All You Need Is Faith, Trust, Pixie Dust… And This Tinkerbell Costume
As a kid, I loved Peter Pan for two reasons: the mermaid lagoon scene and Tinkerbell. Tink was so cute, sassy and hilarious. Plus, her outfit choice is on point. Disney’s Peter Pan first danced on screen in 1953; who would have thought that Tinkerbell’s taste for ballerina buns and pom poms would still be relevant over 60 years later? For Halloween, why not dress up as the sassiest fairy there is? I teamed up with Beauty Editor, Misty, to put together this very simple Tinkerbell costume. All you need are a few materials and, of course, some pixie dust!
To make Tink’s iconic little green dress, I bought a Thanth short sleeve lime green dress from Amazon and cut a sweetheart neckline and a pointy hemline. I then sewed some glittery transparent ribbon on the neckline that could be tied around Production Designer Alonna’s neck so that the top wouldn’t fall.
I made Tink’s wings by bending wire into the shape of wings. I created a pattern on the wings by bending wire pieces and gluing it all together with hot glue. Then I glued some iridescent cellophane on the whole thing. Finally, I glued the same glittery transparent ribbon on the wings as backpack straps.
Our Beauty Editor (aka Hair and Makeup Magician) Misty put Alonna’s hair in a sock bun and kept her makeup fairy-fresh.
Tink’s shoes were super easy! I just glued white pom poms on a pair of Funtasma green glitter flats from Amazon. Presto! You’re finished!
Oh no! Don’t get stuck in that lantern again, Tink!
Need a couples costume idea? Dress you and your boo up as Tinkerbell and Peter Pan!
Always the sassy one, that Tink.
DIY Production + Styling: Irene Lee
Makeup + Hair: Misty Spinney
Photography: Brittany Griffin
Modelling: Alonna Morrison
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