Catwoman was on the prowl this year and I only spent about $7 on the whole Catwoman costume!!
I am a typical college student who was trying to be creative this Halloween without spending a fortune on a costume! So I put Anne Hathaways version of Catwoman together by using some stuff I already had and then making the rest!
I looked online how to DIY mask and I found an easy way with puffy paint, plastic wrap, and material you use to make a tutu. Then I made my ears out of cardboard, stuffed them with newspaper and then duck taped them. I then attached clips to the bottom of them and clipped them to my head once I teased my hair/pulled it back the way Catwoman does. I also made my belt and whip with cardboard and duck tape. For the whip I attached a black belt to a piece of cardboard and wrapped it with duck tape. I threw it all together, did my make with just black eye liner and red lips and this is how it came out!
I had a lot of fun putting this all together, and I loved how it barely cost me anything!!
I got a very good reaction out of it. Everyone thought I looked just like Catwoman and then nearly fell over when I told them I made most of it!
Costume consisted of that I already had: black leggings, black tank top, boots, black belt
Things I bought:
- Black toddler gloves from Walmart. Cost: 96 cents. I cut the fingers on them.
- Black duck tape. about 2 or 3 dollars
- Black puffy paint from Walmart. Cost: 89 cents
Catwoman Costume for Halloween
My kids wanted me to dress up as Cat Woman. I found a mask at the Dollar store that convinced me I could make my own. I pulled out some black leggings, a black shirt, belt, black boots and bought some kitty ears and whip. This was in 2011.
To complete the Cat Woman costume look I added red lips, black eyeliner and false lashes. My husband was Batman and everyone loved our couple costume. I highly recommend checking out your local Dollar stores. I don’t think I would have made this if it wasn’t for the cool black sequenced mask I found.
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