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Catherine of Aragon from SIX! the Musical

“There’s n-n-n-n-no way!” Catherine of Aragon is a historical figure and character in SIX the Musical. She is the first wife who got divorced from Henry VIII. She had five miscarriages with only a surviving daughter, who would become Queen Mary. When Henry VIII became enamored with Anne Boleyn, he sought to marry her instead, thus needing to separate from Catherine. Her song “No Way” references her spirited refusal to grant him a divorce, defending herself as his true wife and rightful Queen of England. Renee Lamb starred in the original UK tour and Adrianna Hicks originated the role on Broadway. This is admittedly the most difficult SIX outfit to recreate, but we suggest some items that play off the design of the costume. Use the studded trim on the corset top and skirt. Want more queendom? Check out our other tutorials for the SIX queens!

Newsies

A newsie is a nickname for a newsboy. Newsies, the Disney movie turned hit musical, is based on the New York newsboy strike of the early 1900s. While there are main characters, such as Jack Kelly and Crutchie, this costume guide is for a generic newsie. It’s easy to make for any musical theater fan. Mix and match the elements in this guide to fit your own customized newsie. Then grab your newspaper and leap across the stage!

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Jackie Burkhart

Jackie Burkhart (Mila Kunis) is a main character in That 70’s Show. Her father is a lawyer with an expensive lifestyle, so Jackie is used to flaunting their wealth. Some may simply classify Jackie as the mean girl with a bossy attitude, but she’s driven and won’t settle for anything less. For instance, she finally breaks up with Kelso, who repeatedly cheats on her. Furthermore, Jackie is sensitive and genuinely wants others to care about her. She’s closest with Donna as the only two girls in the group, As seen in this costume guide, she has a preppy, girly sense of style.

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Lucas Lee from Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Lucas Lee is an antagonist in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. He is a famous action-movie actor with several doppelgänger stunt doubles. More notably, he is one of the seven evil exes who Scott Pilgrim must defeat to be with Ramona Flowers. Scott outsmarts Lucas by challenging him to grind down a stair railing, where he falls to his death. Chris Evans, best known as Captain America, plays this role.

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Doug Dimmadome from The Fairly OddParents

Doug Dimmadome is a minor recurring character in The Fairly OddParents. He’s the owner of the Dimmsdale Dimmadome as well as other businesses and properties in Dimmsdale. His ten gallon cowboy hat comically gets larger with appearance. Sometimes he’s portrayed as an antagonist. His catchphrase, spoken with a Southern drawl, is: “I’m Doug Dimmadome, owner of the Dimmsdale Dimmadome!”

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Moira O’Hara from American Horror Story

Moira O’Hara is a character in American Horror Story. She appears in the first season, Murder House, as one of the many ghosts doomed to live in the house forever. The cause of her death was getting shot in the eye by Constance Langdon, who caught her husband making advances on her. To women, she appears as her “true self” — a pleasant elderly lady with a gray left eye. To men, she appears as a young seductress. In her words, this is because women see things for as they are whereas men see only what they desire. She befriends Vivian and tries to help during her pregnancy, but she preys on Ben’s adulterous desires. Frances Conroy plays her older self, and Alexandra Breckenridge plays her younger self as seen in this costume guide.

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Colin from What We Do in the Shadows

Colin Robinson (Mark Proksch) is a main character in the FX show What We Do In The Shadows, a spinoff of the movie directed by Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement. Colin is a special type of vampire called an “energy vampire.” Instead of feeding on blood, like the other resident creatures, he feeds on energy. At his office job, he was notorious for annoying his co-workers and boring them with monotonous conversations. In short, he is a constant buzzkill. According to his roommate, Laszlo, he came with the house.

Loki

Loki

Loki is a recurring antagonist from the Marvel movies and comic books. His persona was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, but he originates from Norse mythology as the god of trickery and mischief. He is the adoptive son of Odin and brother of Thor. In contrast to his brother’s outgoing personality, Loki is reserved, yet he is also sly and deceitful. He usurps power for his personal gain to rule over Earth, driven by spite and jealousy of his father’s favoritism for Thor. He made his cinematic debut in Thor (2011), where he was portrayed by Tom Hiddleston.

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Jane Seymour from Six! The Musical

Jane Seymour is a historical figure and character in SIX the Musical. She is the third wife of Henry VIII who died giving birth to their son. Her song, “Heart of Stone” is a pop ballad about her steadfast love for her husband. This is the most positive reflection of Henry VIII in the show, for Jane claims he’s the only one he truly loved. Natalie Paris starred in the original UK tour and Abby Mueller originated the role on Broadway. Cut the neckline of the dress to match the picture, with a stripe of fabric along your collarbone. Use the white ribbon on the bust of the dress and glue studded trim, as well as along the corset and skirt. Glue the chain necklace on either side so it goes across. Want more queendom? Check out our Catherine ParrAnne Boleyn, Anne of Cleves, and Katherine Howard tutorials!

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Jasper Hale in the Baseball Scene from Twilight

Jasper Hale is a supporting character in the Twilight saga. He became a vampire after his time as a soldier in the Civil War. He is part of the Cullen family as the adoptive son of Carlisle and Esme Cullen. He is married to Alice Cullen. As the newest vegetarian, he sometimes struggles with suppressing his urges. He is an empath, which means he can sense other’s emotions. Jackson Rathbone portrays him in the movie adaptations. In the iconic baseball scene set to “Supermassive Black Hole” by Muse, he plays offense.