With her role as Harley Quinn in this summer’s action flick Suicide Squad, actress Margot Robbie truly stole the spotlight. The 26-year-old Australian bombshell may have looked a lot more terrifying than her usual glamorous self, but she managed to merge scary with sexy. If you’re hunting for the perfect Halloween costume and hoping to channel your inner supervillainess, draw your cues from the star. Here’s how to achieve a simple yet stylish Harley Quinn inspired outfit this All Hallows’ Eve, without breaking the bank or any rules of fashion.
1) Forever 21 Classic Baseball Tee, $10: This timeless cotton blend baseball tee can help you kickstart your Harley Quinn-esque look. To achieve a similar effect, simply add a few strategic tears and paint on a “Daddy’s Little Monster” slogan.
2) West Coast Wardrobe Westley Reversible Satin Floral Bomber Jacket, $105: With bomber jackets making a mark on the season’s runways, this satin jacket can easily become a style essential long past Halloween. The bright red and white panels lend a contrasting touch, while the figure-flattering fit keeps the look feminine.
3) Blugirl Blumarine Shorts, $375: With her signature sequined booty shorts, Harley Quinn looks every inch the villainous vixen. To emphasize your bad girl side for Halloween, try slipping into these sparkling dark blue hot pants. The dazzling sequins and vibrant colour also make these shorts a trendy option for a non-spooky night out.
4) Pieces Rapunzel Chain Waist Belt, $19: Try accessorizing your ensemble with a black and gold studded belt, just like Robbie’s character in the movie. This edgy chain belt can be layered over your sequin shorts, for a funky finishing touch which will help you feel just like Harley.