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Winners of the 2011 World Cosplay Summit. The Brazil team as Balthier and Ultima from Final Fantasy XII
A colourised (circa 1940s - 1950s by Jayce) scan of Carmen Miranda, a celebrated Brazilian broadway actress and samba singer known to wear elaborately decorated hats.
Her costumes mainly took inspiration from the South American national costumes. Her notable fruit-themed costumes is said to have inspired a 60s art movement in Brazil referred to as Tropicalismo.