If you are looking for a cute and sexy costume you should consider making a DIY Velma Kelly costume from the musical, Chicago. A Velma Kelly costume is easy to make and can be used for halloween or a fancy dress occasion. It is also a great costume idea for groups of friends if you all dress as characters from the musical or movie version of Chicago.
Velma Kelly Costume – Chicago
This guide looks at how to make a Velma Kelly costume based on the Catherine Zeta-Jones version in the movie. Below is every item you will need to make your own Velma Kelly costume from Chicago.
Velma Kelly Dress
|The first article of clothing you will need to select for this Chicago costume is a suitable dress.
This should be a black dress with a 1920’s styling complete with tassels.
Velma Kelly Pantyhose
|Catherine Zeta-Jones dresses her legs in stockings and pantyhose in the Chicago movie.
We would recommend that you choose to wear a pair of fishnet pantyhose for your Chicago costume.
Velma Kelly High Heels
|When it comes to footwear for your Chicago costume you will need a pair of high heels.
The best thing you can choose when looking for suitable footwear is a pair of black high heel Mary Jane style dance shoes.
Velma Kelly Gloves
|You will need a pair of fingerless gloves when making your Velma Kelly fancy dress.
These gloves should be black and either fishnet or sheer material. Ideally they should be long enough to reach your biceps.
Velma Kelly Hair – Velma Kelly Wig
|In the movie Catherine Zeta-Jones chose to have her hair short as she did not want her hair falling over her face during the dance scenes.
The best way to replicate this hairstyle for most people would be through using a wig.
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