Fleur Delacour Costume

Rochelle January 4, 2017 @ 4:12PM

Fleur Delacour had several distinct outfits that she was seen wearing in the movies. I was able to recreate two of Fleur's looks so you have a couple of options if you want to dress up in a Fleur Delacour costume.

The two outfits that you will find here are the Beauxbatons dress that Fleur wore upon her arrival at Hogwarts for the Triwizard Tournament and the workout outfit that she wore for the final tournament challenge.

I am deeply saddened that neither her Yule Ball gown or her gorgeous wedding gown are available! Fleur's wedding dress was inspired by a wedding gown by designer Alexander McQueen. McQueen has since passed away but I'm amazed that no one associated with his business chose to replicate the dress and make it available to all who want it and are able to buy it.

I was honestly shocked to learn that none of Fleur's outfits have been recreated for the public. Of all the costumes that I have put together to date, Fleur's costume proved to be the most challenging because there are no replicas - with the exception of her hat - and there are very few items that you can use as a substitute. I did my very best to find similar items and hope that they help you recreate Fleur Delacour.

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  • Picture Link - If you can click on a picture it will take you directly to that item on a site like Amazon or Etsy. It is possible that the item is no longer available for sale from the seller I have linked the picture to, which is why I created the second type of link.
  • Site Link - When you click on a link to an online store, such as Amazon, eBay, or Etsy, it will take you to that site so you can compare prices for the item seen in the picture. Or, if you are looking at a costume then you might see items similar to the one seen in the picture so you choose the one you like best.

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Mandatory Accessories

Wig

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire book described Fleur's hair as such:

"It was the girl from Beauxbatons who had laughed during Dumbledore's speech. She had finally removed her muffler. A long sheet of silvery-blonde hair fell almost to her waist."

Fleur from the books had silvery colored hair, but Fleur in the movies had blonde hair. This means you have a choice to make when it comes to what your hair will look like for your costume. I have included links for both silver and blonde wigs to make it easy for you to find the type of hair you want.

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Wand

Fleur's wand was as elegant as she was. Her wand was made from rosewood. Fleur's grandmother, a full Veela, gave a single strand of her hair to Fleur for the core of Fleur's wand. Wand maker Garrick Ollivander stated that wands with Veela hair cores are known to be temperament, but Fleur's wand seemed to work for her at all times.

For those of you who don't know, Veela's are magical creatures that are similar to humans in their appearance, unless they get angry which turns them into hideous Harpy-like creatures. Veela's cast a magical spell on the males around them, who are then irresistibly drawn to the Veelas. Very few men can resist the lure of a Veela, though we saw in the fourth book that Arthur Weasley seemed able to do so.

Folk lore about Veelas says that they will die or change into a form that no longer looks human. We don't know if Fleur's grandmother died after giving a strand of her hair to Fleur, but I suspect that her hair was not plucked, but instead fell from her head on its own accord, as hair so often does.

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Beauxbatons Uniform

Replica Dress

As of this writing Etsy is the only site selling a replica of the Beauxbatons school uniform dress. The dresses that I saw from several sellers look almost exactly like Fleur's dress, in the same shades of blue, with the capelet on the shoulders, and the cuffs on the wrists.

As you can see, I've included links to Amazon and eBay, as well as Etsy. Although those two other sites do not currently have Fleur's dress it is always possible that they will have it in the future.

Fleur's school uniform
Beauxbatons Replica Dress

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Hat

To the best of my knowledge, Etsy is the only website selling replicas of the Beauxbatons hat. The hats are blue, like the rest of the school uniforms, and have a very unique look to them. The brim is rolled up and is at a slant, giving the hat a rather jaunty look. The hat itself is very round and comes to a gentle point on top.

Amazon has a couple hats that are similar to Fleur's. Although their hats are exact, they are very similar. Some are plain, but least one hat has decorations adorning it.

Fleur Delacour Costume Beauxbatons Hat

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Blue Retro Style Dress

Yes, I know, Fleur didn't wear this type of dress, but they are very feminine, just like Fleur, and adding the replica hat will make your Fleur costume instantly recognizable.

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Black Tights

Fleur wore black tights with her Beauxbatons school dress. You can wear them, too, if you want your Fleur costume to be as accurate as possible.

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Blue Shoes

The last part of Fleur's school uniform was her shoes. They were heels that were blue with darker blue wingtips. At least one seller on Etsy was selling a replica of the shoes seen in the fourth movie when I wrote this post (seen on the left). Another option is to  wear a pair of blue heels that match as closely as possible the color of your dress.

Shoes like the ones worn by Fleur

Blue Heels

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Triwizard Third Task Outfit

Workout Suit

Fleur wore a workout suit with what appeared to be a black tank top when she entered the maze for the final Triwizard Tournament challenge. This outfit is much easier to replicate than Fleur's school uniform.

The workout suit Fleur wore in the movie was a shade of blue that was almost identical to the blue seen here. Her outfit had a black stripe running up the side of the pants and jacket so if you are crafty then you can add your own stripes. The stripes were subtle so it is okay to leave them off.

I highly recommend at least one addition to your suit - a Beauxbatons school crest or Triwizard Tournament patch. I have this item listed a little further down and patches are very easy to sew onto clothing.

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Black Tank Top

There are plenty of black tank tops for you to choose from. You will have your choice of materials and backs (i.e. racerback). Get whatever you are most comfortable wearing.

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Shoes

The shoes Fleur wore were black athletic shoes, which match the black stripe on the suit and the tank top.

If you already own a pair of black walking shoes then wear those. Otherwise, I've gathered together shoes that will work for this Fleur costume. I did my best to remove shoes that have color but a few might have snuck in despite my best efforts. Look for shoes that are completely black.

Black Shoes

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Optional Accessories

Beauxbatons Crest Patch

Beauxbatons Academy of Magic is in Pyrenees, which is located in the Southern part of France. Their official coat of arms, seen here and described in the books, is of two golden wands that are crossed. Each wand has three magical stars coming out of it.

If you want to wear a Beauxbatons crest then there is a very good chance that it won't look like this one. The crest seen in the movies has a 'B' on it, and above the 'B' are two wands that are crossed. The crest is highly adorned with golden flowers, and golden leaves, and has a very French feeling to it.

As I stated above, I recommend that you add either a Beauxbatons crest or Triwizard patch if you want to wear the exercise outfit. The patches seem to be one of the easiest items to find so you hopefully you will not have any problems locating one to buy.

Beauxbatons School Crest
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Triwizard Tournament Patch

The other patch that you can add to your Fleur Delacour costume is the Triwizard Tournament patch. There are a couple different patches available. The image below shows a collection of patches for all three schools involved, including Beauxbatons, as well as an official Triwizard Tournament patch. The link for these is the Amazon - Emblem link.

There are also patches that are not school specific. There are several of these available at both Amazon (the patch link) and eBay.

Triwizard Tournament Patch
Triwizard Tournament Patch

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Triwizard Cup

Fleur Delacour was chosen by the Goblet of Fire to represent her school in the Triwizard Tournament. There are a couple different versions of the Triwizard cup, including a movie prop replica and necklaces.

Triwizard Cup

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Golden Egg

The very first task in the Triwizard Tournament required each of the four Champions to take a golden egg away from a vicious dragon. That was difficult enough, but then each Champion had to figure out the mystery of their eggs to prepare for the second task.

There are several variations of the egg. You can buy a movie prop replica that looks just like the eggs in the fourth movie, you can buy a small pin and wear it on your outfit, or you can even wear an egg pendant.

Triwizard Tournament Golden Egg
Triwizard Tournament Golden Egg

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