Winters are coming and so does the weather for long cardigans. Or, the days where you chill in a dressing gown all day and night. The time has nearly passed for the cute summer outfits but be ready for Halloween!
Mermaid costume is an attire that is equally loved by every girl, regardless the age. With a variety of options, you can be any mermaid with a seashell cluster, a scaly or a shiny fin with long flowy hair giving your costume an extra flair. Being a kid, everyone must have dreamt of being a gorgeous mermaid, swimming in blues, and enjoying the beauty. Well, in reality, you cannot be a mermaid but make yourself one with the right costume and makeup.
Oh, wait! The Halloween season is coming, too. That means you can show your mermaid side. But for that, you have to buy yourself an alluring mermaid costume that should be picture-perfect and Instagram-worthy, too.
DIY Mermaid Costume Options That Worth A Try
You can buy a wig and a fishtail but buying a girls mermaid costume can get really pricey. So, why not create one at home with some DYI tricks? Let’s dive in!
DIY Coffee Filter Costume
Everyone drinks coffee and having the coffee filters saved all year can help you create your nifty costume. Coffee filters come in handy when you need to give a perfect scaly look of a fish. Gather as many as coffee filters you need and paint them in all the exotic hues of blue and green. Wear it with starfish hair and oceanic jewelry accessories to bring the charm.
For a whimsical touch, bring the pop of silver or add a bit of glitter. Be artistic!
DIY Sequin Mermaid Top
One of the most creative mermaid costumes is made with sequin. It will surely get you all the eyes. Take sequin of vibrant color (blue, green, golden, lavender, or purple) and stitch it to your fit. Pairing it with a mermaid-tail skirt is the best option. The lustrous shine of sea-quin will radiate all the magical vibes. You better line it with cotton for comfortable wear.
DIY Paper SOUFFLE Cups Costume
Are you out of coffee filters or can’t find them in bulk? It’s time to go innovative and try PAPER SOUFFLÉ CUPS. These cups will make equally ahh-mazing and tempting attire for your Halloween costume parties.
The only problem is, it is made of paper that means you have to be extra careful while wearing it. You need nothing extraordinary to create this EXTRAORDINARY mermaid adult dress.
DIY Crochet Costume for Babies
Crochets suit best to babies, and that is why you need to get your baby a crochet mermaid top or a fin. The crochet feels soft and cuddly. This DIY trick will keep your mini human cradled, warm, and in cute style this Halloween season.
DIY Seashell Mermaid Costume
Shells represent water beauty, and you can use them for your chic top or fishtail when it comes to mermaid costumes. Garlanded with quality and glossy faux shells, you can add eye-getting silver coral and real starfish-themed pieces to your dress. All to double the uniqueness of your dress. After all, you are a MERMAID! Wear your seashell top with a striking fish scale skirt, and don’t forget to use rhinestone makeup.
DIY Felt Costume
This costume will make your ocean fantasy come true to life with some simple hacks. Where it is a creative idea, it seems like a playful take. It has felt scales glamorized with sassy colors and designs. Throw a seashell cross-body “purse.” Here you go, a super-stylish mermaid!
A Few Stylish Tips On Mermaid Costumes
Bell Bottom Beauty
Many of the kids and girls don’t like wearing fish scale skirts. You can replace them with stylish cut bell bottoms. Simply throwing a pair of scale-printed pants or leggings can add style to your whole “mermaid” personality. And, yes! It does look smoking hot.
Get all pastel, although it is not really a color related to mermaids. If you are into simple yet tempting attires or prefer a monochrome theme, try sticking to a candy floss color palette. It will give you an outstanding look at Ariel.
Twist of Iridescent
Shimmery! Glittery! Shiny! Flashy! Sparkly!
This mermaid costume adult is so far the coolest mermaid costume advice to go along. A glistening pair of rainbow-like flares will provide you with the magic of a real-life fishtail.
Be A Goth Mermaid
Being an adult and with the emo spirit to enjoy Halloween this year, go with a gothic mermaid. Go dark in colors! Wear a black top or bottom with the hint of oceanic blues or marine turquoise. To check the vibe, bring the beauty of gunmetal scales. A perfect mermaid Halloween costume!
Girl, do you need to be different? Go for the Emerald City! Be an Emerald Queen! Style yourself in a bright green color and keep it shiny for extra panache.
The Best Halloween Little Mermaid Costume Ideas
A Simple Blue Sequin Mermaid Costume for Little Girls
A simple yet highly fabulous take on a mermaid costume for kids who love to be a trendsetter. This full one-piece sequin dress is made with comfortable polyester featuring a mesh separating the mermaid top and bottom. All shiny look with a see-through middle, giving a feisty look. The blue mesh detailing on the shoulders looks classy.
Mysterious Mermaid Character Costume
Another elegant addition to the little mermaid costumes. It is full of attractive and fun details. Your little being will surely look marvelous in dark purple and blue bodice. Crafted with bold, velveteen material, it offers stretchability. Along with comfort, this favorite go-to dress will ensure a style.
An Enchanting Mermaid Costume for Children
As the name says, it will give an enchanted look leaving everyone amazed.
It’s time you give your little girl the cutest transformation with a lovely pale purple long sleeve metallic sequin knit outfit. The dress has an elastic neckline coupled with a seafoam sequin skirt made in a vivacious green metallic shade. It comes with a widening tail fin to give the real mermaid feels. You will also get a beautiful seashell plastic headband and a seaweed boa.
Three-Piece Mermaid Swim Bikini Set
Imagine going to a beach on summer days? Surprise your little girl with is mermaid swimsuit. The purple top has cute ruffle sleeves and is worn along a green mermaid scale bottom. For added fun, a green coordinating mermaid scale tail is included. Your kid can easily walk in it as the tail is hollowed out from the bottom.
Pink Shiny Mermaid Skater Dress
Kids love skating, so why not make their skating experience a bit more exciting?!
This adorable dress is made with polyester and spandex in pink, featuring a glowing fabric that appears super sleek & sparkly to the eye. It is one of the best from the collection of children’s mermaid costumes. You can have it any color, but pink has its beauty. Be a mermaid in your own unique style!