Played by Gwyneth Paltrow in Wes Anderson’s “The Royal Tenenbaums,” Margot Tenenbaum, a prodigious screenwriter from an eccentric family, chain smoked her way into the hearts of obscure, quirky girls everywhere.
And although we won’t be spending our Halloween hiding out in a bathroom while chain smoking cigarettes and making secretive phone calls, we do intend to embrace our cool girl quirk and rock a sweet Margot costume.
To get Margot’s look, you’ll need an x-large men’s striped polo shirt to wear as a dress (be sure to pin it in the back for fit), a fabulous faux fur jacket, dark, raccoon-like eyeliner, and part your hair to the side and adorn your locks with a red barrette. And don’t forget the cigarettes (fake, of course).
This costume is worn best with an overly aloof attitude.
Shirt for Dress: Calvin Klein Jeans Men’s Planet Stripe Polo ($14) – Buy oversized and use as a dress
Prop: Fake Cigarettes ($4.75)
Ballet flats, dramatic raccoon-like eyeliner and a sense of secrecy