Oct 3

Little Artists Costumes

Here are some quick costumes that could be pulled together last minute with an errand or two and from stuff you already have. We put together three classic artist costumes: Andy Warhol, Frida Kahlo, and Vincent Van Gogh for less than $15 each. These are usually the kind of costumes I end up doing when I’m super busy. I like them simple and classic. Click through here for more photos and all the details.

Andy Warhol // For Andy Warhol we dressed him all in black and added that crazy white wig.  You can add some black Wayfarer sunglasses if you wanted too.

Materials Needed: Andy Warhol Wig, Black Turtleneck, Black Pants, Tomato Soup Cans.


Frida Kahlo // We based this costume off one of the beautiful Frida Kahlo’s self portraits. The key to a good Frida costume is the flowers in the hair and the unibrow and moustache.

Materials Needed: Clip on Flowers, Eyeliner Pencil, Earrings, Scarf, and Dress.


Vincent Van Gogh // For Van Gogh we kept it really simple. We bought a red wig and beard and then trimmed it to look like Van Gogh then wrapped some gauze over his poor ear. You could also frame a small picture of Starry Night and carry it around.

Materials Needed: Red Wig and Beard, Gauze, Blue Jacket.

Credits and our Talented Contributors:
Photography by Aubrey Trinnaman for Oh Happy Day
“Materials” photograph by Paul Ferney
Art Directed by Jordan Ferney
Produced by Ashley Rose Kirschling
Crafting and Calligraphy by Julie Manwaring at Flourish & Whim
“Homemade Halloween” Type by Angela Hardison
Thanks to little T and H and M for modeling.


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