If you’re pulling together a last minute costume and want to keep cost low, using items from your wardrobe is the way to go!  For this DIY I chose to feature Dorothy Dandridge as Carmen Jones. Dandridge is a classic icon who captivated me with her acting, beauty and sensuality as a woman

Carmen Jones costume
Photo: Krystle DeSantos
  To complete the look you’ll need what’s listed below. I linked to similar items you can also buy on Amazon prime. You can always reuse these things after!  
Carmen Jones costume
Photo: Krystle DeSantos
Carmen Jones costume
Photo: Krystle DeSantos
 
Carmen Jones costume
Photo: Krystle DeSantos
Carmen Jones costume
Photo: Krystle DeSantos
 
Carmen Jones costume comparison
Photo: Krystle DeSantos (original Carmen Jones image from Movie Poster Shop)

Let’s hear it for Carmen!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xO5udGCZ3Yo

What last-minute costumes are you putting together for Halloween? Let us know in the comments below!