Legend of Zelda’s Link is a classic costume choice, and everyone does it a little differently. Sammy Simplicity has his own take on the ensemble. He’s been perfecting it for a long time, and he’s really close to the character’s look in Ocarina of Time. He says:
As far as the creation process goes, it’s been years of making and remaking this cosplay. Lol. I think I’ve made this cosplay like 5 times now. Seems like every time I learn a new technique, this is the go-to to practise it on.
The shield is one I purchased, pulled apart, and completely modded. The sword is a foam one that I repainted. The wig and boots were commissioned by friends. The tunics and hats are my work though.
He put a lot of time into looking for the right shades of fabric to match the brightness of Link’s outfit in the game. He used thicker jersey knit.
See more of Sammy’s work at Facebook.
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