Ladies Film Costume Ideas

A couple of days ago we mentioned the actress Bette Davis and today we celebrate another great film star from manyMarilyn Fancy Dress years ago, Mary Pickford. who was born this day in 1893. With a total of 236 films to her credit, Mary Pickford was probably the most popular female star of the Silent Screen. She was also a hard-headed business woman and one of the 36 founders of the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences.

Today we thought we would therefore celebrate other female actresses who have made their mark in the industry.

Our ladies Movie Star Costume ideas include:-

Marilyn Monroe (The Seven Year Itch and that iconic white dress – see image);
Elizabeth Taylor (Cleopatra) – take a look at our range of Egyptian costumes & accessories
Meryl Streep (The French Lieutenant’s Woman)
Nicole Kidman (Moulin Rouge) – wear a saloon girl style Burlesque costume. For more great ideas on Moulin Rouge costumes that offers probably more choice than you first think
Julia Roberts (Pretty Woman) – Anything 80’s
Kate Winslet (Titanic)
Cameron Diaz (Shrek) – played Princess Fiona
Angelina Jolie (Lara Croft: Tomb Raider)
Renee Zellweger – Bridget Jones’ Bunny Girl is a great costume choice
Catherine Zeta Jones – Mask of Zorro gives some great costume opportunities
Keira Knightley – Pirates of the Caribbean also give some great fancy dress outfits
Audrey Hepburn – Breakfast at Tiffany’s Costume
Halle Berry – Catwoman
Judy Garland – Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz
Julie Andrews – Sound of Music – Nun costume would be the easiest
Liv Tyler – The Lord of The Rings

Well, we are not going to do all your work for you, but hopefully, this will give you some costume inspiration and get your little grey matter working

2 thoughts on “Ladies Film Costume Ideas

  1. Berry was born Maria Halle Berry, though her name was legally changed to Halle Maria Berry at the age of five. Berry’s parents selected her middle name from Halle’s Department Store, which was then a local landmark in her birthplace of Cleveland, Ohio.

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