How to Dress Like Ron Weasley

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Short Red Hair Wig
Gryffindor Robe
Gryffindor Deluxe Tie
Gryffindor Scarf
White Dress Shirt
Ron "R" Sweatshirt
Ron Weasley Wand
Scabbers Plush
Black Dress Shoes

Best Ron Weasley Costume Guide

Since the time Harry Potter met Ron Weasley on the Hogwarts Express while traveling to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter, Ron has been a close companion to Harry. Along with Hermione Granger, the trio wouldn’t be complete without the redheaded wizard in training. Ron Weasley is a loyal sidekick who bravely fights to protect his family, friends, and the wizarding world. Get the look of the Gryffindor member with this Ron Weasley costume guide.

Cosplay Ron Weasley’s look with the necessary Red Hair Wig. Get dressed up in Hogwarts attire with Gryffindor Robe, White Dress Shirt, Tie, Scarf, and his characteristic letter “R” Sweatshirt that was knit by his mother. Finally, bring along a Ron Weasley Wand and a Scabbers Plush to finish to complete the costume. Now that you’re dressed as Ron, watch out for the Whomping Willow if you know what’s best for you!

Ron Weasley Cosplay Costumes

Of course you could easily get Ron’s Hogwarts attire if you had received your own Hogwarts letter, but unfortunately, most of us weren’t so lucky. So, until we get sent that acceptance letter, the best way to look like Ron is to cosplay your favorite wizard by visiting your local costume shop for Ron’s wig, robe, tie, and scarf. You can check out your own closet for a white dress shirt. Make sure you get all of the necessary accessories to match Ron Weasley including his wand, “R” sweatshirt, and Scabbers plush!

Ron doesn’t do too well when Harry Potter and Hermione Granger go on an adventure without him, so invite a few of your friends in on this costume idea to form a group cosplay! Harry Potter and Hermione Granger costumes are the obvious choices to team up with Ron, but Draco Malfoy is a great option too! Check out others who have dressed like Ron with this magical costume guide.

Ron Weasley Costume Tips & FAQs

Step into the magical world of “Harry Potter” with our comprehensive costume guide FAQ, focusing on the beloved character Ron Weasley. This guide aims to help you capture the essence of Harry’s loyal and often humorous best friend. From his iconic Weasley sweater to his Hogwarts uniform, we cover the essential details for an authentic Ron Weasley costume.

Ron Weasley's costume typically includes the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry uniform. This consists of a white button-down shirt, a Gryffindor tie (with red and gold stripes), grey trousers, and a black robe with the Gryffindor crest. Additionally, Ron is often associated with his hand-me-down, slightly oversized clothes, reflecting his family's modest means. A key iconic piece is the "R" initialed sweater, a gift from his mother.

To achieve Ron's look, if you don't naturally have red hair, consider using a temporary hair dye or a wig. Ron's hair is notably messy and medium-length. For his freckles, use a light brown or tan eyeliner or a special freckle makeup pencil to dot freckles across your nose and cheeks. The freckles should be subtle and naturally scattered.

Key accessories for a Ron Weasley costume include a wand (notably a bit rough in appearance, as Ron's first wand was broken and taped), a pet rat prop to represent his pet Scabbers, and possibly a broomstick for Quidditch scenes. These items are central to Ron's character and his journey throughout the "Harry Potter" series.

Ron's Weasley sweater is a homemade, knitted item, typically in a maroon or red color with a yellow "R" on the front. You can either knit one, find a similar style sweater and add the "R" using yellow yarn, or purchase a replica. The sweater should have a cozy, handmade feel to it, emphasizing the warmth and love of the Weasley family.

Adding quotes from Ron Weasley can bring your costume to life and showcase his personality. Some of his memorable lines are: "Bloody hell!," "You're a little scary sometimes, you know that? Brilliant... but scary.," "Why spiders? Why couldn't it be 'follow the butterflies'?," "Don't let the muggles get you down." and "It’s not much, but it’s home." These quotes reflect Ron's humorous, sometimes awkward, and brave character, making them great choices for engaging with others in character at events or parties.


About Ron Weasley

Ron Weasley grew up knowing his family wasn’t the richest when it came to money, but he was the richest by having a loving family and close friends at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! Ron Weasley is the second youngest of his five brothers and one sister. While Draco Malfoy enjoys taunting Ron about his ratty hair and hand-me-down clothes, Ron doesn’t let it get to him (all the time) because he knows he lives a much happier life than the entire Malfoy family.

Through all of the adventures and sticky situations that Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Granger get themselves into, they have discovered that Ron has the bravery and loyalty of ten knights combined. As long as he isn’t forced to face any spiders, Ron would do anything for his friends and family.

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