There are plenty of popular adult Halloween costumes that plus-size women can wear. If you’re creative, you can put together a costume that is both cheap and attractive. Get started shopping thrift shops, second-hand clothing shops and Halloween costume shops well ahead of Halloween. You may also be able to find costume clothing and accessories in your closet. Choose clothes that accentuate your best qualities. Using a control camisole or control-top panty hose may also help you to look your best in your plus size Halloween costume.
Cheap Plus Size Halloween Costume Idea for Women: Saloon Girl
Get a red tank top and a black satin skirt. Get a black laced bodice or corset to go over the shirt. Sew some fringe or lace trim to the skirt and neckline of the top. Gather the skirt in two places in front and sew the gathers in place at mid-thigh. Get a choker necklace, fishnet hose, a push-up bra, a feathered cap and black Victorian-style boots. Wear your hair up in a bun with wisps of hair coming down on the sides. Make this a sexy plus size costume by wearing a shorter skirt and thigh-high stockings.
Cheap Plus Size Halloween Costume Idea for Women: Witch
Get a full-length black dress with bell sleeves. Get a dress with a low neckline to expose some cleavage. Add a low-slung sash or belt to accentuate your waist. Get a cheap, tall witch’s hat from a Halloween costume store. You can also make your own witch’s hat from black poster board. Draw a circle that’s 12 inches in diameter, then draw a concentric circle that’s 20 inches in diameter. Cut out both circles to create the witch’s hat brim. Roll up another piece of black poster board into a cone, then cut and hot glue the cone closed. Insert the cone into the hole in the hat brim and hot glue it in place. Tie some straw onto a stick with raffia or rope to make a broom.
Cheap Plus Size Halloween Costume Idea for Women: Queen
Get a floor-length velvet dress in a rich color such as purple or blue. If the dress opens in front, get a satin skirt and a hoop skirt to go underneath the dress. Make a simple cape from fleece, then hot glue some fake fur trim to the edges. Attach the cape to the back of the dress neckline. Cut a queen’s crown out of white poster board. Wrap it around your head to measure it, then hot glue it closed. Spray paint the crown gold, then hot glue gold beads and plastic jewels to the crown.
Cheap Plus Size Halloween Costume Idea for Women: Nurse
Find a white short sleeved blouse and a white skirt. Also get some white panty hose, high-heeled white shoes and a basic white cloth nurse’s hat. You can give the plus size nurse costume more interest by attaching red trim to the sleeves, top and skirt. Cut out some red crosses and some white felt circles that are about the same size. Hot glue the crosses to the circles, then glue the circles onto the costume on the lapels, at the neckline, on the sleeves and on the nurse’s hat. Make this a sexier costume by wearing a shorter skirt and a blouse with a low neckline.
Cheap Plus Size Halloween Costume Idea for Women: Fairy
Get a short sleeved top in a bright color. Find a skirt in a similar color. Sew several chiffon veils to the skirt at the waistline. Bend some coat hangers to make fairy wings. Attach some chiffon or tulle fabric to the wire with hot glue. Draw on a wing vein pattern using glitter glue. Cut a star from cardboard and paint it silver. Attach some silver glitter and craft beads to the star with craft glue. Attach the star to a wooden dowel with hot glue. Wear some white shimmery panty hose and high-heeled sandals with your plus size fairy costume.
You can find lots of other Halloween costume ideas by reading Sexy Plus Size Halloween Costumes for Women.