Not only is a DIY Annie Wilkes costume a fantastic fancy dress for halloween it is a superb halloween costume idea for couples. The woman can dress in an Annie Wilkes costume while the man can dress in a Paul Sheldon. The end result is a truly horrifying halloween costume which is unique and cool.
Annie Wilkes Costume – Misery
An Annie Wilkes fancy dress is the easier of the two Misery costumes to make. You will need clothing that is old fashioned in style. Below we have detailed every item you will need to make your own DIY Annie Wilkes costume.
Annie Wilkes Dress
|We will start with the dress you will need for this Misery costume.
The dress you should choose should be a grey or brown color and should be a pinfold dress.
Annie Wilkes Sweatshirt
|Underneath the pinfold dress you will be wearing you will need to wear a long sleeved sweatshirt.
The sweatshirt you should choose should be green.
Annie Wilkes Shoes
|It is difficult to see the shoes that this character wears in the movie, Misery.
The best thing to do is choose a pair of flat soled loafers made from leather.
Annie Wilkes Sledge Hammer
|No Annie Wilkes costume would ever be complete without a sledge hammer.
Ideally you should choose a sledge hammer with a long handle.
Annie Wilkes Necklace
|A simple necklace featuring a crucifix will be needed for this Misery costume.
The necklace should be worn on the outside of the sweatshirt you are wearing and clearly visible.
Annie Wilkes Hair – Annie Wilkes Wig
|Finally, you will need to consider the hairstyle of Annie Wilkes. In the movie the character has brown shoulder length hair.
For most women the easiest way to replicate this hairstyle is to use a wig.
See more Misery costumes here.