If you are the type who is enamored of Dr. Who then it seems fitting that you can dress up with Halloween as Doctor Who himself or as one of the other associated characters. The best part is that getting the costumes right is pretty easy as most of main protagonists dress in a pretty straightforward manner. This means that if you are looking for ways to do this simple and straight then it is possible to do so.
Add a couple of really awesome accessories and then all you need is some Doctor Who quotes to throw around and you are good to go. Here are some of the things that will get you started in the right way:
The first thing you need to do is get into the mindset: If you are Dr. Who fan then you know quite a bit about how to go about this. After all the show run for a long time over many seasons and had a cult like following. Fans are known to watch the episodes again and again and also come up with some great costume ideas.
This is the first step to getting into the mindset’; looking at costumes that others have put together. It will give you ideas on what you can do as well as the accessories that are most used. Naturally each person’s choice of which doctor or character they favor will differ from your own choice. Now that you have an idea as to what costume you are going to go with, let us look into the other details.
Choose Accessories: Generally speaking Doctor Who characters do not dress very formally and this means a lot of yummy accessories not to mention the quotations and references they come up with.
Some of the accessories used physically:
- The sonic screwdriver
- The nerd or 3D glasses
- Things that look like TARDIS
- A bunch of keys
- Sonic Probe.
Costume based on the 11th Doctor: Actually he ranks as one of the coolest and also he is so distinctive that you will find it easy to emulate his dress. Here is what you need for a costume:
- A bow tie in burgundy
- A button up shirt along with tan blazer
- Pants and shoes that are dark
- A pair of suspenders
- A cowboy hat or a fez.
Costume based on the 10th Doctor: You will find that this costume is also easy to pull off. You require:
- A blazer and pants that are pinstriped
- Button up shirt
- Tie that is striped
- 3D or nerd glasses
- Plus that cute smile and his typical expressions like “Timey wimey” or “Allons-y!”
Costume based on the 9th Doctor: This works well for people who like to go for the less defined and more casual look. You need the following:
- A shirt with V neck
- A cool leather jacket
- Dark colored shoes and pants
- Some nice accessories.
Costume based on River Song: If you have the locks for it is a great look. You require:
- A pair of jeans
- A jean jacket
- White top
- Gun holster and cowboy boots in brown leather
- Or you could go for a space costume
- Or a pair of cropped gray paints, white jacket, leather boots, thick belt and gun holster
- You also need to work on the “Hello Sweetie” that she keeps saying.
Costume based on one of the members of the Sibylline Sisterhood: If you are a fan of Karen Gillan or the Fires of Pompeii then why not dress as one of the Sibylline Sisterhood? You require:
- A red robe with hood
- Paint for face and hands
- Cool bracelets and necklaces full of beads
- Lipstick that is dark red
This costume on those who are not or feel that they are not photogenic as it offer the right excuse to cover your face with your hands.
Costume based on Catkind: If you want to go fancy without too much effort then Catkind can really work. You require:
- An awesome nun outfit
- Paint for the face
- A prosthetic that will look like a cat mouth
- Some Whiskers
- A pair of white gloves.
Costumes based on characters from Doctor Who: One thing that we can guarantee is that there is no dearth of great alien and human characters that you can go with. It will depend on how dressed up you want to get. If you want to go crazy then a Dalek or an Ood or a Cyberman should work. If you would want to you can go as a Weeping Angel or as one of the Older Doctors too.
The one thing you have to remember is not to BLINK!