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
|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 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.