You'd have to be very careful when designing the outfit, making sure to include enough from his original design to be recognisable, but with enough stylization that you don't end up with a "vincent in a dress" costume, hilarious as it may be, I doubt that's the look you're going for. I say go for it, but tread with caution. In the end however, as long as you're happy with the result, that's all that really matters.
"Everybody tells tales . . . it's just the dead talk more quietly than other people."