A homemade DIY Shaun of the Dead costume is an awesome costume idea for friends or couples. It works well at halloween and for all fancy dress occasions. The Shaun of the Dead costume is exceptionally easy to make and therefore a great last minute costume idea.
Shaun of the Dead Costume – Shaun of the Dead
This guide will show you how to make a Shaun of the Dead costume based on the two main characters. First we will look at a Shaun costume then an Ed costume.
|Firstly you will need a formal style shirt for your Shaun costume.
This should be a white shirt with short sleeves. It should be worn with the collar unfastened.
|Like the shirt you will need for this Shaun of the Dead the pants you need should be a formal style.
They should also be black.
|You will need to choose a suitable necktie for this Shaun of the Dead costume.
This should be a red necktie which should be worn slightly loose around the neck.
|When it comes to footwear for your Shaun costume a simple pair of black formal shoes will work well.
You could even wear a pair of black sneakers.
|In this movie Shaun uses a cricket bat as his weapon of choice.
You can replicate this easily with a cheap cricket bat of your own.
|The final part of this Shaun of the Dead costume is applying blood to your shirt.
You should apply a limited amount of blood in a splashed fashion to your shirt like the character in the movie.
|The most important article of clothing you will need for an Ed costume is the t-shirt the character wears.
This t-shirt has – I Got Wood – wrote across the front. It is easy to find and buy replicas of this t-shirt.
|You will need a pair of shorts for your Ed costume.
These should be long denim shorts which are around knee length.
|A pair of sneakers will be needed for this Shaun of the Dead costume.
In the movie Ed wears a pair of white Nike sneakers with a red tick.
|The final part of this Shaun of the Dead costume is this characters weapon of choice.
In this case you will need a simple garden spade.
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