If you are looking for a Harry Potter costume but also want a less obvious character why not make your own Bellatrix Lestrange costume. Portrayed by Helena Bonham Carter the character is first seen in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
Bellatrix Lestrange Costume – Harry Potter
In order to dress like Bellatrix Lestrange you will need to be dressed primarily in black. You will need to look every inch like a witch. Here is a complete list of everything you will need to make your own Bellatrix Lestrange costume form Harry Potter.
Bellatrix Lestrange Dress
|The first item of clothing you will need when making your own homemade Bellatrix Lestrange costume is a dress.
You will need a dress that is long enough to hang around the bottom of your legs. It should be black in color and appears to be made from a black crushed velvet material.
Bellatrix Lestrange Coat
|You will need to make your own Bellatrix Lestrange costume is a coat.
This coat should be black and long. It should be as long as possible and ideally reach down to around your feet. The coat worn by Helena Bonham Carter appears to be leather.
You should wear this coat unfastened at the front.
Bellatrix Lestrange Boots
|Helena Bonham Carter wears boots with high heels in the Harry Potter movies.
You will need a pair of black high heel boots for your Bellatrix Lestrange costume. These boots should be mid-high or knee high boots. They should be black in color and should have a vintage styling to them.
Bellatrix Lestrange Wand
|No Bellatrix Lestrange costume would be complete without a magic wand.
As fans of Harry Potter will know each character has their own unique wand and Bellatrix Lestrange is no exception.
You can buy a replica of the exact wand used by Bellatrix Lestrange in the movie.
Bellatrix Lestrange Necklace
|You will need a necklace as part of your Bellatrix Lestrange cosplay.
This necklace should have a black string like chain and a silver pendant attached to it.
The silver pendant should have a gothic theme to it.
Bellatrix Lestrange Hair – Bellatrix Lestrange Wig
|The final part of making your own Bellatrix Lestrange fancy dress is her hairstyle.
For some people who have the same color and length hair as Helena Bonham Carter in the movie this should be easy to replicate.
You can also buy and wear a wig to replicate the hairstyle of Bellatrix Lestrange.
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