If you are wanting to dress like Francis Begbie from Trainspotting and make your own DIY Francis Begbie costume the good news is it is very easy. This is a fantastic costume idea for groups of friends. Each friend could dress as a different character from Trainspotting.
Francis Begbie Costume – Trainspotting
There are several ways you can go about making your own Francis Begbie costume. For this particular version of the Francis Begbie costume we will focus on the clothing worn by the character when he is telling his “story.”
Francis Begbie Jacket
|Firstly you will need a suitable jacket for your Francis Begbie costume.
Here you should be looking for a simple light colored blue denim jacket.
Francis Begbie Pants
|You will need to choose a suitable pair of formal pants for this Trainspotting costume.
Throughout the Trainspotting movie this character wears beige color formal style pants which look quite cheap.
Francis Begbie Shoes
|Care full attention will be needed when it comes to choosing shoes for your Francis Begbie fancy dress.
Throughout Trainspotting the character wears formal style black leather loafers.
Francis Begbie T-Shirt
|Under the denim jacket you will be wearing you will need to wear a white t-shirt.
This should be a polo neck t-shirt with a collar and button up neck.
Francis Begbie Socks
|In typical 1980’s style and fashion despite the fact you are wearing formal shoes and pants you will need to wear a pair fo plain white socks.
Francis Begbie Moustache
|Finally, you will need to replicate the characters facial hair.
Here you have two options. You can either grow a moustache if you have the time or you can use a fake moustache.
See more Trainspotting costumes here.