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Suzerain by Seranaide Suzerain by Seranaide
Hizaki ヒザキ is a Japanese visual kei musician, best known as guitarist for the symphonic metal band Versailles. Before forming Versailles he was in several indie bands and had a solo career. On March 30 the details of the band were announced, it would be named Versailles and also included drummer Yuki (Sugar Trip) and Hizaki grace project's Jasmine You and Teru. Currently Hizaki's solo work in on hold while he is focused on Versailles.








A B O U T the costume



time~ 3 weeks and a half


materials~ silk,velvet,cotton,shiny organza,various fabric,laces,pearls,swarosky jewels


Event~ Rimini Comics




P E R S O N A L THOUGHTS

Making this Costume was so hard! Especially because I had to do everything in a restricted amount of time...I've passed an horrible period,full of stress,cries,and a lot of other bad feelings...as if it wasn't enough,my best friend had to return home the very same day I was wearing my HIZAKI outfit,and it was a great shame because we had planned to go to sea together after the convention...I felt so sad.
But luckily now it's all fixed! I hope we can meet again very soon ❤ I was helped during the whole convention time by three lovely coscaddies who offered to help me carring the guitar around the convention,and they even lent me an umbrella when it started to rain! Actually,I was quite happy the weather decided to spare me and my skin <(-_-)> )))
I asked the oracolum (yes,just like ancient Romans,I'm very superstitious) a lot of times if it was ok to wear the dress that day,because it was raining hard in the morning and everyone moved to the theatre. I was worried I couldn't move in such a restricted place! But the oracolum was very clear: "you will have more luck than you expect!"
I was very worried I wasn't cut for HIZAKI at all too,since he's clearly asian and I'm italian/french,there was no way for me to look like him! However,I wanted to cosplay him since I was eleven,and everyone kept telling me it was a good choice (devils!),so I practiced with make up and his facial expressions,observed his moves in videos and tried to understand the source of his passion for beauty.
He somewhat...makes me think of the greek concept of k a l a k o g a t h i a καλακογαθια. Greeks believed that external beauty was an expression of inner beauty. To me It means...beauty has no meaning,if you're not beautiful inside!


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★ costume,wig,accessories by me
★ photo edit by Alessandro Guidi
★ location Rimini




記憶の中の赤に血を薔薇に変えていた
響く her shout and Choir
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bubblebubu Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This dress is beautiful! -0- wow such details! Wow *0* And you made it yourself! Simply amazing!!!
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Seranaide Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
thankyou :333 it was fun to make it coz I love painting fabrics xD <3
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Lior-Art Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
:iconloveredplz: :star: :star: :star:Featured Da-Creativity: Cosplay Highlights [link] :iconloveredplz: :star: :star: :star:
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Fireman246 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2011
O my goomba... If I were a woman, I'd ware that dress, it's beautiful.
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Seranaide Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
it's also very comfortable! ^_^
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Fireman246 Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011
Dang it, now I wish I was a Woman:(
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TheHappyPinkEmo Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2011  Student General Artist
Omg that is such a sick dress!
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Seranaide Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
thankyou ^_^
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Kinlyu Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I love it! I'm planning to make this outfit too, though it's not sure yet xD You used some pretty fabrics! :D
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Seranaide Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
It's very very difficult to make ;_; *is a terrorist e_e*
thankyou! ** if you need any help,just ask me!
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