TFA Resistance Officers

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

Resistance officers were military officers of the Resistance, General Leia Organa’s private military group that opposed the First Order. Source Wookieepedia


REQUIRED ITEMS

1. Jacket or Vest:

Option 1:

-Medium to dark brown jacket. Fabric with a fulled/brushed texture and no visible weave (similar to melton wool) is preferred.

-Mandarin collar with the rows of topstitching spaced about 1/2 inch apart.

-Wrap front closing left over right with no visible closures. Left flap has a curved edge per reference photos.

-Belt is threaded through a slit in the left flap, and the buckle/closure is hidden.

-Jacket front features princess seams curving from the sleeve across the bust.

-Jacket back is fitted to the waist through the side seams. The bottom flares slightly and features a jacket vent.

-Jacket has a center back seam.

-Jacket features shoulder seams running from the collar to the sleeve on either side.

Optional: Weathered fabric Starbird patch on the left shoulder.

Option 2:

-Light to medium brown wrap front jacket. Fabric with a fulled/brushed texture and no visible weave (similar to melton wool) is preferred.

-Wrap front closing left over right with no visible closures.

-Jacket has a V neckline created by the wrap front (Surplice neckline).

-Jacket back is fitted to the waist through the side seams. The bottom flares slightly and features a jacket vent.

-4 lines of topstitching curve around the shoulder, spaced approximately 1.5 inch apart.

-Jacket has a center back seam.

-Jacket features shoulder seams on both sides.

Optional: Weathered fabric Starbird patch on the left shoulder

Option 3:

-Gold to golden brown wrap front vest. Fabric with a fulled/brushed texture and no visible weave (similar to melton wool) is preferred.

-Wrap front closing left over right with no visible closures.

-Vest has a center back seam.

-Vest back is fitted to the waist through the side seams.

-Vest features shoulder seams on both sides.

-There are two rectangular patch pockets sized approximately 5 inches x 7 inches that are placed on either side. They sit approximately at the hip.

2. Shirt:

-A cream/light tan to dark beige, long sleeved shirt of lightweight woven fabric, such as cotton.

-Sleeves are gathered into a wide cuff ending at the wrist. Cuff fasteners should be hidden.

-The shirt collar stands up approximately 1 inch and opens at the left shoulder, secured with non-visible fasteners.

-The shirt may optionally close down the left side of the front, but the fasteners should not be visible.

Note: these are consistent with the existing Jr. Controller Standard, and they wear the same shirt.

3. Trousers:

-Dark olive to chocolate brown in a bottom-weight twill or similar fabric or a pant weight gaberdine. No denim.

-Pants should have a high waist and fly front.

-Worn with the pant leg tucked into boots. Pant legs should be fitted enough to tuck without excessive blousing.

Optional: Patch front pockets that extend upward to form the belt loops.

Optional for Pants worn with Option 3 (Gold Vest): Combat stitching around the knee.

4. Belt:

-Golden brown to dark brown leather belt, 2 to 2.5 inches (5 to 7 cm) wide.

-Weathered, silver toned, solid rectangular buckle with rounded corners. Buckle should be the same width as the belt.

-No visible rivets.

5. Boots:

Option 1:

– Calf high black or brown boot, featuring a Velcro strap at the top and a vertical zipper on the inside. Boots have a flat sole. (Similar to the PoZu Well 2 Boot).

Option 2:

– Brown, knee high, flat soled boots. Boots may have an inside zipper, with a tab at the top secured by a metal stud.

Option 3:

-Dark brown ankle high, flat soled boots worn with dark brown woven legwraps that reach just below the knee.

OPTIONAL ITEMS

1. Screen accurate Resistance rank badge, any branch any rank.

2. Teal fabric Resistance medical services arm band worn on left shoulder. 4″ wide, with 2″ high Aurebesh lettering in white on band that translates to MEDIC.

3. Brown leather/leather-like, rectangular belt pouches, dimensions and number vary.


COSTUME RESOURCES

1. RL Commander forum

Author: RebelLady (Kristina Gundersen)

Standard reviewed by the Costume Standards Committee 8 April 2018


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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