Costumes made/modeled by Yaya between 1999 - now.

Sharon Apple - Macross Plus

Why I chose to make this costume:

This is one of my very first costumes, and it's the one that got me forever hooked on cosplay! I was so obsessed with Macross Plus that year!!! I lost parts of my original Sharon Apple costume and the wig got ruined during transport one year so I haven't been able to cosplay her. For AX 2006 I decided to re-make the costume for a photoshoot (that fell through unfortunately).

How I made this costume:

I made the little black dress and arm warmers out of this awesome stretchy wet look material. The hovering rings this time were neon orange tubing. I styled an Eve wig from Sepia into Sharon's signature cut, and used pipe cleaners for the eyebrows. I was going to make her jewel but found the same button that I used 6 years ago! I opted for red pumps this time, and will be looking out for orange in the future.

Thoughts on this costume:

It was pretty wild dressing up as Sharon Apple again, I loved it! It's been literally 5 - 6 years since last cosplayed her. It was fairly dissapointing however that most cosplayers who were at the shoot didn't know Macross Plus. 6 years ago this was a familiar character to people but the scene has changed since. A new generation of anime fans and cosplayers have emerged and the Classics have been moved to be background...smile

All the more reason for me to represent Old School! XD

Photographer Brian Boling

Model Yaya Han

Hair & Makeup Yaya Han

Styling Yaya Han

Date Completed 03 July, 2000

Hours Spent 5

Worn At Private Photoshoot

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