Black Canary Costume for Cosplay & Halloween
Sara Lance was the first Black Canary in the television series Arrow. She was the younger sister of Laurel (which was the original Black Canary in comics). Sara was a troubled teen growing up and had a hard time living with her siste’s holier than thou attitude. This led her to the tempting arms of Oliver Wood and a messy life of violence and survival ensues.
Unlike her comics counterpart, Black Canary is more covered now but still give off a rough around the edges, sexy vibe. She wears an all-black ensemble which includes a bustier, a leather jacket, leather pants, black boots, and a mask. Here’s everything you need to look like the Black Canary!
How to Dress Like Black Canary Costume Idea
|1||Black Leather Buckled Bustier||Feminine, sexy, but edgy. This is what Sara’s top looks like.|
|2||Black Leather Front-Laced Pants||When you have sick fighting moves, you can opt to be functional but Sara prefers fashionable in a pair of leather front-laced pants.|
|3||Black Leather Jacket||Fighting for your life can sometimes be a little chilly, so a leather jacket is a good item to wear.|
|4||Black Leather Boots||A sturdy pair of leather boots can make wonders when you’re running for your life.|
|5||Black Leather Gloves||Fighting crime is hard work, so wearing a pair of gloves is necessary.|
|6||Black Mask||Every superhero needs a mask to hide their identity.|
|7||Black Utility Belt||Black Canary needs somewhere to put her essentials in. She also brings along weapons like a police billy club for back-up.|
|8||Blonde Wig||Black Canary is known for her long blonde hair which greatly contrasts with her dark attire.|
|9||Full Costume Set||If DIY isn’t your forte, you can always get a costume set like this.|
About Black Canary
In the recent television series, Arrow, Black Canary is the superhero identity taken by four women during different times. The first Black Canary was Sara Lance who was first portrayed by Jacqueline McInnes Wood in 2012 and was later replaced by Caity Lotz by 2013. Sara Lance was resurrected in the show and now goes by the name White Canary.
Check out these sites to read more about Black Canary and the other characters from Green Arrow: