There are plenty of characters in the Star Wars movies that would make an awesome fancy dress. One of the best characters you could make is an X-Wing pilot costume. This is a great costume which you can do individually or as a group. That is the great thing about an X-Wing pilot costume in the way that so many characters in the Star Wars universe wear this clothing.
X-Wing Pilot Costume – Star Wars
It is somewhat surprising how easy it is to make your own DIY X-Wing pilot costume. Ye, you will need some specific items but these are available quite cheaply. Below is a complete list of every item you will need to make the best X-Wing pilot costume ever.
X-Wing Pilot Coverall
|Your entire X-Wing pilot fancy dress will be built around a coverall.
This can be a simple and readily available coverall with the most important attribute being that the coverall you choose must be orange.
X-Wing Pilot Boots
|You will need a pair of boots when putting together your X-Wing pilot fancy dress.
The boots worn by X-Wing pilots are black and around knee high. Our recommendation is that you buy a pair of black, cosplay specific, boots to replicate the boots worn by the X-Wing pilots.
X-Wing Pilot Helmet
|The one item you most likely do not own that you will need for your X-Wing pilot costume is the helmet that these pilots wear.
The easiest and best option here is to buy a replica X-Wing pilot helmet.
X-Wing Pilot Flak Vest
|You will notice that X-Wing pilots wear a flak vest over the top of their coveralls but under their chest box.
You can replicate this with a replica flak vest or you could use a white crop top if you are trying to make this costume as cheap as possible.
X-Wing Pilot Chest Box
|It is certainly a possibility that you can make your own chest box for your X-Wing pilot costume.
The easiest option would be to buy a replica X-Wing pilot chest box as they can be found quite cheaply. They work out, in most cases, cheaper than making your own.
X-Wing Pilot Gloves
|X-Wing pilots wear gloves which are very similar to welding gloves.
While a pair of black welding gloves can be used for this fancy dress we would recommend that you use a pair of cosplay specific gloves which are black.
X-Wing Pilot Complete Costume
|It is good to know that should you be short on time or simply would prefer to buy a readymade X-Win pilot costume there are several available.
These range in price with the more expensive outfits obviously looking the most authentic.
See more Star Wars costumes here.