[YES] Shimmer Fullsuit by Delicious Disguises
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Filed under $1000 - $2999.
HeadGives information about the head of the costume. If reviewing a set of ears, the answers would also go in this section.
The head is very comfortable to wear. I’ve owned two other suits aside from this once and this one has the best vision of the 3. The inside is lined with a balaclava which fits nicely and feels good. There is even an adjustable strap to help the jaw and head fit comfortably on your head! 😀 It’s the only adjustable head I’ve owned and it has made ALL the difference in fit! Breathability is great and because the eyes are so large it really helps temps a ton. This is also the lightest head I’ve ever worn which is fantastic as well!
When I first got the suit I noticed that in pictures the eyes were a little dark which made me a little sad. Shaving was pretty uneven in places as well. However, Kaluna has since refurbed my head for me (at no charge) and that not only brightened the eyes but cleaned up the shaving as well!~ I love how expressive I can be with her and that there are interchangeable parts. I was given 3 different tongues (all different lengths), the sprinkle hair clips, the earrings, and the hair. All of these things I can detach to change the appearance and to help fit my mood. The markings line up where they’re supposed to be and matches perfectly to what she and I discussed.
As mentioned previously, the fact that the head itself is adjustable is super nice. There’s a zipper on the back of the head to help reach the adjustable strap when you want to change the size and it makes a world of difference to be able to tighten my head so it stays in place better if I know I’m going to be suiting a bit more actively (like dancing) and I want my head to stay in place better. Or I can wear it loose when I’m just chilling. The eyes are also removable, and it’s easy to remove them safely, which makes washing a breeze! I have never felt so confident about my head being clean like I have with Shimmer. I know that is anything happens or I get too sweaty one day I can just take the eyes out and dunk the whole head to get it clean.
BodyGives information about the main body of the costume. If reviewing a separate set of pants/legs or torso, the answers would also go in this section.
The body fits great! it feels really accommodating to a large variety of movements without risk of popping seems. The ankles are a little tight and the belly is a bit loose but neither of these things have made me feel uncomfortable or that I like my suit less. The backing is just as scratchy as you’d expect but I never really feel it because I wear full sleeved under armor. Airflow is pretty standard, nothing special here for that.
The markings are accurate and the furs are soft so I love it! The first time I washed it my washer broke and ran a hot cycle even though I selected cold so now my suit permanently looks wrinkly but that’s not the maker’s fault. It was very smooth and shiny when I got it and despite the early damage has held up extremely well! I still machine wash it too and I have only had to repair one seam along the crotch (every suit I’ve owned has gotten a hole in the crotch at one point in time).
IT HAS A POCKET! 😀 Gotta love those fursuit pockets baby!!! Not even that has popped its seams and I’m constantly digging things in and out of it with sticky sweaty hands.
Hands and FeetGives information about the hands and/or feet of the costume.
The feet are built on ‘Happy Feet’ slippers. At first I was concerned how they’d hold up with wear but they still haven’t popped any seams and look like new! Having white indoor feet paws has been a huge challenge but the fur has held up great and doesn’t have any huge bald spots. They still feel super comfortable and fit like new even years later! They’re not as wide as other feet are as well which makes them a bit easier to walk in. The hands are light and comfortable. I got two pair: four-fingered and mitten style. I wear the four fingered the most for mobility reasons but the mittens are super cute!! They can be a bit uncomfortable to wear for long periods of time due to the shape of the padding on the inside but I still love them.
Both hands and feet have sparkle vinyl for pads and they look so cute!! I’m very satisfied with how they look and I think they are perfectly proportionate and compliment the rest of my suit’s style.
TailsGives information about any tails the costume may have.
My tail is pretty big which adds a bit of weight and it wags funny because of the curl at the end but it feels normal to wear and I’ve come to enjoy having that weight behind me (or to quick and whap at someone). Tail has held up perfectly over the years. I’m always paranoid the straps will come loose or unravel but that hasn’t happened so I’m confident it won’t for a long time.
I. LOVE. MY. TAIL. It’s the perfect size for hugging and it matches what I hoped my tail would be perfectly! She even made the little band that my character wears around her tail so it’s so nice to have that accessory too! The longer furs look really nice here as well and adds a nice silky fluff to the tail.~
OverallHow satisfied the reviewer is with the overall buying experience, including their interactions with the maker and the resulting final product.
I can’t recommend DeliciousDisguises enough! I still love seeing their new work, talking with my fellow delicious family, and am so proud I got to have this experience! Delicious is great to work with and I love their style. One of my friends did end up getting a suit from them as per my recommendation and from what I know they like their suit too! So I think that says a lot about the fact that they’ve maintained their ability to provide great quality and satisfaction. With proper care their suits will last you YEARS and you can have peace of mind to know that they’ll do what they can to make you feel happy about the product you’re receiving. PLEASE LOVE THEM MORE CAUSE I CAN’T LOVE THEM ENOUGH MYSELF. Seriously. Out of the 4 makers I’ve worked with, Delicious is HANDS DOWN NO CONTEST the first I will recommend with NO RESERVATIONS what so ever.
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