Be Katy Perry for Halloween

If you have to pick a celebrity to be this Halloween, we vote for Katy Perry. She’s fun, she’s unique, and her style is easy (and inexpensive) to copy for a Halloween costume. All you’ll need is a long, dark wig, some retro accessories, and deep red lipstick. Pretty easy, right? The hard part will be finding a guy crazy and funny enough to be Russell Brand.

Katy Perry Halloween Costume

The Hair

Katy Perry Hair Source:

If you already have long black hair with bangs, you’re one step closer to being Katy Perry. Just grab a large curling iron and heavy duty hair spray to get the long curls she’s known for. If you don’t have black hair, you can get a wig for relatively cheap at places like

The Make Up

Katy Perry Makeup


In keeping with her retro appearance, Katy is often seen wearing thick eyeliner that’s drawn in a cat eye extending outward past her lashes. She also loves wearing thick, long false eyelashes. For Halloween, you can get these in a variety of colors at places like Katy’s make up artists also draw in thick eye brows which you can exaggerate easily with an eyebrow pencil. Lastly, to truly capture Katy Perry, use a bright red lipstick. CoverGirl Outlast lip stain is known to stay on your lips for several hours so it’s perfect to put on for a Halloween party.

The Outfit

Katy Perry Outfit

Source: Teen Vogue

Katy Perry is known for having a retro, pin-up look. She’s fond of wearing dresses and outfits that cinch at the waist. Clothes like polka dot dresses with a big belt would look great. If you want to dress up a little more, you can wear a flapper dress with fringe, since Katy has worn something similar to many award shows. Or you can just capture the Betty Boop look with short shorts and a red top. If you’re going more towards a rock star appearance, a form fitting black outfit with tights and black stilettos would definitely capture Katy. She has great legs and loves to show them off.

Where to Get It

Asos Katy Perry Dress

Asos Outlet Dress, $31.43

You can easily get clothes like Katy Perry by visiting your local Goodwill and Salvation Army. The tighter fitting, the better. You can also scour end of the summer sales at department stores and places like Asos to find a fun, unique dress that you can wear again next summer.

Catherine A.

Catherine A.

Catherine keeps you up to date on the most stylish beauty trends. A southern gal and avid blogger, Cat is armed and ready with a wealth of beauty knowledge to share with the world. Even though she's a die hard fashionista, she's also extremely frugal and loves sharing tips on "spending less and living more." When she's not writing, Cat loves teaching, taking dance classes, and spoiling her dog, Julep.
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