If you are a fan of the Dirty Dancing movie making your own homemade DIY Frances ‘Baby’ Houseman costume is a great idea. This is an iconic costume which is easy to make. A Frances ‘Baby’ Houseman costume can be used for halloween or any other fancy dress occasion.
Frances ‘Baby’ Houseman Costume – Dirty Dancing
While there are many outfits you could choose to this Dirty Dancing costume on this guide is focusing on the jeans and white shirt clothing the character wears. This clothing is worn by the character in one of the most iconic scenes from the movie. In this scene the two main characters practice their routine. Below we have detailed everything you will need to make your own Frances ‘Baby’ Houseman costume.
Frances ‘Baby’ Houseman Shirt
|On the top half of your body you will need to wear a white formal shirt.
This shirt should be worn with the sleeves rolled up and with the front tied in a bow making it appear shorter than it is.
Frances ‘Baby’ Houseman Shorts
|You will need to select a pair of suitable shorts for this Dirty Dancing costume.
Ideally you should choose pair of long denim shorts with the legs hanging around knee length.
Frances ‘Baby’ Houseman Shoes
|When it comes to footwear you will need a simple pair of lightweight sneakers.
The sneakers you choose should be white with laces.
Frances ‘Baby’ Houseman Wig – Frances ‘Baby’ Houseman Hair
|The final thing you need to consider when making your Dirty Dancing costume is replicating her hairstyle.
For most people the easiest thing to do is wear a blonde curly wig.
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