Don’t you wish prom night could last forever? Well it can… if you happen to get infected with the zombie virus on that special night.
Zombies come in a lot of different shapes and styles, but few of them are as memorable as a tiara-wearing zombie prom queen. Maybe it’s the combination of beauty and horror that fascinates us. Or it could be the sheer cheesiness of the concept (just a guess).
Whatever the case, zombie prom queen costumes are hawt these days. Keep reading for our picks for the three best zombie prom queen dresses for adults and kids, along with plenty of ideas for makeup and accessories.
3 Zombie Prom Queen Dresses That Are to Die For
Lots of people choose to make their own zombie clothing, but let’s be honest – zombifying a fancy prom dress is a big project. Most would-be zombie prom queens are better off buying a dress off the shelf. Here are three scary-good options:
Drop Dead Gorgeous
The Drop Dead Gorgeous costume from InCharacter Costumes, LLC includes the bloody gown, gloves, banner, and of course, the old tiara/knife combo. Add some makeup, and you’re one demented-looking princess.
Obviously, the Prom Nightmare from Fun World Costumes is inspired by the 80s horror classic Carrie. But it works perfectly well as a zombie outfit as well. This costume actually comes with a blonde wig, though based on the customer reviews, you may need to do a little work on it to get the desired effect.
Goth Prom Queen (Children’s Costume)
The Goth Prom Queen Costume from Rubie’s Costume Co includes the gown, banner, gloves, tiara, and even a wrist corsage. To top it off, just add makeup, footwear, and some fake blood (for those who can’t resist a little gore).
Zombie Prom Queen Makeup
Makeup is the key to any zombie costume, but especially a zombie prom queen. You’re goal is to be glamorous and grotesque at the same time. Fortunately, there are online tutorials that can help you get this balancing act right.
Pretty Zombie (Regular Makeup)
One approach is to go with a creepy gothic look. This tutorial shows how to do it with regular makeup. Of course, you can always add a little fake blood here and there.
Barbie Prom Queen Zombie
Another option is to apply fake wounds using liquid latex and/or store-bought prosthetics. There are lots of tutorials out there on creating zombie wounds. However, this one is the most on-target for a zombie prom queen (skip to the 5:08 mark if you just want to see the zombie stuff).
Zombie Prom Accessories
Regardless of what zombie prom queen dress and makeup you choose, you can improve your look with some well-considered accessories. You don’t have to go nuts, but here are a few ideas that might be worth your money.
Obviously, you’re going to have to come up with some shoes to wear, as they’re never included with costumes. These Bloody Pumps from Funtasma certainly look like the sort of thing a stylish zombie gal would wear.
Bloody Fake Nails
Here’s a way to add a gory touch without getting your hands messy. These Novelty Bloody Nails from Forum Novelties are reusable and easy to apply.
Zombie bling, anyone? This Sliver Plated Skull Pendant is just one example of gothic jewelry you can pick up to reinforce your creepy image.
Of course, the ultimate zombie prom queen accessory is a zombie prom king. But that’s a subject for another article.
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