Galen Marek has the best wardrobe, he really does. Well, ComicCon is over. However, I live in Michigan. MotorCity ComicCon is Halloween weekend, so I best be prepared. The Force Unleashed 2 will have just come out, so I know I'll be in a full frenzy. His outfit in the new trailer is excellent, but really simple in origin so I feel like I can pull it off. I did make his signature outfit from the last game for Halloween 2008: [image=http://a.imageshack.us/img401/5640/11639990.jpg] Not completely accurate, but it was definitely a good learning exercise. Yes, I plan to cut my hair short this time. I was in the middle of a film shoot in '08. =) The bulk of my time was spent on the shoulder pads and those freakin' belts. This time there's only one pad and the shape seems like it'll be a whole lot simpler to make. It'd be nice if I could do it in something other than cardboard, but for now that's the method I know. Here's some reference photos I'm using: [image=http://a.imageshack.us/img408/2627/tfu2costume01.jpg] [image=http://a.imageshack.us/img37/3485/29146404855082759287835.jpg] Full body. [image=http://a.imageshack.us/img155/2186/tfu2costume08.jpg] [image=http://a.imageshack.us/img44/1509/tfu2costume05.jpg] Shoulder pad/harness. [image=http://a.imageshack.us/img197/8751/tfu2costume03.jpg] [image=http://a.imageshack.us/img294/2290/tfu2costume07.jpg] Back. Again, I think the belts will be trickiest. However, these don't look like leather so much as they do the kind of fabric you'd see on straps in the Army/Navy surplus. In fact, his little shoulder harness looks dreadfully familiar. I'm going to try and get over there at some point this weekend and see if I kind find anything like that. I'm waiting for fall weather to hit for his shirt, I bet I could find something like that at Banana Republic. I'll want to sew in some velcro so the sleeves stay properly rolled up. Pants, I figure I'll get some sweat pants that fit comfortably like that. That belt buckle, off the top of my head I'm thinking I could prolly buy a cheap one then make a PVC plate to go over it. Maybe wood. One big fail in my last costume was the bandaged wrists/ankles. I wanted to do it without actually taping myself up, but the problem is that they fell apart within an hour or so. I wonder if there's a way that I could make a tight wrist garment, wrap it up with tape, but cut out a seam on the inside that I can zip/button up. That'd save a lot of hassle. I'm not sure if I'll want to have that cloak we saw in the teaser trailer. Looks similar in design to Luke's in RotJ, just with some fancy clasps. Maybe if I have extra cash, I'll order something like it. Where do you guys get yours? Lightsabers will be a couple of those thinner Clone Wars Obi-Wan, with some detailing done to them. I'm wondering if the caps from the Anakin would screw right into the Obi. If they do, with a little bit of extra work the sabers could be a little more accurate. So, I'll be using this thread to update as new things happen. Please feel free to give me input.