How to Dress Like Sophie Hatter

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Sophie Hatter Costume Guide
Sophie Hatter Costume
Straw Sun Hat
Sophie's Wig
Black Leggings
Women's Lace Up Boots
Purple Hair Bow

Best Sophie Hatter Halloween Costume Guide

You think you have bad days? Sophie Hatter, the main character in the first book Howl’s Moving Castle, was a simple girl running a hat shop when the Witch of the Waste showed up and cast a spell on her. The witch turned Sophie into an old lady! No longer did the innocent, young Sophie have long brown hair and flawless skin. She had aged with silver hair! Sophie left her family to go on a hunt to find a cure, so you don’t have to. Get the look of the castle cleaning lady with this Sophie Hatter costume guide.

We have everything you need to create your very own Sophie Hatter cosplay. Start the transformation with the dress Sophie wears along with a long brown Sophie Wig and a Straw Sun Hat wrapped with a Red Ribbon. Tie your hair back into a braid with some Hair Bows. Finish off the costume with some Black Leggings and Women’s Lace Up Boots. Take this chance while you still can— before you get turned into an old lady!

Sophie Hatter Cosplay Costumes

Sophie’s costume from Howl’s Moving Castle doesn’t take a lot of effort to recreate—it’s not like having to hunt down a cure for the curse of old age! All you’ll need is a few pieces to put this cosplay together. Totally doable, right? Start out by hunting in your own closet for black leggings, lace-up boots, and some big hair bows. Then, you can run over to the costume shop for a big straw hat, a red ribbon, and a long brown wig. To make your life simple, order Sophie’s costume dress online for the final touch.

Since Sophie didn’t go on her quest alone, bring along some of your friends for a group costume by having them dress up as Turnip Head, Howl, and Calcifer. Before you get turned back into an old lady, we want a picture of you and your friends! Keep an eye on the costume gallery to see if your picture makes it as one of the featured looks!

About Sophie Hatter

Sophie Hatter, the main character in Howl’s Moving Castle is a young girl living a simple life of running a hat shop in her hometown. Sophie and her sister have a joke that the mythical Howl will pass by and eat anyone’s heart that he crosses paths with. Little does Sophie know that she has crossed paths with Howl and it won’t be the last time. The Witch of the Waste randomly comes upon Sophie and curses her with old age, taking away her young look.

Sophie goes on a hunt to find a cure for her curse, and in doing so finds the ancient castle of Howl. She ends up becoming the cleaning lady of their castle, makes some unlikely friends, and even grows strong feelings for the dark and mysterious Howl. She doesn’t forget about her mission to find a cure, but she does have to conquer a few tasks of turmoil to release herself from the curse.

Sophie Hatter

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