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Happily Ever After by Malindachan Happily Ever After by Malindachan
From our wedding on October 29, 2011

Since we're both cosplayers, we really wanted to have some sort of costume wedding, but we didn't want to do anything too obscure to our families. We decided on a Disney/fairy tale theme and picked a date close to Halloween since it'd be a great time of year for it.

The Bride and Groom outfits were based on concept artwork for Rapunzel and Eugene/Flynn's wedding attire from Tangled, which was printed in the movie's art book that I got last Christmas. I tried to contact the artist that drew my favorites to see if she could provide me with any larger images, but I never got a response. Ironically 2 months before the wedding, Disney announced that there would be a short film released in Spring 2012 that is about Rapunzel and Eugene getting married. However, the lone image released for it so far is a poster that only shows their shoulders and up. We mixed and matched different ideas from the poster and artwork to come up with our finished outfits.

So once the short film does come out, I don't want people nagging me about inconsistencies. XD This is my wedding gown, not just any regular cosplay.

My main references for the dress:

The concept art is very similar to the pink princess dress Rapunzel wears at the end of the film, so I was basing it heavily on that as well. To make the printed designs stand out more and match the Groom's concept art, I used a gold textile paint. Also, I used an ivory brocade as the contrast fabric instead of pink like in the first link. For the sake of practicality, my veil isn't 70 feet long, but it is longer than the train of the dress. I was originally going to add the designs on the veil and make the tiara, but I was running out of time so I bought the official Disney Store tiara and used a gold ribbon to accent the veil instead. We chose to use our own hair instead of wigs since we wanted to look more like ourselves on our special day.

I will post more photos after I do a journal recap about the wedding itself! :3

Wedding dress made and worn by :iconmalindachan:
Groom attire made and worn by :iconex-shadow:

Photo by :iconboikem:

Related images and info:

Tangled is (c) Disney
Inspiration from artwork by Lorelay Bove
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RuskyDude Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2015
My advice to future bride:
Don’t get married, silly!
Morning comes — your boobs aside,
Snatch is rumpled illy.
KassidyofAsgard Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2015
Awwww That's so adorable ^.^ Very very late Congrats!
freeza-frost Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
sweet!   did you get married at disney?

now i see the real you. :)
lstan4ord Featured By Owner May 8, 2014
CONGRATULATIONS! That's adorable :)
animegirl0927 Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2013
Awwwwww! So cute! I hope ulyou two have a long and wonderful marriage!
freeza-frost Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
congrats! looks so fairytale-like
AbbyElena Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2013  Hobbyist
this is gorgeous and i just wanna say that you've outdone yourselves! and i also like the fact that you kept your real hair and even though it like two years late to say, congratulations! i hope your marriage is a long and happy one! :) <3
xlightbluesnowflakex Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
soooooo romanice~
SilentHex96 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012
Awww so cute and beautiful =)
ViktoryaRozeTassi Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012
love the picture, it's just adorable!!!
SPOOFALOO-CHAN Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2012
your wedding looks awesome ^^
Mau0410 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
DarkAngelofOtaku Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2012
You guys look great! Ex Shadow looks pretty dashing and you look absolutely breathtaking. Congrats on tying the knot.
Mniskew Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2012
amazing job on the dress/costumes! they are GORGEOUS! and just awww! almost started crying at how beautiful and amazing it all is! :D
jackiel1565 Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
1st off congrats second you 2 look amazing! great idea, thats something i would want to do if i ever get married, you know do something different not the traditional way.
love your costumes and again u 2 really look amazing
Enilokin Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
This is SO beutiful! GAH I'm a sucker for wedding pictures! <3 You two really suit each other!

.. but out of curiosity.. Where did you find that tiara? I've looked in disney store but I can't seem to find it
dannie Featured By Owner May 8, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
This is lovely :)
SethImmortal Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
You look beautiful. Congratulations on your wedding. I wish you the happiest ever after :)
chancellorpuddinghd Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2012
I'm so happy for you. I've been a fan for sometime now (I sent you an Evil Hero decklist once!) You're such a beautiful lady and the wedding looks as lovely as the both of you! A lifetime of best wishes! (ok time for pitter patter of little evil hero footsteps! ha!)
Shy-Chey Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012  Student Photographer
That is so amazing! The costumes are beautiful!
itsthekitsunekid Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
You two are living my dream! A COSPLAY WEDDING! AHHH

Best to both of you!
RyouGirl Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I'm a little late to the party, but Congratulations! Your wedding looks incredible! I'm seriously so jealous of how awesome it was. Makes me wish I could go back in time and convince not only my groom, but everyone else involved in my wedding to do something as amazing. The only bit of Disney I managed to sneak into my wedding was Cinderella and Prince Charming on the wedding cake. :XD: You two are the cutest couple ever and I wish you many happy years together!
hyuuu-hyuuu Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2012
Congrats~ you picked an awesome theme for your wedding o(^o^)o
Jaimeelee123 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow they look so like the real version of rapunzel and eugene!
ItsReah Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2012
First, happiness to the newlyweds!

I also want to get married dressed as Rapunzel! The problem is to find a boyfriend who wants to dress like Eugene ...

Wow, I can not believe you got married dressed like this. It was perfect!
CrystalGoldwyn Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012  Student Writer
Holy wow! Congrads! I've been watching your YouTube video for a couple years now, but I don't have my own account there. This is awesome! I wish you both the very best in life!! =D
WickedGhoul Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2012
That's adorable 8)
It's really cool how you guys incorporated cosplay into your wedding XD
jadenyukilover Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2012  Student Artist
awwwwww so cute
GoldenGirl954 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2012
Awww this is absolutely adorable :aww:
Ally-Sama-Chan Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2012
that is SO cute!!! also, you and your hubby really look like Rapunzel and Eugene! <3
nicemattersfirst Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
AWWW!! You got married!!! Good for you. I've been a follower of you for 3 years and I want to meet you sooooo badly in person. I wish you two the best!
KairiPegasus Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2012
; A ;
MalindaChan you look so pretty! o A o. I seriously almost cry everytime I see these pictures o A o. I wish both of you well o v o
HunnySempai Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012
DAAAAAAAAW SO CUTE! The theme and everything ah i wanna die it's so cute! <3
AwkwardWallflower Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2012  Student General Artist
[link] Instant reminder :happybounce:
Blot-of-Blood Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2012
I started tearing up when I was looking at the photos. I wish you all the best! ^_^ :heart:
yoshimiU23 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
That is truly amazing. :) I wish you both the best of luck!
CBlovesCN Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
:O!! And it was on my birthday! Best of luck in your futures! <3
ShininLatias Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You guys look beautiful I would have cried. Now I want an anime wedding! TT_TT. Hope you guys last foever!!!
bakero-ichiban Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
You both looking stunning!!
Have a wonderful honeymoon and ever lasting marriage =)
Shadowchan14 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
you look so beautiful!
FloraRainbowxx Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2011
oh wow!!! i <3 her dress :D wonder where i can get a dress like that
CowboysLittleDevil Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Oooh Congrats! I wish i could convince my fiance to do that, you both look amazing! Very beautiful picture!
Amranwen Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
That's so cuuteeeee~~ :iconcryforever: Congrats!
hail27369 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Aww you guys are so adorable together. Congrats and happily ever after! ^^-
Cute-Anime-Mushroom Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
A Happily Ever After :) :hooray: :clap: :squee: :happybounce: :huggle: :date:
poulinr1997 Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2011
OMG. SO JELOUS. congrats on your marriage. I hope you happily ever after. ;)
Miyancaoi Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
the fairy tale coming a live...
Miyancaoi Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
lucky you dear got he prince
Aveku-chan-Kataang Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2011
You guys are amazing!
JulietTaylor Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
This is so magnificent and romantic..
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