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Unread 02-20-2013, 01:53 PM   #1
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Lots of cosplays - ONE WIG

How many cosplays have you done wearing the same wig?
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Unread 02-20-2013, 01:53 PM   #2
Seeking Misuzu Kamio.
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One. I suck at taking care of them, but I plan to start now. Looking into taking better care.
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Cosplay 1: Sailor Venus (Commissioner failed to make 4 month deadline)
Update: August 10th.... still nothing.

Reality: Recycled or no cosplay at all. Got to love commissioning! Thanks everyone!! Serious thanks to Dulcinea, who actually made the deadline for the accessories far in advance and of outstanding quality. Sucks they won't be used.
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Unread 02-20-2013, 01:54 PM   #3
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Three. My Minako wig, I also used for Yuzu(Devil Survivor) and Ayane(Kimi ni Todoke).
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Unread 02-20-2013, 01:55 PM   #4
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Two: I use my black wig for Butler Grell Sutcliff and Orochimaru from Naruto. I am pretty sure I can find more characters for it.
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Unread 02-20-2013, 02:55 PM   #5
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I;m using one pixie cut wig for cosplays. One is a female version of Aqua lad from young justice. Second is Kareko (can't remember the rest of her name) from Deadman wonderland. And third, which it's actually made for, is Shion from No. 6.

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Up coming cosplay:
Female Aqualad (young justice)
Hitomi (Pretear)
Kareko (Deadman Wonderland)
Shion (NO. 6)

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Unread 02-20-2013, 03:12 PM   #6
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Two at most. I always want to re-use the wigs but all the characters I love have different colours / styles!
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Unread 02-20-2013, 05:27 PM   #7
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My Catherine wig also works for Mami, Lady Hawkeye, and Lucy (Dracula). My Alice Liddell wig works also works for Lucifer (Umineko) and Lady Punisher. My Wesker wig doubles as my Siesta 00 wig. Lastly, my Izaya wig is also used for my Catwoman wig :3
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Unread 02-20-2013, 05:27 PM   #8
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I have a short black wig that I use for Xion, but I'm gonna see if I can style it into an L wig. I'm not good at styling (natural hair AND wigs...) so we'll see how this turns out. I'm sure I can use it for others as well.
Currently working on:
Fenris (Dragon Age 2)
Sakuya Le Bel Shirogane (Hatoful Boyfriend)
Kouglof (Sakizou)

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Unread 02-20-2013, 05:55 PM   #9
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My short black Karkat wig I also use for Kankri and Gareki, I'm using my white Rose wig for Callie Ohpeee after having restyled it and my Aradia wig for Damara.
I'm planning on using my Porrim wig for Aoi Kunieda in the future along with some other multiple use wigs I'll be getting.
And I always think of maybe reusing a wig for a Pokémon gijinka.^^

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Unread 02-20-2013, 07:27 PM   #10
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I think 2-3 is the max for any given wig for me.

- Short blonde wig for Prince Crescendo and Prince Emerald
- Blonde page boy wig for Howl and Mithos
- Cut my Jade Curtiss wig shorter for Richard
- Strawberry blonde wig for 3 different outfits I made for Drocell
- ...and Plan to cut my Flo wig for Paprika

Whatever, getting at least 2 costumes out of a few wigs is a pretty good return investment as I rewear my costumes a lot so to have another character the wigs work for is just a bonus.
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Unread 02-20-2013, 08:48 PM   #11
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I believe three. My long black wig has been my wig for Time Skip Nico Robin, Boa Hancock and Oichi
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Possible Cosplays:
Eren Jaeger (Attack on Titan)
Mitsuru Kirijo (Persona 3)
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Unread 02-20-2013, 09:06 PM   #12
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Zero. All of my wigs are heavily styled to be exact to the character, they can never be doubled-up. All 20 of them.
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Unread 02-21-2013, 09:25 AM   #13
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I use my Reim Lunettes wig also for Roxy Lalonde, Rose Lalonde, and England. Though I may end up getting a new one for Roxy because it needs to be trimmed more for the other 3.

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Unread 02-21-2013, 10:34 AM   #14
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With Vocaloid wigs, you can get countless costumes out of one wig!!! But when it comes to different characters, my Rin wig doubles for Princess Agitha, my Luka wig will double for Miyuki (Lucky Star), and my Haruhi wig will tripple for Kiki (Kiki's Delivery Service) and American McGee's Alice.
Mami Tomoe (Puella Magi Madoka Magica) - 50% complete
Queen Elsa (Frozen) - 50%
Elphaba [Emerald City inspired dress] (Wicked) - 100%
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Unread 02-21-2013, 02:24 PM   #15
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I've used my Once-ler wig for Kankri and Jane from Homestuck
I've used my Sealand wig for Dave from Homestuck
I plan to use my Madoka wig for Yutaka from Lucky Star

I need to get better at re-using wigs, to be honest... I own about 5 short black wigs in slightly varying styles and sometimes I wonder if I could have avoided buying one or two by re-using them.
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Ryuko Matoi - 25%

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