Leia Organa (Ceremonial gown)

Note: For face characters, all costumers should strive for a close resemblance to the character's hair shape and color, facial hair or lack thereof, as well as any body decorations the character may have, such as tattoos and piercings. For hair color, unless exact color is required by the standard, all natural hair colors are accepted.

If the character does not have tattoos, piercings etc. then the costumer should cover up/remove any tattoos, piercings etc. they may have when wearing the costume.

 

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. A white A-line ankle to floor length gown with two layers.

a. Inner layer consist of a sleeveless, ankle length opaque gown with a deep and wide U cut neckline.

b. Outer layer consist of ankle to floor length semi-sheer gown, of a matte chiffon (or similar) fabric. The gown has a train that should be around 12”-16”/30-40 cm long, and the same deep and wide U cut neckline as the inner gown. No visible stitching along the neckline.

c.There are two wing-like sleeves attached to the front of the outer gown in the same material as the rest of the outer gown. They form a distinct inverted V under the bust and go in a straight line down and out to the sides. The sleeves meet in the middle of the neckline with a small pleat that runs diagonally to the left side. The sleeves can be tacked down along the side seam under the arm, front to back, keeping the back of it in place. From the knees and down they are cut so they are knee length in front and about angle to floor length at their longest. Sleeves may not drag on the floor.

2. The belt is silver and firm leather or a similar material with a soft V curve in front. There can be a white, wide elastic in the back or it can close in the same way as the senatorial belt. There are minimum nine (9) metal pieces on it; eight (8) elongated octagonal matching with one (1) pentagon shape in the center front. They should be spaced evenly and closely, and additional octagonal pieces should be added to achieve the look if necessary. The pieces have a metal button in the middle around 1”/2.5 cm wide. The belt sits at naval level.
3. A silver necklace with 1”/2.5 cm squares. The necklace should sit closely to the throat. Each square has a ‘valley’ in the middle and should closely resemble what is seen on the screen. The original is a Lapponia design by Björn Weckström called ‘Planetoid Valleys’.
4. A silver bracelet worn on the right wrist. The bracelet should be wide and have the same proportions as the one seen on screen. The original is a Lapponia design by Björn Weckström called ‘Darina’s Bracelet’.
5. Silver dress shoes with a 1”-2”/2.5-5 cm wide heel. The toe should be rounded, not pointed.
6. Hair is pulled back at the crown of the head into a large braided bun with a long braid descending from it. The long braid must be thick and reach down to the lower back and preferably go past bum. It must have at least 5”/12 cm of loose hair at the bottom, preferably more. If a wig or extensions are used they must be of a high quality and appear like real hair.

OPTIONAL ITEMS:

  1. Red lipgloss
  2. Light pink eye shadow and rouge
  3. Medal of Yavin

COSTUME RESOURCES:


Revised 21 March 2017


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.




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