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Lord of the Rings Costume Guides

Dress like Your Favorite Lord of the Rings Characters

Lord of the Rings is a franchise near and dear to many peoples’ heart. More recently known as a wildly successful movie franchise, but the timeless tales originated as classic literature written by J. R. R. Tolkien that generations have grown to love. So, it is only natural that we would want to embody the heroes of Middle Earth. But how can we do that?

There are many characters in this story, most of whom are relatable, lovable, and quotable. There are the heroes of Middle Earth like the Hobbits, Frodo Baggins, and Bilbo Baggins. And the fan-favorite mythical Elves like Legolas who was portrayed by Orlando Bloom. The novels and movies alike have captivating storylines that include epic battles with dragons.

Gandalf the Grey

Gandalf the Grey Costume

Gandalf is possibly the most quotable wizard in film history. Dress like the iconic wizard brings a level of responsibility that rests on your shoulders. You need to be both wise and brave. Gandalf acts as Frodo’s mentor, leading him away from his sheltered life into one filled with danger. He helps him to become the hero he needs to be. His incredible power is one of the reasons he will not hold The One Ring. The Ring is known to corrupt the one who possesses it. And if Gandalf the Grey went bad, Middle Earth would be in trouble.

Gandalf the Grey Costume
Gandalf the Grey Costume Guide
Frodo Baggins

Frodo Baggins Costume

The lowly Frodo Baggins is a favorite of many, and one of the main heroes of The Lord of the Rings series. The popularity of this kind-hearted and humble Hobbit should be no surprise. He’s kind-hearted and humble. And though he’s not human, Frodo is possibly the most relatable character in The Lord of the Rings films. He proves that even a seemingly ordinary person can be the hero. You don’t have to be very big. One of the most endearing qualities of Frodo is his love and loyalty for his friends. So when you dress up in costume as Frodo Baggins, you may want to get the support of a Hobbit team behind you.

Frodo Baggins Costume
Frodo Baggins Costume Guide

Lord of the Rings Cosplay Costumes

Dressing like the characters featured in Lord of the Rings is pretty easy. Just remember that cloaks for every character of Middle-earth are extremely important and seem to be the unifying article of clothing. When putting together your cosplay, they shouldn’t be forgotten! Since the Lord of Rings takes place in a land which some may describe as medieval, the clothing doesn’t exactly reflect the modern style. The characters of the J. R. R. Tolkien franchise prepare and dress as best as they can for their long journeys. This leads to outfits that often consist of unending layers.

Thrift shops are always a good place to start. Check for cheap clothing and accessories to compliment your Lord of the Rings costume. Cloaks might be a little harder to track down since people don’t really wear them, but you might have more success on the web. You can then add the relevant accessories for each character like weapons, elf ears, or the highly critical ring.

About Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings novels has been around for a long time. The series first debuted in 1937 with The Hobbit. The series had the unique ability to captivate fans both young and old alike. Its ability to captivate should come as no surprise with its in-depth and immersive mythological story-line. The story takes place in the fictional world of Middle Earth. The tale involves a diverse group of characters, including hobbits, elves, dwarves, and humans.

The rings are a significant part of the story as the title indicates. They are shown to be a great source of power which can be used for both good and evil. There was initially twenty rings in all—three for the Elves, seven for the dwarves, and nine for the humans. The story revolves around the twentieth ring, known as The One Ring. It is a ring crafted secretly by the villain, Sauron, to be able to bind and dominate the other rings, and therefore all of the beings of Middle Earth.

Lord of the Rings Costumes