If you are looking for a cool halloween costume what better idea than to make your own Hannibal Lecter costume. The character from Silence of the Lambs has long been one of the most terrifying characters of all time. What is great about a Hannibal Lecter costume is that it is not only a cool costume idea it is surprisingly easy to make.
Hannibal Lecter Costume – Silence of the Lambs
There are several ways you could go about making your own Hannibal Lecter costume. Here we will look at creating the chilling character during the scene where he wears a restraint mask and is carried on a trolly. Here is a complete list of everything you will need to make your own Hannibal Lecter costume from Silence of the Lambs.
Hannibal Lecter Restraint Mask
|The most important part of any Hannibal Lecter costume is the unique restraint mask that he wears. Even without any other prop or item of clothing people never fail to see this style of mask and think of Silence of the Lambs.
This is also one of the easiest parts of the costume as there it is quite easy to find replicas of the Hannibal Lecter restraint mask.
Hannibal Lecter Straightjacket
|In the scenes from Silence of the Lambs where Hannibal Lecter wears his restraint mask he is also made to wear a straightjacket. The character really is that dangerous.
There is nothing special about the straightjacket worn by Hannibal Lecter. You can easily find and buy a straightjacket that will work well with you Hannibal Lecter costume.
Hannibal Lecter Orange Jumpsuit
|During this scene in Silence of the Lambs Dr Lecter is made to wear an orange jumpsuit. This jumpsuit is exactly what you would expect to see a prisoner wearing.
You can easily find and buy prison style orange jumpsuits to buy. You should wear the orange jumpsuit under the straightajacket.
Hannibal Lecter Trolly
|The final part of your Hannibal Lecter is not essential but it would really make it stand out. You would however need help getting around if you use this.
We are talking about the trolly that Dr Lecter is transported around on. To replicate this the easiest way is to use a simple hand trolly. Like the kind you would use to move a large fridge-freezer.
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