8 Best DIY Harley Quinn Costume Ideas For 2021

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Harley Quinn Suicide Squad red dress

There's no doubt about it that Harley Quinn is the best dressed in the DC Universe, so it makes sense that everyone wants to put together a Harley Quinn Halloween costume this year. 

She always wears the cutest outfits, even while kicking butt and taking names. Her fashion is inspiring, fun, bold, sexy, and a little wacky, but that's why we love it. 

All her outfits are iconic and there's actually a lot of accessorizing that goes into them that makes them perfect. 

Here's 8 Best DIY Harley Quinn Costume Ideas For 2021

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1. Harley Quinn Red Dress 'The Suicide Squad' Costume

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Let out your inner freak this Halloween and channel Harley Quinn’s iconic red dress look in "The Suicide Squad," which premiered in 2021.

All you need is some tulle, a sexy red bustier, tiered tulle skirt, black combat boots, red lipstick, her iconic tattoos, and a red and black ponytail wig for the full effect.

Bonus points if you can get a few friends to dress up as the fellow members of the Suicide Squad too. Dibs on John Cena’s Peacemaker look!

2. Harley Quinn Fringed Jacket 'Birds Of Prey' Costume

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Throw your hands in the air like you just don't care. This outfit will have you wanting to jump up and down all night long because of how much fun a fringed jacket made out of streamers and caution tape can be.

You can recreate Harley Quinn's iconic look from "Birds Of Prey" with this outfit. All you need is the jacket, shorts, and bra bundle, the see-through boots and sequined socks, and the wig and jewelry bundle

3. Harley Quinn Jester Outfit from 'Batman: The Animated Series' Costume

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Become the animated character you have always wanted to be, with Harley Quinn's iconic jester outfit, which has become synonymous with the name Harley Quinn. This outfit is meant to be seen as a resemblance of Harley Quinn in the past as the Joker’s loyal girlfriend and jester.

All you need is the jumpsuit and headpiece bundle and some white face paint to do the trick. 

4. Harley Quinn's Club Outfit From 'Birds Of Prey' Costume

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This outfit might be the most fun in the Harley Quinn Universe.

All you need is a sequin cardigan, mesh see-through tan bodysuit, velvet fabric stickers, any pair of striped jeans (preferably red, blue, and white striped pants), white beltwhite booties, the classic pink and blue Harley Quinn hair in an updo ponytail, and some adhesive rhinestones to add to the eyebrows for the final touch. 

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5. Harley Quinn's 'The Suicide Squad' Costume

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We all know this costume to be the classic Harley Quinn outfit as we recognize her from the first 'Suicide Squad' movie in this outfit. You can easily put this outfit together and have all the essentials.

First, you need some sexy fishnets, sequin hot pants, a Daddy's Lil Monster t-shirt, Property Of The Jokers jacket, her iconic tattoosa Puddin collar necklace with gold spiked bracelets, a black diamond belt, the classic baseball bat, and lastly some epic sneaker-style high heels.

6. Harley Quinn's Gold Overall Rollerskating Outfit from 'Birds Of Prey' Costume

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This outfit is probably one of Harley's most fun outfits, as who doesn't want bright yellow jester-patterned overalls? 

All you need is the yellow jumpsuit and pink sports bra bundle, some gold high heel booties, her "Birds of Prey" wig and jewelry bundle, her iconic tattoosand her trusty mallet

7. Harley Quinn's Classic Black and Red leather outfit in 'The Suicide Squad' (2016) Costume

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This is one of Harley Quinn's most badass costumes and we are here for it.

In order to achieve this intricate yet perfect biker chic outfit all you need is the Harley Quinn Black and Red Suicide Squad outfit, her red and black ponytail wigblack combat boots, some red laces, some red rope to make a DIY choker (all you need is a hot glue gun), motorcycle goggles, and some biker gloves

8. Harley Quinn's Flaming Jacket Outfit in 'Birds Of Prey'

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Best one for last! This stunning jacket Harley wears at the end of "Birds Of Prey" is so stunning we had to put together the outfit for a Harley Quinn Halloween costume.

First off, you need the iconic jacket which fortunately you can save the time and effort trying to make it as it's on Amazon. You will also need her 'Birds of Prey' wig and jewelry bundleblack and gold pants, black sequin booties, a black and white color block cami (which you can turn red by some red clothing dye), and lastly, some red oval sunglasses with some stick-on rhinestones.  

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