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Best Gru Costume Guide
Don’t try becoming the world’s #1 villain without first looking the part. Dress just like Felonious Gru from the movies Despicable Me and The Minions, and you’ll have the world’s #1 [Halloween] costume. Transform into the former supervillain who is the husband of AVL agent Lucy Wilde and father of daughters Margo Gru, Edith Gru, and Agnes Gru. You’ll also become the leader of the Minions and the twin brother of Dru Gru.
Get Gru’s look with a Men’s Beige Bald Cap, a Prosthetic Nose, Turtleneck Pullover Sweater, Slim Fit Dress Pants, Wool-Blend Zip-Up Jacket, and Men’s Black Chukka Boot. Wrap up in a Soft Knit Striped Scarf, and the only thing missing will be Steve Carell’s awesome accent!
Gru Cosplay Costumes
If you’ve ever watched the popular movie, Despicable Me, then chance are you recognize this number one villain. Well, Gru starts out as the number one villain but as the movie series progresses, you see a softer side of him as he realizes being evil isn’t everything it’s cracked up to be at times. This is also a great costume to include in a group cosplay if you find a few people willing to dress up as minions!
The things you’ll need in order to pull off a successful Gru costume are a bald cap (if required), a prosthetic nose, a black zip-up jacket, a pullover turtleneck sweater, black dress pants, a knit striped scarf and black boots to complete the look.
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Gru Costume Tips & FAQs
Donning Gru’s look isn’t just about the clothes but embracing the duality of a villain with a heart of gold. Felonious Gru Costume Guide FAQs will help you get achieve the peculiar fashion of the world’s (former) number one super-villain, the lead character from the “Despicable Me” film series. Remember, while you might have plans to steal the moon, it’s the love for family and friends that truly matters!
For a convincing Gru look, you'll need: • A light grey or charcoal scarf (long and worn draped around the neck) • A dark grey zip-up jacket or coat (preferably with a collar) • Black trousers or jeans • Black shoes (boots or lace-ups work fine) • A bald cap (if you're not naturally bald) to replicate Gru's distinctive bald head
Gru has a long, pointy nose and a slightly protruding upper lip. While not everyone can replicate these naturally, using makeup to highlight and contour can help accentuate the nose's length and shape. You can also paint on or use stick-on bushy eyebrows to emulate Gru's distinct brows.
Certainly! Here are some memorable lines from Gru: • "Light bulb!" • "I fly to the moon. I shrink the moon. I grab the moon. I sit on the toilet." • "We stole the Statue of Liberty...! The small one, from Las Vegas."
Enhance your Gru appearance with: • A freeze ray toy or prop • A model or plush of a Minion to show off your sidekicks • A printed photo or drawing of the moon (indicating your plans to steal it!)
Gru initially has a villainous attitude but is kind-hearted underneath, especially evident in his interactions with the three girls he adopts. To embody him, mix a slightly gruff Eastern European accent with moments of softness and affection, especially if you're around "Minions" or kids.
Felonius Gru was born into a family that had quite the long line of villainy and Gru actually once possessed the title of the world’s greatest villain. Committing crimes and gaining infamous attention is all that Gru sought and when he realized that Vector stole his plans to steal the Pyramid of Giza, Gru came up with something better. Gru decided to commit the crime of stealing the moon but he was eventually interrupted and soon became the adoptive father of Margo, Edith, and Agnes.
He first considered the girls as just pawns in his evil plans but after living with them for a while and getting to know them, he warmed up to them and eventually loved them as his own. Gru eventually decided to become a stay-at-home dad and turn his lab into a jelly manufacturing plant.