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Princess Leia Costume Standards (Archive)

 
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Princess Leia Costume Standards (Archive) for costumes submitted prior to 2/1/13

NOTE: The costume standards are a guide, yet are not an all inclusive outline of required elements. The judges will be looking for quality of workmanship, accurate execution and use of materials in addition to these general standards check lists. If you have a question about fabrics, colors, and parts choices for your build please contact the LCJs for your category about parts/materials you are considering before you start your build. (LCJ listing here)

Princess Leia Organa
Leia Organa (Episode IV: A New Hope, Senatorial Gown)

Required Items:
  1. White gown no shorter than ankle-length made in a knit fabric that is not sheer with high, fitted collar. Gown has a white, partially open hood to the waist (gathered rectangle style preferred), wrist-length to knuckle length bell sleeves and slits up the sides to or just below the knee. Gown may not have shoulder seams unless raglan, no center front seam, and lining the gown is recommended but not required
  2. Belt is white leather or vinyl with slight "V" shape. It has 7 metal pieces on it, 6 matching with one larger different shape in the center front. Belt pieces may be spaced according to the wearer’s waist measurement or additional plates identical to the 6 plates made be added for an even-spaced look (though 7 plates total are preferred and no less than 7 plates allowed).
  3. White leather or non-shiny vinyl flat or low (1/4" to 1 1/2" in height recommended) soled at least mid calf high boots without laces or logos.
  4. Hair is parted in or near the center and pulled into large buns that cover the ears. Buns are twisted, not braided. No braided hair pieces, wig with braided buns or fake hair “ear-muffs” with headband. Naturally-occurring hair color only; no bangs.
Optional Items:
  1. DCC Defender long-barrel blaster
  2. Stormtrooper blaster
  3. 8th metal plate on back of belt
Costume Resources:
  1. StormtrooperPrincess Leia Senatorial Gown Tutorial
  2. Kay-Dee Leia ANH Tutorial
  3. Original Trilogy Hairstyles
  4. Padawan's Guide ANH Leia Page

Revised April 8, 2009
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Leia Organa (Episode IV: A New Hope, Ceremonial Gown)

Required Items:
  1. White A-line floor-length gown covered in semi-sheer, soft, non-shiny fabric with an empire-waistline and low scoop neckline. Gown should be 2 layers, undergown of white clingy fabric and overgown of white semi-sheer fabric.
  2. Distinctive inverted "V" shape under bust with a diagonal pleat.
  3. "Wings" flowing from bust out to long draping sleeves, made in same semi-sheer fabric as the overdress.
  4. Silver leather or vinyl belt with slight "V" shape. It has 7-9 metal pieces; 6-8 matching and one larger different shape in center front. Belt pieces may be spaced according to the wearer’s waist measurement or additional plates identical to the 6-8 plates made be added for an even-spaced look (though 7-9 plates are preferred and no less than 7 plates allowed).
  5. Silver shoes up to a 2” heel (recommended).
  6. Silver collar necklace with 1" squares and a chunky silver bracelet.
  7. Hair pulled into large braided bun with one long braid descending from beneath the bun. Naturally-occurring hair color only; no bangs.
Optional Items:
  1. Medal of Yavin

Costume Resources:
  1. StormtrooperPrincess Leia Ceremonial Tutorial
  2. Kay-Dee Leia Ceremonial Tutorial
  3. Original Trilogy Hairstyles
  4. Parts of Star Wars Leia Ceremonial page
  5. Padawan's Guide Ceremonial Leia Page

Revised March 6, 2009
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Leia Organa (Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Hoth Gear)

Required Items:
  1. White (padded preferred but not required) jumpsuit with pill-shaped patches on the upper arms and forearms with larger patches on the thighs in a rounded, contoured diagonal zig-zag design, quilted side front and side back sections, piping trim and a waist-length, top-stitched matching belt.
  2. Off-white or cream padded vest with diamond-shaped quilting below the yoke, a padded, rounded fold-over collar and piping trim details.
  3. Rank insignia on upper left side of the vest yoke.
  4. Wrist communicator attached to the left forearm quilted patch.
  5. Grey leather or non-shiny vinyl wedge-heel or chunky-soled knee boots with three straps, worn with the jumpsuit pant legs tucked in.
  6. Hair pulled back into braids that wraps around the head. Naturally-occurring hair color only; no bangs.
Optional Items:
  1. Off-white or cream leather gloves

Costume Resources:
  1. Original Trilogy Hairstyles
  2. Padawan's Guide Hoth/Bespin Escape Leia Page

Revised March 6,2009
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Leia Organa (Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Bespin Gown)

Required Items:
  1. Raisin, nutmeg or burgundy colored tunic in a non-shiny fabric that falls to mid-thigh. Fitted sleeves end in rounded point just past the wrist. Neckline and wrists have copper metallic trim.
  2. Loose harem pants with fitted ankles the same fabric as the tunic.
  3. Diamond-shaped stiff belt covered in same fabric as tunic and pants.
  4. Off-white cloak in a non-shiny fabric with a sheer non-shiny lining the same color as the tunic and pants and a copper metallic trim. The off-white fabric of the cloak is decorated in a stylized, paisley-like pattern - a “scales” design with rosettes of varying sizes at the waist and hem in shades of yellow, pink, burgundy, and brown. Padded yoke with standing collar and metallic copper trim.
  5. Flat shoes dyed to match color of tunic/pants.
  6. Hair is pulled back into bun at the crown of the head with two looped braids hanging from the bun. Naturally-occurring hair color only; no bangs.

Costume Resources:
  1. Original Trilogy Hairstyles
  2. Padawan's Guide Bespin Gown Page

Revised March 6, 2009
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Leia Organa (Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Bespin Escape)

Required Items:
  1. White (padded preferred but not required) jumpsuit with pill-shaped patches on the upper arms and forearms with larger patches on the thighs in a rounded, contoured zig-zag design, quilted side front and side back sections, piping trim and a waist-length, top-stitched matching belt.
  2. White leather or vinyl boots with a 1” to 2” heel (recommended) tucked under the jumpsuit.
  3. Hair pulled back into bun at the crown of the head with two braids looping from bun. Naturally-occurring hair color only; no bangs.
Optional Items:
  1. Stormtrooper blaster

Costume Resources:
  1. Original Trilogy Hairstyles
  2. Padawan's Guide Hoth/Bespin Escape Leia Page

Revised March 6, 2009
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Leia Organa (Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, End Gown)

Required Items:
  1. White gown no shorter than ankle-length made in a knit fabric. Gown has a white, partially open hood to the waist (gathered rectangle style preferred), wrist-length to knuckle length bell sleeves and slits up the sides to or just below the knee. Gown may not have shoulder seams unless raglan, no center front or back seam, and lining the gown is recommended but not required.
  2. Belt is white leather or vinyl with slight "V" shape. It has 7 metal pieces on it, 6 matching with one larger different shape in the center front. Belt pieces may be spaced according to the wearer’s waist measurement or additional plates identical to the 6 plates made be added for an even-spaced look (though 7 plates total are preferred and no less than 7 plates allowed).
  3. White leather or non-shiny vinyl flat or low (1/4" to 1 1/2" in height) soled boots without laces or logos.
  4. Hair pulled back into a large full bun at the crown of the head. Naturally-occurring hair color only; no bangs.

Costume Resources:
  1. Original Trilogy Hairstyles
  2. Padawan's Guide End Gown

Revised April 8, 2009
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Leia Organa (Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, Boushh Disguise)

Required Items:
  1. Proper brown weathered helmet with tan deerskin snout with silver flanking nose “combs” and two dark green visors, stitched strap at the back, weathered with proper greeblies and painting.
  2. Brown weathered shoulder armor with gray metallic tanks (the left tank longer than the right tank) and a weathered greeblie (comlink) center front below the collar with maroon or reddish lettering. Tanks should be weathered with proper niches, greeblies, handle, spout, and red to orange lettering.
  3. Bandolier of gray belting with proper weathered greeblies and small canisters.
  4. Beige or tan weathered suede or suedecloth mid-thigh-length tunic with a V-neck, a center front opening and large sleeves reaching just below the elbows. No visible closures or fastenings.
  5. Tan leather or leather-like hip-length tunic with a dark brown suede or suedecloth turtleneck collar and dark brown suede or suedecloth sleeves worn beneath the outer tunic. Sleeves are styled to fingerless gauntlets with 8 studs at each knuckle in a triangular pattern.
  6. Beige or tan semi-circular weathered cape of herringbone or other heavy woven material.
  7. Beige or tan suede or suedecloth gloves to wear underneath studded gauntlets.
  8. Medium or dark brown wide suede or suedecloth obi with a ribbed texture (rope quilting preferred).
  9. Tan leather belt with a dark gray rectangular buckle.
  10. Tan weathered leather or leather-like pants with two seams above kneecap. Crinkle/pleated/gathered texture to the leather across front below kneecap seam.
  11. Beige or tan weathered boot spats with vertical stitching/quilting lines and silver greeblies to be worn one on each outside ankle.
  12. Beige or tan boots or shoes to wear under the boot spats.
  13. Hair pulled back into a long single braid. Naturally-occurring hair color only; no bangs.
Optional Items:
  1. Tall blaster rifle
  2. Thermal detonator
  3. “1138” in red lettering on the upper right edge of the helmet

Costume Resources:
  1. Parts of Star Wars Leia Boushh page
  2. Padawan's Guide Boushh Page

Revised March 6, 2009
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Leia Organa (Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, Slave Outfit)

Required Items:
  1. Burnished gold/copperish metallic bikini top with correct decorative curvature. Taupe, brown or gray suede or suedecloth line the bust cups. Thin black elastic cording cross in back and attaches to sides of the bikini at shoulder on the top and at the sides on the bottom only.
  2. Two burnished gold/copper metallic decorated plates worn front and back at the hips, connected by oval gold/copper metallic pieces. Attached are two gathered skirt panels of a berry purple, wine or dark berry red shade in an opaque, non-shiny, smooth fabric, no crush velvet, one panel per plate.
  3. Taupe or grey suede or suedecloth flat or low-heeled boots (heel should be no higher than 1.5”) with burnished gold/copper metallic decorative boot trimming the top of each boot on an angle. Tailored boots only – no Ugg or other chunky or winter boots.
  4. Two burnished goldish/copper metallic bracelets: one at the right wrist – a large curvaceous cuff with a hole – one at the upper left arm – snake-like with the ends looped in.
  5. Burnished gold.copper metallic collar with chain links.
  6. Hair in a large bun with a long braid descending from it. Naturally-occurring hair color only; no bangs.
  7. Burnished goldish/copper metallic hair pieces on either side of the bun.
  8. Burnished goldish/copper metallic hair ornamental tie at end of the braid.
  9. Medium-sized gold hoop earrings.
Optional Items:
  1. Mid-sized or tall Unleashed vibroaxe

Costume Resources:
  1. Leia's Metal Bikini
  2. Original Trilogy Hairstyles
  3. Padawan's Guide Slave Leia Page

Revised March 9, 2010
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Leia Organa (Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, Rebel Briefing Uniform)

Required Items:
  1. Cool pale gray or pale blue twill pants, tailored with a natural waist height. A solid burnished yellow or gold stripe about 1” wide on each side seam.
  2. Calf high leather or non-shiny vinyl black boots with no decorations. Hidden zipper acceptable, boot shafts must be loose-fitting. Recommended heel height is less than 1.5-2".
  3. Tan or beige shirt, sleeves reaching almost to the elbow with a cuff, folded up with a vented pocket and flap partially sewn to the outside of each sleeve. The pocket can be tucked beneath the cuff or lay over the cuff.
  4. Medium gray vest with cap sleeves and decorative topstitching on the yoke and around the bust.
  5. Rank insignia on the front right breast.
  6. Watch-like communication device on left wrist.
  7. Olive green 2” wide twill belt with a black metal slide in front, two black pouches (left side front and left side back) and holster.
  8. DDC Defender short-barrel blaster.
  9. Hair in braids wrapped around head with a densely braided figure eight-style bun in back. Naturally-occurring hair color only; no bangs.

Costume Resources:
  1. StormtrooperPrincess Rebel Briefing Leia Tutorial
  2. Padawan's Guide Leia Endor Costume Page

Revised March 6, 2009
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Leia Organa (Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, Endor Commando Gear)

Required Items:
  1. Cool pale gray or pale blue twill pants, tailored with a natural waist height. A solid burnished yellow or gold stripe about 1” wide on each side seam.
  2. Calf high leather or non-shiny vinyl black boots with no decorations. Hidden zipper acceptable, boot shafts must be loose-fitting. Heel height must be no higher than 1.5-2”.
  3. Tan or beige shirt, sleeves reaching almost to the elbow with a cuff, folded up with a vented pocket and flap partially sewn to the outside of each sleeve. The pocket can be tucked beneath the cuff or lay over the cuff.
  4. Medium gray vest with cap sleeves and decorative topstitching on the yoke and around the bust.
  5. Rank insignia on the front right breast.
  6. Watch-like communication device on left wrist.
  7. Camouflage colored poncho with shaped hood, in shades of green, natural and brown.
  8. Olive green 2” wide twill belt with a black metal slide in front, two black pouches (left side front and left side back) and holster.
  9. DDC Defender short-barrel blaster
  10. Hair in braids wrapped around head with a densely braided figure eight-style buns or two small braided buns in back. Naturally-occurring hair color only; no bangs.
Optional Items:
  1. Rebel Commando helmet

Costume Resources:
  1. Studio Creations Endor Commando Tutorial
  2. Blaster Builder's Club Endor Donut Tutorial
  3. StormtrooperPrincess Rebel Briefing Leia Tutorial
  4. Parts of Star Wars Endor Leia page
  5. Padawan's Guide Leia Endor Costume Page

Revised March 6, 2009
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Leia Organa (Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, Ewok Village Gown)

Required Items:
  1. Tan suede or suedecloth A-line dress reaching to the shins with a multi-length, multi-paneled skirt and princess seams. Short sleeved with a V-neck decorated with matching thin suede lacing crisscrossing down the lower half of the V-neck and tied. Matching thin suede lacing in crosses on the princess seams following along the whole length of the seam(to the waist) and the armhole seams. No grommets.
  2. Tan suede or suedecloth sash tied around the waist and dangling down the middle.
  3. White long sleeves of a natural-looking but crisp fabric and thin dark brown, charcoal gray or black suede or suede-like lace tied at the wrists. Long sleeves can be attached to the upper short sleeve of the dress but must be under the finished edge of the short sleeve with no visible stitching.
  4. Flat tan sandals (multi-strap or multi-lacing sandal styles preferred).
  5. Long wavy hair (achieved on your own, or by extensions or a wig), pulled back off the face with a braid that has thin tan suede lacing crossed around the braids. Naturally-occurring hair color only; no bangs.

Costume Resources:
  1. StormtrooperPrincess Ewok Village Leia Tutorial
  2. Original Trilogy Hairstyles
  3. Padawan's Guide Leia Endor Gown Page

Revised January 24, 2010
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