How to Dress Like Pennywise

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Pennywise Costume
White Makeup
Pennywise Gloves
Disposable Helium Tank
Balloon Ribbon Spool
Black Clown Shoes
Multi Colored Balloons

Best Pennywise Costume Guide

Pennywise the Dancing Clown, or more popularly known “It” is the main character in the Stephen King horror novel, It. Pennywise is simply the clown disguise It takes on to attract and devour children. He is a creation that came into existence even before the universe was created in a dimension called the “Macroverse.” His real form is an orange light referred to as a “Dead Lights” which if anyone sees will die instantly! Exploit the phobias of others by dressing up like Pennywise with this costume guide.

To cosplay Pennywise, first, you need to wear the Pennywise Costume. Next, put on some White Makeup along with Black Clown Shoes and Pennywise Gloves. Get a hold of some Multi-colored Balloons and a Ribbon Spool. Finally, equip the Disposable Helium Tank so you can blow up a balloon whenever you want one!

Pennywise Cosplay Costumes

Pennywise the Dancing Clown, and “It” in general may look unassuming but he has an absolutely terrifying expression and voice. So while you may easily wear the clown costume, pulling off the character (and voice) from one of the scariest horror movies will take some serious skill.

Gather up your friends to create the scariest group cosplay ever. Ask your friends to dress up as their favorite horror movie characters including Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, Letterface, Michael Myers, Chucky, or the Nun from The Conjuring. There are many horror movie costumes to choose from. After you’ve created the scariest cosplay group, don’t forget to submit pictures to be displayed in the cosplay gallery. Now go scare as many people as you can!

Pennywise Costume Tips & FAQs

Venture into the chilling and macabre world of Pennywise from Stephen King’s “It” with our comprehensive costume guide FAQ. This guide is designed to assist you in creating an eerily accurate portrayal of one of the most iconic horror figures in literature and film. We’ll delve into the key elements of Pennywise’s sinister clown appearance, focusing on the blend of traditional clown attire with a uniquely terrifying twist, capturing the essence of this nightmarish character.

Pennywise's costume is a blend of a traditional clown outfit and elements of horror. The central piece is a silver-gray, puffy-sleeved clown suit, adorned with orange pompom buttons and a ruffled collar. The suit often has a Victorian-era style, with intricate designs and a layered, frilly appearance. His costume is completed with white gloves and large, red clown shoes. Key to Pennywise's look is his makeup: a white face with exaggerated red lips, a red nose, and distinctive red lines extending from the lips across the cheeks and up the forehead. His hair is bright orange and styled in a wild, frizzy manner, often portrayed as receding on the forehead.

To replicate Pennywise's makeup, start with a white base covering the entire face. The exaggerated red lips should be drawn extending past the natural lip line, with the red lines reaching up towards the forehead and down the cheeks. The eyes can be rimmed with black to add depth. For the hair, use a bright orange wig styled in a messy, receding manner. You may need to style the wig to achieve the distinctive look, using hair products to keep it in place.

Pennywise wears oversized, red clown shoes, which are an essential part of his costume. These shoes are typically exaggerated in size, with a rounded toe and may have a weathered or scuffed appearance, adding to the sinister aspect of the character.

To enhance your Pennywise costume, consider carrying a red balloon, which is one of the character's most recognizable props. It symbolizes the character's presence and adds a creepy element to the costume. Additionally, a fake set of sharp teeth or fangs can be worn to replicate Pennywise's menacing smile.

Including quotes from Pennywise can add an extra layer of terror to your portrayal. Some memorable ones include: "You'll float too.," "I am the eater of worlds, and of children. And you are next!," "Oh, yes. They float, Georgie. They float. And when you’re down here with me, you’ll float, too.," "This isn't real enough for you, Billy? I'm not real enough for you?" and "Fear. So intoxicating." These quotes capture Pennywise's menacing and haunting character, reflecting his ability to instill fear and his delight in terrorizing the children of Derry. Using these quotes can help in creating an authentic and spine-chilling portrayal of Pennywise.


About Pennywise

Pennywise the Dancing Clown is the infamous “It” character from Stephen King’s horror novel by the same name. Pennywise’s clown persona is just a disguise adopted to attract and devour children. It can kill adults just as easily, but since children’s fears are simpler and easier to visualize, Pennywise limits its victims to children only.

It resides in the small town of Derry where it came in as an asteroid during prehistoric times. Pennywise awakes approximately every 30 years and stays awakes for two entire years to devour children. Apparently, terrorizing children makes their meat even more delicious. The most terrifying aspect of his murders is that no crime he commits can is reported because people are completely unaware of its existence.

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