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Cosplay: Tifa KH2 by Risachantag Cosplay: Tifa KH2 by Risachantag
Photography by ...and there are more awesome photos of me and Cathy yet to come!

For comparison, Tifa's official character art picture can be found here: [link]

I made this outfit for Wai-con 2006, where my group won first prize for the best skit! ^_^

A lot of work went into this, though probably the hardest bit was the pleated half skirt. I used black vinyl for most of the costume, and unfortunately it was impossible to iron, as the plastic would melt! ...so the pleats were all made by making a line of hot glue between the two sheets of vinyl then folding it into shape as the glue set.

There are still a few things I'd like to fix up, though. I found some better buttons shortly after and con, and I'd still like to do some more styling on the wig.

Why no ribbon? Because this is the Kingdom Hearts 2 version of the costume; Aeris is alive, therefore, no ribbons. =)

Time: Two months, on and off, though much of the time was spent looking for material.
Materials: Black vinyl/pleather, white nylon (?)
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White-Asian Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm probably going to be repeating some people, but this is just an amazing job!
I plan as cosplaying as Tifa for this year's AKon but having difficulty with it. I have the shoes and ribbon, but the outfit itself is being a pain. Do you have a pattern or tips on how you did this, or even do commissions? It's the best Tifa cosplay I've seen :)
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TheCoolCosplayer22 Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I want to cosplay Tifa from KH2 someday and this is so inspiring! :D
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masterofthenothing Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2012
great work and pics. and i don't even like advent children Tifa that much :-s
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cannongamesx Featured By Owner May 5, 2011
damn, thats the best ive seen, i kid you not, if u were half Asian it would be the perfect (shes supposed to be full Asian but it never looks right to me)
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nightmaredude456 Featured By Owner May 4, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
This is definitely one of the best Tifa AC/KH2 costumes ever made, and you make a good Tifa to boot!
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Marianis2305 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
OH nooooo you forgot the pink ribbon! xD movin on, I'm gonna use these for a reference okay? I'm gonna try to make my own.
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Risachantag Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2011
The reason for the lack of a pink ribbon was because I was cosplaying the Kingdom Hearts 2 version of Tifa, along with an Aeris and Yuffie (as Aeris wasn't dead, there was no pink ribbon). Good luck with your version!
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Marianis2305 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh okay! Thanks!
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bluerai Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
How did you make this? Did you use any patterns? Im thinking about cosplaying Tifa based on your costume (because it's AWESOME :la:)
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MizukiHoshiko Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I love your outfit ^_^
I wanna dress as Tifa ^_^
Did you make the outfit? if Yes, YOUR GREAT, if no, where did you get it?
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