Zorro, the secret identity of Don Diego de la Vega, is a fictional character created by Johnston McCulley in 1919. While reminiscent of Robin Hood, Zorro doesn’t help the poor by giving them money. Instead, he stops them from being oppressed by taking on corrupt and greedy authorities. The outlaw dressed in all-black has been featured in many books, television series, and movies. Dress up like the masked vigilante with this Zorro costume guide.
To cosplay Zorro, first, put on his signature black Bandana and Eye Mask. Then, add a Spanish Hat and slick black mustache. Wear a Renaissance Pirate Shirt with a Medieval Ring Belt. Now, arm yourself with a set of Adult Gauntlets and Leather Sword Frog in which you’ll wear the Zorro Sword. Finally, complete the cosplay with a Zorro Adult Cape and Black Vinyl Boot.
To truly play the part of the legendary Zorro, you’ll need to work on your body language. When you wear your black cloak and mask, make sure to move with style. Try to work on your charm as Zorro was quite romantic and a bit of a flirt. Also, it won’t hurt practice your skills a bit with your sword. Why should this character be reserved for men only? Women can dress up as the Zorro persona too!
Why dress up as the masked outlaw alone? Create an unlikely group of “normal” heroes by bringing your friends into the fold. Ask them to dress up as their own favorite heroes like Lara Croft, Indiana Jones, Lone Ranger, Robin Hood, and Inigo Montoya. And after you’re all dressed up and ready for some action, don’t forget to submit a picture of your Zorro cosplay to be posted for others to see!
Zorro is one of the smoothest heroes. He wears his signature black cape, a Mexican sombrero hat, and black mask to cover his eyes. As an ordinary man, Don Diego de la Vega developed his skills through hard work and became a famous hero. As a Spanish nobleman from California, he helps to defend the poor by defeating the bullying and corrupt officials.
Zorro is a hero of the common people and his character has been adapted into television shows and movies. He doesn’t use brute force when fighting but instead uses insults and mockery as he disarms his opponents mentally. Zorro’s famous attack is his signature “Z” cut with which he marks his opponents or makes his presence known with three quick strokes of his sword. As a champion of the common man and an occasional rascal, he is the perfect character to cosplay!