If you like the idea of a Superman costume but would rather choose a superhero that is more unique making your own DIY Homelander costume could be the idea choice. A Homelander costume is based on the character from the Amazon show The Boys.
Homelander Costume – The Boys
A Homelander fancy dress is very similar in many ways to a Superman fancydress. The colors of the clothing are very similar as is the clothing you will need. There is even the option to buy a readymade Homelander costume which we have included details of at the bottom of this guide. First, here is everything you will need to make your own DIY Homelander costume from The Boys.
|Probably the most important article of clothing you will need for your Homelander fancy dress is the blue bodysuit the character wears.
There is the option of wearing separate pants and top. However a better option is to wear a blue lycra bodysuit.
|Like Superman this character wears a pair of red knee high boots.
You could wear any pair of red boots and add the details later or buy a pair of replica Homelander boots.
|You will need a pair of gloves for this costume.
Most importantly these should be red gloves. They can be lycra cosplay specific gloves or a pair of red leather gloves.
|One of the main difference between the outfit that Homelander wears and the outfit that Superman wears is the cape.
For your Homelander fancy dress you will need a cape which features the flag of the USA.
Homelander Costume Details
|Certain features of the Homelander costume such as the belt, cuffs, and shoulder pads can easily be made from cosplay foam.
This can then be painted gold just like the character in The Boys.
Homelander Gold Paint
|The foam you will use for this costume will need to be painted gold.
This can be done through the use of gold spray paint of fabric specific gold paint.
Homelander Complete Costume
|As we mentioned earlier there is always the option of buying a readymade Homelander costume.
There are several available which are very accurate to what is worn by the character in The Boys.
See more The Boys costumes here.