For all the girl superheroes out there, one of the best halloween costumes to dress up as this October is Wonder Woman! Now unfortunately, Wonder Woman has not yet been made into a movie, but it is a TV show and it is one of the more iconic superheros out there – everyone will recognize who you are! It’s also a very cute costume for a girl…anyone remember Lynda Carter? Here’s how to do your own Wonder Woman Costume!
Let’s start by taking a look at the costume idea we’re going for. One thing I’d like to point out is that many people search for the “wonder woman belt buckle” thinking this is a key part of the costume. Notice on the photo of Lynda Carter dressed in her wonder woman costume below that there really is not a belt buckle at all! It’s more just a gold belt that is worn between the bodice and bottoms of the bodysuit.
Wonder Woman Headband
One of the most important accessories for this costume is the wonder woman headband! This look works best with girls that have long brown hair, not straight but somewhat wavy. If you have the wrong color hair or it’s not brown, you can always look for a wig! Fastened to the top of the head should be a gold headband with a red star in the middle, positioned in a way that it is going across the forehead holding back the hair. Look at the photo below to get an idea…
Wonder Woman Boots
The boots are another key part of the costume. The boots are almost knee-high boots and should be red with a small heel and a white stripe up the front. If you have the boot but no straight, you can always use some white (or painted white duct tape) to add the feature! Think go-go boots to get an idea of what they should look like. Here’s a photo of Wonder Woman’s boots…
The BodySuit and Cape
You have a couple of choices when it comes to the main part of the Wonder Woman Costume. Traditionally, it is a body-suit type style. When Lynda Carter was wonder woman, it was very body-hugging, and the bottoms were kind of swimsuit-style. See image below on the left. More modern styles make the wonder woman costume with a skirt instead of bikini bottoms. Either way it should be blue with stars…and either way the costume should have a red cape flowing from the shoulders and either a red bodice or you can substitute a red tank top.
What about Kids Costumes?
This is a great costume choice for kids – specifically little girls. It is one of the few well-known girl superheros – strong, brave, and out to save the world without!
Don’t forget your Superhero Pet Costume!
And finally, you can dress up your pet as wonder woman too! Here’s a photo of what it should look like. Be sure your dog or cat is a girl!!