How to make a Nancy Spungen costume

Perfect for a couple’s look with a Sid Vicious costume, Nancy Spungen was Sid’s notorious girlfriend. The punk couple of the Sex Pistol’s bassist and Spungen was a tumultuous and highly dysfunctional one. It’s rumored that Sid may have killed Nancy with a stab wound. It was never proven and Sid died shortly thereafter… Possibly of a broken heart?

Recreate the look of one of punk’s most high-strung groupies with a DIY Nancy Spungen costume with these simple tips:

##Things you’ll need##

* Blonde wig

* Magic marker (for drawing in roots)

* Red lipstick

* Black or blue eyeshadow

* Black eyeliner

* Candy cigarette

* White tank dress or sundress.

* Black leather jacket

* Black nailpolish

* Black fishnets

* Combat boots

* Bullet belt or studded belt

* Fake blood – OPTIONAL

##Dressing up as Nancy Spungen##

Step 1: Get a blonde wig with bangs and ringlets. For Nancy’s disheveled look, you may want to try brushing out the ringlets. The worse it looks, the better it is for your costume! You can also add a touch of a brown or black magic marker near the roots to create a more realistic look.

Step 2: Do your makeup with red lips, heavy black eyeliner and black or dark blue eyeshadow. You can also add some heavy blush in a garish, red/orange color in the hollows of your cheeks.

Step 3: Put on a white tank dress or sundress.

Step 4: – OPTIONAL – Depending on the look you’re going for, you may want to add some blood spattering to your dress with some fake blood.

Step 5: Put on a pair of black fishnets and combat boots over them.

Step 6: Swing on a black leather jacket, paint your nails black, and pop a candy cigarette into your mouth and you’re ready to impersonate one of rocks most notorious and combative groupies!

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