Anyone wanting to dress like Thomas Shelby, also known as Tommy Shelby, from Peaky Blinders may want to do so for one of two reasons. Some may simply want to copy Thomas Shelby’s style while others will be wanting to make their own Thomas Shelby costume.
Thomas Shelby Costume – Peaky Blinders
A Thomas Shelby costume requires you to copy the characters style and dress in classic clothing from the early 20th century. Such clothing is becoming fashionable again so even after you have used your Thomas Shelby costume for whatever purpose you can wear the clothing after. Below is every article of clothing you will need to made your own Thomas Shelby costume and copy the style of Tommy Shelby.
Thomas Shelby Suit
|The best option when it comes to a suit for your Thomas Shelby costume should be a tweed suit.
You should buy a tweed suit which includes the jacket, pants, and vest.
Thomas Shelby Shirt
|It may prove difficult to find a vintage style shirt like the character wears in Peaky Blinders.
Here you can use a standard white formal shirt complete with a collar for your necktie.
Thomas Shelby Necktie
|The necktie that you will need for this fancy dress should be vintage in its styling.
You can use either a wool necktie to create that vintage look or a silk necktie.
Thomas Shelby Shoes
|The shoes that Tommy Shelby are classic in their styling.
You will undoubtedly find a pair identical for your Tommy Shelby costume. Instead you can use a pair of black formal lace-u shoes.
Thomas Shelby Cap
|A cap is an absolute must have item for any Tommy Shelby costume.
This should be an old fashioned style cap. It is actually possibly to buy specific Peaky Blinders style hats.
Thomas Shelby Coat
|If you need a coat for your Tommy Shelby costume you should certainly choose one that replicates the style of the character.
A long formal style coat will work well here. Ideally, a long black wool coat would work best.
Thomas Shelby Pocket Watch
|If you truly want to dress like Tommy Shelby and copy his style you will need a pocket watch on a chain.
The pocket watch you choose should have a vintage style to it.
Thomas Shelby Cigarette
|If you are making your own Thomas Shelby costume rather than simply wanting to dress like him you will need a cigarette.
Rather than using a real cigarette we would recommend that you use a fake cigarette.
See more Peaky Blinders costumes here.