Rose Tyler #1: The Empty Child/The Doctor Dances

This Rose Tyler look from Doctor Who Season 1 (2005) was my first ACTUAL foray into cosplay, beyond any prior Halloween or Mardi Gras related costuming I’d done in the past. I put together this one in the summer of 2012, after JUST having started watching Doctor Who (I started with Christopher Eccleston in “Rose”), and having been “given” my character by a bunch of new Whovian friends of mine. They had deemed this the most iconic of Rose’s looks, and it seemed pretty easy to put together, so I went for it!

Part 1: The Episodes

Screen caps from the episodes, with a decent shot of the shirt, fuzzy look at the jacket. Of course I re-watched the episodes myself and took screen caps through Netflix on my iPad to try and see the details, especially when it came to makeup and hair.

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Part 2: Sources of Info & Inspiration

The BEST source I have found for most Rose Tyler cosplay info is the dw-cosplay community on LiveJournal. This post covers all of Rose’s outfits for Season 1, including screen caps and images of each piece with details. It has been invaluable for me as I’ve looked for items, to have this reference.

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