Monica is a dear, friend and cosplayer, loves Lara Croft, She has been a huge
supporter of others throughout the years proving so loyal to her friends in the
community, She does so much for the morale, confidence and self esteem of
everyone . She requested to be featured, and how can I refuse such a nice girl
I really think that people like her should be rewarded for being so nice
and sweet to others. So here is her interview :)
1- Tell us about yourself.
Iím Monica Silva, was born on 18/02/1982 and Iím from Portugal, unemployed and
2- why do you cosplay Lara, what does it mean to you?|
I love cosplaying Lara Croft. It feels like Iím her. A strong woman who does
everything to get what she wants.
3- how did you first hear about Lara?
The 1st time I heard about her, was 15 years ago, when I start playing the Tomb
Raider I game.
4- How long have you been a Lara fan?|
Since I start playing the Tomb Raider I game, on Sega Saturn, 15 years ago.
5- when did you get into cosplay?
After I saw the Tomb Raider I movie. Fall in love with it, especially the guns,
and the belt and holsters.
6- how do you assemble your outfits?|
Always the black shorts, black t-shirt, long boots, the black and large
bracelet, belt and rig holsters and the twin guns.
7- Favourite TR outfit
First Tomb Raider movie... Always.
8- Favourite TR game
I love 4 of them: Last Revelation, Chronicles, Legend and Underworld. But my
favourite of all is Tomb Raider Underworld.
9- what is your favourite boss fight/puzzle in your favourite game?|
The 4 doors in Mexico (Blades, Fire, Rocks   and the simple one)
10- how do you feel about the new origins story, even though it's just the first
few images, and videos out, what do you think so far?
itís a hard story. It will be psychologically difficult.
11- what is the one item you would add to the croft outfit?
Already did. The sword and Chakram (from Xena).
12- who takes your photos, and what kind of equipment do you use?
I just use my digital Canon Ixux 70, and Use it on Self-timer.
13- what are your favorite qualities that Lara upholds.|
Be an adventurous, her acrobatic stunts and the ability to put her enemies
14- what is your dream lara croft costume?
Snow Camo outfit and the real replica movie 1 outfit (including holsters and
15- do you have any advice for first time cosplayers?|
just pretend to be in Lara Croftís skin with full body and soul and enjoy it.
16- Have you anything you want to share with our readers?|
Yes. Just want to thank every Cosplay sisters who support me and help me,
especially you, Sarah ^_^Ö Love you all.|
17- what do you think of the tomb raider movies?
Love them, love them, love them. .
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