When you think of a costume from Top Gun you may not think of a Charlie Blackwood costume first. However, a Charlie Blackwood costume, the character portrayed by Kelly McGillis, is a sexy costume which is a great idea for couples. The woman could dress in a Charlie Blackwood costume while the man could dress as Maverick.
Charlie Blackwood Costume – Top Gun
Making your own Charlie Blackwood costume is quite an easy Top Gun fancy dress to create. Possibly the most difficult item of clothing to replicate for this fancy dress is the jacket that the character wears in the movie. Here is a complete list of everything you will need to make your own Charlie Blackwood costume from Top Gun.
Charlie Blackwood Jacket
|The first item of clothing you are going to need for this Top Gun costume is a jacket.
Here you could use a simple bomber jacket but we would recommend that you buy a replica jacket of the one worn by Kelly McGillis in the movie. It is easier to find replica’s of the Maverick jacket which is very similar.
The sleeves should be rolled up.
Charlie Blackwood Blouse
|A simple blouse will be needed to wear under the jacket.
Here you should be look for a white blouse with a button up front. You should also try to find a blouse with a collar similar to what Kelly McGillis wears in the Top Gun movie.
Charlie Blackwood Skirt
|A formal style skirt is needed for this Top Gun fancy dress.
You should be looking for a skirt that is around knee length and black.
Charlie Blackwood Stockings
|Most people will recall the scene where the camera follows Kelly McGillis walking in high heels and wearing sheer black seamed stockings. Kelly McGillis also wears sheer stockings throughout the movie and the promotional material. Therefore you will need a pair of sheer black seamed stockings for this costume.
Charlie Blackwood High Heels
|You will also be needing a pair of high heels for this Charlie Blackwood costume.
Throughout the movie Kelly McGillis is seen wearing a pair of formal style black high heels with a stiletto heel on them.
Charlie Blackwood Hair – Charlie Blackwood Wig
|The final part of this Top Gun costume is copying the hairstyle of Kelly McGillis.
If you are not a blonde with your hair a similar length the easiest option is to buy and wear a blonde wig.
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