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Best John Wick Costume Guide
Handsome hitman John Wick isn’t just a killer with a heart of gold, he’s stylish as well. Become the lead character played by Keanu Reeves in the 2014 movie, John Wick, and the 2017 sequel, John Wick: Chapter 2. Follow this guide and we can help you pull off his trademark look for your next cosplay event.
For John Wick’s outfit, dress up in a Nautica Men’s Suit with a Men’s 5-Button Vest. Pair the suit with a Solid Point Collar Dress Shirt and Black Solid Tie. Then, complete the outfit with a sleek pair of Kenneth Cole Shoes. To take your cosplay to the next level, add a few essential accessories—Scar Body Tattoo Stickers, a Metal Airsoft Spring Pistol, and a Stuffed Animal Dog.
John Wick Cosplay Costumes
Wildly popular widower, John Wick is an impeccably dressed assassin and a character well worth cosplaying at your next convention. His look and style is fairly simple because he dresses in one color, black. While you can probably pick up a costume-like suit at a local costume shop, John Wick’s look would be best represented in a suit of your own. This will guarantee a good fit. Once you’re dressed in your black suit, it’s time to accessorize!
A local or online costume shop can help you wrap up this outfit. You’ll need a faux gun for his sidearm of choice. While you’re picking that up, you can choose between scar tattoos or make-up to draw your own. The options for group cosplay are somewhat limited for this character, but a fun way to get creative is to pick up a stuffed puppy or even a remote control one to make things interesting. Check out the featured cosplay gallery for even more ideas. Send in your John Wick costume picture as well, show us the best hitman look!
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John Wick Costume Tips & FAQs
Step into the intriguing world of John Wick with our detailed costume guide FAQ. Get ready to transform into the legendary hitman as we answer your most common questions about achieving his iconic look.
John Wick's signature outfit consists of a sleek black suit, a black dress shirt, a black tie, and polished black dress shoes. To complete the look, add a tactical belt, leather gloves, and a discreet shoulder holster.
Opt for a tailored, slim-fit black suit with a notch lapel, two-button closure, and flat-front trousers. This will help you achieve the sophisticated, yet dangerous, appearance that John Wick is known for.
You can purchase a faux leather or nylon shoulder holster online or at a costume store. Alternatively, you can use materials like black fabric or elastic bands to create a DIY version that fits snugly under your suit jacket.
John Wick sports a medium-length, slightly wavy hairstyle and a short beard or stubble. To achieve this look, either grow your hair out and use a bit of styling product or consider wearing a wig and applying fake facial hair if needed.
To fully embody the character, focus on maintaining a calm and collected composure, with deliberate movements and a confident stride. Practice a stern, intense gaze, and keep your posture straight and strong. Studying scenes from the movies can help you perfect your portrayal of John Wick.
About John Wick
John Wick doesn’t have much of a history. No one knows where he came from, who he really is, or why he does the work he does. A trained killer by trade, he’s widely respected in every circle. He’s a professional assasin. He works quickly and efficiently. He is polite and fair minded, sometimes allowing people to escape carnage to safety.
John Wick went into early retirement and married the love of his life, which shows his capacity to love despite his lifestyle. It brought out the best in him and, for a while, he was happy. It wasn’t losing his wife that sent John Wick over the edge, though that was reason enough, it was the murder of his puppy. Bent on revenge because the dog was a gift from his departed wife, he goes on a killing spree. John wipes out any and every one associated with the death of his puppy.