If Star Wars is a theme you want to tackle this Halloween, specifically Princess Leia, it could be fun to tackle her look in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. Especially with the iconic Carrie Fisher in mind, dressing up as Princess Leia could add a whole new level of meaning to your holiday this year. In order to do that, however, it might be a good idea to learn how to dress like Princess Leia in Episode IV - A New Hopefirst. Although her outfit seems pretty straight forward, there are a few creative ways to approach the iconic look.
There are a few key pieces to the costume that remind everyone of Princess Leia. A couple of them include her famous hair-do and long, flowing white attire. Her character has an image that often sticks vividly in people's minds, so if you're dressing up as Princess Leia from A New Hope, those are details you can't forget that set her apart. Additionally, her large gun, belt, and white boots are staple pieces, too. But, remember, you can also add your own personal touches to set your costume apart as well. Everyone has their own fun interpretation and flair to add to their costume.
It might also be a good idea to rewatch the movie too — just for the fun of it —before Halloween sneaks up on you. A lot of small details and styles may pop up to you during your refresher. But after you've done your research and decide to dress up as the princess this October, look no further. For an on-point, creative, and traditional Princess Leiacostume for you or your kids, here's a step-by-step guide to finding the right pieces and creating the best looks possible this Halloween.