WITCH, PLEASE! ICONIC WITCHES TO INSPIRE YOU THIS HALLOWEEN
Gather your coven because it’s time to haunt the patriarchy. Nothing scares them more than a woman who knows her power (and equal rights, obvs). So for this Halloween, we thought we’d give you a cheat sheet on some of our fave witches to inspire your Halloween attire this year. We’ve got the classics, some goodies, and some baddies, as well as some modern ones too. The right witch will speak to you just follow your magic.
NB: Always remember cultures are not costumes. When dressing up as any character you need to respect its cultural heritage and interrupt your design in a respectful way.
Ursula from The Little Mermaid
A totally misunderstood character, Ursula from The Little Mermaid makes a mean costume for Halloween, with some amazing songs to boot.
Three Witches from Macbeth
If you and your friends want to be creepy AF this Halloween, this ones for you. These witches know their craft, and they ain’t afraid to fuck shit up.
Queenie from American Horror Story
She appears harmless, but we all know this character is one of the most powerful forces in the show.
The Witch from Into the Woods
Another misunderstood character (do we see a pattern here?), if you go with the Meryl Streep version of this character, you’ve got a beautiful blue costume to rock.
Elphaba from Wicked
One of the easiest costumes to pull together. Green paint, black hat, check.
The Sanderson Sisters from Hocus Pocus
We know you know this one but how could we not include them. Back in the day, we were all about being Sarah, but now we’re big fans of Mary.
Endora from Bewitched
An oldie but a goodie, Endora is an icon! Not putting up with her son-in-law's BS, she lets everyone know she's not impressed.
The Grand High Witch from The Witches
No disrespect to the new version, but we’re sticking with the Anjelica Huston version of the Grand High Witch. The sharp hair, the black dress, love it.
Alexandra, Sukie, and Jane from The Witches of Eastwick
Watch this movie and not start a coven, we dare you!
Scáthach from American Horror Story: Roanoke
If it’s good enough for Gaga, it’s good enough for us.
Bellatrix Lestrange from Harry Potter
This one is a real love-to-hate situation here because we all know she’s a baddie, but how great is her look? No seriously? The hair, the black, yes queen.
Jadis the White Witch from The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
For the non-traditional witch, look no further. We’ve got silver, we’ve got glitter, it’s a crafters dream.
Marie Laveau from American Horror Story: Coven
If we're being honest, Angela Bassett as any character is goals! But this character especially, my goodness, command a room much!