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Medusa is a female character from Greek mythology with venomous snakes for hair. When humans gaze directly at her, they turn to stone. She was beheaded by Perseus, who defeated her by looking at her reflection in a mirrored shield.
Medusa costumes for women are a fun and sexy look for Halloween parties. You will be sure to dazzle your male onlookers with this outfit. Better hope they are not afraid of snakes, however. And watch closely anyone that you see coming after you with a mirror.
Medusa Costume Accessories
Medusa, the mythical Greek monster with snakes for hair, whose gaze could turn people to stone, offers a plethora of creative ideas for costume accessories. The most iconic aspect of her depiction is her serpentine hair. A Medusa wig or headpiece, complete with writhing plastic snakes, is a must-have. These can be found in costume stores or made at home with a combination of rubber snakes and a green wig or headband.
Another crucial accessory is the Medusa gaze. You could opt for dramatic, smoky eye makeup or even special effect contacts that give your eyes a snake-like appearance. Jewelry also plays a key part in a Medusa costume. Antique, gold, or bronze statement pieces like snake arm cuffs, rings, or necklaces would work perfectly.
Medusa is often depicted with a Greek-style dress, so a long, flowing, toga-like gown in earthy tones would work well. If you want to take it a step further, a prop like a Greek shield or sword can be added to signify Medusa's role as a formidable adversary in mythology.
Group and couples costume ideas for Medusa
Medusa provides a great opportunity for creative group or couples costumes. For a group, consider other characters from Greek mythology such as Athena, the goddess who cursed Medusa, or Perseus, the hero who defeated her. This allows everyone to have individual, recognizable costumes while still adhering to a common theme.
For couples, a Medusa and Perseus pairing would work wonderfully, particularly with the dramatic potential it offers. Another possibility could be pairing Medusa with another Greek god or monster. The partner could dress up as Poseidon, highlighting the less known story of Medusa and Poseidon's relationship. These ideas allow for a lot of creativity and can be easily adapted to suit different levels of complexity or scariness in a costume.
Short Descriptions for the Above Products:Plus Size Women’s Stunning Medusa Costume Description:
- Size: 1X
- 100% polyester jersey knit, metallic mesh, & faux snakeskin fabrics
- Pullover dress has plunging V-neck, elastic waistband
- Butterfly sleeves have metallic gold ribbon edging
- Printed metallic gold geometric pattern above hemline
- Zipper closure
- Size: 1X
- Jumpsuit: 97% polyester, 3% spandex; dress: 100% polyester
- Jumpsuit has back zipper
- Sleeves have elastic finger loops at pointed tips
- Wrap dress has faux gem and halter ties at front
- 100% Polyester
- Hand Wash Only
- Dress with attached drape styling, armband, headpiece
Includes dress, armbands, cape and headpiece. Does not include shoes.California Costumes Women’s Plus-Size Medusa Plus Description:
Dress with attached drape styling, armband, headpiece