How to Dress Like Cher Horowitz from Clueless

Female Movies
Yellow Plaid School Girl Costume
Crop Top Cardigan
Retro Cell Phone
Blonde Long Hair
Knee High Socks
White Heels

Best Cher Costume Guide

Cher Horowitz, played by Alicia Silverstone, is the ditzy blonde we all know and love from the popular 90’s film, Clueless. The attractive and popular sixteen-year-old is the daughter of an extremely wealthy Beverly Hills lawyer. Though more than 20-years old, Clueless has developed a cult following. No matter when you were born, this movie and Cher’s character are unforgettable! And if you don’t like it, all we have to say to you is, “As if!” Get the look of the Valley Girl with this Cher costume guide.

Cher is quite the fashionista, but the one look that comes to mind when thinking of the movie Clueless is the yellow plaid suit! If you’re looking for the best way to cosplay Cher’s look, get a hold of a Long Blonde Wig, a Yellow Plaid School Girl Costume with a yellow Crop Top Cardigan, and a white Crop Top Shirt. Cher wouldn’t be seen without her white Knee High Socks and White Heels. Oh, and don’t even think about her going anywhere without her Retro Cell Phone!

Cher Cosplay Costumes

If you happen to find the most awesome costume shop that has all of the Cher costume pieces, then you’re in luck! If not, don’t worry! Cher’s yellow plaid suit is one of her most popular looks from the Clueless movie, and we recommend finding it online especially if your local costume shop doesn’t have it in stock. The blonde wig and knee-high socks are easy enough to find, and check your own closet before going out and buying white heels! Don’t forget that retro cell phone that Cher always has with her.

Cher may be the most popular girl at Bronson Alcott High School, but she wouldn’t be much without her gang! Get your own gal pals to dress as Dionne Davenport and Tai Frasier and maybe even their school rival, Amber Mariens. Don’t let your hair go flat, send us a picture of your best Cher stance! And take a look at the costume gallery to check out the other Cher wannabes!

Cher Costume Tips & FAQs

Embrace the quintessential 90s fashion and charm of Cher Horowitz from “Clueless” with our detailed costume guide FAQ. This guide will help you recreate Cher’s iconic and trendsetting outfits, reflecting her stylish, confident, and sometimes hilariously naive personality. Perfect for fans of this cult classic film, this FAQ focuses on capturing the essence of Cher’s most memorable looks.

Cher Horowitz is best known for her chic and preppy style. Her most iconic outfit is a yellow plaid blazer and matching skirt, often paired with a white shirt with a high collar and cuffs. To complete the look, add knee-high white socks and Mary Jane shoes. Cher's outfits are always perfectly coordinated, with attention to detail and accessories, so consider adding a matching plaid headband and a faux fur backpack or a designer-inspired handbag.

Cher's hairstyle is typically a long, straight blonde look with a center part. If your hair isn't similar, consider using a blonde wig styled accordingly. Her makeup is classic 90s style, with emphasis on a natural but polished look. Think neutral-toned eyeshadows, defined eyebrows, light blush, and a subtle pink or nude lipstick.

Essential accessories for Cher include large, chunky cell phones or pagers, reflective of the 90s era. She also often wears small, delicate jewelry like a thin necklace or simple earrings. Sunglasses with a 90s design can also add to the authenticity of the costume.

To embody Cher's character, focus on her confident yet endearing demeanor. Practice her Valley Girl accent, her expressive and dramatic body language, and her habit of using unique phrases like "As if!" and "Whatever!" These elements are as crucial as her outfit in capturing her character.

Incorporating quotes from Cher can bring depth to your portrayal. Some memorable lines include: "Ugh, as if!," "I totally paused.," "You see how picky I am about my shoes, and they only go on my feet.," "Searching for a boy in high school is as useless as searching for meaning in a Pauly Shore movie.," "I'm not a prude, I'm just highly selective." These quotes capture Cher's quirky, fashion-forward, and sometimes oblivious personality, making them perfect for bringing the character to life in your cosplay.

About Cher

Cher Horowitz is the queen bee of Bronson Alcott High School in the film, Clueless. Sometimes she’s a little air-headed, but she is on a mission to solve everyone’s problems and hopefully get something out of it for herself. She sees solving problems within her high school as a huge benefit to the world, and who else could accomplish these task but the one and only Cher?

Cher’s father is a lawyer, and that’s where she gets a knack for talking others into looking at things her way. She even talked two of her teachers into believing that they had feelings for each other to raise her grade from a C+ to an A-! What Cher hasn’t figured out yet is who she really is and if she is making an impact on the world the way she truly wants to.


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