It is hardly any surprise that a Pretty Woman costume or Vivian Ward costume is a highly popular choice for fancy dress parties. Ever since Pretty Woman was released in 1990 the character portrayed by Julia Roberts has become instantly recognisable all over the world.
Pretty Woman Costume – Pretty Woman
Making your own Pretty Woman costume is relatively simple as long as you wear several of the iconic items of clothing worn by Julia Roberts in the movie. It is an idea costume for couples if you have someone who will dress as Richard Gere’s character and is also a popular fantasy role play costume that couples enjoy acting out. Here is a complete list of everything you will need to make your own Pretty Woman costume or Vivian Ward costume.
Pretty Woman Vivian Ward Boots
|The first item of iconic clothing that you must wear for a Pretty Woman costume is Vivian Ward’s boots.
The boots Julia Roberts wore appear to be PVC, they are black thigh high boots with a stiletto high heel.
Pretty Woman Vivian Ward Dress
|The second part of the Pretty Woman costume that is essential and will make your cosplay instantly recognisable is the dress.
The dress worn by Julia Roberts looks like a tank top and mini skirt held together by a circular buckle. Plenty of replicas of the Pretty Woman Dress are available to buy.
Pretty Woman Vivian Ward Jacket
|Early on in the movie Julia Roberts wears a red jacket over her dress. She takes it off as she approaches Richard Gere in his car. She later is seen with the arms tied around her waist.
We would recommend a red jacket tied around your waist for your Pretty Woman costume.
Pretty Woman Vivian Ward Necklace
|The first item of jewellery that you will need for your Pretty Woman costume is a necklace.
The necklace Vivian Ward wears appears to be on a black string with a key shaped pendant. The necklace is long enough to sit just above her navel.
Pretty Woman Vivian Ward Bracelet
|The second item of Jewellery that you will need for your Pretty Woman costume is a bracelet.
The bracelet that Vivian Ward wears appears to be black leather with small, relatively flat silver studs stuck to it. It also appears to be somewhat thick as well.
Vivian Ward Stockings – Pretty Woman Stockings
|When Vivian Ward first arrives in Richard Gere’s hotel room she sits down and takes off her thigh high boots to reveal the fact she is wearing black stockings.
While stockings are not essential to your Pretty Woman costume they are a nice addition if you are dressing like Vivian Ward for a couples fantasy role play.
Vivian Ward Hair – Vivan Ward Wig
|The final part of the Pretty Woman costume is Vivian Ward’s hair.
You can either choose to have your hair like the natural curly hair of Julia Roberts or you could choose to wear blonde haired wig that has a bobbed style to it just like the character wears in the Pretty Woman movie.
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