• Dani Sauter


Updated: Feb 2

Halloween is always one of my favorite annual "holidays." I know, I know, its not really a "holiday," but I view it as one, as I always look forward to it every year- as I do with Thanksgiving or Christmas.

This year, obviously Halloween was much different than normal. In a perfect year, I host a Halloween costume party and literally go all out- party, costumes, crazy social media looks- the whole works. This year.... I had to basically do my own thing at home with just a social media centric Halloween.

For many years I've wanted to dress up as Michelle Pfeffer Catwoman from the 1992 Batman Returns movie, and this year I decided to make it happen. While I wanted to do the full on latex/pleather suit, finding one similar to what Michelle Pfeffer wore in my size (size 16/18) is damn near impossible, so I made my own! I had tons of inquiries on Instagram on how I made the costume, so I wanted to share details of how I made the look!

My Catwoman look:

I got the essentials from ELOQUII! The items I used for the basis of my look are all linked below- faux leather leggings, turtleneck, opera gloves, and boots (I linked similar below!)

I used white thread to hand sew stitching to the turtleneck, leggings, opera gloves, and corset. Since in the movie the stitching is messy or coming apart in some scenes, I didn't spend a lot of time making it perfect- I thought it looked better messy! I used the original images from Catwoman to place the stitching!

My favorite local nail queen, Paix et Amour nails made me custom Catwoman nails that I super glued onto my ELOQUII opera gloves.

Finally, I ordered the Catwoman mask and whip from Amazon to complete the look.

I hope you enjoyed Halloween 2020- and if you need a look for next year- Catwoman is a solid and fab pick!


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Hi friends, I'm Dani, a Washington DC blogger and content creator of Blonde in the District. My blog is a curated collection of my personal life interests, style picks, beauty faves, and travel diaries, all with an emphasis on confidence and supporting the local community. My favorite pastimes are shopping, cats, sipping champagne, and traveling. 


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