First Doctor

Doctor Who



For DragonCon 2013, a group of Doctor Who fans decided to do the Doctors as "Bathing Beauties". Evidently it was a lot of fun. I was informed at DragonCon that I need to be a part of the group for the next year.

Pretty quickly after that the idea of doing One popped into my head. Luckily no one had picked him, so I started my search. I took it very seriously. I found a vintage bathing suit pattern and hunted down black flannel. I actually made a mock-up of the costume and altered that so I could make a bathing suit that would fit me.

Then there are the accessories. I modified goggles to replace the monocle. The umbrella stood in for his cane. The bandana served two purposes: a period-appropriate stand-in for the hat, and to hide the majority of the wig.

At the convention we had a lot of fun! I'm looking forward to doing it again.


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Last Updated 5 years ago
Created 6 years ago
Series Doctor Who
Character First Doctor
Variant Bathing Beauty


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