© Costumes by Steff

Gaara

Naruto- original concept

A friend and I wanted to make a more realistic version of the sand team using influences from desert cultures including: Arabian, Egyptian, Indian, and smaller tribal-type historical mediums. 

The tunic is dupioni silk with a breathable cotton lining and separating zipper down the front The gold is vinyl applied with Heat n' Bond. Various rhinestones were placed around the bottom and sleeve cuffs.

Sleeves are a matte stretch vinyl that hook into the middle finger via elastic.

The pants are a silk blend.

Headdress is organic cotton.

Photo credits to: Bishop, MVM Photography