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)
Outfit B: The jumpsuit is worn with neither the vest nor the cloak. Either hairstyle is allowed. The gold hairclips are required with Hairstyle 2 and optional with Hairstyle 1. Belt 1 is allowed, but not required. Gloves should not be worn.
Outfit C: The Jumpsuit is worn with the cloak and gloves. Either hairstyle is allowed. The gold hairclips are required with Hairstyle 2 and optional with Hairstyle 1. Belt 1 is required.
a. White or off-white fitted jumpsuit made of a matte, non-shiny fabric. The jumpsuit has a tall, standing collar with rounded corners that meets at the front. The collar may have piping or a stitching detail that wraps around the outer edge. Jumpsuit has a waistband that is 1”-2” (2.5-5 cm) in width. The center front of the jumpsuit is closed by a zipper, covered with a placket. The zipper should run from the top of the collar, past the waistband, to the crotch. Collar may be unzipped.
i. Optional: The waistband may have belt loops.
ii. Optional: The jumpsuit may have a zipper closure on the under-arm seam of the sleeve at the wrists.
iii. Optional: The jumpsuit may have cuffs at the end of the sleeves that are 1”-2” (2.5-5 cm) in width.
b. The front and back of the jumpsuit have curved yoke seams. The front of the jumpsuit has princess seams, which continue into front-center seams down each of the legs. The thigh and knee patches cover these seams. The back of the jumpsuit should have a center back seam and/or princess seams.
i. Optional: The back of the pants may also have center seams on each leg.
c. There are rectangular patches with slightly rounded corners made of the same material as the jumpsuit. Patches are located on the elbows, shoulders, front of thighs, and knees. Patches should be accurate in size according to reference images.
i. Optional: The jumpsuit may also have patches on the sides of the hips and on the biceps.
a. Light brown or tan sleeveless vest. Vest should be made of a matte (non-shiny) medium-weight material. Lining the vest in the same material is recommended. It should be roughly the same color as the gloves. The vest has a high, standing collar, at least as tall as the collar of the jumpsuit. The vest hangs open without any closures, leaving the center front portion of the jumpsuit exposed. The vest should be roughly waist-length. The vest has significantly looser armholes than the jumpsuit.
b. The vest has a yoke straight across the back and front of the vest at roughly armpit height. The vest should have a center back seam and/or princess seams in the back. The front may also have princess seams or a series of large, rectangular patches down the front of the vest. The vest may have a waistband around the bottom edge.
c. The vest should not be worn with the cloak.
a. White, off-white, or cream cloak with a deep hood. The cloak should wrap around the shoulders with a full cowl neckline and should not have a visible closure. The cloak should be very full and made of a matte (non-shiny) medium-weight fabric. The cloak should be between mid-calf and ankle length.
b. The cloak should not be worn with the vest.
a. Light brown or tan gloves, worn with the jumpsuit sleeves tucked in. Gloves should be fitted at the wrist and bell out wider around the arm. Gloves should reach roughly half-way to the elbow. The gloves may be made of leather or a leather-like material, or of a medium-weight matte (non-shiny) material. If vest is worn, gloves should be roughly the same color as the vest.
b. Optional: The gloves should have a slit roughly half the distance between the end of the gloves and the wrist on the pinkie-side seam of the glove.
a. Belt 1: Dark brown or black leather belt 2”-2.5” (5-7 cm) wide. The belt has a low-slung holster on the right leg, mounted on a wide, curving piece of leather. The holster is fitted and has a keeper strap that fastens to the top of the holster. There is a thin leather strap around the thigh attached at the bottom of the holster. The belt is closed in the center front with a plain, flat, silver buckle. The buckle may be octagonal or hexagonal in shape and should be wider than it is tall.
i. Optional: There is a second, identical belt buckle in the center back of the belt.
ii. Optional: The belt has four to six small pouches that are slightly taller than the belt mounted on the sides of the belt. The pouches should be the same color as the belt. Pouches have a flap over the top closed with a silver snap.
iii. Optional: DDC Defender long-barrel blaster.
b. Belt 2: White or light gray belt (2-2.5” or 5-7 cm wide) with many, thin rectangular plates mounted around it. The plates should be no thicker than .25” or .5 cm and should be 2.5”-3” (6.5-8 cm) tall. The center front plate should be twice as wide as the rest of the plates. The plates should be spaced evenly around the belt, roughly a finger-width apart. Plates should be medium-gray or silver colored and may be made of metal.
a. Light to medium brown or tan knee-high boots with low-heels (no higher than 1.5” or 4 cm) worn with the jumpsuit legs tucked in. No buckles, straps, laces, or other decorations. Boots should be made of leather or a leather-like material. Boots may be cut straight across the top or have a curved top edge, like riding boots.
b. Boots may have knee-high spats that wrap around the boots without any visible closures. The spats should loop under the bottom of the boot. The spats should be the same color as the boots and be made of leather or a leather-like material.
a. Hairstyle 1: Hair parted in the center and pulled loosely back into two roughly fist-sized buns just behind and above each ear with third loose bun of the same size or larger in the center back. The center back bun may be slightly higher on the head than the two side buns. Shoulder-length locks of hair frame the face in front of the ears. No bangs.
b. Hairstyle 2: Hair parted in the center and pulled back into two moderate-sized buns just above and behind the ears. A thick braid hangs down from each of these buns, roughly waist-length. There should be roughly 5” (13 cm) of hair hanging loose at the end of each braid. The braids should be tied off with hair binders the same color as the hair, or by small gold filigree cylinders with decorative cut-outs. Shoulder-length locks of hair frame the face in front of the ears. No bangs.
c. Hair Clips (optional with Hairstyle 1, but required with Hairstyle 2): large, gold ovular hair clips that are mounted on the outside of the side buns. They should touch the side of the head and fully cover the side of the buns they are attached to. They should be curved so as to cup around the buns. The clips should have fine filigree cut-outs that show the hair below.
d. 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.
Standards by Nomad Angie, with modifications by General Princess and SongofAmazon
Standard reviewed by the Costume Standards Committee: 17 August 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)