Professor McGonagall (Harry Potter) Costume

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For fans of Harry Potter, a Professor McGonagall costume is among the most iconic ways to cosplay characters from the films.

Professor McGonagall is a character in Harry Potter. She is a teacher at the magical Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

The professor herself is a half-blooded witch. She is known for her bravery, sturdiness of character, intellect, and wisdom.

Though she is good at heart, she comes across as strict and is undoubtedly someone students try not to cross.


You’ll Need:

  1. Green Cloak
  2. Turtleneck Long-Sleeved Dress
  3. Minerva McGonagall Hat
  4. Professor McGonagall’s Necklace
  5. Lace-Up Combat Boot
  6. Professor McGonagall Wand

DIY Professor McGonagall Costume Guide

Professor McGonagall is often seen wearing a simple black turtleneck dress. This dress is tucked away beneath her robes, a beautiful emerald green color.

You will need both the dress and the cape to lay the foundation of a Professor McGonagall costume. She also wears a pointed witch’s hat, complete with a long feather jutting out the top of it.

To match the brooch she often wears, you can either find a brooch that looks like it or wear a pendant necklace that mimics the appearance. 

Find a wand to carry around with you. Any generic wooden wand will do, or you could purchase one of her replica wands. 

With all of this together, you are ready to impress in your Professor McGonagall costume.


Professor McGonagall Cosplay Costume

Minerva McGonagall is one of the most popular recurring characters in Harry Potter films. 

Her strength, wisdom, and bravery made her a popular character for fans of Harry Potter. For this reason, Professor McGonagall’s cosplays are just as popular. 

If she is a favorite of yours as well, you can dress in a Professor McGonagall costume to show it.

You can add extra fun to your cosplay by forming a group costume with the theme of Harry Potter for Halloween. 

Call your friends to dress like Harry Potter, Bellatrix Lestrange, Ginny Weasley, Snape, Luna Lovegood, and Hagrid. You will be sure to become the most recognizable team at the party.


Professor McGonagall (Harry Potter) Costume

About Professor McGonagall from Harry Potter

Professor McGonagall is a professor at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and quickly makes herself known as a woman that is not to be messed with. 

Even though she is strict, she is warmer on the inside than she might seem. She kept an eye out for Harry Potter after his parents were killed by Lord Voldemort. 

She even stood beside Hagrid as he placed Harry on the doorstep of the Dursleys. 

As a fellow Gryffindor, she quickly became fond of Harry Potter during his years at Hogwarts.

It is clear by the end of things that she only ever wanted the best for him, and her brave actions do show this.


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What is the most famous quote from Professor McGonagall?

1. “We teachers are rather good at magic, you know.”

2. “Don’t tell me what I can and can’t do, Potter.”

3. “His name is Voldemort, Filius. You might as well use it, he’s going to try to kill you either way.”

4. “We’ll leave you to deal with the monster, Gilderoy. Your skills, after all, are legend.”

5. “Potter, take Weasley with you, he looks far too happy over there.”

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