To get started, I had to make like a unicornslayer and start taking the costume apart. I used a little stitch-ripper to remove the hood from the body of the costume. I also opened up the seams to remove the wings and tail so that I had all the good pieces separated.
I also braided up some rainbow hair extensions I bought and stitched those onto the hood like the braids you see on a lot of hats these days. And I took the tail and sewed it to the hood so that I had a bigger unicorn tail on my head. (This all sounds so ridiculous as I type it...)
I'm planning to attach this whole thing to a white running hat so that I know it will fit comfortably onto my head. The unicorn head came together so easily thanks to that kids costume. Way better than if I had to make the whole thing from scratch and what's even better is that the kids costume only cost $4.99! Here's the finished product...
The Unicorn Body
My outfit for this costume is made up of a few different things
I haven't tried the whole get-up on at once but I'm hoping that with my awesome unicorn-head hat it will all come together in one big fluffy, furry, sprakly, rainbow-y mess. I might actually look like a unicorn but there's also the possibility I might end up looking like a rainbow-obsessed raver in a pair of trail shoes. (Let's hope it's the unicorn...)
Have you ever run a race in costume yet? Or dare I ask it, you ever dressed up as a unicorn before?