Halloween Costumes for Blondes [Costume Guide]

by |October 4, 2016
Categories: Costume Guides

Halloween Costumes for Blondes

Who’s tired of hearing things like, “Are you having a blonde moment?” Dude, we just misplaced our keys! Has a brunette never misplaced their keys? Haters are going to hate, sure, but why all the ditzy stereotypes? Madam Curie was a blonde, and she was a two-time Nobel Prize winner (to be fair, she likely never misplaced the laboratory keys)! With strands that shine like the sun, it’s hard not to feel instantly effervescent in a cool champagne hue. And from surfer girls to femme fatales, golden manes are synonymous with being sexy! Therefore, when it comes to picking costumes for blondes, hair color is very often an integral part of the character. Serena van der Woodsen, Princess Diana, Carrie Bradshaw, Gwen Stefani – they are all virtually unrecognizable without bright, blonde locks. At HalloweenCostumes.com, we think of blondes as bold, carefree, wild-spirited, happy, and UNSTOPPABLE! So if you’ve got it, why not flaunt it … your blonde hair, that is!


Villains with Blonde Hair

Villains With Blonde Hair

Harley Quinn CostumeDraco Malfoy Slytherin RobesCersei Lannister DressJohnny Lawrence Cobra Kai Costume
Two-Face SuitElle Driver Nurse CostumeLabyrinth Jareth CostumeRegina George Outfit

If being bad is wrong, we don’t want to be right! Some of the greatest villains of all time are blondes, so you're not going to want to miss out on any of these blonde villain costumes. Proof: Harry Potter had Draco Malfoy, who was often viler than Voldemort, Regina George made “personal victimization” an art form, and Cersei Lannister…Remember, Remember, the Great Sept of Baelor. One of our other favorite villains has to be Elle Driver from Kill Bill. Not only is she an amazing fighter and swordsman, but, boy, does she know how to whistle! Good news, we have recreated her nurse uniform, complete with eye patch. All you have to add are your long and loose blonde waves, as well as a ruby red lip.


Fairy Tale Characters With Blonde Hair

Fairy Tale Characters With Blonde Hair

Sleeping Beauty DressAlice CostumePrincess Buttercup CostumeCinderella CostumeRapunzel DressGoldilocks Outfit

What’s the secret to a happily ever after? According to nearly every fairytale ever, blonde hair doesn’t hurt. The style here is going to be a cross between beauty pageant and “big Texas.” Curls, curls, curls = essential. We like a braided crown or a tiara to really add the “princess” distinction. Speaking of princesses, Buttercup’s our fave. She may not be in Disney’s lineup, but it would be positively inconceivable not to add her to our list of costumes for blonde people! Sure, she had to deal with Rodents of Unusual Size, but she got a lifetime with the Dread Pirate Roberts in the end. This brings us to the conclusion that there’s a lot of power in blonde princess hair.


Blonde Bombshell Pin-Up Costumes

Blonde Bombshell Costumes

Pinup Sailor CostumePin-Up Soldier OutfitMarilyn Monroe CostumeVintage Sailor OutfitMilitary Fly Girl CostumeCrop Top Sailor Outfit

There are few ladies who knew how to rock some blonde barrel curls better than Hollywood’s Golden Age elite. Grace Kelly, Veronica Lake, Mae West, Carole Lombard, Jean Harlow, Jayne Mansfield, and Marilyn Monroe – just to name a few. On-screen, they were the very embodiment of glamour. Off-screen, they ignited photo lenses with their pinup flair. You may not have a lot of retro fashion already in your closet, so a vintage store is a great place to start looking for authentic pieces, like full, flare skirts, twinsets, and belts. But to achieve a more classic “pin-up” look, there are a lot of military-inspired pin-up costume options readily available. Simply find an ensemble to accentuate your hourglass figure and bring out the silk pillowcase– you wouldn’t want to wreck those blonde ringlets over a silly little thing like sleep, would you?


Blonde Singer Costumes

Blonde Singer Costumes

Like a Virgin Madonna CostumeDolly Parton OutfitLady Gaga Prison DressBritney Spears School UniformTaylor Swift Ringmaster Outfit80s Pop Diva

From punk to pop to country, there isn’t a music genre that is lacking blonde ambition…why do you think records go platinum? Dolly Parton, with her southern-isms and infectious giggle, is always a hit at Halloween parties. All you need to do is get a little western garb, maybe a guitar, and the biggest hairdo that can of Aquanet deems possible. Nope. Keep teasing it. When you think it’s too big, it’s just right. Maybe you won’t be heading to the Grammys in your lifetime, but that doesn’t mean you can’t channel Taylor Swift for one night. TSwift has lots of looks, but short shorts are a must – a good breakup song doesn’t hurt either. When taking center stage is your goal, the entire point is to have fun…and who knows how to have more fun than blonde vocalists?


Famous Blonde Men Costumes

Famous Blonde Men Costumes

Addams Family Cousin Itt CostumeThe Dude BathrobeScooby-Doo Fred CostumeDumb and Dumber Harry TuxedoBarney Rubble CostumeJohnny Bravo Outfit

Do you even lift, bro? We’re talking highlights, obviously. Blonde guys have some of the most fun characters to portray because, honestly, they cover an entire spectrum of characters. If you’re able to pull off an ascot/polo combo, you could give Fred (from Scooby-Doo) a whirl…he’s not a bad guy, but he does have bad fashion sense. Looking to be the most comfortable dude at the costume party? Look no further than The Big Lebowski's The Dude— guy knows how to rock a bathrobe. perhaps you aspire to Cousin Itt's level of luscious locks every no-shave November. These blonde dudes are a colorful crew, and you're sure to bring smiles to everyone's faces!


Blonde Wigs for Wannabe Blondes

Blonde Wigs for Wannabe Blondes

Harlequin WigLabyrinth Jareth Wig40s Pin-Up WigHeavy Metal Wig80s Glamour Wig
SNL Garth WigDaenerys WigRic Flair WigMarie Antoinette WigBill and Ted Wig

You weren’t #blessed with flaxen fringe? No worries! There’s no shame in relying upon “blonde in a box.” (If it’s good enough for Beyonce, it’s good enough for us!) But maybe you’re looking for a little less permanent commitment – that’s where blonde wigs are a good choice. Not only do they give you the opportunity to ease into the thought of changing your hair color (and you will once you find out how great you look!), but they also add authenticity to your character. Gatsby’s Daisy Buchanan? Blonde. Barney Rubble? Blonde. Elsa? Blonde. Pretty Little Liars alum, Hanna Marin? Blonde. Brunettes and redheads are plenty lovely, but there are just some things that only fair-hairs can pull off.


Do you have your heart set on dressing up as a blondie this year? Who is your favorite sandy-topped character? Is it true that blondes have more fun? There are tons of other blonde characters, so you're going to want to give our character costumes a look. Also, tell us what you think in the comments below. Don’t forget to upload pictures – we love seeing your blondes-formations!

Angela Poch
Angela Poch

Angela Poch is an Inbound Marketing Specialist and Resident Crazy Cat Lady at HalloweenCostumes.com, where she is an assistant editor and covers tutorials, crafting and pop culture. Angela has created costumes and props for Halloween events, conventions and Renaissance festivals.

Some of her favorite costumes include 90s Rogue, a custom Jedi, warrior elf, and some nameless Renaissance pirate. (She’s still figuring out how to make a Jedi light-chakram.) You can find her on Twitter @AngelaPoch1 or her cats on Instagram @stardustnebulanova.