Chun Li Costume
I'm new to these forums and have been a long time video gamer and anime fan. I've created several anime based costumes in the past and have gotten strange looks to boot (I need more animeish friends who like to go to conventions and dress up :/ As you can tell, I have none who are interested in anime...)
Currently, I am working on a realistic looking Chun Li costume. By realistic, I mean no fluffy wristbands (nice ones --like goth kinds) and absolutely no floofy light blue fabric and poofs (I'm toning it down a bit).
Don't get me wrong, I've seen some wonderfully done Chun Li costumes, but you can tell that they're 'costumes' (Sorry I know that sounds lame).
I'm having trouble finding white boots for the costume though. Can anyone help with this?? A friend of mine suggested spray painting, but I've never had luck painting shoes in the past--Maybe I'm doing something wrong?
I would greatly appreciate any help in this matter and as much as I love Claire Redfield's character, I'd rather not go out as her again (I actually made her red vest with the back angel pic, etc... I've been her two years running---RE2 and REVeronica versions).