A really popular choice of costume for women and girls is a cowgirl costume. Making your own cowgirl is quite easy so it is a great last minute costume idea which can be used for the likes of halloween or a fancy dress party.
You can make your cowgirl as authentic to history or as sexy as you want. The basis of this fancy dress is very much the same regardless of whether you go for historically accurate or sexy. Here is everything you will need to make your very own DIY cowgirl costume.
|The first item of clothing you will need when making your cowgirl fancy dress is a shirt.
You should look for a western style shirt possibly featured a check pattern. This shirt can be worn tucked into your skirt or tied in a bow at the front.
|You could certainly wear a pair of denim jeans as part of your Cowgirl fancy dress. However, we would recommend that you wear a skirt instead.
We would recommend you choose a leather suede fringe skirt that has a western style to it.
|If you choose not to wear a skirt as part of your cowgirl fancy dress you can wear a pair of denim shorts instead.
These shorts are sometimes known as Daisy Duke shorts as a result of the Daisy Duke character in The Dukes of Hazzard.
|No cowgirl costume would ever be complete without a pair of cowboy boots.
You can buy cowboy boots for women quite cheaply as well as spending a lot of money on a decent pair.
|A cowboy hat is another important part of any cowgirl fancy dress.
You can use any cowboy hat for your fancy dress but a female specific cowboy hat will look best.
|You will certainly need a gun for your cowgirl fancy dress.
Here is important to make sure you choose a western style revolver.
Cowgirl Complete Costume
|There is always the option of buying a readymade cowgirl costume.
Such fancy dress outfits come in a range of styles so you should have no issue finding one to suit your own individual tastes and budget.
Cowgirl Children’s Costume
|It is also possible to buy a readymade cowgirl costume for children.
Like the adult versions of this fancy dress these come in a range of styles and prices so you should have no problem finding the perfect outfit for your child.
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