A really cute and fun costume to make yourself is an Elle Woods costume from Legally Blonde. The character is portrayed in the movie by Reese Witherspoon.
Elle Woods Costume – Legally Blonde
When you go about making your own Elle Woods costume you, put simply, need to be dressing head to toe in pink. To dress like Elle Woods is a relatively simply affair and the Elle Woods costume is easy to make yourself. You can also buy a ready made Elle Woods costume. Here is everything you will need to make your own Legally Blonde costume.
Elle Woods Skirt
|The first item of clothing you will need to make your own Elle Woods costume is a skirt.
You will need a light pink skirt that hangs just above your knees.
This skirt should be business like and not too tight fitting just like the one worn by Reese Witherspoon.
Elle Woods Business Top
|You will need a pink business style top as part of your Legally Blonde costume.
Ideally, this top should be the same shade pink as the skirt you choose to wear.
The top should have long sleeves, at least down to your mid-forearms and have a bow tied around the collar.
Elle Woods High Heels
|In the Legally Blonde movie Reese Witherspoon has her legs bare. She also wears high heels.
You will need a pair of high heel strapped sandals for your Legally Blonde costume.
The high heels you choose should ideally be pink or silver in color.
Elle Woods Hat
|On your head you will need to wear a hat as part of your Elle Woods costume.
The hat you choose should be pink and ideally match the shade of pink as the rest of your outfit.
You should be looking to use an air stewardess pillbox style hat.
Elle Woods Pearl Necklace
|There is only one item of jewellery that you will need when making your own homemade Elle Woods costume.
You will need a pearl necklace to wear around your neck. Ideally, the necklace you should choose should have two bands of pearls.
Elle Woods Chihuahua
|Any fan of the Legally Blonde movie will know that Elle Woods has a pet chihuahua.
A really nice prop for your Elle Woods fancy dress would be to use a toy chihuahua.
You can either simply carry this prop or you could carry the prop in a bag like Reese Witherspoon is seen doing in the movie.
Elle Woods Hair – Elle Woods Wig
|The final part of making your own Elle Woods fancy dress is to replicate her hairstyle.
Her hair is about shoulder length and is blonde. She is seen with completely straight hair and with it looking wavy at the ends.
You can buy a blonde wig to replicate Elle Woods hairstyle.
Elle Woods Full Costume
|If you have not got the time to make your own Elle Woods costume there is always the option of buying a readymade Legally Blonde costume.
Legally Blonde costumes can be found and bought quite cheaply.
You will find that the only extras you will need are a pair of high heels, a blonde wig, and a chihuahua toy or prop. You can even buy the bunny version of this costume.
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