Zero Moustafa, played by Tony Revolori, makes his appearance in the 2014 Wes Anderson film, The Grand Budapest Hotel. As the new Lobby Boy for the Grand Budapest, Zero quickly becomes the protege of the hotel concierge M. Gustave. One of the most important aspects of Zero’s character in the movie is his lack of facial hair. The fact that he cannot grow a mustache is meant to resemble his lack of manhood. But, the strength and courage that Zero Moustafa shows to Mr. Gustave are invaluable. Get the look of the hotel Lobby Boy with this Zero Moustafa costume guide.
Cosplay Zero’s look with a Lobby Bell Boy Purple Costume Hat, Men’s Long Sleeve Chef Jacket, Dress Pants, Eyebrow Pencil (for the fake mustache), and a pair of Men’s Formal Loafers. Zero might seem like a simple guy with a simple outfit, but there’s so much more to him than meets the eye.
Zero from the Academy Award winning movie, The Grand Budapest Hotel, is a fun character to cosplay for Halloween. Though most people wouldn’t think to dress up as Zero Moustafa, he is a character with a completely unique outfit appearing as the Lobby Boy! We have found all of the essential pieces for this costume to help you recreate this look in just a few simple steps. Let’s get started recreating the look of our favorite character that eventually becomes the owner starring in Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel!
First, you will want to find a long sleeve chef jacket like the one Zero wears. Wear the signature purple hat that says “Lobby Boy” which is what Zero was known for wearing in the movie. Wear a pair of dress pants and formal loafers as Zero wore nicer clothes because he takes his job very seriously. The last and most important part of the costume is the eyebrow pencil. Draw a very thin mustache on your upper lip to recreate the same mustache that drew on his lip since he wasn’t able to grow a mustache of his own. Submit a picture of your Lobby Boy costume to show others how to recreate Zero’s look!
Zero Moustafa is a young boy who takes care of the lobby as a bellhop in the 2014 film The Grand Budapest Hotel. But, as the film eventually reveals more about Zero’s personal character than first meets the eye. Though often dismissed as a boy rather than a man simply because he cannot grow a mustache, Zero eventually proves to his value to M. Gustave.
Zero, played by actor Tony Revolori, had one of the roughest upbringings a child could possibly endure, and yet this matured him rather quickly. Even though others think he has “zero” experience or beneficial qualities, as his nickname alludes to, he is a smart, brave, and determined. Zero steps up to help prove the innocence of his friend and mentor, Gustave. Don’t worry, Zero eventually grows a full mustache and a beard to go with it.