If you make your own Walter Sobchak costume from The Big Lebowski not only will you have a really cool costume. You will also have a costume that is great for friends. One of you could dress as the Dude while one could wear this Walter Sobchak costume.
Walter Sobchak Costume – The Big Lebowski
Making your own Walter Sobchak costume will require some specific items of clothing. Some of which you will possibly already own and some you will probably need to buy. Here is a complete list of everything you will need to make your own Walter Sobchak costume from The Big Lebowski
Walter Sobchak Fishing Vest
|To dress like Walter Sobchak you will firstly need a fishing vest.
There is nothing special or unique about the fishing vest you will need for your Walter Sobchak costume other than the color.
It should be made from quite a thin material.
Walter Sobchak T-Shirt
|A t-shirt will also be needed to make your own Walter Sobchak costume.
The character is seen wearing button down shirts and a variety of different t-shirts.
We would recommend that you use a dark brown polo neck t-shirt for your costume.
Walter Sobchak Shorts
|Next you will need a pair of shorts for you Walter Sobchak costume.
These shorts should be simple cargo shorts and they should ideally be green in color. This style of shorts is what Walter wears most often.
Walter Sobchak Boots
|Since Walter is a veteran of the Gulf War, and proud of it, he likes to wear boots with his shorts.
The boots you will need to make your own Walter Sobchak costume should be military style boots. It appears that Walter wears green boots in The Big Lebowski although any color boots will work as long as they are military boots.
Walter Sobchak Sunglasses
|The sunglasses that you will need to make your own Walter Sobchak fancy dress have gold rims. The lenses are yellow in color.
These type of glasses can be found and bought quite cheaply from a variety of shops including online.
Walter Sobchak Gun
|The gun that Walter Sobchak has in The Big Lebowski is a Colt M1911A1. He pulls this gun out in the bowling alley when he is about to make Smokey enter a “world or pain”.
We would not advise using a real gun for your Walter Sobchak fancy dress. Instead we would suggest using a toy or an airsoft gun that looks similar.
Walter Sobchak Dog Tags
|As a veteran of the Gulf War Walter still wears his military dog tags.
You should buy and wear a simple set of dog tags for your Walter Sobchak cosplay.
They should be worn on the outside of your t-shirt.
Walter Sobchak Belt
|The final item of clothing you will need to make your own Walter Sobchak cosplay is a belt.
This belt should be beige in color and should ideally have a folding latch instead of a buckle on the front. These type of belts are often referred to as military belts.
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