Black Swan Costume and Makeup
- Black corset
- Hot glue gun
- Rhinestones (got mine from Hobby Lobby, I used two or three sizes)
- A couple different kinds of black faux feathers (got mine in packs from Hobby Lobby)
- Tulle skirt or tutu (mine was from Forever 21)
I used LOTS of photos for inspiration, mostly of the actual movie costume but a few photos from other people as well. I started with the feathers, starting at the top (neckline) of the corset and working my way down in layers. I tried to make sure this maintained a bra-cup shape.
As that dried/cooled, I went to the other side of the front and glued on all the rhinestones, focusing them in the bra-cup shape and thinning them out down the corset.
I then went back to the feathered side and added a few rhinestones sporadically within the feathers, just to embellish it a bit.
For the skirt, I didn’t really want an actual tutu, so I just bought a skirt made of tulle from Forever 21 with a thick elastic band at the top and wore that over the corset with a pair of spandex underneath. I wore a pair of basic black heels with it.
I got a lot of great reactions with this costume and several friends want to borrow it.