Thursday, September 25, 2008

Angelina Jolie Costume Lara Croft

There are lots of great movie related Halloween costume ideas for women. One of them is Lara Croft Tomb Raider. Fans of the movie,
videi game or Angelina Jolie will enjoy this Halloween costume. Some aspects of this costume will not be easily found at home. However, you can still put together a costume that will be memorable for years to come. This article will show you how to create a great Lara Croft Tomb Raider costume for Halloween.


Black Tank Top
Black shorts
Black Belt with Loops
Tactical Leg Holster
Black Boots
Black Wrist Bands or Watch
Toy Eagle Magnum Pistol and Toy Knife
Makeup & Black Hair band

Step 1

The tank top is an important aspect of a Lara Croft Tomb Raider costume. It must be black and fit well. Black tank tops can be found at a discount store like Wal-Mart or sporting good retailers including Modell's. Women can find an inexpensive tank top for $7 or less at discount stores.

Step 2

You will also need a pair of black shorts in order to pull of this
Halloween costume idea. Make sure that the shorts are not very loose over your legs. The idea is to look like a tough and sexy female fighter, not Kobe Bryant's teammate on the basketball court. The shorts for this Lara Croft Tomb Raider costume should be short. That means skipping any Bermuda styled items or other related bottoms. Training shorts will look great with this Halloween costume idea. Boy shorts for women are also great alternatives.

Step 3

Get a black belt that has loops or holes in it. If you have a difficult time finding belts like this, move on to another alternative. A solid belt may be sufficient. However, the belt that Angelina Jolie wore in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider had a few holes in it. Therefore, it is an ideal accessory if you want to get as close as possible to the actual character. Stores that sell gothic clothing may be a great resource for belts that will go well with your Lara Croft Tomb Raider costume.

Step 4
A black gun holster will help you pull of the Lara Croft Tomb Raider
costume with ease. They are sold in many varieties and can be found at hunting stores and online. To create this Halloween costume idea, purchase a Tactical Leg holster in black. You will need one for both the left and right leg. Leg holsters are sold by many companies and vary in price. It is best to purchase the cheaper ones for $8 or less. The tactical leg holster that you use should attach to your belt and leg.

Step 5

While you are shopping for a sturdy black belt, make sure to pick up a pair of boots. They should be completely black and rough looking. A gothic clothing store may provide the best chances in finding both items. However, the shoes sold at these places are not always cheap. I have seen some black boots at Hot Topic for $100. Black
boots can be found online for $50 or less. Make sure that the have at least one strap.

Step 6

You can wear a black watch similar to one that Angelina Jolie wore in the Lara Croft Tomb Raider movie. There is a wide variety or sports and men's watches that will go well with this Halloween costume idea. However, they can cost around $30 or more. If you are not in need of an everyday watch, black wristbands can be used as an alternative Halloween costume accessory. These items are usually made of cotton and can be found at stores that sell sporting goods.

Step 7

You will need weapons to complete the Lara Croft Tomb Raider costume. The weapons do not have to be real. In fact, it is better to use toy guns and knives for this Halloween costume idea. Pick up two Airsoft pistols and one knife. You can substitute the guns for similar looking items if there is difficulty in finding these pistols. Stick the toy knife inside one of your black boots. Make sure that the handle is visible.

Step 8

The right hairstyle will enhance your Lara Croft Tomb Raider Costume. If you do not have long hair, buy a straight dark colored wig. Put your hair back in a pony tail or long French braid. Secure the braid with a black hair band. This Halloween costume idea does not require a lot of makeup. Apply a dude shade of lipstick to your lips. Pink lip gloss is also a good alternative.

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