Coolest Homemade David Bowie Costume From Labyrinth

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David Bowie passed and the decision was made to become Bowie on Halloween. At fist I wasn’t sure what i was going to do and I always had a love for the movie the Labyrinth. I began searching the net for items to use as a costume and it all came to together. It was … Read more

Jareth the Goblin King and Sarah from Labyrinth Couple Costume

Jareth the Goblin King and Sarah from Labyrinth Couple Costume

My girlfriend Kristine Choy and I share a love for the 1986 film Labyrinth starring David Bowie and Jennifer Connelly in the main roles. This film helped cement our relationship, so we felt it appropriate to dress as the characters on our first Halloween together. They go through many costume changes in the film, but … Read more

Spot on Sarah and Jareth Costumes from Labyrinth!

Spot on Sarah and Jareth Costumes from Labyrinth!

When Halloween time arrives my whole world changes. I stop doing laundry and cleaning the house and I start making costumes. Over the years I have realized that this is a true passion of mine.  I completely emerse myself in this activity and I really don’t think about anything else until it’s done. Every year … Read more

Handmade Labyrinth Costume: Sarah and Jareth

Handmade Labyrinth Costume: Sarah and Jareth

I wanted to construct this Labyrinth costume “by the book”and by the book is what I ended up creating. The first thing I noticed about the dress, was the fit of the bodice. It was a glove on Jennifer Connelly’s body.  I had made a few bodices before.  The one I made for Queen Frostine, had … Read more

Thrifted and Homemade Labyrinth Couples Costume

Thrifted and Homemade Labyrinth Couples Costume

Sarah: Dress: Goodwill $20- I modified it with some bling, added an additional puffed sleeve on each arm. I stuffed them with some fabric from hobby Lobby and old tulle that came on the veil for the dress. I sewed on a few gold appliques and sequins so it would look more like the dress from … Read more

Elaborate Homemade Labyrinth Costume

Elaborate Homemade Labyrinth Costume

I wanted to do something I haven’t seen before. I like to do original things. I’m a puppet and props builder and I just like to make creatures and things. I’m a fan of the Labyrinth and of Jim Henson and of David Bowie, so that’s how that came to be. I started by looking … Read more

Cool Homemade Labyrinth Family Costume

Cool Homemade Labyrinth Family Costume

I sculpted the Ludo mask from construction foam and created his fur suit. I altered Sarah’s dress from an existing wedding dress and added layers and layers of tulle. I hand painted the goblin King’s wig and cut and styled it to look like Jareth. His clothing is a collection of thrift finds that have been altered … Read more

Homemade Jareth the Goblin King Costume

Homemade Jareth the Goblin King Costume

As an 80’s kid, I was always fascinated and terrified of the movie labyrinth. The root of these mixed emotions came from the one and only David Bowie. I simply couldn’t decide if I was scared of him, or wanted to be him. Now, as an adult, I realize it was the latter, so I … Read more

Cheap and Easy Last-Minute David Bowie Costume from Labyrinth

Cheap and Easy Last-Minute David Bowie Costume from Labyrinth

Does anyone remember the Labyrinth? It was one of my favorite movies growing up! The Goblin King costume cost me $12 from the thrift store! Get oversized white flowy shirt, leggings, riding boots, any magical jewlery Used Christmas Snowglobe & spraypaint for crystal ball Used rockstar wig for that special David Bowie look $12 bucks … Read more

Awesome Homemade Couple Costume: Firebirds from The Labyrinth!

Awesome Homemade Couple Costume: Firebirds from The Labyrinth!

I created Firebirds for Halloween 2013. I got the idea from the movie The Labyrinth. My husband (Tim) is the male bird, and I (Shellaina) am the female bird. I pieced these costumes together myself. I started with red body suits as a base. I then sewed together my red and yellow body suit that … Read more

Coolest King Jareth from Labyrinth Homemade Costume

Coolest King Jareth from Labyrinth Homemade Costume

One of my favorite childhood film characters was the goblin king Jareth. Which came from the great mind of Jim Henson and played by David Bowie. The costumes construction was relatively easy. The jacket was a light faux leather jacket which I had cut, rearranged bits and pieces and then sewed everything back by hand. … Read more

Coolest Ballroom Dancer from Labyrinth Costume

Coolest Ballroom Dancer from Labyrinth Costume

So I’ve always LOVED the movie “Labyrinth” with David Bowie, particularly the ballroom scene, with all its gorgeous gowns and vaguely depraved, goblin-like masks, designed by one of my favorite artists—Brian Froud.  Of course, when I was younger, I didn’t have the know-how to create everything I’d need, but I’ve been practicing my creative skills, and this year I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Jareth the Goblin King Costume

Homemade Jareth the Goblin King Costume

My son is IN LOVE with the movie Labyrinth, so I decided to re-create David Bowie’s character because IT IS SO AWESOME!! For this homemade Jareth the Goblin king costume I started with a pair of $4 gray leggings from Target. Then $9 black boots, $2 black vest and $5 blond wig from Walmart. I … Read more

Coolest Labrynth Costume

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I thought long and hard what I would be this year for the Annual Halloween bash. I know the room would be full of creativity as it always has been in the past years. I have done the cute Pebbles, the sexy pirate, and the manly Wayne from Wayne’s World (which was totally awesome… SHHWIING!!) … Read more