[YES] Eddie the Eel Head by Rhee


General InformationGives some information about the item and the person writing the review.


About the Reviewer

Reviewer

Relationship With Maker

The maker IS a friend

Prior Experience

No, this is my first suit

Informed Maker of Issues

Yes, the only issues were one of the magnetic eyebrows were a little tricky to line up but it wasn’t impossible. Once they’re on they stay on really well. In the description before I bought Eddie it was mentioned that it was the first time using magnetic eyebrows and that they might be a bit tricky so I knew what to expect. Rhee was very honest about everything and honestly the eyebrows aren’t really that much of an issue. I’d say it’s a pretty minor issue.

Wear Time

30+ hours
About the Maker

Maker

Commission Information

Type: Head
Style: Toony
Shipped From: USA

Species

Eel
Filed under Aquatic

Made in Year

Transaction Information

$485.76 USD paid in a lump sum
Filed under $400 and under.

Estimated Completion Time (ETA) Accuracy


Date of Review

June 15, 2020

Buy/Commission Date
January 2020
Completion/Ship Date
January 2020
Item Completion Time (?)

Item Being Reviewed

Eddie the eel head in a toony style bought as a pre-made.
Photos of Completed Product

https://www.instagram.com/p/CBbxdLlpKTF/?igshid=15ypyokqialzv
https://www.instagram.com/p/CBYVVCnp0R1/?igshid=cdc3sa266uzf

HeadGives information about the head of the costume. If reviewing a set of ears, the answers would also go in this section.


Wear Satisfaction How satisfying this piece is to wear with regard to comfort, fit, material quality, etc.

Eddie is very comfortable to wear. He’s very breathable and plenty of room. The vision is pretty good, I can see most things in front of me. The blindspots aren’t too terrible. I’d say I just have to turn a bit to see to the sides and directly in front of me. I haven’t had any issues so far with any tears or wearing down of the suit. I really enjoy wearing him places and being outside with him. It takes a really long time before it gets to be too hot when wearing him on a warm day.

Appearance Satisfaction How satisfying this piece is to look at with regard to material quality, design, how closely it matches the concept, etc.

I’m very satisfied with how Eddie looks. The symmetry is really good the only thing is that the bottom lip was slightly lopsided at first but was very easily corrected. Eddie was a premade that didn’t come with a reference but I love how he turned out. His fur is very smooth and looks amazing. The sewing job was very well done and I haven’t had any issues with rips or tears. The fur is very soft and smooth and is very easy to brush. I’m very satisfied with Eddies overall appearance. You can really tell what he is and his expressions give him a lot of character. He looks very cute and handsome from all angles. The eyes are static but I can still make him look like he’s looking at different things. I think Rhee did an incredible job on Eddie and I’m very pleased with how he looks. In my opinion he’s the best looking eel out there!

Special Attachments and Features Information about any special or unique features this piece has with regard to the reviewer's satisfaction of them.

The eyebrows are magnetic. One eyebrow is a bit tricky sometimes to line up properly but it’s not too bad. Once the eyebrows are on they stay in place very well and don’t come off that easily. Rhee did admit to it being the first time using magnetic eyebrows and that it might be a bit tricky to figure out before I bought him in the description so I knew what to expect.

OverallHow satisfied the reviewer is with the overall buying experience, including their interactions with the maker and the resulting final product.


Product Satisfaction How satisfied the reviewer is with the overall look and feel of the costume in its entirety.

How well does everything fit together and match up?

Visibly everything looks really good and smooth like it should be. Markings look nice and line up properly. All the colors are very consistent nothing looks out of place. Everything is well sewn together and there’s no gaps. Everything fits perfectly and looks as it should when wearing it. The style of Eddie is actually a bit different from Rhees previous projects using a more toony style and a very different species than the usual. I think Eddie turned out amazing regardless.

Overall Project Quality

I feel like Eddie met and exceeded some expectations and it was definitely worth the price I paid. I feel like Eddie will last a pretty decent time before he needs to be refurbed.

Purchase Process Details the interactions between the customer/reviewer and the maker of the item with regard to the buying process.

Initial Contact

Eddie was a premade that was a head only but I was able to communicate very easily with the maker. I initially contacted the maker through Etsy then eventually Instagram and email. It was very easy to understand what was needed and I had a very pleasant experience overall.

Maker Response Time

Very satisfied. Usually responded within a half an hour or a few hours. Yes we did switch contact methods from Etsy to instagram and via email.

Maker Professionalism

The customer service was great! It was really easy to communicate and understand what was needed. The communication was really good I was treated like a friend while being business like. No excuses were brought up Rhee was very honest about everything. Very friendly and understanding and overall very pleasant to work with.

Project Completion Time

Eddie was a premade head that was shipped within 3 days and it arrived on time. Tracking was provided and it was through usps priority mail. It was shipped in the United States.

Rating

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"Would you recommend this maker to another?"

YES!
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This means the reviewer would recommend Rhee.


Final Comments

I’m very happy that I got to work with Rhee for my first suit head! The pros of working with this maker are you know exactly what to expect very honest. Communication is really easy and is very friendly. Does not take long to receive a response. Overall I didn’t really have any cons with working with Rhee. I’d definitely recommend this maker to friends Who are looking for a decent suit that also have a smaller budget.


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