Psycho is one of my favorite movies by one of my favorite directors. So it’s about time I did a post of costumes and decorations inspired by the film.
Costumes, Apparel, Accessories
To do Norman Bates when he’s feeling like himself, you just need a pair of khakis, a button down collared shirt, and either a black mock turtle neck or a brown or gray tweeded sports coat to go over it. But for a scarier Norman Bates costume, I’d go for Norman channeling his beloved mom…
Psycho the Movie Mother’s Dress Adult Halloween Costume Size X-Large (XL) one-size fits all through Amazon for $29.23.
Rubie’s Costume Co Mrs. Santa Wig, Gray, One Size through Amazon for $10.50
WANT! Psycho, Collector Bates Motel Signis a light-up, life-size sign for everyone’s favorite remote motel. Through Amazon for $28.53
The Bates Mansion Model Kit is a 1:87 scale model (HO for you model railroad peeps) with a light that you can assemble and paint. It even comes with a mini Mother Bates figure you can hide in the windwo. I need this and someone to put it together and paint it for me so it looks good! Round 2 Polar Lights Psycho – Bates Mansion through Amazon for $24.84
Despite her untimely passing, Mother Bates is a dominant character in Psycho. And no Psycho display would be complete without her. Find a corpsified skeleton, preferably mummied, add some whispy gray hair and set her up in a nightie, a cardigan and a rocking chair.