Lydia Deetz (Beetlejuice) Costume for Cosplay & Halloween 2020

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A very beautiful Gothic style costume is what you will get if you choose to dress up as the dark and pessimistic Lydia Deetz. Her sense of style is very unique and plays a big part of her character who is a sensitive and anguished teen girl.

She shows her isolated and lonely nature in the type of clothing she chooses to wear which is mainly lots of black dresses, black tights, black lace accessories, and extremely large black sun hats.

How to Make a Lydia Deetz from Beetlejuice DIY Costume

Black Dress Outfit/Costume

Lydia Deetz Costume for Cosplay & Halloween
# Item Description
1 Black dress Black dresses are what you will find Lydia wearing most of the time. Her dresses are usually in a pretty simple and modest style.
2 Black tights Lydia wears black tights under her dresses most of the time.
3 Blazer, black Blazers were very popular in the 80s during Lydia’s time. She wears a black blazer similar to this one on many occasions.
4 Hat, large, black Large black hats like this one are a quirky accessory that Lydia is often fond of and wears many times during the movie.
5 Lace veil, black For a dramatic effect you can put the lace veil over the hat similar to how Lydia wears it. It makes for a cool accessory and adds to the whole Gothic vibe that Lydia is going for.
6 Boots, black, pointy toe These boots add a lot of character to the costume. Lydia wears very similar vintage looking pointy toed boots that are definitely very Goth.
7 Choker, mesh Lydia does not wear very many accessories, but she does wear either a choker or a necklace at times.
8 Film camera Lydia loves photography and almost always has her camera with her. This camera will let you get your costume perfect and be able to replicate her look exactly.
9 Camera strap, dark This camera strap will allow you to carry the camera with you around like how Lydia carries hers.
10 Handbook For The Recently Deceased If you want to find out whether you have died (pages will be blank if you are alive).

Lydia Deetz Red Wedding Dress Costume/Outfit

The all red ensemble of Lydia Deetz’s wedding costume is very striking. Though her marriage to Beetlejuice doesn’t actually happen, the scenes of her in this outfit are very memorable. Lydia wears a bright red wedding dress, bright red elbow length gloves, and carried a bouquet of bright red roses.

This costume is very interesting and unique indeed. It’s not a look everyone can pull off, but it definitely makes a very fun and cool costume.

Lydia Deetz Wedding Red Costume for Cosplay & Halloween
# Item Description
1 Wedding dress, red This dress is almost exact to what Lydia’s red wedding dress looks like. It comes with both the dress and veils, all in a bright red color.
2 Gloves, elbow length, bright red Red gloves may seem like a lot of red to the outfit, but actually they bring the color out more to make a statement.
3 Bouquet, red roses All brides carry a bouquet, Lydia’s bouquet is of course red to match with the rest of her outfit.
4 Boots, black, pointy toed Lydia wears vintage inspired black boots most of the time, these boots are very close to what she wears.
5 Choker, red Lydia wears lots of chokers, for this look a red choker is perfect.
6 Veil Complete your wedding dress with red veil
7 Full Costume For better look.

Lydia Deetz Makeup/Hair Look Tutorial

This video is great to show you some extra support with your Lydia Deetz inspired makeup and hair.

About Lydia Deetz

Lydia Deetz is a very prominent character in the 80s movie, Beetlejuice. She is played by an actress who was very popular in the 80s and 90s, Winona Ryder.

Her character is a very sensitive photography and poetry loving Goth teen. She is very sensible and more mature than the foolish adults in the movie. She is very lonely and isolated during most of the movie, but by the end is a happier person.

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