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Crown Championships of Cosplay: Blood Priestess Bathory Cosplay

Comic Con Africa Winner and 1st place winner overall JinxKittie Cosplay as the Blood Priestess Bathory by Cinderys.
A cosplayer of 5 years now, this is her biggest cosplay yet. Presenting a grim dark fantasy take on Elizabeth Bathory - a High Priestess of the Cult of Blood. She spent over 1000 hours on this cosplay over 5 months. Every sewn element of this costume follows historical methods, and is adorned with filigree hand embroidery, thousands of pearls and realistic ribbon roses. The armour features hand sculpted skull details, filigree decor, and realistic weathering with tarnish, blood and real rust. The spiked back-piece and functioning motorised gyroscope staff were 3D designed, printed and finished by herself, with resin filigree and gems, painted to look old yet beautiful, nodding to the ancient character that is Bathory.

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Kelsey Endter

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Kelsey started her cosplay adventure at a small convention outside Sacramento in 2011. Since then, she has been featured on major websites such as IMDb and Variety Magazine, and worked with companies like Besame Cosmetics featuring Disney & Marvel makeup products. Her passion for cosplay and love of the community brought her to join Cosplay Central as Editor-in-Chief in 2020. In her spare time she’s usually seen playing with her dog and scouting the next best photoshoot location for her cosplays.

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