Tifa Lockhart
Final Fantasy VII

Cosplayer: ElegantAura

Variant: Original

Status: Complete

Condition: Not Set

Ayacon 2011

6th August 2011: Sneaky peak of my new wig! I forgot how bad i am at wig styling, there i was thinking Tifa's wig would be simple but boy was i wrong. Fringes are the worst thing for me, i end up cutting them too short....which was exactly what i did with this one and made a bit of a mess but somehow i saved it a little. If i get time i'll add some extra wefts to the end of the ponytail but when i wear this i'll also make sure its all securely pinned to my head (in the photo it was quickly thrown on haha) I'm just relieved i finished faffing with it today as i have another wig for a different costume to do next...god i'm dreading it now lol

My stupid 'wig' face always makes me laugh lol

27th July 2011: Still in progress... Can't believe how laid back i've been about this costume, and yet I have under a month to get this finished O_O
Since I'm an idiot i wont be able to purchase the wig i really want for this, I've left it too late for long haul shipping so i'm going to buy the same wig again (as the old one is too floopy)
On the positive, I've completed her top, made it from scratch with some lovely t-shirt fabric, its so soft and scretchy! I tweeked my gloves a little more and am now working on the skirt again by adjusting the length and tidying the hem.

Really can't wait to finish this costume! I love cosplaying Tifa, i just pray i get my wig and find a pair of chunky boots in time.

P.S I had red eyes in this photo, and when i cleaned them up it made them browny. Haha reminds me I also need to get contact lenses.

11th May 2011: Tifa Mark II in progress I thought it was about time I revived my original Tifa cosplay! She's one of my all time favourite FF characters and her outfit is reasonbly comfty to prat around in soo i shall be wearing this at Ayacon 2011. (My first Aya and probably will wear this on the friday)
Anyways, I've been working on her gloves and arm warmer thingys for the past week or so, pulling apart the old ones and replacing bits and pieces...also i finally switched the gloves around as i'd made them wrong before and god it bugged me when i saw photos O_O but now, its all better ^^

I also spent a little time adding some small buckles to my braces, for a little more accuracy, can't believe how easy it was to attach them actually. Next up I need to get a new top as the old one just isn't right...i'll try and make one from scratch this time (as its a really simple top, clearly i was just lazy before) and I'm also on the hunt for some new boots (with more eyelets...3 eyelets look lame) and a new wig as the old one has lost its elasticity...so its basically died....sad times.

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Feather-to-Earth - 6th February 2009
Looking wicked so far ^_^

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sjbonnar - 13th February 2009
Looking really good so far!

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JakeX - 19th February 2009
*thumbs up*

looking gurd =3
and nice workings on the wig

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Moonchild - 25th February 2009
Looking awesome so far XD Can't wait to see you at expo ^^
I shall hopefully be going as Advent Children Tifa Saturday XD

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Captain_Marvelous - 27th February 2009
Looking amazing ^,^ you have a real tifa-esque look anyway ^.^ the outfit will only improve the look :P

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ElegantAura - 27th February 2009
Thanks everyone ^_^
Its nice to hear motivating comments, I just hope this costume can live up to your high expectations ^_^'

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Sephirayne - 20th March 2009
Wow! Looking perfect already. Can't wait to see it complete.

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Feather-to-Earth - 11th May 2009
Woooo i love it!!!!! That was such a great shoot yesterday, looking forward to doing another one with Pickles ^_^

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Anonymous - 11th May 2009
You make an awesome Tifa! You also get extra points for doing the Original version!

Well done X3

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nanahara - 11th May 2009
you look awsome as Tifa

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Ikkaku-kun - 11th May 2009
you suit Tifa flawlessly :) great job ^^

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ElegantAura - 14th May 2009
Thanks for the encouraging comments everyone ^_^ I just hope the next time I wear this costume, I remember to wear my elbow pad on the other arm lol

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Fables - 30th May 2009
Looking great! Probably one of the most Tifa-esque Tifa's I've ever seen ^^, This cosplay really suits you!

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Sephirayne - 12th June 2009
The finished cosplay looks great. You look spot on.

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FusionRose - 5th April 2011
I remember your Tifa from my first expo. You look so amazing as her x.

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Frederica la Noir - 12th May 2011
Oh wow can't wait to see this at Ayacon! x

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gaming_goddess - 12th May 2011
You make such a brilliant tifa! Can't wait to see this in real life! Pictures look brilliant! X

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FusionRose - 25th July 2011
Looking forward to seeing the revamped version, you make such a pretty Tifa x.

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FairyPorchQueen - 24th August 2011
Still best Tifa ever

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Mermaid2love - 29th March 2013
could you send me a link to your tifa cosplay wig @ sora_wolf5@hotmail.com ?