Leia Organa (Hoth gear)

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
Leia Organa Solo (born Leia Amidala Skywalker) was, at various stages of her life, a politician, revolutionary, and Jedi Knight of the New Jedi Order. The daughter of Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker and Senator Padmé Amidala of Naboo, Leia was the younger twin sister of Luke Skywalker, and, shortly after her birth, she became the adopted daughter of Bail Organa and Queen Breha of Alderaan, making her a Princess of Alderaan. An accomplished Senator, Leia Organa was most famous for her strong leadership during the Galactic Civil War and other subsequent galactic conflicts, making her one of the galaxy’s greatest heroes. (Source Wookieepedia)


REQUIRED ITEMS:

1. Jumpsuit:

a. White jumpsuit in a non-shiny fabric with an upper front yoke seam with flat-felled double top-stitched seam.

b. Center back seam.

c. Back yoke seam, contoured to a slight V-shape, flat-felled with topstitching.

d. Standing collar approximately 2″ / 5 cm tall of two horizontal pieces, padded with piping trim around the collar edge and at the two-piece seam.

e. Side front and side back bodice sections above the waist have a rounded and contoured diagonal quilted zig-zag design with piping trim in the princess seams.

f. Contoured pill-shaped padded patches on the upper and lower arms with a rounded and contoured diagonal quilted zig-zag design; patches should be proportional to the sleeves. Upper arm patch should start just after the sleeve seam and extend to mid bicep. Lower arm patch should start under the elbow and extend to 1-2″ / 2.5-5 cm from the end of the sleeve.

g. Larger contoured pill-shaped padded patches on the front thighs with a rounded and contoured diagonal quilted zig-zag design; patches should be proportionate to upper pant legs. Pant patches should start 3-4″ / 7.5-10 cm up from bottom of zipper placket and end 2/3 of the way down the thigh.

h. Sleeves end at the wrists and pant legs end just below the ankle line with top-stitching approximately 1.2″ / 3 cm from the hem.

i. Center front zipper covered by a topstitched placket made from a separate piece of fabric sewn to the right side and bottom of the zipper. Placket goes all the way down to the crotch.

j. Topstitching at the wrists and hems. There should be three lines of top stitching 1/2″ / 12-13 mm apart at elbow of jumpsuit.

k. Waist-length, top-stitched matching belt, 2” / 5 cm wide, closed with a single large pants hook and eye. For Hoth version the belt can close in the back under the vest or in the front, for the Bespin version the belt should close in the front.

l. Two narrow belt loops/carriages, one attached to each side seam.

m. A padded jumpsuit is preferred, but not required.

2. Vest:

a. Off-white or cream padded vest.

b. Upper padded front and back yokes with topstitched fabric insignia “frame”, proportionate to the upper left yoke and insignia size, with piping in the yoke seam, both back and front. Yoke should start just above the bottom edge of the armscye.

c. Semi-circular, fully padded, rounded fold-over collar with piping trim.

d. Large, square diamond-shaped quilting below the yoke. Diamonds should be proportional to the wearer. Suggested size: roughly 3.5″ / 9 cm on each side. For size reference the center vest back should have approximately three diamonds as should the center of the front panels. Please use screen references when placing the diamonds.

e. Faux, trapezoidal pocket flaps over full long pockets from the waist down of a single layer of fabric and topstitching at the edges; the vest is quilted all the way to the hem and the silhouette of the diamond quilting can be seen through the thin, single layer pocket bags.

f. Top stitching at the armholes, center front and hem edges.

3. Rank insignia:

Placed on lower left side of the vest yoke. Rank badge is cool gray with black details and gray-blue and red-orange raised squares along the top.

4. Wrist communicator

Attached to the left forearm quilted patch. Wrist communicator is cool gray with silver details.

5. Boots:

a. Medium gray leather or non-shiny vinyl, 1”-3” / 2.5 cm – 7.5 cm wedge-heel, knee-high boots, with three slightly darker gray suede 1” / 2.5 cm wide straps.

b. Worn with the jumpsuit pants legs tucked in.

c. Both open boot shafts with a tongue (Hoth Base version) or plain boots shafts with a plain inside zip (Falcon version) are approvable.

6. Hair

Hair is pulled back into braids that wrap around the head. Naturally-occurring hair color only, brown recommended. No bangs. If a wig or hair pieces are used, they should be of high quality and appear like real hair.


OPTIONAL ITEMS:

  1. Off-white or cream leather or leather-like gloves

COSTUME RESOURCES:


Revised October 20, 2017




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