If you are looking for a really easy to make last minute costume idea a great choice would be an Alex Owens costume from Flashdance. The great thing about this costume is that it is not only easy to make but also cheap. It can be used for the likes of halloween, fancy dress, or to act out a fantasy.
Alex Owens Costume – Flashdance
There are several clothing outfits you could choose when making your own DIY Alex Owens costume. In this guide we have chosen to show you how to make an Alex Owens costume based on the famous grey sweater the character is commonly associated with wearing. Below is a detailed list of all the clothing you will need to make you will need to make you own Alex Owens costume from Flashdance.
Alex Owens Sweater
|You will obviously need a sweater for your Flashdance costume.
This should be quite a long sweater with a wide neck which allow it to fall off one shoulder. It should also be grey.
Alex Owens Shorts
|The reason you will need a pair of shorts for your Flashdance costume is to hide your modesty.
Since you will be wearing a sweater with no pants you can wear a pair of shorts to cover everything else. These should be small shorts so they are not visible.
Alex Owens High Heels
|You have two choices when it comes to footwear for your Flashdance costume.
Your first choice is a pair of pink high heels. If you choose high heels for this fancy dress you should choose a pair with a stiletto high heel.
Alex Owens Leg Warmers
|If you choose the second option of footwear for you Alex Owens costume you will certainly need a pair of black leg warmers.
With that said you could also use a pair of black leg warmers if you have chosen to wear high heels.
Alex Owens Dance Shoes
|The second choice you have when it comes to footwear for your Flashdance costume is a pair of dance shoes.
These shoes should be black. They can be real lace-up dance shoes or a pair of plain black sneakers.
Alex Owens Hair – Alex Owens Wig
|As a final finishing touch to your Flashdance costume you will need to replicate the hairstyle of the character.
Since this is hairstyle has an 80’s look to it the easiest thing to do would be buy a curly haired brown wig.
Alex Owens Complete Costume
|Should you be short on time there is the option of buying a readymade Alex Owens costume.
There are several readymade Flashdance costumes that are available to buy.
See more movie costumes here.