Lily Parrot Costume (How I Met Your Mother) for Cosplay & Halloween

While a parrot costume may not be for everyone, it sure makes a fun and colorful costume for those brave souls willing to give it a try. The parrot costume worn by Lily, played by Alyson Hannigan, is a very easy costume to make as a DIY and is definitely not a costume you’ll be seeing at every party. The “How I Met Your Mother” How I Met Your Mother character managed to pull this costume off and featured a lot of brightly colored feathers as well as crazy makeup.

To make this crazy costume yourself, all you need is a bunch of feathered boas, a tight green dress, purple tights, and a parrot headdress along with a couple extra accessories.

How to Make a Lily Parrot Costume

Lily Parrot Costume for Cosplay & Halloween
# Item Description
1 Tight dress, green with straps The dress acts a base to the costume. It should be a tighter dress with straps, you’ll be sewing the feathered boas onto the dress to try and mimic Lily’s dress.
2 Feathered boas, multicolor The feathered boas you will sew onto the dress staring from the bust. You will need about 4-5 boas to cover the dress completely.
3 Tights, purple Lily wears purple tights under her dress, you can as well to give your costume a more authentic look.
4 Feathered parrot headdress The headdress is an important piece to this costume as it gives more of a real parrot look overall.
5 Parrot beak This accessory is something you can add if you really want go all out with your costume like Lily does.
6 Costume makeup Lily wears bright makeup on her face to try and give it some semblance of a parrot. This is a really fun addition to the costume and you can easily do it yourself just by mimicking Lily’s makeup.
7 Boots, long, green Lily wears green boots to tie in with the green dress used as the base of the whole costume.
8 Bubble skirt Finish the look with this colorful bubble skirt

About Lily Parrot

Lily, played by Alyson Hannigan is the wearer of this spectacular look. Her other half, Marshall, is dressed up as a pirate. You can easily make this into a couple look which is a super fun option.

Lily is known for her crazy costume’s on the show How I Met Your Mother, and this costume of hers is surely one of the craziest and funniest ones make for yourself.