Are you planning to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day dressed in a costume? Then, a Leprechaun costume will be the perfect attire to pull on! And if you don’t know how to make a Leprechaun costume or need to make sure to not overlook an important element of the costume, then here are a few guidelines to help you out.
What are Leprechauns?
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Well, although often presented as old small sized men, Leprechauns are actually Irish elves. These elves are known for saving their pot filled with gold coins at the end of a rainbow. Leprechauns are among the most popular symbols of Saint Patrick’s Day.
How to make a Leprechaun costume for boys and men
Making a Leprechaun costume is quite easy. First, the costume is green, therefore, you’re going to get yoour hands on a green suit and a white shirt.
Adorn the green suit with a few gold sequins so that the costume refers to the famous pot filled with gold coins.
Next step consists into cutting the suit legs off a the level of your knees. In order to complete the costume, get a pair of green and white striped tights and boots.
Put the finishing touches with a Leprechaun hat and a red beard.
Most Leprechaun costume accessories can be found in specialized stores but, as you can see, it’s not hard to make such a costume at home.
Leprechaun Costumes for Boys and Men
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How to make a Leprechaun costume for girls and women
Excellent for couples, the Leprechaun costume is so versatile that even women can wear them.
The difference between male and a female Irish elves is that women will switch the pair of pants with a short or long green skirt.
Other than that, a Leprechaun costume for women consists in a green jacket, a white shirt, green and white striped tights, shoes and the Leprechaun hat. If you don’t have a green jacket, opt for a green dress instead of the skirt, shirt and jacket.
Perfect the Leprechaun costume
For more fun, carry a pot filled with gold coins – pot and gold coins can be found in any costume store as well as in online stores.
Leprechaun Costumes for Girls and Women
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Leprechaun accessories and kits
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That’s it! You’re now ready to take part to the Saint Patrick’s Day festivities!