How to Dress Like the Minions

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Stone Washed Bib Overalls
Black Chenille Stems
Neff Daily Beanie
Yellow Liquid Face Paint
Costume Goggles Prop
Banana Stress Toy
Yellow Crew Neck Sweatshirt
Black Wool Liner Gloves
Vans Classic Slip-On Shoe

Best Minions Costume Guide

No need to serve a villainous master to look the same as the small, yellow creatures from the animated comedy Despicable Me. You may even get your own feature film with a costume this good! Dress like the Minions with a Yellow Crew Neck Sweatshirt, Stone Washed Bib Overalls, Neff Daily Beanie, Black Wool Liner Gloves, and Vans Classic Slip-On Shoes. Complete the cute look with Yellow Liquid Face Paint, Black Chenille Stems, Costume Goggles Prop, and a Banana Stress Toy.

Minions Cosplay Costumes

Anyone who has seen the movie “Despicable Me” (or has set foot in any department store since 2010) will immediately recognize the chubby, overall-wearing, yellow Minions. After making their debut in the original “Despicable Me” movie, the Minions have since risen to stardom with their own movie and merchandise. With the popularity of the Minions (and their obvious “cute factor”) it’s no wonder that cosplayers everywhere are itching to dress like them. Fortunately, Minion costumes can be easy to make. Start with a yellow sweater and sock cap to mimic the Minions’ yellow skin. If you want to take it a step further, use yellow acrylic or costume paint to cover your face and neck. Be sure to add hair to your hat. Gluing black pipe cleaners to the top of the hat would be an easy way to achieve this. Make sure you have a pair of blue denim overalls since all Minions wear them. A pair of safety goggles and black gloves complete the look. If you want to get your friends involved, you have plenty of options! Since there are hundreds of Minions, your whole group could dress as different ones from the movie. Or to add variety, someone can dress like their boss Gru, or one of his three daughters, Margo, Edith, or Agnes.

Minions Costume Tips & FAQs

Step into the world of playful chaos and banana-loving antics with our Minions costume guide FAQ, inspired by the characters from the “Despicable Me” series. Perfect for fans looking to capture the Minions’ comedic and loyal nature, this guide will help you recreate their iconic look, complete with overalls and goggles, reflecting their role as Gru’s quirky helpers.

Minions are known for their simple yet distinctive look. The primary components of a Minions costume include blue overalls with a front pocket, a yellow long-sleeve shirt or bodysuit for their skin, and black gloves. Minions wear round goggles, which are an essential accessory, and black boots. Most Minions are bald, but some have a few strands of black hair. They are small, cylindrical creatures with either one or two eyes.

To create the Minions' goggles, you can use round, black-rimmed glasses or swimming goggles. If you're crafty, you can make goggles using materials like foam and silver paint. Wear blue overalls over a yellow long-sleeve shirt or bodysuit to mimic their skin. The black gloves and boots complete the look.

The Minions wear simple black boots, which can be any comfortable black shoe. For additional accessories, if you want to individualize your Minion, consider adding unique elements like a tool belt, a teddy bear, or even a ukulele, reflecting the different personalities seen in the movies.

To fully capture the Minions' character, focus on their playful and curious demeanor. They often have wide, excited expressions and are known for their unique language and laughter. Mimicking their bubbly and mischievous mannerisms will enhance the authenticity of your costume.

Including some of the Minions' iconic sounds and phrases can make your costume portrayal more engaging: "Banana!," "Bello!," "Papoy?,"and The Minions' unique laughter. These sounds and phrases capture the Minions' playful and incomprehensible language, their love for bananas, and their overall joyful nature.

About Minions

After making their debut in the original “Despicable Me” movie, the Minions have since risen to stardom with their own movie and merchandise. Minions have existed since the dawn of time and are driven by their desire to serve the evilest masters they can find. Though they mean well, Minions seem to be extremely accident prone, which usually results in disastrous consequences for the “boss” they’re serving. Minions are typically rambunctious and have many child-like qualities. They speak a gibberish language, though sometimes a few words of English enter their vocabulary. Minions love bananas, and will typically do whatever it takes to get their hands on one. Be sure to check out our website for more Minion ideas and submit your own photos to our costume gallery!


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