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Unread 09-06-2013, 04:35 AM   #1
Jude Harley
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Chiaki Nanami wig for large head

So I'm planning on cosplaying Nanami from Super Dangan Ronpa 2 in January. I have a large head, and I have my three wig sellers I go to on a regular basis because I know they fit: Arda, Epic, and The Five Wits.

The problem is, none of these companies have a wig in the right color. I need help finding a wig that will accommodate a head 23.5"-24" in circumference and is as accurate as possible (I favor the first picture linked, as it it slightly more pink than the second and the wiki describes her hair as pink, though both are official images).

http://images1.wikia.nocookie.net/__...namichiaki.jpg
http://images2.wikia.nocookie.net/__...Nanami_(3).png

I have no problem with styling wigs, so if it is longer than her hair it is no problem, and at the moment price isn't that big of an issue so really all I'm looking for in a wig is the correct color and size for me.

As of now my backup is an Epic wig in Fusion Vanilla Pink, though I believe it is far too pink. Any help with finding sellers that have wigs for my fat head is appreciated.

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Unread 09-06-2013, 08:35 AM   #2
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You going to have to custome dye that shade for a wig size you need (with my big head you bet I've I've had to custome dye.)

Her colour is grey with a hint of blush beige to it. You can use this method to Dye Arda wigs with Rit Dye or iDye Poly to the shade you need over a light grey wig.
http://www.warpaintandunicorns.com/2...-with-rit.html
http://arda-wigs.com/collections/light-grey-107

With Epic cosplay wigs you can use the Sharpie Dye method or the dye method.
http://www.epiccosplay.com/18-silver...splay-wig.html
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I was afraid of that being the case. I've never had good results dyeing wigs, I can never get the color to take properly. Oh well, hopefully this attempt will be a case of too light rather than too dark.
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Yeah the dye method is fool proof, just take the wig out as you go to check on things an remember that you can start the dye process again later after it dries if your still finding the colour too pale.

Arda also has a shade of dusty rose if you don't mind leaning a little more pink.
http://arda-wigs.com/collections/dusty-rose-135A
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Yeah, I've looked at a full set of swatches from Arda. I really do like their Dusty Rose color but I feel it's too dark in most lighting, just enough to not make it an option.
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