Harry Potter meets ‘The Craft’ in this spooktacular Halloween cosplay

Goth-girl Wicca at Hogwarts and Jem and the X-Men are your new Halloween jam.

 

Aja Romano

Internet Culture

Published Oct 31, 2015   Updated May 27, 2021, 5:31 pm CDT

What’s better for Halloween than a great tribute to goth-girl-power movie The Craft? Literally nothing—until you cross it over with Harry Potter.

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The all-girl cosplay group Skirts and Swords give us two great crossover photoshoots we never would have seen coming—yet they both work perfectly. The first is a trick and a treat that makes total sense: What if the girls of The Craft went to Hogwarts?

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Bonnie, Nancy, Sarah, and Rochelle each get totally new vibes in this recreation of the famous walk from the movie poster:

We especially like the Hogwarts version because Fairuza Balk’s tortured Nancy makes an eerie amount of sense as a Gryffindor.

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But these geek girls have one more trick up their sleeves today. You might not think crossing over Jem and the Holograms with the women of X-Men would yield spectacular results, but this shoot sells itself. 

Jem + Dazzler = Jaz and the Hardlights. Behold:

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Skirts and Swords

Jaz (Jem + Dazzler)

Jaz (Jem + Dazzler)

Meredith Placko

Beja (Aja + Betsy a.k.a. Psylocke)

Beja (Aja + Betsy a.k.a. Psylocke)

ChubbyBunny Michelle

Orana (Shana + Ororo a.k.a. Storm)

Orana (Shana + Ororo a.k.a. Storm)

Alicia Marie

Kimarie (Kimber + Anna Marie a.k.a. Rogue)

Kimarie (Kimber + Anna Marie a.k.a. Rogue)

Yume Ninja

Raylee (Raya + Jubilee)

Raylee (Raya + Jubilee)

Emma Fyffe

Photography credit for this shoot goes to Greg De Stefano Photography. As a bonus, here’s Yume Ninja and a friend, Michelle Nguyen Bradley, cosplaying as Aja/Psylocke and Kimber/Rogue, along with the fanart that started it all, done by Rage Gear Studios:

If that’s not enough to get your Halloween off to a totally outrageous start, then nothing is.

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H/T Fashionably Geek | Photo via Skirts and Swords

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*First Published: Oct 31, 2015, 12:38 pm CDT