8 Classic Female Movie Characters for Your Halloween Costumes

It’s that time of the year again when everybody can dress up fancy to be who they want to be! November is just around the corner, which means Halloween parties are going to be a thing that you have to attend from here to there. We have already listed the cutest Halloween Costumes for kids. However do you already have a character for yourself in mind? Or have you already prepared your costume for that star you are trying to go for? Well if not yet, there is no need for your to worry. Why not draw yourself away from the modern mainstream a bit and try to make a blast from the past? Going for classic movie icons this Halloween is not that hard, believe us! Here are some ideas you can snatch for your vintage costume.

Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly (Breakfast at Tiffany’s)

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Of course, nothing else defines classic elegance better than Audrey Hepburn’s character as Holly Golightly in the 1961 film Breakfast at Tiffany’s. The costume is quite easy to pull off and once you wear it, we’re pretty sure that everyone’s going to recognize the character you are going for! Chic black dress, statement pearl necklace, center bouffant bun with crystal barrette, black gloves and the lavish cigarette holder – you are now dresses up as one of the biggest icons in Hollywood!

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Daisy Buchanan (The Great Gatsby)

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Although the film The Great Gatsby was produced in 2013, the novel from where it came from was set in the early 1920s. The film is full of jaw-dropping costumes and one that stood out in particular is Daisy Buchanan. Her costumes is the epitome of the 20s high society fashion; accented with frills, beads, pearls and lace gloves.

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Elizabeth Taylor as Cleopatra

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Everyone just couldn’t help themselves but adore the immortal beauty and mysterious character of Egyptian Queen, Cleopatra. The most popular rendition of her character is when Elizabeth Taylor played the role in the 1963 film Cleopatra. Most people would think that it’s a very difficult costume to pull off. But in fact, you only need to focus on your hair and makeup here. Plus, add in tons of gold accessories and get that black eyeliner on fleek and you are ready to go!

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Sandy (Grease)

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1978’s Grease definitely makes it to the list of the most popular movie musicals of all time. The movie have brought so much change and influence in pop culture, which is why the female lead, Sandy, is a character that everyone from the 70s to 80s remember. Huge hoop earrings, a blonde curly wig and a sexy leather jacket complete the whole look. Don’t forget to take Sandy’s funky moves with you!

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Princess Leia Organa (Star Wars)

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Kids, teens and adults – there’s nobody in this planet that does not know Star Wars. This film series is one of the biggest movie franchises of all time that truly defined sci-fi genre. Dressing up as Princess Leia is going to be epic. Plus, it’s not that difficult to take inspiration from her costume. It needs no crazy details at all.

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Morticia Addams (The Addams Family)

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Back again at another spooky character! Although most of us love the Addams family, we can’t still hide the fact that they are just super mysterious in a very very creepy way. Another classic character to take inspiration from your vintage Halloween costume is Morticia Addams. Her Gothic, all-black ensemble says it all.

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Julie Andrews as Mary Poppins

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Mary Poppins is truly a character loved by many. If you’re into the Edwardian London era, then you are going to love dressing up as Mary Poppins. Of course, do not ever forget that legendary umbrella that she always brings along with her! Mary Poppins is quite a notable character so dressing up like her for the upcoming holiday would actually be really fun.

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Marilyn Monroe (The Seven Year Itch)

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Lastly, if you really want to be that classic character that will definitely stand out from the crowd, here’s Marilyn Monroe’s ever iconic costume from the film The Seven Year Itch. Her iconic white dress won’t be hard to find as well! You only need to make sure you highlight the makeup look and the hair for you to be able to flaunt it 100%!

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