How to Dress Like Ferris Bueller

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Ferris Bueller  Costume Guide
Black Beret Hat
80's Classic Horn Rimmed Sunglasses
Ferris Bueller Vest
Ferris Bueller Jacket
White T-Shirt
Brown Double Pleated Slacks
Black and Red Argyle Socks
White Dress Shoes

Best Ferris Bueller Halloween Costume Guide

Principal Rooney never thought too well of Ferris Bueller, played by Matthew Broderick, but that didn’t stop the iconic high-schooler from faking an illness to skip school for a fun-filled day. In the cult-classic movie, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Bueller gets into quite a few predicaments during his day off that he explains away while breaking the fourth wall. Though his day off doesn’t go exactly as planned, he still manages to avoid Principal Rooney. Get the look of the 80’s high-school slacker with this Ferris Bueller costume guide.

To get the look of this wise guy, you’ll first need a few essential items. What you want is a Ferris Bueller jacket, a Ferris Bueller vest, a white T-shirt, white dress shoes, black and red argyle socks, light stonewashed jeans, a black beret hat, and a pair of 80s retro horn-rimmed sunglasses to get the look of this lovable character.

Ferris Bueller Cosplay Costumes

While the items for this Ferris Bueller’s costume may be rather retro, you shouldn’t have too much difficulty finding several of the necessary cosplay pieces in your own wardrobe. You can get the more specific items in a costume shop, but you also may have to scour a thrift store for just the right 80’s vintage items that make up Ferris Bueller’s look in the movie, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Go the extra mile and secure a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder that was featured in the classic movie.

Grab a few of your friends and have them skip school to dress as Ferris Bueller’s best friends, Cameron Frye and Sloane Peterson. This would be an epic 80’s retro cosplay!. We’d love to see how creative you can be when putting together this costume. Send your Ferris Bueller photos for others to admire and draw some inspiration from to create their own costumes.

About Ferris Bueller

Ferris Bueller, portrayed by Matthew Broderick, will go to just about any lengths to have a fun-filled day off from school in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. The plan that he constructs to ensure he gets a day off is a bit complicated. After convincing his friend Cameron Frye to borrow his father’s prized Ferrari, Ferris, his girlfriend Sloane Peterson, and Cameron head to downtown Chicago to take in what the city has to offer.

To make sure Ferris stays one step ahead of his sister, Jeanie, and Principal Rooney, Ferris has a ton of tricks up his sleeve to enjoy his day in the city. The fun runs out when Ferris and Cameron realize the Ferrari has too many miles. After a failed attempt to reverse the miles on the vehicle, the Ferrari is driven off into a ravine destroying the car. Ferris makes it home just in time to avoid Rooney. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is a success as Rooney is picked up in humiliation by the school bus.

Ferris Bueller

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