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Unread 05-18-2012, 02:12 PM   #2386
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Name of Commissioner: Wig Is Fashion
Website/C.com gallery: http://www.wigisfashion.com
Character commissioned and series/video game (please include if this was the entire costume, just a jacket, prop, accessory, wig, etc.): Curly pink wig for my Pinkie Pie cosplay.
Links to picture(s) of your commissioned item:
None at the moment, I'll post them if I remember.
Timeline (how long your order took to process)
Not sure of the exact dates, but I was told 10-20 days shipping to Ireland, and arrived within a week. Plus free shipping!
Describe your Experience. Pros, Cons, Comments.
Lovely wig, beautiful curls and a gorgeous colour. Very thick, and has great volume. The fringe was a bit long for me, but that can easily be fixed, and it can get a bit tangled after a few wears, but that's only to be expected.
Good price, free shipping. Will definitely order from them again.
Final Grade: A
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Unread 05-18-2012, 09:42 PM   #2387
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Unread 05-19-2012, 12:28 PM   #2388
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Name of Commissioner : xYaminogamex
Website/C.com gallery : http://xyaminogamex.deviantart.com/
Character commissioned and series/video game (please include if this was the entire costume, just a jacket, prop, accessory, wig, etc.): Mikado Ryugamine Durarara Wig
Links to picture(s) of your commissioned item :
Timeline (how long your order took to process): March until May 18 [this was because of a delay with getting the base wig. it wasnt her fault]
Describe your Experience. Pros, Cons, Comments.:
- Very Nice and Kind
- Good quality with a super cute style. The wig is cute basically i love it.
- Fast Shipping
- timeline: this wasnt her fault it was arda 's. The base with kept going out of stock so, we had to wait for them to ship it out.
- didnt show pictures before sending it out but , i suppose thats because she wanted to get it to me because , i had to wait a while.
- so, no cons really.

I would order from her again. ^^
Final Grade: A
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Unread 05-22-2012, 08:59 PM   #2389
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[color="Black"]Name of Commissioner: kuroi_shi
Website/C.com gallery: http://www.cosplay.com/showthread.php?t=284172 ...?
Character commissioned and series/video game (please include if this was the entire costume, just a jacket, prop, accessory, wig, etc.): Taiwan from Hetalia. Top and skirt
Links to picture(s) of your commissioned item: Full
Timeline (how long your order took to process): 20+ days, under a month
Describe your Experience. Pros, Cons, Comments: Great experience to work with her, she was quick to respond and worked to my specific needs (I have a yellow undertone so I don't look good in pale colors). She dependable to keep you updated and always friendly. I'd definitely work with her again~
Final Grade: A
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Unread 05-23-2012, 03:36 AM   #2390
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Name of Commissioner;; HelloCosplay.
Website;; http://www.hellocosplay.com/
Character commissioned and series/video game (please include if this was the entire costume, just a jacket, prop, accessory, wig, etc.);; Organization 13 coat. http://www.hellocosplay.com/kingdom-...tume-p-81.html
Links to picture(s) of your commissioned item;; None at the moment. ):
Timeline (how long your order took to process);; 8 (Working days)
Describe your Experience. Pros, Cons, Comments;; I ordered 10th May and told them I needed it specifically before the 25th. I got a confirmation email on the Friday to tell me they were working on it and then didn't hear anything until Thursday the following week. No updates or such so I thought they weren't working on it, or had forgot. Fortunately, I got an email saying it was shipped on the Thursday and only took them a few days to make. I asked for Express DHL shipping so it would only take a few days, and although it was about $35 dollars it wasn't too bad. I got the coat on 21st May and it looks AMAZING. There are plenty of negative reviews around the net for HelloCosplay but I guess it all depends on what you're ordering and how specific your measurements are. The coat is a bit baggy, but it's so comfy and looks EXACTLY like it does in the picture on their site.

Considering they made the coat in a few days I expected errors, but I cannot find any. The stitches look hardy and it doesn't show any signs of wearing out like a cheap coat.
Final Grade;; A
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Unread 05-23-2012, 12:37 PM   #2391
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Review for Cosplay House-Wig

Name of Commissioner: Cosplay House
Website: http://www.cosplayhouse.com/
Character commissioned and series/video game (please include if this was the entire costume, just a jacket, prop, accessory, wig, etc.): Aisha Clan Clan Wig
Links to picture(s) of your commissioned item;; None at the moment. ):
Timeline (how long your order took to process): 7 Working Days
Describe your Experience. Pros, Cons, Comments: I had placed the order and put in a request for them to change my mailing address and they did so quite quickly. I asked them when was I going to receive my item they said between 7-10 business days from when they receive it. They said they would receive it by a certain day and they never sent it out until I called them asking what happened, and they said oh the wig is right here shipping it out right now. The provided me a tracking number which kept showing me the same thing each day I checked saying it left the sorting facility. Out of frustration I called up the US Postal Service only to find the tracking number I was provided has very limited tracking and it doesn't follow the parcel all the way to the destination! And when it did arrive the wig was the wrong color, wrong length, and wasn't even styled! I was so furious.

Aisha Clan Clan's Hair looks like this


But the wig they sent me looked more like Edward Elric


So you can see it doesn't even look remotely close. DO NOT buy ANY wigs from this site!

Final Grade: F-
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Unread 05-24-2012, 09:00 PM   #2392
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Name of Commissioner: AngelicKey
Item Purchased: "Once Upon a Time" Emma Swan wig
Timeline:Paid in April, received in May (by due date)
Link to finished item: http://www.cosplay.com/photo/3207202/
Describe your experience:

This was the second wig that I ordered from AngelicKey, and I am sure it will not be the last. It turned out even better than I expected. She was very mindful of my need by date, and communication was great. Another good experience!

Final Grade: A+
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Unread 05-25-2012, 11:42 PM   #2393
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Here's a long overdue review for an experience last October.

Name of Merchant: Classe

Website: http://classewig.com/wig/index.php?m...=index&dgo=top

Item Purchased: Classe Pro DeepBlue 06 Straight 70 Cm

Links to picture(s): None of my own. I first lost the USB cable for my crappy point-and-click camera, so I took pics using webcam on my really ancient and crappy laptop. Camera and laptop were both stolen in a burglary.
* Item url: http://classewig.com/wig/index.php?m...uct s_id=2730

Timeline (how long your order took to process): I went through a shopping service, so it wasn't instant, and I couldn't say exactly how long Classe took. I do know that it took less than half a week for the product to reach Celga (service), and that afterward it took about a week for it to come from Celga to here (California). This was around mid-October.

Describe your Experience. Pros, Cons, Comments: I didn't deal directly with Classe, for the most part. I decided on a whim to be a school-age Bellatrix for Halloween, and sent them an email in Japanese asking whether they could deal with me directly, and there was a quick response the next day from the sales manager Nishimura letting me know they couldn't at the time. The item itself was represented fairly and is *gorgeous*. It's thick and spacious... Oh, I have to admit, I still had a little bit of trouble fitting into it. That was because I have a good deal of hair, and at the time it went past my hips. My hair is chest-length now, and there's plenty of room. It came in a cute narrow tote with instructions on wearing wigs. I think the only downside to buying from Classe is that they are a little pricey, and that is magnified through shopping service fees and international shipping.

PS Only Classe's Pro line of wigs get the tote bag (or formerly a box, see my next post below). This includes the sub-line of Chara wigs within Classe's Pro line that were produced after May 23, 2011 but before being discontinued April 16, 2012. SARA by Classe wigs get neither the tote nor point accumulation (the latter only matters if you are in Japan, as shopping services tend not to want to deal with bookkeeping of points).

Final Grade:
Classe (product and merchant) = A+
RIP CosRevo, Love Laugh, Sweety Pop, Cocosilver.
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Unread 05-25-2012, 11:54 PM   #2394
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Sorry for double-posting. This one is actually recent. I'll wait for a gap before I post my other reviews, since those are late anyway. A few more days won't hurt, lol.

Name of Merchant: Classe (the brand) / Lovepop-Studio (the authorised dealer)

Website: Classe: http://classewig.com/wig/index.php?m...=index&dgo=top / Lovepop-Studio (authorised reseller): http://www.lovepop-studio.net/

Item: Final Fantasy XIII Oerba dia Vanille B (Classe Pro Chara Wig) [I'm not sure why the A style is the
one that's always sold out. I've always considered the B style more accurate]

Links to picture(s): None of my own. The burglars took my crappy point-and-click camera <__<
* This is the page I bought from: http://www.lovepop-studio.net/SHOP/clsclc028b.html
* Etika, another authorised reseller has more pics: http://item.rakuten.co.jp/etika/clc028b/
* Original item url (Chara wig line discontinued due to cease and desist on April 16, 2012): http://classewig.com/wig/index.php?m...ucts_ id=3479

Timeline (how long your order took to process): I ordered at the end of April. It took something like 3 or 4 days for the product to reach Celga (service) from Lovepop. International shipping took 5 days, although it was another day before my father picked it up, and then a little over a week before I went home to check the product.

Describe your Experience. Pros, Cons, Comments: I didn't really pay attention to Classe's authorised resellers and "friend shops" at first. While browsing Chara wigs a long, long time ago, I noticed they collaborated with Cosrevo, which was my dream come true -- quality, accurate costumes that I couldn't get at Cospatio because they sold in such limited quantities. Some time down the road, I checked out Alice Garden/Forest, and those were sold through Lovepop-Studio. When I visited the site, I saw that they also sold Classe. I double-checked that they were authorised, and made note to order Classe wigs from Lovepop if I happened to order something from them anyway.
Fast forward to about a month ago. I noticed that Classe's entire chara line disappeared as well as the Miku and Luka boots; I chalked that up to limited runs (Japanese isn't my native language, so I tend to skim for what I'm looking for... kanji is not my friend)... until I visited Cosrevo and found them shut down. Then, I found the tiny "Compliance Notice" link on their page...
Yeah. Anywho. I *really* liked their chara wigs, so I just checked out their resellers, Etika and Lovepop. Both still had the Vanille B style in stock, but the one I checked first was Lovepop, so they got my business.
This product was made a long time ago, before May 23, 2011, so it came in a box. I knew Classe changed their packaging, but I wasn't expecting it to be that much larger. That's part of the reason why the shipping was more expensive this time. It was well-packed (thanks, Celga), but the Classe box was a little squished. I don't really mind; my other purchase shipped at the same time and even though it was smaller (which is why it was placed on top), it was also heavier. Inside the box, the wig was undamaged and beautiful. The hair is divided into low twintails, and both elastics were intact. There was a little bit of stray fibers, but well within reason. Sometime between the production of the wig and now, Classe updated their wig nets, so there was a little added packet with a black wig net explaining so in addition to the skin coloured wig net attached to the product. Yes, this also included a sheet instructing people on how to wear the wig, how to brush the wig, not to keep it near flames or children, etc.
(See this link regarding Classe's packaging: http://classewig.com/wig/index.php?m...classe_news_19 )
Oh, and I went through a shopping service again, so I didn't deal with Lovepop-Studio directly.

Final Grade:
Classe (product) = A+
Lovepop-Studio (merchant/authorised reseller) = A+
RIP CosRevo, Love Laugh, Sweety Pop, Cocosilver.
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Unread 05-25-2012, 11:54 PM   #2395
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hi im a new commissioner how do i make a commissioning record thing?
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Unread 05-26-2012, 12:00 AM   #2396
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^ I'm guessing you'll be wanting this thread:
RIP CosRevo, Love Laugh, Sweety Pop, Cocosilver.
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Unread 05-26-2012, 12:16 AM   #2397
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Name of Commissioner - Anna G
Website/C.com gallery - http://www.annagcostumes.com/
Character commissioned and series/video game - Kuja (minus boot covers)
Links to picture(s) of your commissioned item - below attatchment
Timeline - about a month and a half
Describe your Experience. Pros, Cons, Comments - This costume is simply amazing XD It fits perfectly and the materials (silk and velvet) used are seriously beautiful . She has great communication and would e-mail me every week or so to let me know how things were panning out. No cons whatsoever, I highly recommend her as a commissioner!
Final Grade: A+
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Unread 05-26-2012, 12:26 AM   #2398
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Name of Commissioner: Magnavox

Website/C.com gallery: http://www.cosplay.com/member/14692

Character commissioned and series: Amaimon from Blue Exorcist. The commission was only for the jacket.

Links to picture(s) of your commissioned item: http://www.cosplay.com/costume/396283/

Timeline: Let's see... I contacted her in the middle of January and she began working very quickly (about a week or so) after I decided to hire her for the commission. It was completed on March 6th and shipped shortly after. It arrived very quickly ^^

Describe your Experience. Pros, Cons, Comments: My whole experience with her was amazing. The communication between us was excellent. She kept me up to date with progress photos and never disappeared for long. She was willing to make changes if I asked for them, always making sure that everything was going the way that I wanted. The end result was fantastic! The price wasn't outrageous either. In fact, it was significantly lower than what most people were quoting me. I will definitely go to her again if I ever need anything else commissioned :]

Final Grade: A+
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Unread 05-26-2012, 01:03 AM   #2399
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This is the next most recent cosplay purchase. I figure if the various taobao wig shops are listed, the costume ones can be too ^.~

Name of Commissioner: Blaze Crimson

Website/C.com gallery: http://bccosplay.taobao.com
* Several of Blaze Crimson's circle is on C.com. Jumplove is a C.com user. She posts pics of herself and of King Crimson (they have a site together). Another Blaze Crimson girl is Akari1864 (she goes by Akiko on her blog). King Crimson is one of the Yuna's in the item description (she used to be the main pic, but last December or so they updated with new photos).

Character commissioned and series/video game: Final Fantasy X summoner Yuna's costume. It includes the white top, the violet pleated skirt, the obi and bow, the earring/hair dec thing (didn't look closely at that, sorry), a black bra to wear under the white cloth, the gradient sleeves, the flower decoration, and the tie for it.

Links to picture(s):None of my own :/ As mentioned in my above 2 posts, both my crappy point-and-click camera and crappy old laptop with possible webcam photos were stolen in a burglary.
* Item url: http://item.taobao.com/item.htm?id=10763882162

Timeline (how long your order took to process): I ordered through taobaospree, since I live in America. The order was placed early December 2011. Blaze Crimson conservatively said I may need to wait 3 weeks. At one point in the process, I guess the listing was closed or something, but it re-opened (I watched this happen occasionally with this store and with another... It probably happens to all stores, but it's easier to notice with smaller stores). However, all of my items (this costume AND two other pre-made items from two other stores) arrived at taobaospree's location eight days later. I paid taobaospree for international shipping a day later, and two days after that I got a tracking number. Between tracking number and receiving the product was just four days (it was another four days before I got to open the box and check the items).

Describe your Experience. Pros, Cons, Comments. The gave me a conservative estimate and the item was ready much earlier! Of course, this being Yuna, a lot of the pieces were one-size within a reasonable range, i.e. the obi and bow, the flower decoration, the white top. The only thing that was "sized" was the skirt, for which I put a length request for (I wanted it slightly longer than they made for King Crimson, so I gave them an absolute length rather than my height). The item is very true to the photos and, as I described to my taobaospree agent, 99.9% perfect. The one nitpicky con would be that the flowers on the skirt and obi are painted on (which I knew before purchase). This means that this can only be a costume. If I were to use it as frequent dailywear, the flowers will get creases and cracks and whatnot. It looks beautiful as a costume, and it's fine as long as it's limited to photoshoots and the occasional con (I'm not a congoer, so... even better for me!) The tassle thing on the "earring" was also a bit of a mess by the time it got to me, although I'm not sure that it's Blaze Crimson's fault.

* Very rarely, they put out notices that they are looking for cosplayers to add to their circle (or some such). I think the girl who is the main pic for the product (Huanlan, apparently) is similar to that. There is an older photo of her in a pink Chii costume, less experienced and not Photoshopped. After she joined their roster, Blaze Crimson provided her with costumes and paid for photoshoots with Aquarius Vision (Houbin Gensou), a studio they have a deal with; now, unretouched photos are provided of the costume, but the model's face is now blocked out. Their requirements for these cosplayers are that they must be at least a certain height (Huanlan is about 5'6", iirc), lighter than a certain weight, flatter the costumes, and love cosplaying (sorry for the vagueness; I'm only including what I'm *sure* Google Translate meant).

Final Grade:
Blaze Crimson (commissioner): 99.9% = A+
RIP CosRevo, Love Laugh, Sweety Pop, Cocosilver.
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Unread 05-28-2012, 01:27 AM   #2400
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Name of Commissioner: Reaver (Barrie Young Cosplay)
Website/C.com gallery: http://www.cosplay.com/member/16108/costumes/
Character commissioned and series/video game: Hiccup Haddock - How to Train Your Dragon - Full Costume including boots.
Links to picture(s) of your commissioned item : http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m4...bjhno1_500.png
Timeline (how long your order took to process): I ordered in October 2011. Recieved it in May 2012.
Describe your Experience.: I'm going to say that this is the best Hiccup costume that has ever been made. It's perfect. However, Not only was I misled several times, I was extremely disappointed with communication. I have all of my emails from her where she PROMISED that it would be finished by December of 2011. It took her 8 months to complete. She never contacted me when she had problems in her life. I had to contact her. Sometimes I wouldn't hear from her for weeks. She made promise after promise. She also charged WAY too much for the costume. I didn't pay $300 to have things loosely hot glued. I mean, it's a great costume, but I had to do some work to make sure it would hold up at con. It did after I fixed it MYSELF. I mean...if I wanted to make my own costume I wouldn't have paid her. I actually didn't even get pictures until after I had contacted an attorney and told her I was taking legal action. It was a big headache that left me in tears more than once. I saved up that money. It took me over a year. The costume is great, but I think I could have found someone to do it cheaper who comunicated.
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