If you are looking for a fantastic and truly terrifying costume idea for couples why not make a DIY Paul Sheldon costume from Misery. The man could dress in a Paul Sheldon costume while the woman can dress in an Annie Wilkes costume. This costume is best suited for halloween but can also work well on any fancy dress occasion.
Paul Sheldon Costume – Misery
The great thing about a Paul Sheldon costume is it is so easy to make. The most difficult part is finding a wheelchair that can be used. Most men will probably get a real kick out of having their partner push them around all night. Below we have detailed everything you will need to make your own Paul Sheldon costume from Misery.
Paul Sheldon Sweatshirt
|Firstly you will need a sweatshirt for this Paul Sheldon fancy dress.
There is no definite rule on the color you should choose but the character is seen wearing a pink sweatshirt.
Paul Sheldon Sweatpants
|You will also need a pair of sweatpants for this costume.
The sweatpants should be light grey in color and should have elasticated bands at the bottom of the legs.
Paul Sheldon Socks
|If you want to be 100% screen accurate you will need to wear a pair of socks with no shoes.
These should be white sports socks.
Paul Sheldon Sling
|A sling will be needed for this Misery costume.
This sling should be worn suspending your right arm just like the character in the movie.
Paul Sheldon Wheelchair
|Probably the most essential part of this costume is a wheelchair.
This character spends most of Misery in a wheelchair with his legs out in front of him. You should look for a wheelchair that features legs supports.
Paul Sheldon Scars and Cuts
|This final part of making your own DIY Paul Sheldon costume is optional.
If you choose your costume will look super realistic if you add scars, cuts, and bruises to your face.
See more Misery costumes here.