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10 Fabulous Historical Women To Be For Halloween

How to keep all the glamour of a Disney Princess and still be a badass for Halloween.

1. Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt

What you’ll need:
1. Sandals
2. White, flowing dress
3. Golden collar
4. Lots of make-up
5. Black wig
6. Tons of shiny jewelry
7. Golden headpiece

2. Tomoe Gozen, female samurai

What you’ll need:
1. Peel cardboard to show corrugation
2. Paint cardboard red and gold
3. White foundation
4. Samurai sword
5. Golden head piece with red ribbons

3. Elizabeth I, Queen of England

What you’ll need:

1. Red, curly wig
2. Red, poofy dress
3. Huge, starched white collar
4. Long pearls
5. Pale make-up with red-cheeks and lips, no eye make-up

4. Joan of Arc, heroine of France

What you’ll need:
1. Metallic grey hoodie resembling chainamail
2. Shoulder pads to look like epaulets
3. Shoe covers to look like boots
4. Fleur de lis in the middle of chest
5. Sword

5. Makeda, Queen of Sheba

What you’ll need:
1. Green, flowing dress
2. Golden crown
3. Three veils (white, violet, green)
4. Beaded collar necklace
5. Scepter
6. Bangles and bracelets

6. Zenobia, Queen of the Palmyrene Empire

What you’ll need:
1. Flowing, white dress
2. Golden headpiece
3. Beaded belt with dagger
4. Blue shawl
5. Golden wrist cuffs

7. Sissi, Empress of Austria

What you’ll need:
1. Long hair/wig of long hair
2. Big, shiny stars to put in hair
3. Big, meringue dress
4. Pearls
5. White gloves

8. Pocahontas, Native American Princess

What you’ll need:

1. Tan, pleather dress
2. Long, black hair
3. Native American jewelry
4. Feather headpiece

9. Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia

What you’ll need:
1. Big, poofy dress
2. Red sash
3. Regal broach
4. Long brown hair
5. Fan

10. Mata Hari, courtesan and spy

What you’ll need:
1. Beaded bra with long, organza veils sewn onto it.
2. Belly dancer pants
3. Organza shawl
4. Golden headpiece, earrings and bangles

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