the contest to end, in order to suggest it)The piece you are suggesting is not infringing DeviantART Copyright PoliciesPlease, let me know if you want to remain anonymous as a suggester; if you don't specify I will assume that you want your name listed on the DD feature.Please only send your suggestion to ONE community volunteer. Here is the list of all the CV's and the galleries they are in charge to feature.You can self suggest (explaining why you deserve to be featured in your note. Also, avoid the spam) and try to give preference to other artists as well.I'll list here some objective characteristics of a DD worthy Design & Interfaces deviation: High QualityOriginality/UniquenessFunctionality/Problem SolvingExcellent use of the basic elements of Design and InterfacesSend me a note with the Title: "DD SUGGESTION" with ONE suggestion only. Don't suggest by comments.Include the deviation's :Thumbcode: in the noteClick SEND. And that's it! 👍I won't necessarily answer to all the DD suggestion notes since sometimes they are too many to keep count, so featuring your suggested DD will remain as a surprise.Any suggested deviation can also be feature in futured journals, being a DD or not. So keep suggesting deviations, please.Remember to check today's Daily Deviations!Fav, comment and share this journal with your friends! 😘

I humbly invite you to check it out, if you got any amazing deviation in mind to be suggested, please send me a note.

Also, I want to invite you all to Mrs-Durden 's "I Challenge You" 2019's edition activity for a chance to win amazing prizes like 1 year core membership, points and more! Get in the "Design and Interfaces" category and you'll be receiving very interesting and great challenges from me! ;D

I Challenge You: 2019 EditionDear all,
The veterans among you may remember a huge challenge competition I first launched back in 2015 called "I Challenge You". The first time around, the premise was that deviants were paired up and would give each other a challenge to be completed within a deadline, for a chance to win a prize as a duo or trio. The second time around, each participant was assigned a Community Volunteer who would give them a challenge to be completed. 
If you're curious, you can go look at the old journals here and here. The second edition blew up almost immediately, if I recall we had around 300-400 sign-ups. Well, it's been years and it's time to bring back this challenge game again! I'll try to make it happen once per year, hence why this is "2019 Edition" ;)
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I'll be waiting for you all and have an amazing day today! :D Love 
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spiralunix Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2018  Professional Artist
A Little Birdie Told Me by spiralunix 
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AKoukis Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2018  Professional Writer
Outfit Adoptable Auction [OPEN] (Emergency)

Outfit Adoptable Auction [OPEN] (Emergency) by AKoukis

SB:  30 Euro Icon ultramini EUR
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80 Euro Icon ultramini EUR You can request color changes.
AB2: 100 Euro Icon ultramini EUR You can request color changes and I'll draw your character in the outfit (using the base above).

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My family and I are in a great need of direct money (there are repairs that need to be done to our house which are of vital importance! The cost rises to 1000 € more or less and there may be more which we must have until July when the rains will stop and it's impossible for us to save that much)! My parents are both unemployed and we literally make a living with my commissions and adopts! And I'm really grateful for the help of all those people that have helped us by commissioning me or bought adoptables! You're lifesavers! Hug
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DoodleJay Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Fashion Adoptable 1 (OPEN) by DoodleJay   Fashion Adoptable 2 (OPEN) by DoodleJay   Fashion Adoptable 4 (OPEN) by DoodleJay   Fashion Adoptable 5 (OPEN) by DoodleJay  
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super-mikky Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2017
hi, I mostly draw OCs (mine and others) and I love to design
dresses for them but they're almost everytime more or less...
timeless. (hope you know what I mean)
I also got some fantasy-themed dresses... so would it be ok if
I join neverthless and submit them?
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