How to Make a Jasmine Halloween Costume

Written by erin carson
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Princess Jasmine, the spunky heroine of the Disney movie "Aladdin," remains a popular costume option for girls and women alike. Her exotic beauty and love of glittery jewellery combine to make a striking Halloween costume modelled on that of a belly dancer or Genie. While many stores sell Jasmine costumes and accessories, you can make your own Jasmine costume using simple clothing and inexpensive accessories.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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Things you need

  • Blue sports bra/tankini top/tank top
  • Blue sweat pants or satin pajama trousers
  • Long black wig
  • Blue ribbon
  • Blue jewelled brooch or blue plastic jewel
  • Gold bangle bracelets
  • Gold sandals or ballet flats
  • Gold necklaces
  • Gold hoop earrings
  • Sheer blue material
  • Long blue dress gloves
  • Oriental rug

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Create Jasmine's harem costume out of blue sweat pants or satin pajama trousers and a blue sports bra. The shades don't need to match exactly. The trousers should be loose and slightly baggy.

  2. 2

    Braid your hair into a long braid and tie with a blue ribbon or purchase a long black wig. Tie a wide blue ribbon around your head and attach a blue jewelled brooch or glue a plastic jewel to the centre of the ribbon to serve as Jasmine's signature head dress.

  3. 3

    Find or purchase faux gold accessories such as bracelets, necklaces, shoes and earrings. You can use items such as inexpensive gold-coloured bangle bracelets and plastic Mardi Gras style beads. Add gold ballet slippers or sandals and large gold hoop earrings to complete the ensemble.

  4. 4

    Accessorise your costume with bold make-up, including kohl-rimmed eyes (a type of black eyeliner) and bronze or gold eye shadow. Add stick-on jewels or glittery dusting powder to your face to further enhance the look. See Resources for links to additional make-up ideas.

Tips and warnings

  • For more coverage, wear a form-fitting blue tank top or buy 1 to 2 yards of sheer blue material to attach to the bottom of the sports bra to cover your stomach.
  • If making the costume for a child, purchase a blue tankini swimming costume top instead of a sports bra and attach the sheer fabric to the bottom of the top.
  • If you want sleeves to cover your arms, make faux sleeves by purchasing a pair of blue dress gloves and cutting off the hand part. Wear these pulled as high as possible on your arms for a bit of additional warmth.
  • Carry a small, Oriental rug with you and make sure you sing "A Whole New World."

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