If you are looking for a really cool costume idea for you and a friend a Blues Brothers costume is a superb choice. This is an easy costume to make which means it is one of the best last minute costume ideas for halloween or fancy dress. The hardest part of a Blues Brothers costume is deciding if you will be Jake or Elwood.
Blues Brothers Costume – Blues Brothers
Making your own Blues Brothers costume is exceptionally easy. Once you have the black suit and necktie the black sunglasses is what will make this costume instantly recognisable. Here is everything you will need to make your own homemade Blues Brothers costume.
Blues Brothers Suit
|It was never going to be of any surprise that you will need a black suit to make your Blues Brothers costume.
There is no specific brand of suit that you will need. The main factors is that you choose a black suit.
Blues Brothers Shirt
|The next item of clothing you will need is a button down formal style shirt.
This shirt should be white just like Jake and Elwood wear in the Blues Brothers movie.
If you really want your costume to be movie specific try to make your shirt look slightly dirty.
Blues Brothers Necktie
|A simple necktie will also be needed to make this costume.
This necktie should be plain black in color.
It should also be a relatively thin necktie.
Blues Brothers Sunglasses
|No Blues Brothers costume would be complete without a pair of sunglasses.
The sunglasses worn by the Blues Brothers appear to be 80’s style Oakley sunglasses.
However, a cheap replica pair of these sunglasses will look just as good.
Blues Brothers Hat
|You will also need a very unique looking hat when making your Blues Brothers costume.
This hat should be black to match your suit and necktie and should have a blues style fashion to it.
Blues Brothers Shoes
|The final part of making your own homemade Blues Brothers costume is a pair of shoes.
These shoes should be black like the rest of this fancy dress.
A pair of simple formal black shoes will look fantastic as part of this really cool costume.
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