How to Dress Like the Original Harley Quinn

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Best Original Harley Quinn Costume Guide

Dress like Harley Quinn, the alias of Dr. Harleen Quinzel, a psychiatrist at Arkham Asylum in the DC Animated Universe. She is the Joker’s henchwoman, girlfriend, and previously his psychiatrist. Harley Quinn helps the Joker escape from Arkham Asylum after his first attempted was foiled by Batman. Get Harley’s cosplay costume from the DC Animated Universe with a Harlequin Mask, Harley Quinn Dress, Harley Quinn Leggings, Harley Quinn Slip On Shoes, Harley Quinn Headband, and Harley Quinn Inflatable Mallet.

Original Harley Quinn Cosplay Costumes

There’s almost no other female villain that’s quite as known as Harley Quinn. With the recent movies that have come out and the resurgence of popularity in comic books, she has quickly has gained fame among the population. She was once a psychiatrist at Arkham Asylum but she is now known as the Joker’s henchwoman and his girlfriend. Actually, if you can find a friend or partner willing to dress as the Joker, you could have an awesome group costume for the year. We’d love to see photos of what you come up with as well so we can feature them!

The things you’ll need to complete the look of Harley Quinn are a Harley Quinn dress, Harley Quinn headband, a Harlequin mask, Harley Quinn Inflatable mallet, Harley Quinn leggings and her slip on shoes. You can easily find all these items online or in stores so you can put together your best Harley Quinn costume.

Original Harley Quinn Costume Tips & FAQs

Immerse yourself in the world of DC Comics with our in-depth costume guide FAQ for the original Harley Quinn. Known for her iconic and playful attire, Harley Quinn is a fan-favorite character for cosplay enthusiasts. This guide is designed to help you capture her classic look with accuracy and flair, ensuring you stand out at any comic-con, themed party, or gathering of fans.

The original Harley Quinn's outfit is characterized by its striking black and red color scheme. It includes a one-piece, alternating red and black bodysuit with diamond patterns on the sleeves and legs. The costume also features a white ruffled collar, matching wrist cuffs, and a jester hat with red and black segments ending in white pom-poms. Black and red ankle boots and white gloves complete her look.

Harley Quinn is known for her distinctive makeup and hair. She typically has white face makeup, with dramatic black and red eye makeup and bright red lipstick. Her hair is usually in pigtails, with one side dyed red and the other dyed black, matching her costume's color scheme. If you don't want to dye your hair, you can opt for a wig that has the same style and colors.

Harley Quinn often carries a large, comedic mallet, which is one of her signature weapons and accessories. Additionally, she sometimes has a pop gun with a cork in the barrel or a wooden bat. These props can add an authentic touch to your costume and are often recognizable symbols of her character.

While staying true to the character's look, choose materials that are comfortable and breathable, especially if you're wearing the costume for an extended period. Ensure the bodysuit fits well and allows for mobility. Consider practical footwear if you'll be walking or standing a lot, and secure your hat and wig properly to avoid any wardrobe malfunctions.

Incorporating quotes from Harley Quinn can bring extra authenticity and fun to your portrayal. Here are some memorable lines: "Nice to meet you. Love your perfume. What is that, the stench of death?," "Call me Harley, everyone does!," "You think I'm just a doll. A doll that's pink and light. A doll you can arrange any way you like. You're wrong. Very wrong.," "I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve." and "I may look happy but honestly dear, the only way I will really smile is if you cut me ear to ear." These quotes capture Harley Quinn's playful, mischievous, and slightly dark persona, adding depth to your cosplay.


About Original Harley Quinn

Harley Quinn, also known by her birth name as Harleen Quinzel, is one of the most popular characters from the DC series and a pretty powerful villain in her own right. While Harley Quinn has a habit of acting like she is stupid, she’s quite the genius in fact. She was once a psychiatrist at Arkham Asylum before meeting the Joker and she also has a Doctorate in Criminal Psychology as well.

Harley Quinn is easily a character with a ton of complex personality traits and it’s one of the reasons why she’s such a popular character. While she may always go after what she wants in life, she still trying to figure out her sense of identity but she’s not exactly sure how to go about it. She believed she had to get into the criminal’s minds at the Arkham Asylum which is what caused her to create the persona, Harley Quinn.

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