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Unread 06-08-2008, 12:38 AM   #856
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Yoruichi- Cursed Form-- Haltertop w/ butterfly on chest, leg warmers, and arm warmers.

http://www.cosplay.com/photo/1536739/

http://www.cosplay.com/photo/1536751/

http://www.cosplay.com/photo/1536758/

http://www.cosplay.com/photo/1536752/

Time: about 2 months, maby a little less.

~DizzyLizzy was an awesome commissioner! she was the first person who has ever commissioned a costume for me, and i must say it was an awesome first experiance!

Pros: She was very promt with her updates and her pictures were always good quality. When she would send me and update she would give discriptions about what she had done so far and what she was still planning to do so that i was with her every stpe of the way. I made a mistake on my sizing and she was very flexable and understanding and made the quick fix! Very thuro with making sure the costume was the way i wanted it, and changed nothing unless i asked.

Cons: Leg warmers were a little short for my liking, and the waistband was sewn backwards-- nothing i couldnt easily fix myself with a little adjusment

~Great and easy commissioner to work with-- HIGHLY recommended

Final Grade: A+
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Unread 06-08-2008, 12:47 AM   #857
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Name of Merchant: Amphigory

Website: http://www.amphigory.com/

Item purchased: Femme Fatale(1) in Bad Girl

Picture(s):
This: http://img503.imageshack.us/img503/8256/img5148bp2.jpg
to This: http://www.cosplay.com/photo/1558417/

Timeline: Five days.

Pros: Amphigory is the only online store (of which I am aware) that still stocks the femme fatale style of wig. It is highly recommended by almost every established wig commissioner I know for almost any kind of project imaginable, so I adore them for being so well stocked.
Shipping was fantastic, and the quality is amazingly silky. In fact, I can really not praise the quality enough. It survived shipping from their location to my parents house, and from my parents to halfway across the world to where I am now living (left in various stages of folded and stuffed in various heats and humidities for various weeks) and it is as flawless as if I had picked it up at a store in person.
The number one praise I have is that the colors and shades they CLAIM to have, always a delicate concern when pairing a base wig with extensions, could not be more true to form. It matches extensions from Doctored Locks flawlessly; they also receiving praise for sending such quality products in such a short time such a grand distance.
For those unfamiliar with Amphigory I strongly recommend you visit their website. They list all the different ways and styles their wigs are capable of holding, with what products and to what results. Very precise measurements (both curled and styled), a look INSIDE to the cap so you always know exactly what you are receiving, any disclaimers they can provide (certain wigs cannot be curled/straightened, etc. they even tell you how many inches the elastic is capable of stretching) and more variety than you can shake a stick at. They make me happy inside.

Cons: It would be nice if they shipped internationally, but for the end product it is well worth the slightly roundabout methods required to order from them

Comments: Merchant reviews are less popular generally because if they are an established merchant, you are expecting excellent if not impeccable service. When you receive it, it's nothing outstanding; so I generally avoid listing them myself. But Amphigory's amazing system, variety and great lengths to inform their customers of everything they can expect and more cannot be praised enough

Final Grade: A+

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Unread 06-08-2008, 02:29 PM   #858
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Cons: Leg warmers were a little short for my liking, and the waistband was sewn backwards-- nothing i couldnt easily fix myself with a little adjusment
Legs- Given measurements.

Waistband- It is sewn so that you flip the waist band up the top in order to hide the bottom of it. I had posted pics if it up and down. ^^ No worries, I just figured I should just point that out since it wasn't actually sewn backwards.
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Unread 06-09-2008, 07:02 PM   #859
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Name of Commissioner : NekoMimiChan

Website/C.com gallery :
http://www.cosplay.com/member/75220
http://www.cosplay.com/marketplace/s...uct/115/cat/21

Character commissioned:
Commission 1 ; Gourry's Sword of Light ( Slayers )
Commission 2 ; Bongun's Grave Keeper's Sword ( Ragnarok Online )

Links to picture(s) of your commissioned item:
Commission 1 ; http://www.cosplay.com/photo/1516410/
Commission 2 ; http://www.cosplay.com/photo/1516270/

Timeline (how long your order took to process):
15 days in total for both commissions.

Describe your Experience. Pros, Cons, Comments.
Commission 1 ]
Pro: Beautifully made and exactly what I asked for down to the length
Con: The hilt base isnt formed perfectly but it be impossible to expect it to be.
Commission 2]
Pro: 100% how I envisioned it, looks like it fall right out of ragnarok itself, couldn't ask for a single improvement.
Con: Not a single one.
Overall]
Pro: She is amazingly good to work with and very flexable, she asks me for exact detail so I get exactly what I want. She even wait a few weeks after production was finished to let me pay her when I could without a single complain
Con: None

Final Grade]
Commission 1 : A
Commision 2 : A++
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Unread 06-12-2008, 03:33 PM   #860
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Name of Commissioner: SaSu
Website/C.com gallery: http://www.cosplay.com/gallery/m39526/
Character commissioned and series/video game (please include if this was the entire costume, just a jacket, prop, accessory, wig, etc.): Eternal Sailor Saturn from Sailor moon. She made the costume (including gloves and choker) and the boots.
Links to picture(s) of your commissioned item: The one she sent me: http://i91.photobucket.com/albums/k2...onLilyX/03.jpg
My own (Let me just say that these were taken in a rush and they do not give the costume the credit it deserves...Also my face looked silly :P) - http://i91.photobucket.com/albums/k2...aturnface2.jpg
http://i91.photobucket.com/albums/k2...saturnface.jpg
http://i91.photobucket.com/albums/k2...lorsaturn3.jpg

Timeline (how long your order took to process): First enquired towards the end of April, she was all booked up till the end of May, but I said that was okay as I wouldn't need the costume for awhile anyway. I recieved the first progress shots at the end of may and recieved the finished product today!

Pros: SaSu is a absolute pleasure to deal with. She is quick with replying to emails and is willing to discuss the details of your commission into great detail. I was shocked by how incredibly fast she actually works. She kept sending me WIP shots all along the way and asked if there was anything I wanted altered. When I recieved the costume I squealed a bit and tried it on immediatly (she puts SO much care into her costumes and it shows.) The material choices are perfect and of very high quality and best of all - it fits like a glove! It looks beautiful but it also feels sturdy...like it's not going to fall apart after a hectic con day! She also thoughtfully included a cute note instructing me how to correctly wash the costume.

Cons: I'm REALLY trying to think of something to flaw her on...but I honestly can't think of anything!

Comments: A delight to work with, HIGHLY recommended.

Final Grade: A+
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Unread 06-12-2008, 04:29 PM   #861
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[b]Name of Commissioner c-chan / cindy-chan
Website/C.com gallery http://www.freewebs.com/cosbape/
Character commissioned and series/video game (please include if this was the entire costume, just a jacket, prop, accessory, wig, etc.) bible black uniform
Links to picture(s) of your commissioned item none
Timeline (how long your order took to process) since feburary, i believe?
Describe your Experience. Pros, Cons, Comments. HORRIBLE. just awful. i emailed her back in feburary for a price quota for a bible black costume, she wrote me back and told me, so i went with it and paid in FULL. [$100]. i wasn't scheduled until the last week of march, so i told her to email me when time got closer when she began to work on my costume. march rolls around, nothing. i email her a few times and hear nothing back. figuring that maybe she was just busy with it i brushed it off. i still continued to hear no reply [nor did my friend who also comissioned the same costume from her, a week after mine]. we both heard no word for her, yet we see her logging into myspace, and posting on anonymous image boards. my friend confronted her on the latter website to which cindy replied "i deserve a break!", yet she had never emailed us about this [reading around i read she was in the middle of moving, yet still i heard nothing from her]. she has time to log into myspace, and post online, but she can't email me for two seconds? haha, riiiight. i emailed her back asking for a refund upon hearing this from my friend, and she said she couldn't give me one because she started to work on the costume [she has no photographic evidence of this]. i gave her the benefit of the doubt and believed her. still heard nothing. too late to file a paypal complaint. i continue to hear nothing. i've emailed her a lot of times, and even asked on her lj, but haven't heard anything back yet. another friend comissioned a costume from her [two weeks after mine, one week after my friends], and yet he got his costume finished and sent out to him. while my friend and i are still waiting in the dust for even a reply from her. its obvious what a huge scammer she is. scammed both me and my friend out of $100. Thanks, cindy.
Final Grade: F-
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Unread 06-12-2008, 04:43 PM   #862
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Name of Commissioner:C-Chan
Website/C.com gallery:http://www.freewebs.com/cosbape/
Character commissioned and series/video game: Bible Black uniform

Timeline: paid in late february/ early march? Due date was any time before April 15

pros: The price was very reasonable at the time.

cons: Costume was never received, my emails were ignored even though she was active on other parts of the internet, I was reassured my costume would be done by it's due date but never received it

Comments: Even though others have received their costumes, I am fully convinced that I have been scammed by Cindy.

Final Grade: F
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Unread 06-13-2008, 02:47 AM   #863
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Unread 06-15-2008, 03:38 PM   #864
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Name of Commissioner: Radleia
Website/C.com gallery: http://www.cosplay.com/gallery/a18542/
Character commissioned and series/video game (please include if this was the entire costume, just a jacket, prop, accessory, wig, etc.) Princess Garnet Wig and Accessories (arm bands, necklace, crown, ect.)
Links to picture(s) of your commissioned item: http://www.cosplay.com/gallery/113253/
Timeline (how long your order took to process): Contacted her in mid Feb, had to me before my deadline in (early) May. So around 3 months.
Describe your Experience. Pros, Cons, Comments:
Pros: She was awesome! She sent me messages every step along the way and asked me what kind of material I wanted everything made with. She was really professional and I never had any concerns with her. Her work was fab and I would defintly comission her again
Cons: The crown came un-glued from the headband twice, but it was nothing a little hot glue couldn't fix.
Final Grade: A
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Unread 06-15-2008, 03:49 PM   #865
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I have a question about the come-on-cosplay seller on eBay. I have heard (i forgot) that she/he has been stealing pictures from other sellers. I might be interested in getting a kairi costume.

http://cgi.ebay.com/Kingdom-hearts-I... Zp1638Q2em122

But I'm not sure if the picture is what this person actually sells...hmmm

also, I was looking for an AC Yuffie costume not long ago, but the price was too high for my liking where ever I went. I might go with Kairi instead because the prices seem to be a bit cheaper.

Hmm I hope I'm posting this in the correct thread :-p
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Unread 06-15-2008, 04:55 PM   #866
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I have a question about the come-on-cosplay seller on eBay. I have heard (i forgot) that she/he has been stealing pictures from other sellers. I might be interested in getting a kairi costume.
From the first post in this thread:

This is not a Private Eye service, so if you have a question pertaining to an unlisted seller, please pay a visit to the Commissioners NOT to go to thread (http://www.cosplay.com/showthread.php?t=74409).
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Unread 06-15-2008, 08:31 PM   #867
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Oops! I didn't mean to post on this one...I meant to post on the other thread but I think i got confused with them...

I will post on the other one then!

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hmm.wait By listed do you mean like on the list of commission reviews up in the front? because if that is so, come-on-cosplay is on there. If not. woopsies...
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Unread 06-15-2008, 08:44 PM   #868
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ooh! I just realized that a review on come-on-cosplay, post #745 was not put up on the list in the front!

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Unread 06-16-2008, 02:56 AM   #869
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edit: Thanks so much for the catch, hehlow! Fixed it!

Updated <3

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Unread 06-18-2008, 01:41 AM   #870
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Name of Commissioner : NekoMimiChan

Website/C.com gallery : http://www.cosplay.com/member/75220

Character commissioned : [prop] Gourry ( Slayers ) and [prop] Bongun ( Ragnarok Online)

Links to picture(s) :
Bongun : http://www.cosplay.com/photo/1516270/
Gourry : http://www.cosplay.com/photo/1516410/

Timeline : 18 days for both items.

[Bongun]
Pros: Perfect, couldnt of asked for more, its exactly how I imagined
Con: None at all

[Gourry]
Pros: Followed my interestion to a T and requested exact length which impressed me.
Con: Hilt looks a bit odd but thats cant be helped.

[Overall]
Pros: Great communication, always responded within a day. Very patient and gave me a few weeks to send final payment. Best commission person I ever worked with.
Con: None at all
Final Grade:
[Bongun] : A++
[Gourry] : A-
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