General Leia Organa

CHARACTER DESCRIPTION

Leia Organa Solo (born Leia Amidala Skywalker) was, at various stages of her life, a politician, revolutionary, and Jedi Knight of the New Jedi Order.  The daughter of Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker and Senator Padmé Amidala of Naboo, Leia was the younger twin sister of Luke Skywalker, and, shortly after her birth, she became the adopted daughter of Bail Organa and Queen Breha of Alderaan, making her a Princess of Alderaan.  An accomplished Senator, Leia Organa was most famous for her strong leadership during the Galactic Civil War and other subsequent galactic conflicts, making her one of the galaxy’s greatest heroes.

Source: Wookieepedia


REQUIRED ITEMS

1. Jumpsuit (or shirt and pants)

A grayish-sage green jumpsuit in a medium weight fabric with a yoke and turned over collar, three-quarter length sleeves with an upturned cuff.  The left sleeve has a vertical pocket approximately 3 inches wide and 5 inches long.

The front closure of the jumpsuit is covered by a flap of fabric.  The front is worn with the collar open and folder back.  There are no visible fastenings.

A shirt and pants are acceptable if constructed of the same fabric. No visible pockets or other embellishments.

2. Vest

A dark plum/purple vest, mid-thigh in length, made from a linen-like textured fabric. The vest has two back pieces, joined together at the center back, with a one-piece yoke than extends from the shoulder blades in the back to the hem in front (there are no shoulder seams), attached with princess seams.

The yoke is not connected to the vest at the arm holes, and two layers of fabric are visible there.

The vest must have one patch pocket on each side of the vest, attached between the side seam and sewn over the yoke piece in the front.

3. Belt

A black leather or leather like belt, two inches wide with a screen accurate belt buckle.

4. Boots

Brown boots that go almost up to the knee, with a rounded toe.  A low wedge heel or flat soled.  No chunk or spike heels.

5. Hair

Naturally occurring hair colors only.  No bangs.  Hair should be styled appropriately as shown on screen.

OPTIONAL

 

7. Screen accurate ring with silver wire and two blue stones, worn on the ring finger of the right hand.


COSTUME RESOURCES

Rebel Commanders forum


Standard reviewed by the Costume Standards Committee 8 March 2016

Standard written by Johanna Nybelius, et al


PLEASE NOTE: The costume standards are a guide, yet are not an all inclusive outline of required elements.  The judges will be looking for quality of workmanship, accurate execution and use of materials in addition to these general standards check lists.  If you have a question about fabrics, colors, and parts choices for your build please contact the LCJs for your category about parts/materials you are considering before you start your build. (LCJ listing here)




  • Author: Suzi Jedi

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