Star Forge Revan robes (KOTOR)

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

The Star Forge robes were special Jedi robes that were made in an ancient massive automated Rakata shipyard, the Star Forge. These robes were long, colored sand-brown, and only its chestplate, gloves, and boots broke the ascetic simplicity. (Source Wookieepedia)


REQUIRED ITEMS:

1. Robe/tunic:

a. Ankle length tunic of a cream/off-white colour with a visible weave.

b. Straight skirt, which may be gathered at the waist for additional fullness. If waist seam is present, it should be hidden beneath the chestpiece.

c. Long, moderately loose sleeves.

d. No visible closures.

2. Mantle & hood:

a. Same material as tunic.

b. Forms a loose, high collar around the neck.

c. Covers shoulders to just above armpit level.

d. Folds/gathers over the shoulders shoulders and blouses over top of chest armour and straps.

e. When folded down, hood should lie across the shoulders and come to a point at roughly mid-back length.

f. Mantle and hood may be one combined piece or two separate garment pieces.

g. No obvious closures.

3. Chestpiece:

a. Leather or leather-like medium brown vest chestpiece, in varying shades of medium brown.

b. Vest should have accurate geometric ‘patchwork’ seams. Main portion of vest should be a tube-top shape, extending from waist/hips to armpit height.

c. Square bib-like portion of vest in the center front of the vest, made of several layers of leather or leather-like material, extending over the top of the main chest piece. Bib portion has one vertical silver metallic claps on each side and connects to shoulder straps will silver O-rings. Straps should be roughly 1″-1.5″ (2.5-4 cm) wide.

d. No visible closures.

4. Belt:

a. Belt made of layers of leather or leather-like material in various shades of medium brown.

b. The center front of the belt is two coincentric circles roughly 2.5″ and 3″ (6.5 and 8 cm) in diameter, connecting to a 3″ (8cm) wide belt by narrow strips of leather/leather-like material.

c. The wider belt portion has made of decorative layers and has two silver metallic slide buckles decorating each side of the side-front.

d. Belt goes underneath chestpiece at the back. It is only visible at the front and sides of the chestpiece.

e. No visible closures.

5. Bracers:

a. Fitted leather or leather-like bracers in medium-brown color extending from wrist to just below elbow.

b. The top of the arm should be a slightly brighter/lighter brown than the under-arm section of the bracers.

c. Bracers may have decorative etched lines on the over-arm section of the bracer near the wrists.

d. Trapezoidal hand guards made of leather or leather-like material matching the bracers. They should cover the cover the glove from wrist to knuckles and attach without visible hardware.

6. Gloves:

a. Plain black or dark brown gloves. Skin should not be visible.

7. Boots:

a. Medium brown boots reaching above the ankles.

b. No laces, buckles, or straps permitted. If zippers are present, they should be subtle and on the inside of the leg.

c. Low-heeled 1 – 1 1/2 inches maximum. Spike heels are not permitted.

8. Lightsaber:

a. No toy lightsabers are permitted (or Ultimate FX short saber).

b. The lightsaber may be a static prop (hilt only). Attached blade, LED lights and sound effects are allowed, but not required.

c. Metal hilt or custom fabricated lightsaber hilt painted to resemble metal.

d. Blade colors accepted are: Purple, blue, yellow, or green blade.

e. No movie-era “hero” lightsabers of face characters may be used.

f. May carry one or two standard lightsabers or a single double-bladed lightsaber.


COSTUME RESOURCES

  1. Jedi forum

Standard reviewed by the Costume Standards Committee: 25 November 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)




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