Aunt Lydia & The Handmaid's Tale Costume for Cosplay & Halloween 2023
How to Make Handmaid’s Tale’s Costume
The items below will help you rock this costume best:
|1||Red Cloak||Be sure to start it right with this red piece!|
|2||Cloak hat||Then top it off with a white hat, too.|
|3||Black Boots||Then you can also complete the look with a pair of trusty boots.|
|4||Costume Set||For this costume, you can also get a set package.|
|5||Alternate outfit||alternate costume|
The TV show Handmaid’s Tale features a red cloak as the main point of the costume. Then you can also wear a white bonnet or cloak hat to match it. Complete the costume with a practical touch and wear black boots
How to Make Aunt Lydia Costume
|1||Brown Cloak||Begin your outfit with a simple brown cloak.|
|2||Brown Elastic Waist Belt||Add a brown elastic belt around your waist to define your uniform.|
|3||Brown Wool Long Coat||Add a layer to your outfit with a brown long coat.|
|4||Fertility Pin||Accessorize with Aunt Lydia’s fertility pin clipped on the lapel of her cloak.|
|5||Black Oxfords||Stick to the classics with a pair of black Oxfords.|
|6||Brown Beret||Protect your head with a brown beret.|
|7||Brown Winter Poncho||Keep yourself warm with a brown poncho.|
|8||Brown Winter Gloves||Protect your hands with brown winter gloves.|
|9||Brown Walking Stick||Make sure to bring along a walking stick.|
Aunt Lydia, or Lydia Clements, is a teacher and leader of the handmaids. She is strict, brutal, and willing to punish those beneath her for their insubordination. While she looks sweet-tempered and lovely on the outside, she can turn violent when she feels wronged or disrespected.
Aunt Lydia is a superior you wouldn’t want to cross, that’s for sure. She wears a brown cloak, brown coat, brown poncho, Oxfords, a brown belt, brown beret, brown gloves, a Fertility pin, and she brings along a brown walking stick.
About Aunt Lydia
Aunt Lydia was portrayed by Ann Dowd. Dowd is also known for her roles in Compliance, Hereditary, Garden State, and The Manchurian Candidate.
About Handmaid’s Tale
Handmaid’s Tale is tv show featuring a dystopian world. The “handmaids” refer to the women who are subject to slavery, particularly with the burden of bearing children. Because of the damage caused by widespread STDs, fertility rate dropped and so the totalitarian government demanded that these women hard carry with reproduction.
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