If you are looking for an awesome costume idea why not make your own Apollo Creed costume from the Rock movies. This is a really fun costume which will work well as a fancy dress costume or halloween costume.
Apollo Creed Costume – Rocky
There is a variety of ways in which you could make your own Apollo Creed costume. Here we will look at making an Apollo Creed costume that will be instantly recognisable. Here is everything you will need to make an Apollo Creed costume based on the character where he dresses as Uncle Sam.
Apollo Creed Robe
|The first item of clothing that you will need is a boxing robe.
The boxing robe that is worn by Apollo Creed has short sleeves but more importantly has an American flag pattern to it.
There are many replica robes that can be easily found and bought.
Apollo Creed Shorts
|You will also need a pair of boxing shorts for your Apollo Creed costume.
Like the robe you will need a pair of boxing shorts that have an American flag pattern on them.
Like the robe, there are plenty of replica Apollo Creed shorts available to buy.
Apollo Creed Boxing Gloves
|Keeping with the theme of the American flag the boxing gloves you will need also have an American flag pattern.
You could use a plain pair of boxing gloves for your Apollo Creed costume like he wore in the original Rocky movie. However, your costume will look much better with the American flag boxing gloves like he wore in Rocky 4.
Apollo Creed Top Hat
|Since Apollo dresses as Uncle Sam you will need a top hat with an American flag pattern.
The top hat that is worn by Apollo is quite tall.
Replica Apollo Creed hats can easily be found to buy online.
Apollo Creed Boots
|You could wear a normal pair of sneakers as part of your Apollo Creed costume. However, a proper pair of boxing boots would look much better.
You could wear a pair of American flag boxing boots or you could wear a pair of white boxing boots like he wears in the original Rocky movie.
Apollo Creed Socks
|The socks that you choose for your Apollo Creed fancy dress are not that important.
You have several options that you could choose. You could wear a simple pair of white socks. Alternatively, you could wear a pair of socks that have an American flag pattern. The most important part of the socks you choose is that they should sit quite high up your calves.
See more Rocky costumes here.