If you are looking for a really cool American Horror Story costume why not make your own DIY The Countess costume from the fifth season. The Countess costume is based on the sexy yet scary character from American Horror Story: Hotel as portrayed by Lady Gaga.
The Countess Costume – American Horror Story: Hotel
There are two options if you want The Countess costume. Firstly there is the option of making your own. Secondly there is the option of buying a ready made The Countess costume. We will first look at making your own.
The Countess Dress
|The most important item you will need for this American Horror Story costume is the dress.
In the show Lady Gaga wears a long red dress which has a ball gown style to it.
The Countess Gloves
|Next you will need a pair of silver gloves for this American Horror Story costume.
These should be long silver gloves. You will most likely have to modify them slightly to replicate the pair worn by Lady Gaga.
The Countess Talon Rings
|The first thing you will need to do with the gloves you have chosen is add the long claw like fingernails.
This can easily be achieved through the use of a set of talon rings.
The Countess Snake Pins
|Next you will need to replicate the patterns seen on the gloves for The Countess costume.
This can easily be done using serpent style lapel pins attached to the gloves.
The Countess High Heels
|It is quite difficult to see the exact style of shoes worn by Lady Gaga in American Horror Story.
However we would recommend a pair of red high heels that closely match the style of the dress you have chosen.
The Countess Hair – The Countess Wig
|The final part of this American Horror Story fancy dress is copying the hairstyle of Lady Gaga.
If you are not naturally blonde you can choose to wear a wig and tie it back.
The Countess Complete Costume
|If you do not have the time to make your own version of this costume you can always buy The Countess costume in a readymade form.
Such readymade American Horror Story costumes are available in a range of sizes.
Check out more American Horror Story costume ideas here.