It does help, because I find Tamaki's "street" clothes to be from a rather common look among other characters that share similar features and looks with Tamaki. I was leaning more towards the uniform since it I have it already and that means one less thing for me to have to make in the short 6 months between now and the convention. @.@
Welcomed my new muse to the world on Jan 3rd 2014 at 3:18am.
From now on I believe all of my cosplays will involve this little wonder that I helped create.