DIY Orange Is the New Black Group Halloween Costume

Searching for a badass group Halloween costume for you and your girls? Look no further than Litchfield’s finest for inspo. The below Orange Is The New Black ensemble is an easy way to bring the eclectic crew of characters you love home for the holiday. Whether you’re more of a Piper-type personality or need an excuse to unleash your inner “Crazy Eyes,” these getups deserve to be anything but behind bars. Scroll below to see how to get ’em done.

HOW TO MAKE PIPER CHAPMAN’S COSTUME

Piper Chapman Orange is the New Black Costume

Materials + Tools:

  • name badge
  • orange scrubs

Instructions:

1. Style hair slightly straight or purchase a shoulder-length blonde wig.

2. Dress in orange scrubs.

3. Be ready to bring the ‘tude.

HOW TO MAKE ALEX VAUSE’S COSTUME

Alex Vause Orange is the New Black Costume

Materials + Tools:

  • name badge
  • neutral scrubs
  • glasses
  • fake tattoos
  • wig, optional

Instructions:

1. Lean into that wing-tip eyeliner!

2. Style hair or grab a brunette wig to match.

3. Toss on some scrubs, and rock ’em like a street-savvy boss.

HOW TO MAKE CRAZY EYES’ COSTUME

Crazy Eyes Orange is the New Black Costume

Materials + Tools:

  • name badge
  • neutral scrubs
  • long-sleeve white thermal
  • tiny rubber bands for hair

Instructions:

1. Style hair into bantu knots. (Note: You can also make little mini buns and secure with small elastics.)

2. Get ready to show off your best photo-ready wide eyes.

HOW TO MAKE RED’S COSTUME

Red Orange is the New Black Costume

Materials + Tools:

  • realistic knife prop
  • chef’s jacket
  • grey pants
  • red wig

Instructions:

1. Style wig — or use red spray paint — for hair.

2. Dress in a chef’s jacket and pants.

3. Accessorize with a faux knife to boot!

HOW TO MAKE SOPHIA BURSET’S COSTUME

Sophia Orange is the New Black Costume

Materials + Tools:

  • name badge
  • neutral scrubs
  • comb
  • wig

Instructions:

1. Add hairspray to wig for a more natural vibe.

2. Grab a comb as a prop.

3. Show off your sweet and sassy point of view!

DIY Orange is the New Black Halloween Costume

(All photos by Brit + Co)

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Production, Wardrobe, Hair, and Make-up: Misty Spinney

Photography: Kurt Andre

Models: Weslei Thomas, Nichelle Baviera, Katy Bond, Lindsey Graham-Jones, Julie Driscoll