Costume made and modeled by me
I was always a Quistis fan when playing Final Fantasy 8. Rinoa just wasn't my type; however she was one of my staple fighters and I respected her for that. I happened upon a wig that I got for a different costume and it was the perfect wig for Rinoa, so I decided to make her outfit, considering how easy it was. The duster fabric was originally cream, which I dyed to light aqua/turquoise. Bicycle shorts were made from Dri-Tek Performance spandex and the zippers installed. Skirt is blue cotton with custom-painted light blue contrast. The wings are made from 3/8" copper tubing, chicken wire, batting, and felt for the feathers (and I will be making a tutorial for these). Boots, wig, and shirt are pre-owned.
I actually found a super nice Squall while wearing Rinoa at Katsucon 2013 and I really hope he finds the pictures of us from
- his name is Mike!