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Unread 07-14-2015, 01:08 PM   #1
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Lapis Lazuli - Steven Universe

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Hello everyone! So, I'm working on one of my very first couple of cosplay, this one just happens to be Steven Universe related. I wanted to cosplay as Lapis Lazuli, and I'm really excited, but I'm also struggling a little. I have found the perfect wig, make up, possibly even her gem. But I can't seem to find the right dress.

I don't know if anyone else has done a Lapis cosplay before and might point to me where I can possibly find one? I am a fairly petite person, so sizes should not be too much of a problem. Sadly, I don't know much about sewing, but it might be the path I'll be heading to, making my own dress [top/skirt]

The only website I found where one can commission a Lapis dress if over at FM-Anime, but the dress is about $75 plus shipping, I'm not sure if it's quite worth it, even if it looks like a high quality dress. I mean, her dress isn't too complicated, I feel like the price should be lower? I don't know, it might be just me. I hope I don't sound too picky, I just really would like this cosplay to come out at its best!

But any tips or suggestions would be great!
If you're interested in perhaps doing it as a commission, let me know, I'll possibly send my email to you.

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Unread 07-16-2015, 12:23 PM   #2
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It's been a while since I've seen an ep with Lapis so I had to look her outfit up.$75 plus shipping is a bit much for that and you could easily do it cheaper. Looking at it I think you'd be better off looking for a low back dress and either cutting it to be a skirt/top combo or making a sort of belt to match the color of her skin. The dark blue part you could probably do with fabric paint.
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Unread 07-22-2015, 01:29 PM   #3
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Awesome! Thank you for replying and giving me some ideas! I'll definitely be searching around to see if I can find a dress similar for a much cheaper price. I thought that the price was a bit over the top. Perhaps if it included shipping, I would have considered it more, but I can't really afford much right now. Thanks again for the suggestions, I'll see what I can do!
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