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Last Updated on December 30, 2022 by Canny Costumes
Harry Potter is one of the most popular Halloween costumes for both kids and adults. They continue to be a very popular choice for Halloween, and there are a few different ways to put together a Harry Potter look. If you’re looking to dress up as Harry this year, here are a few things you’ll need.
How Do You Dress Up Like Harry Potter for Halloween?
Start with a plain black robe and add in some key accessories. A wand is an essential item for any Harry Potter costume, and there are many different ways to make your wand. You could also add in a Harry Potter scarf, glasses, and lightning bolt scar make-up.
How Do You Dress Up Like Other Harry Potter Characters?
Another option for Harry Potter costumes is to start with regular clothes and then add in some Harry Potter-themed accessories. For example, you could wear a white shirt and red tie with black pants and add a Hogwarts cloak and wand. Or, you could wear jeans and a t-shirt with a Gryffindor sweater and scarf.
How Do You Make Harry Potter’s Wand?
The first step is to find a stick that is roughly the right size and shape. Harry’s wand is slim and straight, so look for a branch that has a similar profile. Once you have your stick, the next step is to add some character. You can do this by carving the wood into shape or by adding details with hot glue or paint.
How Do You Make a Hogwarts Cloak?
One of the simplest is to start with a black cape. Cut a semicircle out of the bottom of the cape, and then hem the raw edge. Next, cut two slits in the cape, about shoulder-width apart. Use a piece of black ribbon or string to tie the cape around your neck. Finally, add your house colors with a scarf of fabric added to the hem of the cloak.