Madeline & Helen (Death Becomes Her) Costume for Cosplay & Halloween

How to Make Madeline Ashton’s (Meryl Streep) Costume

Madeline Ashton Costume for Cosplay & Halloween
# Item Description
1 Fancy White Satin Top Look for a rich-looking top with wide neck and long sleeves.
2 Black Pants Pair up your top with a pair of black skinny pants.
3 Golden High Heels Showcasing Madeline’s taste, get a pair of golden high heels.
4 Blond Wig Get a wig to recreate Madeline’s old Hollywood charm hairdo.
5 Big Gold Button Earring Look for gold button earring to add more luxury feel to the look.
6 Gold Rings Also, add lots and lots of gold rings to show Madeline’s wealthy style.
7 Shovel Prop Don’t forget to arm Madeline with a shovel.

How to Make Helen Sharp’s (Goldie Hawn) Costume

Helen Sharp Costume for Cosplay & Halloween
# Item Description
1 Red Wide Neck Top Get a plain red top with long sleeves and wide neck.
2 Black Skinny Pants Get a pair of black skinny pants to match your top.
3 Black Flats Look for black flat shoes to match the outfit.
4 Red Nail Extension Use nail extensions in red to spice up your style.
5 White Contact Lenses Get white contact lenses to replicate Helen’s eye color.
6 Red Hair Wig Recreate Helen’s hairdo with a ginger red wig.
7 Black Card Paper Cut a black thick paper to the shape of big circle and stick in on your stomach to create a hole effect.
8 Shovel Finally, get a big shovel as a weapon!

Madeline and Helen have a different style in the movie. While Madeline is a rich woman who’s always wearing fancy clothes, Helen is more down to earth and simple.

In this scene, Madeline wears a fancy white blouse with big collars, black pants, and golden high heels along with lots of accessory. As for Helen, she wears a plain red long sleeved shirt with big neck, black pants, and flats.

Beside outfits, both ladies also come with their iconic weapon. Madeline is confident with her shot gun, and Helen her shovel. If you and you friend are ready to dress in pack, dig in our DIY tutorial and item down below on how to dress like these two characters.

About Death Becomes Her

These are ladies of style and class, and they can’t stop killing one another until death do them apart. But the only problem is that wouldn’t be the case since both are immortal! Death Becomes Her is a 1992 horror-comedy-fantasy film about a love rivals, Helen Sharp (Goldie Hawn) and Madeline Ashton (Meryl Streep), who ends up drinking an eternal youth potion which comes with a disturbing side effect, turning both of them to walking corpses.