Coolest Poison Ivy Halloween Cotume

After checking out the pretty awful Poison Ivy costumes in stores this year, I thought it would be much better, and a lot more fun, to make my own Poison Ivy Halloween costume.

I bought a green leotard, green tights, green satin gloves, a bright reddish-orange wig, and some fake ivy leaves.

I sewed some leaves all across the top of the leotard and gloves, and sewed smaller vines of leaves wrapping around the tights and gloves. I spray painted an old pair of knee-high boots green and glued some leaves around the top. I also spray painted a wide belt green and sewed some leaves around it. I took the leftover strands of ivy and twisted it together for a hairpiece. For the eyebrows I took some light molding putty and molded it into shape. I then let it air dry, painted it, and used spirit gum to attach it to my face.

I applied fake eyelashes and used bright green eye makeup and bright red lipstick to complete the look.

Poison Ivy Costume

Poison Ivy Costume

10 thoughts on “Coolest Poison Ivy Halloween Cotume”

  1. I’m planing to make my own poison ivy costume this year and I LOVE yours!!! thanks for the idea of using molding puddy for the eyebrows. I was thinking the same thing….

    Your pics are great and your costume is the best I have seen!!!!

  2. Your costume is really awesome!!!
    I am wanting to create something similar for this years Halloween but I cannot find the fake ivy leaves anywhere. Where do you get these from?

  3. I am researching this costume to dress as Posion Ivy this Halloween – thanks for the tips on doing the eyes.. I had no clue- I think this is one of the best costumes as PIvy I have seen! great job = very COOL- so excited

  4. Sorry guys! I forgot about this post and haven’t checked out the comments in, well, years.

    For anyone in the future- I bought the leotard at a dance/costume shop and the leaves from a craft store (think Michael’s, somewhere with lots of those fake flowers and such) I actually bought vines and ripped the leaves off of them.

    Thanks for all the feedback! This is still my fave Halloween costume to date :)

  5. hi, got my fake ivy and my wig on eBay. had so much fun making my costume for my birthday party…looking for to Halloween for my next one :)

  6. I love this! I want to be Poison Ivy this year for halloween and you just gave me ideas! u look gorgeous hunny!

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