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Best Nancy Drew Costume Guide
Nancy Drew is the title character of the popular book series Nancy Drew Mystery Stories and The Nancy Drew Files. These books were later adapted into a television series in 1977 and a film in 2007. Nancy is no ordinary high school teenager. The daughter of a lawyer and a housekeeper, she spends her freetime solving mysteries with her two close friends, Bess Mavin and George Fayne. At a young age, she already possessed qualities that people much older than her had—a sophisticated intelligence, a knack for adventure, and a strong resolve to meet her goals. Nancy’s qualities brought her to many places beyond her little town of River Heights. She solved mysteries in places as far as France, Alaska, Costa Rica, Japan, Austria, and Kenya. Get the look of the feisty female hero with this Nancy Drew costume guide.
Cosplay Nancy’s detective look by wearing a Peter Pan collar dress, a pink cardigan, a pink headband, white socks, and brown shoes. Top it off with a pink bag and a brown leather watch.
Nancy Drew Cosplay Costumes
A character created in the 1930s, Nancy Drew is a strong, independent female who sees no boundaries in solving mysteries. She was a fictional heroine before the character type was ever popular. Intelligent, talented, and fiercely independent, Nancy Drew has served as an inspiration for young girls for decades. Cosplay Nancy’s look with a refined all-pink ensemble. Accessorize with some practical pieces such as a headband and a watch. Nancy’s style is classic and stands the test of time—perhaps why she remains popular even after almost 50 years. Even though it’s feminine, her look still remains functional since she might need to solve a mystery any time of the day.
You’ll need help solving all those mysteries! Make sure you have your closest friends at hand to journey to cosplay your boyfriend Ned Nickerson, your best friends Bess Mavin and George Fayne, and your occasional mystery provider Carson Drew aka Nancy’s dad.
About Nancy Drew
Nancy Drew is a female heroine that has served as a role model to young girls for decades. Her character was created by publisher Edward Stratemeyer originally to complement the Hardy Boys series. But after the first books were released in 1930, she gained popularity worldwide and became a success as a character in her own right. She was written to be a young girl with varied talents and skills. She spoke French, could drive cars and motor boats, played tennis and golf, rode horses, swam well, and danced even better.
Nancy was intelligent beyond her years and used her wit, charm, and skills to solve mysteries others couldn’t. It’s truly no wonder Nancy Drew has been a well-loved character for ages. Her popularity has allowed the book series to be translated into more than 45 languages. Her character also appears in 5 films, 2 television shows, and popular video games.