Taiwan from Hetalia Cosplay
I wanted to do a Hetalia cosplay, and Taiwan is one of the only female characters. Taiwan is the closest thing to China (I'm Chinese). She also wears a beautiful Chinese dress.
Tutorial: How to Make Taiwan APH
Wig ($9) - Long dark brown wig from ebay seller, shoes.kingdom. I used wire and my own hair to make the ahoge.
Costume ($80) - Ebay seller, icosoo
Parasol - I already owned the parasol, which was bought from a garage sale beforehand
Head accessory ($22)- Pink flower from Claire's and yellow strings from a bookmark at my college bookstore.
Total Cost: $111
Debut: Louisianime 2011 in Baton Rouge, LA