Scissors (For Frayed Edges)
Use the scissors to cut the edges of the karate shirt and pants. The goal is to achieve a frayed, worn look. You can also try to get the outfit a little dirty, just to give it some character.
DIY Costume Items
Best Ryu Costume Guide
You’ve probably played Street Fighter when you were a kid, and chances are, you’ve probably heard of Ryu. Now you can be like him. Dress up like Ryu from Street Fighter by wearing a Cotton Sleeveless Karate Jacket and Karate Gi Pants. Tie it together with the Karate Black Belt that you’ve earned (or bought). Make sure to wear your Red Hachimaki Headband, and don’t leave the house without your Half Finger Boxing Gloves.
Bonus Points: If you can do what this guy does.
Ryu Cosplay Costumes
Get ready to tie your headband just a bit tighter as you get into the character of Ryu from Street Fighter this year! Strong and courageous, he was plenty of people’s favorite character back when Street Fighter was first released and it comes as to no surprise why you would want to replicate him. He’s also a character that you can do in a group and have some of your friends dress up as Ryu’s opponent. To get his signature look, you’ll first need a white sleeveless karate jacket and match that with similar white karate gi pants. You’ll then need a karate black belt, half finger boxing gloves and finally his trademark red headband to pull the look together. We’d love to see what you come up with for Ryu’s costume so don’t hesitate to send over a few photos of what you create!
Costume Collections Featuring Ryu
While Ryu appearance shows someone that may have a rugged and tough personality, that wouldn’t be quite true actually. He does have a strong soul but not one that is off-putting and he happens to be a pretty laid-back and humble fellow in most situations. He keeps quiet the majority of the time and usually respects most of the people he comes across in situations. His personality is quite the contrast when you look at his best friend’s fiery and outgoing personality. Opposites do attract for a reason after all. All that Ryu needs for satisfaction in his life is the mastery and training that comes with fighting so often. Once he accomplishes a goal, he quickly moves onto his next challenge with not many delays getting in his way. Ryu can usually be described as quite the wandering warrior to others that he comes across as he’s a bit detached from others but he’s still very generous and genuine.