How to Dress Like Jafar

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Aladdin Jafar Villain Costume
Jafar Hat
Iago Plush Doll
King Cobra Walking Stick
Deluxe Vampire Cape
Genie Lamp
Elf Shoes

Best Jafar Costume Guide

Jafar is the wicked Royal Vizier to Sultan Hamid of Agrabah in the 1992 Disney animated classic, Aladdin. As a high ranking political advisor, he is one of the most deadly villains in the Disney universe. Jafar is a masterful manipulator that gains the trust of everybody around him while making plans to rule Agrabah as the most powerful sorcerer in the world.

Dressing up like Jafar is as royal as it gets. First, dress up in an Aladdin Jafar Villain Costume along with his signature red cloak, the Deluxe Vampire Cape. Put on his iconic red turban, the Jafar Hat. Your feet should be covered in Elf Shoes, pointed shoes of the olden days. Finally, his trusty King Cobra Magic Stick is an absolute must to curse your enemies. An Iago Plush Doll should be on your shoulder and of course, the Genie Lamp to make all your evil schemes a reality!

Jafar Cosplay Costumes

To convincingly cosplay Jafar, you’ll need two things. An evil plan and a twirly beard. The costume itself is fairly easy to put on, with just a single luxurious robe and a long swishing cloak. But if you want to get a bit more creative, try getting hold of a real precious stone to put on your red Jafar Hat. And putting a few rings on your fingers will compliment the costume nicely.

You’ll need a few prisoners by your side to complete the scene. Why not get some friends to dress up as the Genie, Princess Jasmine, The Sultan or even Aladdin the “diamond in the rough.” Even though highly unlikely, you can cosplay as companions. An even better idea would be to recreate fight scenes pitting yourself against Aladdin and Jasmine, with the Genie on your side! And if you’re here for some inspiration, check out the photo gallery too see how other fellow cosplayers are dressing up.

Jafar Costume Tips & FAQs

Step into the enchanting and villainous world of “Aladdin” with our costume guide for Jafar, the infamous sorcerer and primary antagonist. Known for his cunning, power-hungry nature, and distinctive appearance, Jafar’s look is both iconic and menacing, making it a perfect choice for fans looking to embody this character at cosplay events, themed parties, or any gathering celebrating the magic of Disney. This guide will help you recreate Jafar’s signature style, capturing his blend of elegance and malevolence.

Jafar's outfit is regal and sinister, reflecting his position as a royal vizier and sorcerer. Essential components include a long, black robe with red and gold accents, a tall, ornate black and red turban with a ruby set in the front, and a long, narrow, black and gold cape. He carries a cobra-head staff, symbolizing his hypnotic powers. Jafar's look is completed with his thin, twisted black beard and menacing expression.

Jafar is bald, so a bald cap is appropriate if you're not naturally bald. His most distinctive feature is his long, thin, black beard twisted into a curl at the bottom. To replicate this, use a fake beard that can be styled accordingly or style your own beard if it's long enough.

Jafar wears pointed, curled-toe shoes typical of Middle Eastern and Persian styles. These shoes are often black or gold and should be sleek and elegant to match his overall appearance.

The most crucial accessory for a Jafar costume is his cobra-head staff, which is a key element of his character and is used in various scenes in the movie. Additionally, his turban with the ruby in the center is essential to capture his iconic look.

Jafar is known for his articulate and ominous dialogue. Here are some memorable quotes: "You're speechless, I see. A fine quality in a wife.," "I love the way your foul little mind works!," "Patience, Iago, patience. Gazeem was obviously less than worthy.," "Ecstatic." and "You see, Aladdin, I am destined to be Sultan, not that addlepated twit." These quotes capture Jafar's manipulative, ambitious, and sinister nature, making them great for enhancing your portrayal of this character.

About Jafar

Jafar was brought up among the poor of Agrabah, much like Aladdin. But as we can see, both took to their sufferings with a different attitude. Jafar grew up to be an evil, sadistic villain, with a mission to become ruler over Agrabah and overthrow the kind, innocent Sultan under whom he works as a Royal Vizier.

Jafar has an annoying pet parrot called Iago who does Jafar’s evil biddings while teasing and insulting prisoners. Overall, he acts as a disposable servant to Jafar. He is also attracted to the Sultan’s beautiful daughter, Jasmine. He feels no love for Jasmine herself, but only her physical beauty.

While an expert in arcane practices, Jafar gains magical powers later in life. He succeeds in becoming the most powerful sorcerer in the world with the help of Genie’s three wishes but is still eventually defeated by Aladdin. But even before becoming all-powerful, Jafar was extremely cunning, intelligent and masterful at disguising himself to achieve his goals. He is the ultimate villain and a great character to cosplay for someone looking to express their evil side!


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