How to Create an X-Men Storm Costume

Looking for a super Halloween costume, ladies? Anybody who can get their hands on a red wig is probably going to be the "Avengers" Black Widow. But you're more discerning. You want a character with even cooler hair. And maybe some superpowers. Well, look no further than Storm of the X-Men.


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Played by Halle Berry in the "X-Men" trilogy, Storm has gorgeous silver/white hair, a cool superhero costume, and the power to control the weather.


Storm from xmen



You can get the look with this white wig or this silvery one, depending on what floats your boat.

And if you don't happen to have a black leather jumpsuit just lying around... well, try this one on for size. It's technically a Black Widow jumpsuit... but you could just make an X out of silver duct tape and put it over the buckle and no one would know the difference. Plus, next year you can get that red wig and recycle the costume for Black Widow. It's a great investment!

There are a few other steps you can take if you want your Storm costume to stand out. In the movies, when Storm uses her weather powers, her eyes go white, like so:


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You can easily get this look from some creepy white contact lenses.

Also, in the comics, Storm went through a punk phase and adopted a sweet white mohawk.


storm from xmen


If you're good with hair, you can get one of those white wigs and style it up! Storm has also been known to rock a cape. And you can, too! How about this one?



(Black Hooded cape)


Don't forget shoes. Storm should have some kickass black boots. You're probably wearing some right now, but just in case you don't have any, you could look at these, sexy knee-high boots are more your speed.


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(Sexy knee high boots)


Whatever accessories you choose, you'll be sure to rock your costume party like a hurricane.


Renata Sancken is a staff writer for