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Supernatural Costume Guides

Dress like Your Favorite Supernatural Characters

Browse through the Supernatural costume and cosplay guides from the dark fantasy television series. Bringing urban legends and folklore to life, Supernatural follows brothers Sam and Dean Winchester as they travel across America, investigating the paranormal. Now, you can recreate the supernatural events from The CW television series at your next [Halloween] costume party with these easy-to-follow costume guides. From recreating the looks for humans like Sam and Dean to dressing like an angel, demon, or vampire, you and your friends can bring your favorite Supernatural characters to life. Each guide will show how to dress as if you’re ready to hunt the paranormal.

Dean Winchester

Dean Winchester Costume

Raised to hunt supernatural demons and monsters by his father, Dean continues the family business with his brother. Their single goal is to save as people many as they can and preventing others from having the same fate as their mother who was killed by the demon Azazel. Dean is the self-appointed guardian of Sam and will go to any length to save his brother. From killing various demons and their human hosts to sacrificing his very soul to the depths of hell, Dean values his family over everything else. Dean doesn’t resent his father for instilling in him a warrior-like lifestyle. He craves the adventure and thrill of seeking and killing the supernatural.

Dean Winchester Costume
Dean Winchester Costume Guide

Castiel Costume

Adopting various personalities throughout the seasons, Castiel sees constant change and tries to learn and grow from his mistakes. Being an angel from heaven, Castiel is unable to express emotions like humans and often fails to understand the sarcasm used by Dean and other characters. While he may lack emotion and cannot understand how humans feel, Castiel becomes close friends with the Winchester brothers. He eventually helps them fight evil villains like Lucifer and Lilith. Frequently killed during the series, he is always resurrected by God because God still needs Castiel in His plans. Each resurrection changes Castiel’s personality. These changes range from excessive pride to memory loss. However, he eventually reverts to his former self but as an improved version.

Castiel Costume
Castiel Costume Guide

Supernatural Cosplay Costumes

Supernatural brought popular myths, folklore, and urban legends to life on television. With a fascination for folklore, creator Eric Kripke wrote Supernatural to follow the lives of two brothers as they hunt and fight demons while traveling America in their iconic ’67 Chevy Impala. Surrounded by paranormal events, the television series showcases the supernatural and mystery that you can now recreate! Bringing each character’s outfits to life for a costume party or [Halloween] event can be just as mysterious as the show itself.

Finding outfits doesn’t have to be as challenging as fighting demons and vampires! Most of the costumes seen on The CW show can be easily put together by finding pieces in your closet or by visiting a local costume shop. Take a look at each DIY cosplay guide to determine the exact items you need to look like the specific characters appearing in The CW’s Supernatural series. These popular characters include Dean and Sam Winchester, Angel Castiel, Demon Azazel, and others.

Supernatural Costume Tips & FAQs

Embark on a journey into the mysterious and thrilling world of “Supernatural” with our FAQ section, designed for fans who wish to bring the Winchester brothers’ epic saga to life. This beloved series blends horror, fantasy, and drama as it follows Sam and Dean Winchester’s quest to battle supernatural forces. Whether you’re aiming to capture Dean’s rugged charm, Sam’s scholarly vibe, or the unique essence of other memorable characters, this guide will help you recreate their iconic looks and gear for cosplay, Halloween, or any fan gatherings.

To embody Dean Winchester, focus on his signature style: a dark T-shirt under a flannel shirt, paired with a distressed leather jacket and blue jeans. Adding a replica of the Colt or a fake FBI badge can signify Dean’s hunter and law enforcement guises. Dean’s short, spiky hair, and his laid-back but confident demeanor are essential for a convincing portrayal.

Sam Winchester’s costume would include layered clothing, such as a T-shirt under an open flannel shirt, with a sturdy jacket on cooler days. Sam prefers practical attire, so include comfortable jeans and boots suitable for hunting supernatural creatures. Carrying a laptop bag or a book on occult lore can reflect Sam’s academic approach to hunting. Sam’s longer hair and more introspective demeanor differentiate him from Dean.

Castiel’s iconic look is relatively simple to recreate. Wear a rumpled tan trench coat over a suit (a plain white shirt with a loose black tie and dress pants). Adding a pair of black dress shoes and a fake angel blade as a prop will complete the ensemble. Castiel’s serious demeanor and slightly confused yet profound statements about humanity will help embody his character.

To cosplay as Crowley, the King of Hell with a flair for style, opt for a sharp, tailored suit with a dark shirt and a slim tie. His look is polished, with a well-groomed beard and slicked-back hair. Accessories like a ring signifying his demonic status, and carrying a glass of whiskey or a contract prop, can enhance the portrayal. Emulating Crowley’s sarcastic wit and charm is key.

Including memorable quotes from “Supernatural” can add authenticity and fun to your costume or themed interactions. Here are some iconic lines:

“Saving people, hunting things, the family business.” – Dean Winchester
“I lost my shoe.” – Sam Winchester, in a moment of misfortune
“Hey, assbutt!” – Castiel, during a moment of unexpected heroism
“Hello, boys.” – Crowley, greeting the Winchesters
“I’m the one who gripped you tight and raised you from perdition.” – Castiel, introducing himself to Dean

Choose quotes that fit your character and the situation, and be ready to deliver them with the appropriate tone and attitude for a memorable experience.


About Supernatural

Premiering in 2005 on The WB, Supernatural follows brothers, Sam and Dean Winchester, as they travel around America hunting demons, spirits, and other supernatural creatures. Based on popular folklore and urban legends, the series follows the brothers who learned to hunt the supernatural from their father. The brothers witnessed the demon Azazel kill their mother when they were just young boys. From a young age, the boy’s father raised them as hunters with a motto—saving people, hunting things, the family business.

Throughout the fifteen seasons of discovering the supernatural, the brothers must continue the family business once their father makes a deal with the demon that killed his wife. Throughout their journey, the brothers realize that the family doesn’t end with blood. Meeting new allies and friends, the Winchester brothers have gone to Heaven and Hell for each other, literally, to save the people they love from the supernatural. Even if that required battling demons, vampires, werewolves, and witches.

Supernatural Costumes