The co-founder and past CEO of Apple, Steve Jobs, was a technology visionary with an unmistakable look. He led Apple to make groundbreaking changes with inventions like the iPod, iPhone, and iPad. It’s pretty clear why you would want to cosplay as Steve Jobs this year. While you may not own a share of the big company, you can still dress like you do. The costume to look just like Steve Jobs is pretty simple and not a difficult one to pull together, but it is one that will get you instantly recognized this Halloween. Dress up like the Apple founder with this Steve Jobs costume guide.
To cosplay Steve Jobs look, you’ll want to wear a pair of men’s blue jeans, black long-sleeve turtleneck, round frame glasses, new balance sneakers, grey hair dye, and an iPhone 2G to really replicate Steve Jobs’ look.
To recreate the look of Steve Jobs can be done pretty easily. Finding the items you need for this costume shouldn’t be too difficult. You can probably find all the clothing items you need such as the black turtleneck and the blue jeans in your closet. The New Balance running shoes can be substituted for a similar gray pair of athletic shoes. If you’re not willing to dye your hair either, you can probably find a wig or hairpiece online that resembles Steve Jobs hair. If not an iPhone, you will need some Apple product to carry along with you.
Steve Jobs can also be incorporated into a group costume idea pretty easily if you put a bit of creativity into it. Find a friend to dress up as an Apple Genius or even other Silicon Valley titans like Mark Zuckerberg or Ryan Hoover. Whatever you come up with, we’d love to see a few photos of your awesome Steve Jobs costume.
Steve Jobs was born in San Francisco to a mother who ended up giving him up for adoption. Growing up in the 1960’s, Jobs would go on to attend Reed College in 1972 before he chose to drop out and travel through India in 1974 where he sought enlightenment and studied Zen Buddhism.
In 1976, Jobs helped co-found Apple alongside Steve Wozniak when they built the Apple I personal computer. About a year later, the created the Apple II which turned out to be the first highly successful mass-produced personal computers. After a power struggle at Apple over the next few years, Jobs was forced out of Apple as CEO in 1985. In 1997, Steve Jobs returned to Apple computer and orchestrated one of the most legendary turnarounds. Apple is now one of the most profitable companies in the world.