Today there is an ever growing number of options out there for fancy dress based on female superhero’s and comic book characters. A great choice of fancy dress is a Silk Spectre costume as portrayed by Carla Gugino in the movie, Watchmen.
Silk Spectre Costume – Watchmen
If you want to make your own DIY Silk Spectre costume based on the portrayal by Carla Gugino you will need some specific items of clothing. You will also need a very unique hairstyle. Here is a complete list of everything you will need to make your own Silk Spectre costume from Watchmen.
Silk Spectre Dress
|We will start with the dress you need to make your own Silk Spectre costume.
In the Watchmen movie Carla Gugino wears a short yellow halter neck dress. These dresses are easy to find although you may have to modify a dress to make it short enough to show your stocking tops.
Silk Spectre Corset
|You will need a corset for your Silk Spectre fancy dress.
In the Watchmen movie Carla Gugino wears a thin black corset around her waist and over the top of her dress.
Silk Spectre Boots
|You will need a pair of knee high boots for your Silk Spectre fancy dress.
The boots you choose should be black high heels be lace-up boots.
Silk Spectre Stockings
|You will need a pair of stockings for your Silk Spectre costume.
Throughout the movie Carla Gugino wears a pair of fishnet stockings held up by her garter belt.
Silk Spectre Garter Belt
|You will need to wear a garter belt for this fancy dress.
In the Watchmen movie Carla Gugino wears a garter belt. Not only will this look cool it will hold up your stockings.
Silk Spectre Gloves
|A pair of gloves will be needed for your Silk Spectre fancy dress although you will only need to wear one on your right hand.
The glove you should choose must be black and should be long enough to reach your upper arm.
Silk Spectre Choker
|It will be necessary for you to wear a choker around your neck for this Watchmen costume.
This should be a a black choker and should be quite thick.
Silk Spectre Hair – Silk Spectre Wig
|Possibly the most difficult part of making your own Silk Spectre fancy dress is replicating Carla Gugino’s hairstyle.
The easiest thing to do here would be to buy and wear a wig in the same style as Carla Gugino has in the Watchmen movie.
Silk Spectre Complete Costume
|If you have not got the time or would simply rather purchase a readymade Silk Spectre costume there are plenty available for sale.
It is possible to purchase a variety of Silk Spectre costume products.
See more Watchmen costumes here.