Sarah Simonetti, a.k.a. KokoroCosplay, recently fashioned a rather striking costume of League of Legends’ Lissandra. She chose to make the Blade Queen skin of the character, and that particular look adds a lot of complexity to Lissandra’s costume. Especially when it comes to the headdress. The mask is built into a head piece with four huge spikes. Simonetti documented the build with a handful of photos on Facebook, and the base of the elaborate helm looks like a simple baseball-style helmet with dowel rods or PVC piping covered in cardboard. The cardboard was shaped and then painted gold. Even if it’s lightweight, it still looks challenging to wear.
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