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Katniss Everdeen Hunger Games Costume and Makeup

Oversized Tan Leather JacketKatniss Everdeen’s tan leather jacket is an essential part of your District 12 costume. If saving money is a priority, scour the racks at a secondhand shop like cheap moncler jackets mens Goodwill or Salvation Army, moncler usa where a genuine leather jacket if you’re lucky enough moncler sale outlet to hunt one down! could be bought for as little as $5.

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Long Sleeved Henley, Striped Slacks Tan Leather BootsThe best thing about Katniss’ District 12 costume is that most of the clothing you’ll need to buy is cheap, easy to find and reusable.

To start, purchase a black or dark gray long sleeve thermal shirt (preferably crew neck with a few buttons and visible stitching) and a pair of brown or gray slacks. Specifically, Katniss wears dull colored pants moncler sale with a subtle light brown pinstripe, a realistic wardrobe option for life in a dusty, impoverished coal mining town.

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Conservative Light Blue DressDuring the Reaping, Katniss wears a simple light blue button up dress. Though incredibly plain, the dress’ matching sash flatters Jennifer Lawrence’s hourglass shape.

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Better yet, scour local thrift stores for a plain, shapeless vintage dress and use ribbon to fit it to your figure. The added detail will give your costume a truly secondhand, Depression Era look.

Black Bodysuit BootsA shiny black bodysuit and a pair of tall black lace up boots are essential parts of the outfit Cinna designs for the District 12 tributes’ debut at the parade in the Capitol.

In the movie, Jennifer Lawrence dons a skintight catsuit made of shiny black material with a snakeskin like pattern and a high double collar. moncler outlet store The Capitol adores flashy, glamorous outfits so be sure to choose boots that are shiny, fashionable and slightly over the top and, for the most authentic costume possible, a long sleeved bodysuit made with patterned material.

If comfort is a top priority or you simply aren’t sure when you’ll ever have the opportunity to wear a faux leather catsuit again, you may want to opt for a black long sleeve unitard, a pair of shiny black leggings, a faux leather jacket or a black corset.

These alternatives will offer you an authentic Girl on Fire look without the worry of discomfort or wasted cash.

Descriptions of Katniss Everdeen’s Interview Dress”The team works on me until late afternoon, turning my skin to glowing satin, stenciling patterns on my arms, painting flame designs on my twenty perfect nails. Then Venia goes to work on my hair, weaving strands of red into a pattern that begins at my left ear, wraps around my head, and then falls in one braid down uk moncler sale my right shoulder. They erase my moncler sale online face with a layer of pale makeup and draw my features back out. Huge dark eyes, full red lips, lashes that throw off bits of light when I blink. Finally, they cover my entire body in a powder that makes me shimmer in gold dust.” Chapter 9

“My dress is entirely covered in reflective precious gems, red and yellow and white with bits of blue that accent the tips of the flame design.” Chapter 9

Red Dress AccessoriesAlthough the Girl on Fire’s pre Games interview gown is written about in awesome detail in The Hunger Games, Jennifer Lawrence’s dress differs significantly from Suzanne Collins’ description.

To achieve Katnss’ movie look, start with a floor length red one shoulder dress, preferably made of satin or taffeta. If cash is a concern, recycle one of your old homecoming dresses or scour the sales racks at a department store in April or May, when prom season is coming to an end.

As for hair and makeup, complete your costume with smoky eyes, red lips, an intricate braided updo and a LOT of gold body glitter.

Black T Shirt, Cargo Pants Brown Ankle BootsKatniss Everdeen’s Hunger moncler mens jackets Games uniform may discount moncler jackets be her single most recognizable look and thus your best bet if you’re hoping to hear a lot of “Oh, look! It’s Katniss!” comments. Most of what you’ll need to create this costume probably already exists in your closet, which makes it an inexpensive (and easy!) DIY option for girls with limited time or moncler outlet sale cash.

To start, throw on a simple cheap moncler jackets black v neck t shirt and a pair of olive green or light brown cargo pants. While in the arena, Katniss tears off half of one of her pant legs and sets her sleeve on fire. Add scratches and burns to your own costume using sandpaper, scissors and a long handled lighter.

Katniss also stomps through the arena in a pair of practical cheap moncler sale leather boots that help keep her a step ahead of the moncler outlet other tributes. Tuck your cargo pants into a pair of rugged dark brown ankle boots, lace them tight around your ankles and leave the upper flaps open to recreate the Girl on Fire’s moncler outlet online arena look.

Couples Costume Idea: If you’re dressing up with your own Peeta, carry a satchel of berries to add extra detail to your costume.

Lightweight Hooded Black Rain JacketCover up like Katniss, Peeta and the rest of the Hunger Games tributes with a waterproof jacket, ideally something uk moncler outlet lightweight with reflective silver stripes and a touch of red by the collar. The color of these jackets are used to distinguish between districts and District 12’s jackets are black.

If your jacket moncler online store doesn’t come with reflective stripes, use silver safety tape to add detail to the shoulders and sleeves. If actual rain gear doesn’t suit your style, opt for a plain black zip up jacket made of faux leather.

Silver Recurve BowChoosing the right bow is essential when putting together an authentic, homemade Katniss Everdeen arena costume. Why? The bow that she picks up in the Hunger Games arena is completely different from the homemade bow she inherited from her father back in District 12. After Glimmer is killed by the tracker jackers, the Girl on Fire snags a beautiful silver recurve bow from her abandoned supplies.

Sleek silver bows are hard to come by on the cheap so choose yours based on style and size first. Once you’ve found the bow that best fits your budget, give it a Capitol worthy makeover with metallic silver spray paint.

Scars, Burns Other Battle WoundsCuts Scratches: While squaring off against Clove, Katniss notes that one of Clove’s knives “slices above [her] right eyebrow, opening a gash that sends a gush running down [her] face.”

Calf Burns: After running from a rainstorm of cheap moncler jackets womens fireballs, the Girl on Fire describes her burned calf as “a brilliant red covered with blisters” and notes that “the burned area is about the size of my hand.”.