There are many classic and creative witch costumes that you could make for Halloween. Making your own unique homemade witch costume will help you to stand out against the crowd. Here are some ideas for both popular and original witch Halloween costumes.
Wicked Witch Halloween Costume Idea for Women
It’s fairly simple to create a classic wicked witch costume like the one in the Wizard of Oz. Get a long-sleeved black blouse, a floor-length black skirt, a long black cape with a matte finish and black shoes. Then find a tall black witch’s hat with a wide brim. If you don’t want to buy a hat, you make make one using a witch hat costume sewing pattern.
Get a prosthetic witch nose and chin to accentuate your witch costume. Also get some spirit gum and liquid latex. Apply the prosthetic witch nose and chin with spirit gum, then apply a small amount of liquid latex around the edges of the nose and chin. However, do not use latex prosthetics or liquid latex if you have an allergy to latex. Then find some green makeup for your face and hands. The MonkeySee.com website has a series of very detailed videos by a professional makeup artist about how to apply the witch nose and chin prosthetics and makeup.
If your fingernails aren’t very long, get some long artificial fingernails to apply to your fingertips. Also, add a dark wig to your wicked witch costume if your hair is light-colored. Then buy a wicked witch’s broom or make one using this tutorial from the WonderHowTo.com website.
To make a sexy wicked witch costume, skip the prosthetics, the green makeup and the long dress. Wear a short black skirt, a low-necked black halter top, fishnet hose, high-heeled boots, pumps or sandals, and nude or fishnet stockings. Create your own variation on the sexy wicked witch costume by adding lace, a frayed skirt or blouse, black chiffon sleeves, a laced bodice or corset, bat or spider jewelry, a belt and other sexy accessories to your costume. Keep the broom and hat.
Good Witch Halloween Costume Idea for Women
You can also make a Glinda the Good Witch costume from the Wizard of Oz fairly easily. Find a pink prom or evening dress with long close-fitting sleeves. Preferably the skirt should be covered with pink sheer fabric such as tulle or chiffon. The sleeves should have large puffs of white sheer material at the shoulder. If you can sew, add the sheer fabric yourself to make the costume look more authentic. Attach small silver stars at random all over the dress with fabric adhesive. Fashion Glinda the Good Witch’s crown from thin plastic or posterboard, then paint it with glittery silver paint. Wrap it into a cylindrical shape that flares out slightly at the top. Staple or glue the seam in back. Then apply silver beads, faux pearls, and other decorations to make the costume piece look like Glinda the Good Witch’s crown. Wear a red wig if your hair isn’t red. Attach a glittery star to the end of a long wooden dowel painted silver to create Glinda the Good Witch’s wand. Wear white or pink shoes.
Make a sexy Glinda the Good Witch costume by putting on a short pink satin dress with short sleeves, sheer or lacy petticoats, thigh-high white stockings and white or pink high heeled shoes. Make a smaller crown and wand for the sexy Glinda the Good witch costume. Add accessories such as white, silver or pink jewelry.
Gothic Witch Halloween Costume Idea for Women
To create a gothic witch costume, dress or blouse and skirt in colors of black and red. You can wear a costume with a long skirt and sleeves for a more ominous look, or a short skirt, sleeves and low neckline for a sexy look. If you choose a full length costume, select something with a tight-fitting laced bodice and large bell sleeves. Long bell sleeves can also be combined with a short skirt for an interesting look. To make the dress look more gothic, you can add an overlay of black lace and attach bunches of black tulle to the skirt. Add a tall witch’s hat and a broom to make your Gothic witch costume complete.
For more witch costume ideas, read Sexy Halloween Costumes You Can Make Yourself, Cheap Plus-Size Halloween Costume Ideas for Women and Halloween Costume Ideas for College Students.