Jane Austen Costume for Cosplay & Halloween 2022
How to Make Jane Austen’s Costume
Dressing like your favorite British romance author should not be too complicated. To step in the shoes (and style) of Jane Austen, get a medieval-inspired dress and pair it with a costume corset. Cop a brunette wig, tie to a bun, and finish with a peasant bonnet. Carry an old worn-out book (or one of her titles) as props.
Dress like an 18th century maiden with this Jane Austen-inspired look below:
|1||Renaissance-inspired Dress||Wear a light-colored period costume or dress.|
|2||Corset||Match the dress with a corset.|
|3||Colonial Cap||Get a matching colonial cap or peasant bonnet|
|4||Brown Wig||If your hair is not brown, wear a wavy wig and style to an updo.|
|5||Ankle Boots||Complete the look with brown ankle boots.|
|6||Carry a Book||Attend the party with a Jane Austen book in tow!|
About Jane Austen
Austen’s novel tackled about life in the gentry, often touching on how women depend on marriages to leverage their social and economic status. This might have been influencer by Austen’s life as a member of a lower-rung gentry.