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The Power of the Geass

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Character: C.C. - Code Geass (Artbook dress)
Costume made/modeled by Yaya
Photography by Silas of SAKS Photography [link]

Gaaaaaah such a gorgeous photo, I'm so happy with it! I need a Lelouch to take my hand!!! Or give me pizza.

This was shot in Copenhagen, Denmark, during J-Popcon where I was a Guest Judge! My first time working with Silas, who was wonderful and such a sweetheart, and got photos back to me in record time!!! There are more from this set, I will post some :)
Please check out his page and see his other amazing photos from the event and his fashion photography as well. So talented!!

Costume construction notes:
I made the templates for the butterflies and trim by cutting up the actual CLAMP artwork and sizing it up on the computer to myself. My friends Jessica and Megan helped me trace out the templates to make patterns, and together we transferred all the patterns onto fabric which I already cut and sewed into the skirts. Then I cut out all the trim and butterflies with a soldering tool, which took many days of breathing fumes and sore/burnt fingers. I also made the bodice, sleeves, hair pieces, choker, shoulder straps, petticoat... everything to complete this costume.

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Image details
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1200x801px 592.19 KB
Shutter Speed
1/320 second
Focal Length
28 mm
ISO Speed
Date Taken
Mar 15, 2013, 3:34:55 PM
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FandomFoodie's avatar
I thought it didn't affect her.  Not complaining, though?
MakeaOkamiKasumi's avatar
by far my favorite Yaya Han cosplay, not to mention one of the best C2 cosplays I have ever seen...I love it omg
This is gorgeous. You might want to wear a breathing mask (you can get them at home depot) when you do your soldering. Those fumes can't be good for you, and cancer is not something you want to mess around with.
Artineth's avatar
I love this Cosplay, what else can I possibly say YaYa?  The lighting and the dress go perfectly together!  So breathtakingly beautiful..  It had to be worth the painstaking process when you see this photo.  I absolutely think so, job well done. Mini Raves     
Lieyaa's avatar
very powerful 
glasscitadel's avatar
Ahhh one of my favorite cosplayers as a character from one of my favorite animes oUo <3 Goodness you look amazing!
XxXSorrowFairXxX's avatar
Very great Job. It's such an amazing Dress. *-*
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AnnamaeTezuka's avatar
I LOVE the costume and the photography itself is amazing!!!
blackearsbunny's avatar
****<<<Your a TRUE cosplayer>>>>****!! Trullyyy!!! I wish i can cosplay!!gyah! Hate my life for living the same roof as my parents!!!Your sooo lucky you can drive to a convention!!KYAHH! I have not even went to any con yet!!(im 14 years old!) And my city was celebrating another con last week...AHHH!!I really hated that week cause my friend didn't invite me!!
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Goddammit, I knew I should have been there! xD I hope you enjoyed you're stay in Denmark and it really would be awesome if you came there again ^^

This piece is just... stunning. You're facial expression and those eyes! Beautiful capture! c:
hmm01i's avatar
I absolutely love this.
pandafun101's avatar
You don't have the facial structure for C.C. but the costume is amazing
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Jazmine-Chan's avatar
This dress is absolutely fantastic!! The hair and makeup is done well, the only thing that bugs me is that out of focus hand! Lovely cosplay! ^^
OkitaRina's avatar
This is the BEST shot of this cosplay. Beautiful!
Dorshiffe's avatar
The code geass brings you big beautiful boobs ?
ForestWolfDragon's avatar
:jawdrop: Um...Yaya...I'm surprised that the camera didn't break from how beautiful, gorgeous, and smoking hot this picture is! Once again, that dress is so exquisite....You wear it so well!
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