The TV show, The Boys, has given some fantastic characters on which costumes can be based upon. One of the most popular is a Queen Maeve costume based on the character portrayed by Dominique McElligott.
Queen Maeve Costume – The Boys
Making your own homemade DIY Queen Maeve costume looks a lot harder than it actually is. Yes, making your own DIY Queen Maeve costume will require some specific clothing items but the process is rather quite simple. Here is every item you will need to make your own Queen Maeve costume.
Queen Maeve Corset
|The first clothing article that you will need when making your Queen Maeve costume is a corset.
It may prove difficult finding an exact replica of the corset worn by the character. However, there are many available that are similar. You may even be able to find a corset which has the required skirt attached.
Queen Maeve Skirt
|If you are not using a corset with an attached skirt you will need to find a suitable skirt to use as part of your Queen Maeve fancy dress.
This should be a pleated skirt which is quite short. A cosplay specific skirt would work well here.
Queen Maeve Shoulder Pad
|You will need a specific style of shoulder pad for this Queen Maeve fancy dress.
This should be a shoulder pad which you will wear on your right shoulder. It should also feature a strap which runs diagonal across your chest.
Queen Maeve Boots
|You will also need a specific style of boots for your Queen Maeve fancy dress.
These should be black boots and should be high heel thigh high boots.
Queen Maeve Arm Band
|Around your left bicep you will need a thick band like the character wears in The Boys.
This should be either black or brown in color.
Queen Maeve Arm Guard
|Arm guards will be required for your Queen Maeve fancy dress.
You should wear an arm guard on each forearm. There are many cosplay specific arm guards that are available which will look awesome.
Queen Maeve Headband
|You will need to wear a headband for your Queen Maeve costume.
This headband should fit around your forehead and should be able to be covered by your hair.
Queen Maeve Hair – Queen Maeve Wig
|The final thing you will need to consider when making your own DIY Queen Maeve costume is the characters hairstyle.
This character has long hair with a reddish tint to it. The easiest thing for most people to do here is to use a wig to replicate the hairstyle and color.
See more The Boys costumes here.