Cosplay Will Byers from the award-winning Netflix’s series, Stranger Things. The son of Joyce Byers was abducted and taken to an alternate dimension after playing Dungeons and Dragons the night of November 6th, 1983 with his friends Dustin Henderson, Lucas Sinclair, Mike Wheeler. Though Will, portrayed by Noah Schnapp, was eventually rescued from the Upside Down, he was never the same. Get the 1980’s look of Will Byers with this costume guide.
To cosplay Will Byers, start with a Moptop Brown Costume Wig. Then, wear a Plaid Long Sleeve Shirt layered with a White Waffle Pattern Thermal Shirt. Then, button up a Western Yoke Puffer Vest. Finally, add Boot Cut Jeans with a pair of Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star Sneakers.
Will Byers from the Netflix series Stranger Things is the only one to have survived the Upside Down. Clad in 1980’s style clothing, dressing up like Will Byers, portrayed by Noah Schnapp, is a great option to cosplay. You are likely to find similar clothing in a thrift store since the popular sci-fi series takes places in the 80’s. Even if you dressed up in just a puffer vest worn and a simple plaid shirt layered with a thermal shirt would be almost complete. Simply add a typical pair of jeans and a pair of Converse All-Star shoes.
In addition to the Will Byers costume guide, your friends can dress up like fellow Stranger Things costars along with you. Go with Lucas Sinclair, Dustin Henderson, and Mike Wheeler or the highly recognizable character, Eleven. Submit a picture of your Will Byers cosplay to be featured on Costume Wall.
To the outside world, Will Byers on the Netflix show Stranger Things is an average 12-year-old boy. He’s a student at Hawkins Middle School where he and his best friends Lucas Sinclair, Dustin Henderson, and Mike Wheeler, are members of the AV Club. He is the quiet one of the group and spends his spare time with his friends riding bikes or playing Dungeons and Dragons. He lives with his older brother, Jonathan Byers, whom he looks up to, and his divorced mother Joyce Byers, portrayed by Winona Ryder.
In addition to his fragile nature, he is keenly intelligent. When he falls victim to an abduction he uses his knack for finding good hiding places to flee his abductor. Even in great fear, Will keeps his mind sharp and finds a way to communicate with his mother across dimensions. Will Byers, portrayed by Noah Schnapp, in resourceful evading his abductor until escaping from the Upside Down.