The movie, Cruel Intentions, has provided many characters that would make a fantastic fancy dress. One of the most popular, also one of the sexiest, is a Kathryn Merteuil costume as portrayed by Sarah Michelle Gellar. This costume could be made for solo use or as part of a group costume where friends would dress as other characters from Cruel Intentions.
Kathryn Merteuil Costume – Cruel Intentions
There are many outfits which you could wear if you want to dress like Kathryn Merteuil. Here we will focus on a Kathryn Merteuil costume based on the schoolgirl uniform worn by Sarah Michelle Gellar at the end of the Cruel Intentions movie.
Kathryn Merteuil Cardigan
|Firstly you will need a cardigan for your Kathryn Merteuil costume.
In the movie Sarah Michelle Gellar wears a black cardigan with long sleeves which perfectly fits the school uniform look. She has a school shield on the breast pocket. However this is not essential to your costume.
Kathryn Merteuil Shirt
|To dress like Kathryn Merteuil you will need a shirt which will be worn under your cardigan.
This should be a white formal shirt with a collar.
It should be worn with at least two buttons unfastened at the top.
Kathryn Merteuil Skirt
|A school uniform style skirt will be needed for your Kathryn Merteuil costume.
In Cruel Intentions Sarah Michelle Gellar wears a pleated tartan skirt which is about knee length.
Kathryn Merteuil Socks
|What makes this Kathryn Merteuil costume so sexy is the socks worn by Sarah Michelle Gellar in the final scenes of Cruel Intentions.
You can replicate this style by wearing a pair white knee high socks which are pulled up to your knees.
Kathryn Merteuil Shoes
|When it comes to footwear for your Kathryn Merteuil costume you will need a pair of high heels which are not to high.
They should be loafer style shoes which are black with a block heel.
Kathryn Merteuil Rosary
|A really nice touch to your Cruel Intentions costume is a rosary similar to the one used by Sarah Michelle Gellar in the movie.
This should ideally be a silver rosary with a cross attached. The cross does not have to come open as nothing will be stored inside of it.
Kathryn Merteuil Hair – Kathryn Merteuil Wig
|Finally you will need to replicate the hairstyle that Sarah Michelle Gellar wears in the movie.
This will require long straight and brown hair which is about shoulder length.
For anyone who is not a brunette you can easily find a wig that is the same style and color.
See more Cruel Intentions costumes here.