Fans of the hit Netflix show, The Umbrella Academy looking for a fancy dress costume should consider making their own Number Five costume. This not only is a great idea for a fancy dress costume. It is an excellent fancy dress costume and cosplay idea.
Number Five Costume – The Umbrella Academy
Making your own Number Five costume is quite a simple task. It does however require a number of specific clothing items. The hardest part of making your own Number Five costume is likely to be the burgundy trim on his blazer. You may have to buy a regular blazer and add this burgundy trim yourself.
Here is everything that you will need to make your own homemade Number Five costume.
Number Five Blazer
|The first item of clothing that you will need when making your own Number Five costume is a blazer.
The blazer that you should choose should ideally be charcoal in color. It should also have a style to it that looks like a schoolboy would wear it.
Number Five Sweater Vest
|Number Five wears a sweater vest under his blazer.
You should choose to choose a v-neck style sweater vest as part of your Number Five costume.
The sweater vest should also feature diamond shaped patterns.
Number Five Shorts
|You will need a pair of smart shorts for this costume.
The shorts you wear should match the blazer that you are using.
These shorts should also look like they would be worn by a schoolboy as part of his school uniform.
Number Five Shirt
|Number Five wears a dress shirt in The Umbrella Academy.
The shirt you will need should be white and plain.
It does not matter if the shirt you wear is long sleeve or short sleeve. This is because the arms are covered by the blazer you will be wearing.
Number Five Necktie
|As part of your Number Five costume you will need a black necktie like worn by the character.
This necktie should be plain black.
Your tie should also be tied with a double Windsor knot making it a perfect triangle.
It does not matter how long the tie is as most of it is covered by the sweater vest.
Number Five Blazer Patch
|If you can not find an exact replica of the Number Five blazer you will need to apply the patch yourself.
The patch is a logo of The Umbrella Academy and is located on his left breast.
Replica patches of The Umbrella Academy logo can be bought quite cheaply.
Number Five Socks
|You will need a very specific style of socks when making a homemade Number Five costume.
The socks that you will need must be knee high socks. They must also be black.
Ideally, you need a pair of socks that can be folded down over at the top.
Number Five Shoes
|As footwear you will need a pair of dress shoes for your Number Five costume.
The shoes you should use need to be black. They need to have a rounded toe and they should be lace-up style shoes.
Luckily this style of shoe are readily and cheaply available.
Number Five Blazer Trim
|This is the final part of making your own homemade Number Five costume.
The blazer that Number Five wears features a burgundy trim. It may prove difficult to find a blazer that features a trim this color.
If this proves true you can buy a burgundy trim and apply it to the blazer yourself.
See more The Umbrella Academy costumes here.