Leia Organa (Resistance blue dress)

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. Boots:

Plain black or blue closed-toed boots with low heel (up to 2″ or 5 cm, wedge heels accepted). Boots should not have any buckles, laces, or obvious decorative designs.

2. Inner dress:

Straight, ankle length dress made of a matte medium blue-gray, light-weight fabric (suggested: silk or silk-like fabric). The dress has a front center seam and narrow wrist-length sleeves.

3. Outer dress:

Ankle-length sleeveless dress made of a matte medium blue-gray fabric with a visible woven texture (suggested: linen or similar fabric). The outer dress should be slightly longer than the inner dress and is flared slightly at the hips. The dress has center front, center back, and side seams. In the front, the outer dress stops just below the bust line and is cut out in a rectangular shape, revealing the inner dress. The shoulders of the outer dress extend just past the shoulder seams of the inner dress. The outer dress should be self-lined with the same fabric.

The outer dress has a high, rounded neckline with triangular cut-outs in the front center like the points of a star: one long narrow “V”, (approximately half way in length of the bodice, positioned below throat), with a smaller, wider, one on either side of the middle “V.” The inner dress should not be visible at the neckline.

4. Earrings:

Metallic (light gold or silver) conical shape cuff like, that rest on the inner ear lobe, in front of ear canal, covers the ear lobe and extends to the back of the lobe, with triangular cut-outs on the inner edge resembling the neckline cut-outs.

5. Hair:

Two large half-egg shaped buns on the top of the head with a curled lock of hair on the front side of each of the buns. Two thin braids frame the bottom of the buns in the back, forming a /\ shape. These braids meet and become one braid over the top center of the hairdo between the two buns and are twisted into a small braided rose shape in front of the buns. No fringe or bangs. Naturally-occurring hair colors only (brown hair color recommended). If a wig or hair extensions are used, they should be of high quality and appear like hair.

6. Ring:

Screen accurate silver, brass, or light gold wire ring with two dark blue round flat stones, worn on the right hand ring finger.


COSTUME RESOURCES

  1. Senatorial Detachment forum

Standard written by Author:
Standard reviewed by the Costume Standards Committee: 25 January 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, colours, and parts choices for your build please contact the Detachment Officer for your category about parts/materials you are considering before you start your build, or post a ‘Work in Progress’ (WIP) thread on the forum. (LCJ listing here)




  • Author: Suzi Jedi

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