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Royal Ruffles by AngelaClaytonCosplay Royal Ruffles by AngelaClaytonCosplay
Super awkward pose, yeah. Hopefully I will have less awkward pictures soon. This costume was comically hard to pose in since I lacked so much mobility, there was so much material and boning, blah ;;

This was debut day fort this costume and it kind of fell apart and ended up getting safety pinned together. My not-so-clever-self neglected to realize how heavy the bustle would be and thus I didn't have a method of securing it to the corset.

Anyway, this beast took 22 yards of taffeta, over 240 yards of hemming, and three months to make. This costume was a huge learned process and involved the making my very first corset, among other things. Everything was made and styled by me, except for the teapot which was created by my father and decorated by me.

If you want more details I have over ten thousand words and one hundred-twenty pictures outlining how every bit was made. The index for this can be found here: [link]

Photos by Gerardo J. Flores

Costume made and worn by me! c:

Designed by Sakizo, based off of the illustration "Royal Milk Tea"

More photos here ~ [link]
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Angrama Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2013
what a pretty doll I love it ! You can make friends with you !
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turnipforwhat Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is amazing! I'm a little creeped by the fact that it's very lolita and you have a VERY childlike face!
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kurukurukorokoro Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2013
Omg, you and your costume are both so amazingggg! QwQ as beautiful as always!
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AngelaClaytonCosplay Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013
Ahh, thank you very much. I'm glad you think so :aww:
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kurukurukorokoro Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013
you're very welcome! QwQ
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Kaiyakkuma Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2013
Oh my goodness! I saw you in your Royal Milk Tea cosplay at Katsucon,
but I was really shy to talk to you. :blushes:
I really admired your costume! It was absolutely gorgeous! ♡
I was overly happy of how many Sakizo cosplays I saw at Katsucon.
Yours was one of my favorite designs by Sakizo, but I kept forgetting the name of the illustration. Hehe! ♡
You look incredibly beautiful in this design! And the ruffle work is outstanding!
When I get better at sewing, I'll definitely make a Sakizo cosplay. :aww:
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AngelaClaytonCosplay Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013
You should have said hello! But that is very sweet, i'm glad you like it. I was happy at the amount too, but it seemed like people only wore them on Friday so I didn't get pictures with many of them OTL

Thank you very much!
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Ragidonne Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013  Student Artist
i think it's very interesting that these designs were inspired by japan, which adopted the look through westernization. now the west is trying to look western by emulating the east.

still, what a lovely costume!
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Darcia1 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013
beautiful*_*very much I love to follow your work...and I love your block)) continue in the same spirit..:3..sorry for bad English
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AngelaClaytonCosplay Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013
Thank you! I'm really glad you enjoy my work ^^ I shall.
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Jibril-Cosplay Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013
That's really beautiful! I love such designs and I love to cosplay them too. Great job on it. :+fav:
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AngelaClaytonCosplay Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013
Thank you very much! They are very appealing, aren't they? So many ruffles :3
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KonCookie Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013  Student General Artist
amazing work in the costume <3
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:iconangelaclaytoncosplay:
Ahh, thank you very much! That means a lot coming from someone as talented as yourself <3
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bloodymagnolia Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
omg so cute
your dress is so awesome
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:iconangelaclaytoncosplay:
Thank you :aww:
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HinamoriMomo98 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013
Your royal ruffleness. *curtsy*

(you look stunning, as always, do I even need to say it?)
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:iconangelaclaytoncosplay:
When I was wearing my red dress thing someone bowed to me and called me "Their highness" and i'm pretty sure that is how I want to be referred to all the time.

Thank you! :3
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HinamoriMomo98 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013
Nope. Ruffleness. You will always be your ruffleness. Her ruffleness. RUFFLESSSSSS.
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Lolipuff Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013  Student Artisan Crafter
So beautiful! You look like a little doll! Such a great job on the costume also!
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AngelaClaytonCosplay Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013
AAhh, thank you very much! :aww:
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Lolipuff Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013  Student Artisan Crafter
No problem C:
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TMLiza Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Great job on this cosplay. it's so pretty. ^_^ That stinks it fell apart though. :/
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:iconangelaclaytoncosplay:
Thank you! Yeah..it was very inconvenient, but luckily it will be very easy to fix for next time. Both the bustle and top are totally wearable, it's just connecting them that was the issue.
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Havenaims Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013  Student General Artist
So awesome! I just gotta say I love all your costumes <3
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AngelaClaytonCosplay Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013
Thank you! Oh i'm glad <3
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KenshiKun121 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013  Hobbyist
Wow you just keep making amazing cosplay outfits and makes you look beautiful.
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heregoesnothing--x Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013
Gorgeous. So amazing seeing you at Comic Con this year~ ♡
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selector67 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013
You look so pretty Angela, nice costume, you did a great job! :)
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