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Orianajones
04-28-2009, 07:29 PM
ok, for manifest i'm going as shadow link, anyway i'm doing a skit in it so i'm not doing the whole black skin thing, besides i get allergic reactions to alot of things.

anyway, i was wondering what would look better? black or blonde hair? also should i do his embrodery white for contrast?

example of embrodery is in here, http://larcho.files.wordpress.com/2008/03/link.jpg

also with his hat, whats the best way to keep it..... well.... on my head?

Rinoa07
04-28-2009, 09:15 PM
I've seen lots of different Shadow Link cosplays with black or white hair, never blonde. The white hair stems from the need for contrast, so if you opt for lighter hair, I suggest you also do white embroidery, with a white undershirt and leggings as well. That way, it stays consistant.

However, in really keeping true to the nature that is Shadow Link, I think opting for darker hair, with the embroidery done in say a light-ish to medium grey, would be best. But that's personal preference.

In the end, it's what you like and what you think looks best that's important!

As for the cap, I used four bobby pins. Two went in the front, about an inch above my temples, and two of them went in the back. Kept it place all day!