Santa Muerte and San La Muerte Costume for Cosplay & Halloween
How to Make Santa Muerte and San La Muerte’s Costume
Saint Death or Santa Muerte’s costume is a real head-turner in any costume party. Cop her costume, be sure the ensemble includes a red cloak with a hood. Then wear a rib-printed or skeleton red tee paired with a maxi red skirt. Then get a hemp rope and use as a belt. Do not forget the skull mask, a toy scythe, and a toy scale to complete the look. Keep the look similiar with San La Muerte’s look but simply change the colors to black.
Steal the look of Santa Muerte and San La Muerte with these pieces below:
For Santa Muerte costume
|1||Red Cloak||Start with a red hooded cloak.|
|2||Skeleton Shirt||Wear this tank top with printed skeleton under the cloak.|
|3||Red Skirt||Pair the top with a red skirt.|
|4||Skull Mask||Get a skull mask to nail the costume.|
|5||Hemp||Wear a hemp rope as belt.|
|6||Scythe||Carry this toy scythe.|
|7||Toy scale||Get this toy scale as additional prop.|
For San La Muerte costume
|1||Black Cloak||Start San La Muerte’s costume with a black cloak.|
|2||Skeleton Bodysuit||Wear this skeleton print body suit.|
|3||Skull Mask||Get a skull mask like Santa Muerte’s.|
|4||Hemp||Wear a hemp rope as belt, too.|
|5||Scythe||Finish the look with this scythe.|
About Santa Muerte and San La Muerte
Santa Muerte or Saint Death in English is deity. She is part of Mexican folk Catholicism. She is venerated as a deity for healing and for escorting the dead to the after life. Although Santa Muerte is considered by the Catholic Church as invalid, she is entrenched in Mexican culture.
Her face is a skull, to remind the people of their mortality. She has male counterparts such as San La Muerte of Peru.