Elvira brings a very goth and dark sense of style to the table. However, the way she portrays this style is in a very sexy style with a low cut dress and dark makeup. This style of costume is very fun and can be quite different to dress up as. What a typical Elvira look needs is a very dramatic black evening gown, a knife and belt sheath, dark makeup, and a black mullet style wig. This costume can turn out very beautiful and classic if done right.
How to Make an Elvira Costume
|1||Black dress, dagger and belt||Elvira wears a long choppy black dress with a very revealing neck line. She also has a belt which keeps a dagger in it. This set can help you get her look very easily as they are precise to what she herself wears.|
|2||Wig, black||Elvira’s hair is a very iconic part of her character. Her is hair jet black and very voluminous on top while sleeker at the bottom. This wig does a very good job at replicating that style.|
|3||Bracelet set||Elvira doesn’t take it heavy on the accessories, choosing to instead bring a more dramatic look to her makeup. However, she does wear these bracelets.|
|4||Black goth heels||These heels are a very similar style to Elvira’s goth sense of style. They bring a glamourous look to the outfit while also adding a dangerous vibe.|
Elvira Makeup/Hair Look Tutorial
Here is a tutorial on how to do Elvira’s detailed and glamourous goth makeup look. This is the highlight of the costume look and important to get right.
Elvira is the personality of a horror movie presentation, but she was also in a horror-comedy movie called Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. In the movie she is played by Cassandra Peterson, who she is in real life when out of costume. She seems like a very sexy goth character, however the beauty of it is that her personality is very different from her actual look. She is actually a very comical and witty character with a funny way of speaking with a Valley-girl accent.