Alice In Wonderland is to be the most popular costume this year with the recent release of Tim Burtons take on on the beloved childhood story. Want to claim the look for yourself without shelling out a lot of cash? Follow these simple instructions to transform yourself into the whimsical Alice for a fraction of the cost of costume shops. Be creative when shopping for any items you do not have. Check out your local Goodwill and/or consignment shops.
1. A light blue, knee length dress. Full skirted with puffy sleeves.
2. White petticoat that is a few inches longer than your dress.
4.Length of ruffled fabric. Enough to go around entire bottom and sides of your apron.
5.White pantaloons, stockings or pantyhose.
6.Black, patent-leather Mary Jane shoes
7.Black ribbon for your hair.
8.Blonde wig, unless naturally blessed.
To make your costume, start by stitch your ruffly fabric to the bottom and the sides of your apron. Put on your petticoat and then you blue dress. If your petticoat does not show well along the bottom then hem your dress up to desired length. You’re now ready to dress the part of Alice, along with your other costume pieces.
Hair or wig should be worn straight with your black ribbon tied around your head in a bow. Keep makeup natural and minimal. Foundation, if needed, light blush, mascara and lip gloss.
This costume can be done simply for a young girl. To vamp it up and sexify it, wear lacey white thigh highs in place of stockings, high heeled black patent leather shoes, and chose a blue dress with a sexy or low cut neckline.