Princess Leia (Jedi Leia, comic #12)

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. Dress:

White, ankle-length gown in an opaque, knit fabric with high, fitted collar. The Gown is fitted to costumer through the waist, and has a white hood reaching to middle of the back. The wrist-length length fitted sleeves have blue-gray inlays on the upper arms, and a front and back yoke in the same blue-gray material with vertical stitching as seen in the photos. Gown has princess seams that run from shoulders to slits that start at mid thigh.

White opaque fitted pants are worn beneath the gown.

2. Belt:

Belt is silver-gray firm, leather or leather-like material. The center front should come to a V-shaped point on the bottom edge and have a slightly curved dip or shallow V-shape top edge. It has at least 7 metal pieces on it, 6 elongated octagonal matching with one pentagon shape in the center front. Belt pieces should be spaced according to the wearer’s waist measurement or additional plates identical to the 7 octagonal plates may be added for an even-spaced look.

3. Boots:

White leather or vinyl flat or low (1/4″ to 1 1/2″ or .5cm to 4cm recommended) soled boots, at least mid calf high without laces or logos. Vertical stitching optional.

4. Lightsaber:

Silver colored lightsaber hilt. (No toy sabers, no Ultimate FX short saber). The lightsaber may be a static prop (hilt-only). Attached blade(s), LED lights, and sound effects, are allowed but not required. If bladed must be blue.

5. Hair:

Hair is pulled back into two braids that wrap around the head. Naturally-occurring hair color only, brown recommended. No bangs. If a wig or hair pieces are used, they should be of high quality and appear like real hair.


COSTUME RESOURCES

  1. KJO Detachment forum

Standard reviewed by the Costume Standards Committee 13 March 2018
Author: Fuzzy_Jedi_Slippers


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)




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