How to Dress Like Magenta (Rocky Horror Picture Show)

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Magenta Costume Guide

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Magenta is a character from the cult musical production The Rocky Horror Picture Show and the succeeding movies that followed. In the original production, Magenta is portrayed by actress Patricia Quinn, who also happens to be the lips in the “Science Fiction Double Feature” sequence of the same production. Her character is shown to be the castle maid and is credited to be “A Domestic.” One of the main things said of her character is that she is rumoured to be in an incestuous relationship with her brother, Riff Raff. Magenta is known to be strange and creepy.

Get the look of the strange castle maid with this Magenta costume guide. You will need a French maid costume worn with fishnet stockings and ankle boots. To make sure you really look like her, paint your face white and don a Magenta wig.

Magenta Cosplay Costumes

Magenta is a strange character who is almost always seen with her brother Riff Raff. She and her brother are Transylvanians who came to Earth with their master, Dr. Frank-N-Furter. Because of her more-than-close relationship with her brother, it has often been said that they are also lovers. To get Magenta’s equally strange and eccentric look, you need to invest in a Magenta wig. This will be a big part of your look as Magenta’s hair is what draws most of your attention to her, next to her very white face. As for your clothes, you’ll need a French maid costume similar to the one Magenta wears and pair it with fishnet stockings and ankle boots.

Make sure you have your castle friends with you! Take your brother or lover and let him dress as Riff Raff. Bring a friend to go as Frank, too.

About Magenta

Magenta is one of the first characters you meet in The Rocky Horror Picture Show. After her brother and lover, Riff Raff answers the door to the newlywed couple. She has a couple of well-known scenes and sequences in the production, making her a favorite character for a lot of people who have seen the show. One of these key scenes is when she serves dinner to everyone in the party, only to reveal that it was actually Eddie, the ex-pizza-delivery-boy. After the big reveal, she lets out an iconic evil laugh that people who have seen the show well-remember. She is also known for turning the newly-wed couple, Brad and Janet, into statues and moaning thereafter about wanting to go home to Transylvania. In the end, she and her brother, Riff Raff, have a final confrontation before the latter takes over the castle after Frank’s demise.


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