Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
In 1813 author Jane Austen penned the well loved novel Pride and Prejudice which highlighted the perils and pitfalls a lady would encounter in the serious business of finding a suitable husband. It was not until 2009 that author Seth Grahame Smith revealed the full story of just how perilous that search could be, or that the pitfalls to which the book refers were in fact, zombie pits!
Seth Grahame Smith’s parody, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies was too wild and untamed to stay locked within the pages of a book on a shelf, and burst onto our screens in a breathtaking whirlwind of petticoats and parrying in the form of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, the movie. With it came a fresh host of heroes and heroines for us to admire, emulate, and best of all, dress up and role play!
Elizabeth Bennet is the character that seems to have it all. Brave, pretty, skilled in warfare, she has an attitude that gets her noticed and the skills to discourage unwelcome attention, even when her suitor is a member of the undead. Along with her impressive arsenal of weapons Elizabeth has an enviable wardrobe of ‘vogue meets victim’ which neatly combines a feminine flourish with the practicability one needs when brandishing a sword or drop kicking a corpse. One might have to fight for one’s life to get home in one piece, but that doesn’t mean style and femininity have to be sacrificed along the way!
Elizabeth Bennet costume description
The costumiers at MLYX have put together a beautiful cosplay combination of Elizabeth’s most memorable outfit as seen on the Pride and Prejudice and Zombie movie posters. The full length blue coat is beautifully made with patterned folding lapels and double breasted front fashioned with 10 tailored buttons. The coat neatly fits over slim black pants and a wide cummerbund. To complete the look, Elizabeth has black gloves and a tan belt that crosses the body and provides a scabbard, designed to hold a sword.
This costume is available in a range of sizes from extra small to XXX large. For a truly accurate fit you can also take advantage of their custom sizing by including your personal measurements with your order. These should include your height, weight, bust, waist and hips. Whatever size Elizabeth Bennet you are, you can be dressed from head to foot as an early 19th century heroine ready to take on any 19th century zombies and create your own costume drama in the process!
Simply team your Elizabeth Bennet costume set with a suitable pair of black boots and match it with an appropriate cosplay sword that will fit in the scabbard. If you have short hair, we suggest you complete your outfit using a suitable full length wig teased into Elizabeth Bennet’s style for the full 19th Lady Zombie Slayer look. Now all you need is a horse!
Elizabeth Bennet Costume Verdict
This is a truly beautiful Elizabeth Bennet costume that closely emulates the iconic outfit from the movie and you will not be disappointed. The shipping time for this costume can take over a week, even with expedited shipping, so we suggest you get your order in well before the date the outfit is required. We think this costume will delight any fan of the movie Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and make your Elizabeth Bennet the belle of the ball!