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Mad Hatter Costumes

Updated on August 21, 2014

Be the Mad Hatter from Alice in Wonderland for Halloween

Looking to be the Mad Hatter for Halloween or your next Mad Hatter Party? This lens features traditional Mad Hatters, Disney inspired Mad Hatters, Tim Burton Mad Hatters, Clown, Evil and Sexy Mad Hatter costumes for men, women and children.

Johnny Depp always manages to create unique characters, the Mad Hatter is no exception. Johnny Depp's colorful, eccentric version of the Mad Hatter created for Tim Burton's take on Alice in Wonderland puts a unique and slightly "mad", crazed or crazy twist to the Mad Hatter look.

I've also pulled together a list of clothes and accessories to create your own Johnny Depp inspired Mad Hatter look.

The Mad Hatter costume has been a favorite for men, women and children for many years, but with Tim Burton's new version of Alice in Wonderland , the Burton-Depp inspired Mad Hatter costume is sure to be a costume party, Alice in Wonderland party and Halloween Costume favorite trend for years to come.

Image: Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland.

Vote on Your Favorite Mad Hatter

Composite Picture by Kirsti A. Dyer
Composite Picture by Kirsti A. Dyer

The Mad Hatter has changed an evolved over the years; this gives you more choices and options in picking your Mad Hatter costume.

John Tenniel was the illustrator of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. His pen and ink illustrations have become the classic illustrations that people associate with Alice in Wonderland.

Images: First two available on Amazon. Third from Disney.

Which Mad Hatter is Your Favorite?

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Mad Hatter Costume - Tim Burton Style

Amazing theatrical versions of the Mad Hatter Costume for the ultimate Alice in Wonderland fan. These Johnny Depp inspired costume is handmade in the U.S.A. from quality fabric.

Men's Medium Brown Mad Hatter Theater Costume
Men's Medium Brown Mad Hatter Theater Costume

The jacket is made from crushed velvet. The Bow and Hat are also included.

 

Mad Hatter Costume Johnny Depp Version

Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter

Image: Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland.

Mad Hatter Costume - Burton Style

Disguise Men's Mad Hatter Deluxe (Movie),Multi,M (38-40) Costume
Disguise Men's Mad Hatter Deluxe (Movie),Multi,M (38-40) Costume

This Mad Hatter costume includes a faux shirt front, the jacket, the Mad Hatter bow and the iconic hat. Pants and makeup are not included.

 

Make a Mad Hatter Costume

Make a Johnny Depp Inspired Mad Hatter Costume

Take a look at the images of Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter and the different costumes to see the types of clothes you would need to create his unique, crazed Mad Hatter look.

You might be able to find many of these items at the local thrift store. With the renewed interest in Alice in Wonderland following the 2010 film, it is much easier to find different parts of the costume.

  1. Red Clown Wig and Eyebrows

    Don a bright red or orange-red clown style wig.

  2. White Face, Hands Make-up and Mascara

    The face make up has a clown-like appearance with white make-up on the face, hands and eyelashes.

  3. Pink Highlights

    Pink highlights are used around the eyes for the cheeks and lip coloring.

  4. Wellington style Top Hat

    Add a scarf, price tag, feathers and hat pins

  5. Brown Top Coat

    Cut up the sides, to the coat has 'tails.' Add patches and dirty up the coat a bit.

  6. Pink Shirt

    You can add lace edgings to the sleeves.

  7. Colorful Scarf

    Tie a colorful,.spotted or dotted scarf around the neck.

  8. Waistcoat or Vest
  9. Short Pants or Trousers

    These need to be high enough for boots and socks to be viewable.

  10. Old Army Boots
  11. Red Socks
  12. Thimble

    Known for making hats, the Mad Hatter has a thimble on one finger.

  13. Tea Cup

    Carry an over-sized tea cup (probably not filled with tea.)

Mad Hatter Hat, Jacket and Pants on Amazon

Top coa and a pink shirt to create your own Johnny Depp Mad Hatter look for Halloween.

Mad Hatter Hat

Alice in Wonder land Mad hatter HAT
Alice in Wonder land Mad hatter HAT

Another red wig that captures the Johnny Depp styled hair.

A good model for women who might want to look like the Johnny Depp inspired Hatter.

 

Mad Hatter Wig

Disguise Men's Mad Hatter Costume Wig,Multi,One Size- Adult
Disguise Men's Mad Hatter Costume Wig,Multi,One Size- Adult

This red wig captures the craziness of the hair in Johnny Depp's Mad Hatter.

A definite must have to compete the new Mad Hatter costume.

 

Mad Hatter Hat Pins and Spool Bandolier

Elope Alice in Wonderland Madhatter Hat Pin Set
Elope Alice in Wonderland Madhatter Hat Pin Set

Include the licensed Mad Hatter Hat pins on your hat

 
Fun Costumes mens Mad Hatter Thread Bandolier Standard
Fun Costumes mens Mad Hatter Thread Bandolier Standard

Add the licensed Thread spool bandolier.

 

Mad Hatter Accessories on Amazon

A scarf, socks, a thimble and tea cups to add to your Johnny Depp Mad Hatter costume.

Mad Hatter Eyebrows

Elope Alice in Wonderland Madhatter eyebrows
Elope Alice in Wonderland Madhatter eyebrows

Add Mad Hatter eyebrows with this official Disney licensed Mad Hatter eyebrows.

 

Men's Topcoat, Frock Coat or Dress Coat Patterns

A useful pattern for those who want to try their hand at tailoring your own Mad Hatter topcoat.

Mad Hatter Make up Tutorial

Find out how to do the Johnny Depp inspired Mad Hatter's Make up with celebrity make up artist Kandee Johnson.

Johnny Depp on Playing the Mad Hatter

In this clip, Johnny Depp shares some insights on playing the Mad Hatter in the New Tim Burton Film.

Traditional Mad Hatter Costumes

Tom Petty Mad Hatter Costume

California Costumes Men's Dark Mad Hatter Costume,Multi,Large
California Costumes Men's Dark Mad Hatter Costume,Multi,Large

This darker Men's Mad Hatter Alice in Wonderland Costume a bit like the Tom Petty Video or at least like the background.

 

Don't Come Around Here No More

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers classic Alice in Wonderland inspired video to "Don't Come Around Here No More."

Sexy Mad Hatter Costumes for Women

Tea Party Tease Mad Hatter Costume

Tea Party Tease Costume - Medium/Large - Dress Size 6-10
Tea Party Tease Costume - Medium/Large - Dress Size 6-10

This tea party tease version of a Mad Hatter costume includes an embossed satin jacket, velvet skirt, oversized hat and bow.

Could be the attire you are looking for to host your next adult tea party.

 

Mischievous Mad Hatter Women's Costume

Leg Avenue Junior 3 Piece Mischievous Mad Hatter Dress, Purple/Black, Small/Medium
Leg Avenue Junior 3 Piece Mischievous Mad Hatter Dress, Purple/Black, Small/Medium

This Mischievous adult costume includes a dress featuring ruffled trim, attached tutu skirt, detachable train with attached bow, bow tie, clear straps and mini top hat headband.

Boots and stockings are not included.

 

Mad Hatter Hats

Mad Hatter Hat

The Classic Mad Hatter Hat by elope
The Classic Mad Hatter Hat by elope

An oversized green Mad Hatter Hat inspired by the Tenniel's drawings of the Mad Hatter.

 

Mad Hatter Hat Patterns

Mad Hatter Hat Patterns

Make your own Mad Hatter Hat from patterns.

Free Mad Hatter Patterns on Lion Brand Yarn

You will need to create an account at Lion Brand Yarn to access these free printable knitting or crocheting patterns.

Would you dress as the Mad Hatter for Halloween?

How about dressing as another Johnny Depp character?

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      Kirsti A. Dyer 4 years ago from Northern California

      @takkhisa: I do like the Mad Hatter. He's hopefully coming back in another movie.

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      Takkhis 4 years ago

      Beautiful Mad Hatter costumes.

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      Max Wong 5 years ago from Singapore

      I missed my company's Madhatter Party. I would love to attend one in the future.

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      MJSchrader 5 years ago

      Very cute lens :) lots of great costume ideas and the Mad Hatter is a very fun character

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      ErHawkns7100 5 years ago

      Timeless costume. You can't go wrong buying this

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      JoyfulReviewer 5 years ago

      Very thorough coverage. Thanks for the fun costume lens!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Mad Hatter is sure a craze during Halloween.

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      DuaneJ 5 years ago

      Very comprehensive and fun lens...Dressing up as the Mad Hatter should be fun!

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      xbumper 5 years ago

      Big Mad Hatter fan. Great Lens.

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      Echo Phoenix 5 years ago

      the Hatter is my fav! and my alter~ego of sorts;) another superb Lens!

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      Karen 6 years ago from U.S.

      I'd get a kick out of dressing like Johnny Depp's Mad Hatter character for Halloween! I actually have an appropriate hat for it and a vest that would work well. It would be fun playing around with the make-up for it!

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      PsdDude 6 years ago

      Very nice lens! I'm also a fan of Alice in Wonderland! Would you like to vote for your favorite Mad Hatter here http://www.squidoo.com/which-mad-hatter-photoshop

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      Dean22March  6 years ago

      The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity.

      Halloween Costume

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      budakoyot 6 years ago

      I really like Johnny Depp in this movie

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Boo! Happy Halloween! - Kathy

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      jolou 6 years ago

      Fantastic lens. Johnny Depp was amazing in this role.

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      ShamanicShift 6 years ago

      You have coved this topic thoroughly -- great lens!

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      Paula Atwell 6 years ago from Cleveland, OH

      Johnny Depp is so great at these crazy characters, and I just love this one. It would take a lot of work, but would be fun. Not too keen on his other characters for costumes though.

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      Lisa Auch 6 years ago from Scotland

      This is fabulous, what a lot of resources you have here.

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      RinchenChodron 6 years ago

      Sounds pretty easy to put together this costume. I never know what to do for a costume. Great lens. Enjoy Halloween

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      tonyboy 6 years ago

      For sure, a lot of people will be looking at this lens of yours because of the Alice in Wonderland Mad Hatter costume and it's just the right timing that I'm also looking for one! Thanks for sharing this powerful and informative lens of yours!

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      Kirsti A. Dyer 6 years ago from Northern California

      @Virginia Allain: I was amazed at all of the new women's costumes for this year. Wouldn't think of the Mad Hatter as being one of the big sexy costumes, but apparently it is.

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      Virginia Allain 6 years ago from Central Florida

      What an incredible selection! I had no idea there were that many styles of Mad Hatter costumes available. Even some for women!

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      sheilamarie78 6 years ago

      Wild costumes! I don't think anyone would want to see me in one of those mad hatter girl's getups!

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      aidenbenj7 6 years ago

      Great Lens..

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      Bellezza-Decor 7 years ago from Canada

      I'd love to dress as Johnny Depp's Mad Hatter. Great lens and Featured in Storybook Hats.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      What an awesome lens. I'm going to share it on Facebook right now. 5*****