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Entry for Royal Opera House Prize 2020. Costume for the Caterpillar in the opera Alice’s Adventures Underground. Design inspired by the caterpillar of the Old World Swallowtail butterfly. Costume includes 2 kosode (traditional Japanese robes during the Edo period) constructed from silk taffeta and entirely hand painted.

Cosplay based on Pentakill Sona from the online game League of Legends. Costume includes cotton drill and faux leather corset with covered foam trim, wool skirt with horsehair braid hem, foam bracers and fully articulated detachable foam chains.

Detail photograph showing bracers and corset of Pentakill Sona cosplay.

Costume inspired by the Grimm Fairy Tale Thousandfurs. Costume includes voluminous brown linen
trousers, gathered cream linen shirt and a linen-lined cloak with hand-applied faux fur patchwork.

Live Action Role Play costume with a Nordic theme. Costume includes baggy drawstring wool
trousers with lace-up lower legs, lined woollen tunic inspired by the Herjolfsnes textile find, black
leather handmade pauldron with butt-stitched seams, and dyed black leather bracers with knotwork design.

Detail photograph showing leather bracer with hand-carved intertwining snake knotwork.

Anya Hoffmann de Visme

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Entry for Royal Opera House Prize 2020. Costume for the Caterpillar in the opera Alice’s Adventures Underground. Design inspired by the caterpillar of the Old World Swallowtail butterfly. Costume includes 2 kosode (traditional Japanese robes during the Edo period) constructed from silk taffeta and entirely hand painted.

Cosplay based on Pentakill Sona from the online game League of Legends. Costume includes cotton drill and faux leather corset with covered foam trim, wool skirt with horsehair braid hem, foam bracers and fully articulated detachable foam chains.

Detail photograph showing bracers and corset of Pentakill Sona cosplay.

Costume inspired by the Grimm Fairy Tale Thousandfurs. Costume includes voluminous brown linen
trousers, gathered cream linen shirt and a linen-lined cloak with hand-applied faux fur patchwork.

Live Action Role Play costume with a Nordic theme. Costume includes baggy drawstring wool
trousers with lace-up lower legs, lined woollen tunic inspired by the Herjolfsnes textile find, black
leather handmade pauldron with butt-stitched seams, and dyed black leather bracers with knotwork design.

Detail photograph showing leather bracer with hand-carved intertwining snake knotwork.

Anya Hoffmann de Visme

Give this some love

16+
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