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Teen Titans: The Alien Girl from Tamaran by MangoSirene Teen Titans: The Alien Girl from Tamaran by MangoSirene
I just got Starfire photos back from Carroll~! We took these at Dragon*Con, where it was my first time wearing this costume. There are a few things I'd like to redo before wearing it again (such as the wig - the humidity in Atlanta made the bangs deflate a little), but overall I had such an incredible time being Starfire! She was a childhood hero of mine, so being able to bring her to life was a really, really great experience. I can't wait until we do our full Teen Titans group! :heart:

If you're curious about how I made this costume, check out my Cosplay Work Logs on YouTube! :D

EDIT 10/08/13: Oh wow, thank you all so much for such a positive response to this cosplay! It's really exciting! Just a few things I wanted to mention so I don't have to repeat myself a hundred times:
1. As I said already, the humidity/rain during the day caused the gravity-defying bangs to deflate, hence why the wig doesn't look 100% accurate. I'll be restyling them before I wear the costume again!
2. The purple fabric is spandex milliskin. The silver fabric is 4-way stretch spandex.
3. For the orange skin, I used Mehron Liquid Body Paint. It's not a spray tan! ;P
4. Yes, my abs are real. There's also more to the photo than just my abs, so if we could all move along...

If you have any other questions about the costume, please refer to the work log videos linked to above!

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:orange: C o s p l a y e r s
[ Teen Titans ]
:iconmangosirene: ...................... Starfire

:orange: P h o t o g r a p h y
[ Taken @ DragonCon '13 (Atlanta, GA) ]
:iconckdecember: ...................... CKDecember
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:iconbrainhackerz:
BrainHackerz Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
The craftsmanship is amazing. Especially the shoes look REALLY neat.
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fluttershy7150 Featured By Owner May 25, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Thank you so much!
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fluttershy7150 Featured By Owner May 9, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Amazing cosplay! You make a fantastic Starfire! I just have one question, where'd you get your wig? I'm having a super hard time finding a straight dark red wig with bangs.
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MangoSirene Featured By Owner May 24, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
It's from EpicCosplay! :D
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cityoffog Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I love the front center seam on the boot covers! I don't know if that was intention. Giggle 
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SpitefulSword Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
Can't find differences,magnificent work!
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:iconundercoverfr3ak:
UndercoverFr3ak Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014
Oh that's HOT! I'll be your Robin any day! :D
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:iconminorfiction:
MinorFiction Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful! 
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Astrotonik Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm not sure whether it was intentional or not, but how did you achieve the long bump on her boots? It looks like a seam but it ends at the toes, so I'm not sure quite what it is. 
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MangoSirene Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I'm not sure what you mean by a "long bump"? The boot covers have front and back seams which are simple zig-zag stitched; is that perhaps what you're looking at?
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Astrotonik Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Possibly.

I wasn't sure how to describe it but it looked like you had a long tube in your boot that ended in a loop near the toes ;p Kind of like this:

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tokyoMONST3R Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
you look just like her I love it <33333
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OneDeviousKitty Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
How did you get your boot covers to stay up? I have thigh high boot covers for Ms Marvel and I'm stumped
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:iconvegnas:
Vegnas Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hands down, my favorite Starfire cosplay EVAH!
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Kaizer617 Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You have great abs!!
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TimberSlashWolf Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow,you look amazing as Starfire!:clap: Way to go!
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nanahara7 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
looking PERFECT as Starfire. Just the right tint of orange to the skin, as well as brilliantly made cosplay
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:iconhotarukagurazaka:
HotaruKagurazaka Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
What are the green things? Some sort of plastic, or perhaps something else? It plagues me so.
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:iconmangosirene:
MangoSirene Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Resin! You can find a basic tutorial of the process here. :D
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HotaruKagurazaka Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you so much! :iconapplepimp1plz::iconapplepimp2plz:
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:iconn-ada:
n-ada Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2013
omg with those abs you can do mikasa O_O
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uzzthehedgehog Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2013  Student
Cute~ ^w^~ I always love Starfire~ :D I like her cheerful personality~ :3
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:iconlowonpizza:
LowonPizza Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013
We need Robin to see this. :P
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:iconkttyz314:
kttyz314 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Yes lol
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narutogoldylocks Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
The costume looks so great!! And the way the gems seemingly glow really makes them stand out. Great job on this costume!
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:iconhaughnsolo:
HaughnSolo Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013
Absolutely marvelous!
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:iconviper424:
Viper424 Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
O_O!!  You make a perfect Starfire!  The costume is perfect.  I don't usually curse in a public forum but...damn girl.  You have the build for Starfire and I am not just talking about your abs.  You have that mix of delicate and sturdy features that she has.
Cheers!! :clap:
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AethertechIndustries Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2013  Professional General Artist
Amazing costume! I want to see photos where an effort has been made to capture starfire in more classically emotive poses for the character though!
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bolorny Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2013
Very nice costume :clap:
And sorry if you are bored with such comments, but i have to say you have amazing sexy abs :iconloveloveplz:
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UchihaItachi34 Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013
HOLY CRAP I LOVE YOUR ABS! 
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RocknamLee Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013
Ripped! Great quality! : )
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LuxoCharaDesign Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I love it! 
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Emma-in-candyland Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2013
waaw your tummy <3
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:iconninja615:
Ninja615 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
amazing cosplay!
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Druce-White-Owl Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013  Professional Writer
The level of detail you put into this is amazing, yeah sure the wig looks a little flat like you said, but the costume? The costume is INCREDIBLE.  I didn't even think that costume could translate from animation to live action, it seems so flat and bland, but you did a great job and you successfully maintained the color palette from the show too, WOW!
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MangoSirene Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
 Thank you so, so much for the compliments, I really appreciate it! :tighthug: Matching the colors was a lot of fun, and I definitely prefer this design of Starfire's as opposed to some of her other versions. :'D
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jennasthings Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Student General Artist
you're so beautiful nina!
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Dragonrider1227 Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013
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MadamePUNK Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2013  Student General Artist
OMG itz Starfire!!!
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blackwind121 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2013
Awesome, it looks pretty good!
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skyounkinzero Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2013  Hobbyist
I don't know why, but everytime I see your abs I just want to bounce quarters of 'em cause they are so tight!  Love this cosplay!
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TeddyLoved Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2013  Student General Artist
IGualita a Starfire :)
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Dante8411 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2013
It seems odd that you want to move on from your abs. I mean, you must have worked intensively to get them, probably even moreso than on assembling this beautiful cosplay. Is it just a point of relevance, or have you gotten some creepy comments in the past?
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MangoSirene Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I work out because I enjoy it and I want to live a healthy, fit lifestyle. It's nice for cosplay, of course, but my body has nothing to do with why I chose to cosplay Starfire or why I spent so much time and money creating this costume, and I feel like all of that is being dismissed in favor of commenting on my appearance. Don't get me wrong, I appreciate the compliments, but some of these comments are getting rather distasteful. :/
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Dante8411 Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013
Okay, I can see how you'd grow tired of them when the exercise isn't for cosplaying. Distasteful was kind of a given, because that's what happens to...all females on the internet, actually.
Well, you did a really good job on the cosplay.  The liquid body paint was really going the extra mile. Are the green gems in the gloves and collar plastic air bubbles? How does one go about making those?
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MangoSirene Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
The gems were cast from resin, so they're solid! You can see the process of making them in my work logs, which are linked to in the description. :)
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Dante8411 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013
Oh, cool.
Man, you put a ton of effort into these things. I wish I had your work ethic.
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MegatronDX Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2013
Feels real!
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:iconkitedot:
Kitedot Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Intense!
Colors match so well. So realistic!
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ladybugotaku Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
NYAAAAA! STARFIRE! I LOVE STARFIRE AND YOUR COSPLAY OF HER IS SPOT ON! I LOVE IT!^_^
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