The Joy

World War II uniform (based on WAC)

Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater

Last Updated: 06-08-2011


This was a combination video game cosplay and historical re-enactor project. My husband and I researched these uniforms for months before making them. Pretty much everything is homemade including our hats. The unit patch I'm wearing I hand embroidered based on a design drawn by kdthompson.

I could go on and on about the tiny researched details on this project, but I'd probably bore you. I made my own WAC underwear after getting pictures of the real thing from the Women's Army Museum in Fort Lee, Virginia. The stockings are real vintage rayons with a seam up the back. The lapel pins are homemade from clay. The hat pin is an authentic WW2-era WAC hat pin.

Awards

Best Original Music for Cold War: The Musical at Costume-Con 29 Judge's Award for Unmentionables at Costume-Con 29 Best in Show Documentation at Costume-Con 29 Best in Master Class Presentation at Marcon 46 Best in Master Class Workmanship at Marcon 46 Best in Show at Marcon 46

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supergeekgirl

United States



Stats

Character The Joy
Series Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
Costume Views 965
Favorites 1
Comments 0
Upload Date 06-08-2011
Debuted Costume-Con 29 (2011)

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