Costume Ideas for Girls

Looking for costume ideas?  You don't have to be a princess.  Since I had my own little girl, I decided to compile a list for just girls.  Here's a list of mostly character-based costumes to choose from or as inspiration for your own ideas.


I used to keep these in categories, but there's just too much overlap now due to comic book movie adaptations, cartoon spin-offs, etc.
  • 101 Dalmations: Cruella
  • 300: Queen Gorgo
  • Abba
  • Addams Family: Morticia or Wednesday
  • Adele
  • Adventure Time: Princess Bubblegum, Lady Rainicorn, Marceline, and/or Lumpy Space Princess
  • Aladdin: Jasmine
  • Alice in Wonderland: Alice or the Red Queen
  • Alien: Ripley (Bonus points for the power loader)
  • Amélie
  • Amy Winehouse
  • Angelina Jolie (and her brood)
  • Anna Nichole Smith
  • Annie
  • Annie Hall
  • Archie: Betty and Veronica
  • Avatar: Neytiri
  • B-52s
  • Back to the Future: Lorraine
  • Barbarella
  • Barbie
  • Battlestar Galactica: Starbuck, Sharon/Boomer, Number 6, etc.
  • Beauty and the Beast: Belle
  • Beetlejuice: Lydia
  • Bionic Woman
  • Birds: Melanie Daniels
  • Blade Runner: Rachael or Pris
  • Blair Witch Project: Heather
  • Blind Melon's Bee Girl
  • Bo Peep and her sheep
  • Bonnie and Clyde: Bonnie
  • Boy George
  • Bride of Chucky
  • Bride of Frankenstein
  • Britney Spears
  • Buck Rogers in the 25th Century: Wilma
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Buffy, Willow, Anya, Dawn Summers, Drusilla
  • Carmen Miranda
  • Carrie
  • Cats: The musical
  • Catwoman (from the crap movie version)
  • Cavewoman
  • Charlie’s Angels
  • Cheerleaders
  • Cher
  • Christmas Carol: Sprits of Xmas (think Scrooged)
  • Cinderella
  • Cindi Lauper
  • Clash of the Titans: Andromeda, Medusa, The Stygian Witches, Hera, Aphrodite, Poseidon, etc.
  • Cleopatra
  • Cloak (and Dagger)
  • Clue (board came characters)
  • Coppertone Girl
  • Courtney Love
  • Cowboy
  • Dark Crystal: Kyra
  • David Bowie (because turnabout is fair play)
  • DC: Barbara Gordon/Oracle
  • DC: Batgirl (Cassandra Cain)
  • DC: Black Canary
  • DC: Catwoman
  • DC: Green Lantern (there are several female Lanterns)
  • DC: Harley Quinn
  • DC: Hawkgirl
  • DC: Poison Ivy
  • DC: Power Girl
  • DC: Raven
  • DC: Supergirl
  • DC: Superwoman
  • DC: Zatanna
  • Devil/Demon Girl
  • Divine (John Waters' movies)
  • Doctor or Nurse
  • Dolly Parton
  • Dr. Ruth
  • Dr. Who companion: Martha, Amy Pond, Teegan, Leela, Donna, Martha, Rose, Sarah Jane Smith
  • Dukes of Hazzard: Daisy Duke
  • Dune: Chani, Jessica, Irulan, Rev. Mother, etc.
  • Elizabeth Taylor
  • Elvira, The Mistress of the Dark
  • Eurythmics: Annie Lennox
  • Eve
  • Excalibur: Guenevere
  • Exorcist: Regan
  • Fantastic Four: Invisible Woman
  • Farscape: Aeryn Sun, Zhaan, Chiana, etc.
  • Fifth Element: Leeloo or Diva Plavalaguna
  • Fight Club: Marla Singer
  • Firefly: pick.
  • Flapper
  • Flash Gordon: Dale Arden or Princess Aura or Kala
  • Flintstones: Betty, Wilma, or Bam Bam
  • Flo (Progressive Insurance)
  • Frida Kahlo
  • From Dusk Till Dawn: Santanico Pandemonium
  • Geisha (We did this one in 2004)
  • Ghostbusters: Ghozer
  • GI Joe bad guys: Baroness, etc. (We did this one in 2008)
  • GI Joe Dreadnocks: Zarana
  • GI Joe good guys: Scarlet, Lady Jaye, etc.
  • Gilligan's Island: Ginger or Mary Ann
  • Ginger Rogers
  • Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: Lisbeth Salander
  • Goldilocks
  • Gone With the Wind: Scarlet O'Hara
  • Goth girl
  • Graduate: Mrs. Robinson
  • Grease: Sandy or the Pink Ladies
  • Greek/Roman gods: Venus, Hera, etc.
  • Grim Reaper/Death
  • Grinch: Cindy Lou Who
  • Grindhouse: Cherry
  • Gwen Stefani
  • Harry Potter: Hermione
  • Heart: The Wilson sisters
  • Hedwig and the Angry Inch: Hedwig
  • Hellraiser: Julia (skinless, of course) or the female Cenobite
  • Hippy chick
  • Hipster
  • Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Trillian
  • Hooters Girl
  • Horror Movie Hosts: Elvira, Vampira, Stella, etc.
  • Hunchback of Notre Dame: Esmerelda
  • HYDRA Agents
  • I Dream of Jeanie
  • I Love Lucy: Lucille Ball
  • Incredibles: Elastigirl or Violet
  • Indian Princess
  • Inspector Gadget: Penny
  • Jackie Kennedy/Onasis
  • James Bond: Moneypenny (or any Bond Girl)
  • Janet Jackson (with her Superbowl "wardrobe malfunction")
  • Janis Joplin
  • Jetsons: Jane, Judy, or Rosie
  • Jurassic Park: Dr. Ellie Sattler or Lex
  • Katy Perry (e.g., California Gurls)
  • Ke$ha
  • Kick-Ass: Hit-Girl
  • Kill Bill: The Bride, O-Ren Ishii, or Gogo
  • King Kong: Fay Raye
  • Labyrinth: Sarah
  • Lady Gaga
  • Ladybug
  • Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
  • Laverne and Shirley
  • League of Their Own
  • Lego Minifigure
  • Lindsay Lohan
  • Little Bo Peep and Sheep
  • Little Mermaid: Ariel or Ursula
  • Little Orphan Annie
  • Little Red Riding Hood
  • Little Shop of Horrors: Audrey
  • Lord of the Rings: Buncha girls in there (but I don't remember any names)
  • M&M
  • M*A*S*H: Hot Lips
  • Madonna (Like a Virgin wedding dress, etc.)
  • Mae West
  • Marie Antoinette
  • Marie Osmond
  • Marilyn Monroe
  • Mario Bros.: Princess Peach
  • Married with Children: Peg or Kelly Bundy
  • Marvel: Aunt May
  • Marvel: Black Cat
  • Marvel: Black Queen
  • Marvel: Black Widow
  • Marvel: Captain Marvel/Photon/Pulsar
  • Marvel: Cloak and Dagger
  • Marvel: Crystal
  • Marvel: Elektra
  • Marvel: Enchantress
  • Marvel: Firestar
  • Marvel: Gwen Stacy
  • Marvel: Inhumans: Medusa
  • Marvel: Invisible Woman
  • Marvel: Jean Grey/Marvel Girl
  • Marvel: Jubilee (X-Men)
  • Marvel: Kitty Pryde (with Lockheed)
  • Marvel: Lady Deathstrike (X-Men villain)
  • Marvel: Lilandra
  • Marvel: Mantis
  • Marvel: Mary Jane
  • Marvel: Misty Knight (Heroes for Hire)
  • Marvel: Ms. Marvel
  • Marvel: Namorita
  • Marvel: Nova
  • Marvel: Phoenix (or Dark)
  • Marvel: Polaris
  • Marvel: Psylocke
  • Marvel: Rogue
  • Marvel: She-Hulk
  • Marvel: Spider-Woman
  • Marvel: Storm
  • Marvel: Tigra
  • Marvel: Titania
  • Marvel: Wasp
  • Marvel: White Queen
  • Mary (the virgin or the other one in the book)
  • Mary Poppins
  • Masters of the Universe: Tela, Evil-Lyn, She-Ra, etc.
  • Medieval Princess
  • Minnie Mouse
  • Modern Family: Gloria Delgado-Pritchett
  • Monster High/Living Dead dolls
  • Ms. PacMan
  • Mulan
  • Munsters: Lily Munster (We did this one in 2012)
  • Muppets: Miss Piggy
  • Napoleon Dynamite: Deb
  • Narnia kids
  • Natural Born Killers: Mallory Knox
  • Nerd girl
  • Nightmare Before Christmas: Sally
  • Nova (Galactus' herald)
  • Nun
  • Nurse or doctor
  • Octomom
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest: Nurse Ratched
  • Orange is the New Black (pick one!)
  • Pam Grier in any role (Foxy Brown, etc.)
  • Pamela Anderson
  • Paris Hilton
  • Pat Benetar (ripped shirt, etc.)
  • Peanuts: Linus, Lucy, Sally, Peppermint Patty, etc.
  • Pee Wee's Playhouse: Reba the Mail Lady, Miss Yvonne, etc.
  • Peter Pan: Wendy or Tinkerbell
  • Phantom of the Opera: Christine
  • Pink Floyd The Wall: The Girlfriend
  • Pink Power Ranger
  • Pink Power Rangers
  • Pippi Longstocking
  • Pirate wench
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Elizabeth Swann
  • Plan 9 From Outer Space: Vampire Girl (Vampira)
  • Planet of the Apes: Ari
  • Planet Terror: Cherry Darling
  • Pocahontas
  • Poltergeist: Tangina
  • Popeye: Olive Oil (We did this one in 2009)
  • Princess
  • Princess and the Frog: Princess Tiana
  • Princess and the Pea
  • Princess Di
  • Professional: Mathilda
  • Psycho: Norman Bates' mother
  • Pulp Fiction: Mia
  • Queen Bee
  • Raggedy Ann
  • Rainbow Bright
  • Rapunzel
  • Regular Show: Margaret and/or Eileen
  • Resident Evil: Alice
  • Ring: Dead girl
  • Robin Hood: Maid Marian
  • Robotech: Macross: Lynn Minmei
  • Robotech: Southern Cross: Dana Sterling
  • Rocky and Bullwinkle: Natasha
  • Rocky Horror: Columbia or Magenta (We did the latter one in 2006)
  • Rosemary's Baby
  • Rosie the Riveter
  • Royal Tenenbaums: Margot Tenenbaum
  • Sailor
  • Sarah Palin
  • Scooby Doo: Daphne and Velma (We did this one in 2013)
  • Seinfeld: Elaine
  • Sesame Street: Abbie
  • Shanna the She-Devil
  • Sharon Osbourne
  • Shining: Wendy Torrance
  • Shrek: Fiona
  • Silence of the Lambs: Clarice Starling
  • Simpsons: Lisa or Marge
  • Sinéad O'Connor
  • Sisters of Mercy: Patricia Morrison
  • Smurfs: Smurfette
  • SNL: A Conehead (We did this one in 2010)
  • SNL: Pat (Julia Sweeney)
  • Snow Queen
  • Snow White
  • Sound of Music
  • Species: Sil
  • Speed Racer: Trixie
  • Spice Girls
  • Split personality (laterally divided e.g., half man/half woman)
  • Star Trek: Next Generation: Troi, The Borg Queen
  • Star Trek: Uhura or that green chick
  • Star Wars: Aayla Secura
  • Star Wars: Aura Sing
  • Star Wars: Mon Mothma
  • Star Wars: Princess Leia
  • Star Wars: Queen Amidala
  • Star Wars: Zam Wessel
  • Stepford Wives
  • Strawberry Shortcake
  • Sunmaid Raisin Girl
  • Sunpyre (Sunfire's sister)
  • Sunset Blvd.: Norma Desmond
  • Superman II: Ursa
  • Superman: Lois
  • Supremes
  • Suzanne Sommers with a Thighmaster
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: April
  • Terminator: Sarah Connor
  • The Cramps: Poison Ivy
  • The Office: Kelly Kapoor
  • The Question (DC; new one)
  • The White Stripes: Meg White
  • Thelma and Louise
  • Thundercats: Cheetara
  • Tina Turner
  • Tooth Fairy
  • Toy Story: Jessie
  • Troll Doll
  • Tron
  • Twin Peaks: Laura Palmer, Josie Packard, Donna Hayward, Sarah Palmer, Audrey Horne or Margaret the Log Lady
  • Ugly Betty
  • Underworld: Selene
  • V: Diana
  • Valkyrie
  • Vampira
  • Viking
  • Voltron: Princess Allura
  • WALL-E: EVE
  • Wendy (hamburger girl)
  • Wheel of Fortune: Vanna White
  • Where the Wild Things Are: Tzippy (We did this one in 2011)
  • Wiggles
  • Wizard of Oz: Dorothy, Good Witch, or Wicked Witch
  • Yoko Ono


Additional costume ideas:



Copyright 2014 the Ale[x]orcist.
Home