The Joker movie staring Joaquin Phoenix offers a new version of a Joker costume which is perfect as a fancy dress or halloween costume. It is also a fantastic cosplay idea which is easy to make yourself.
Joker Costume – Joker
The Joker costume, as portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix in the Joker movie, is a colorful costume. The clothes needed to make your own homemade Joker costume are easy to put together. It is the makeup which is the hardest part of the Joker costume. Here is everything you will need to make your own Joker costume from the Joker movie.
|The most important part of the Joker costume is the suit that he wears.
To replicate this style you will need a simple formal suit which should be red in color. You will undoubtedly find a red suit easier online than in a shop.
|Next you will need a waistcoat which should be worn under your suit and buttoned at the front.
This should be a formal style waistcoat which should be a dark yellow or orange like color.
|Under the waistcoat you will need to wear a shirt. This shirt should have be buttoned all the way up including the collar.
Ideally, you should choose a green shirt. If you care to be screen accurate the shirt worn by Joaquin Phoenix has a pattern effect.
|In terms of footwear for this costume you will need a pair of formal style shoes.
These shoes should be lace-up shoes which should be a light brown. The shoes worn by Joaquin Phoenix have a dark brown toe.
|Because of the nature of the suit worn in the Joker movie it is difficult not to notice the socks that are worn by the Joker.
As a final finishing touch to the clothing of this costume you will need a pair of simple plain white socks.
Joker White Face Paint
|Makeup is an essential part of the Joker costume. While replicating the makeup may seem daunting it is actually quite easy to copy.
First you will need to cover your face in white face paint.
Joker Red Face Paint
|Next you will need to use red face paint.
The red face paint should be used to create the famous Joker smile and to also add extra eyebrows above you actual eyebrows.
Joker Blue Face Paint
|Blue face paint will also bee needed.
On your left eye you will need to create a diamond shape which runs up your forehead and down on to your left cheek.
Your right eye should see your right eyebrow covered in blue face paint with a small smudge under your right eye.
Joker Hair – Joker Wig
|The final part of making your Joker costume is copying his hairstyle.
Here you will need long hair which is combed back and green in color. You could dye your hair to replicate the Joker’s hairstyle or you could use a Joker wig.
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