What to expect when you’re expecting? An amazing Halloween costume is what. For soon-to-be moms, Halloween costumes are a totally different ball game. We like to think of the holiday as a fantastic opportunity to show off that adorable bump. That’s why today we’ve got eight photo-worthy maternity costumes that will sweep all of the costume contest awards. DIYers Kelly Bryden and Misty Spinney nailed these looks and Krystle stole the show with her modeling prowess. Read on for the tutorials.
Christmas Ornament Costume
Ice Cream Cone Costume
Bouquet of Flowers Costume
Mrs. Potato Head Costume
We ordered this orange dress as a base for the costume and this sailor hat on Amazon. Underneath the dress is a white tube top positioned around her tummy. Cut a circle out of the orange dress so you can see the tube top, and then fashion a little potato baby made of felt to the belly and glue a flap of orange felt on the base with fashion tape on the top edge, so you can reseal the flap after exposing the li’l baby! We went with a short auburn wig and attached pink earrings with little yellow dots on them to make Mrs. Potato Head’s “ears.”
Phases of the Moon Costume
I mean, you have to order these galactic space pants and shirt as your base for this look. To create the phases of the moon, do a google search for them, then print and cut them out and tape them onto the belly, all revolving around Earth. The silver tinsel wig paired with her red, silver and copper makeup is the perfect topper for this out-of-this-world momma costume! We found the wig at a local costume shop here in SF, but you can order one similar here if you can’t find one.
We opted for a little brown dress to give her bump the proper seed color. The avocado is made out of foam board cut into the shape of the avo. Paint it with a few shades of green and then add a felt seed on the top. The best part of this look is her headband. Misty printed out images of tortilla chips, Sriracha, lime and salt, glued them to foam paper and attached them to a headband.
Author(s): Roxy Taghavian, Misty Spinney, Kelly Bryden
DIY Production and Styling: Misty Spinney and Kelly Bryden
Photography: Kurt Andre
Modeling: Krystle Cho
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