Today I am sharing with you a how-to I wrote on omghow.com (my job has recently changed with them to Blogger Relations, let me know your blog in the comments) on how you can dress up as every one of the recent Doctors in Doctor Who, from 9 – 12. I dressed up as #11 (Matt Smith) last year for the premier of The Day of the Doctor and it was a huge hit!
Doctor Who has taken the world by storm! If you are a fan of this Time and Relative Dimension in Space (TARDIS) traveler read this how-to to see how you can get one of his many looks from the past few Doctors.
For pictures (I found some really cool Polyvore mockups!) on how to follow these tips, follow my how-to on omghow.com.
The 9th Doctor
Doctor #9 (Christopher Eccleston) is probably the easiest to cosplay. All you need is a leather jacket, dark pants, and a dark shirt. You might actually be confused as not wearing a costume though…. So if possible get a Sonic Screwdriver or a “Hi, my name is..” sticker. Since Doctor Who is a really popular costume right now, I bet you can find a Sonic Screwdriver at Party City or any other local Halloween shop.
The 10th Doctor
Doctor #10 (David Tennant) is a fun costume to mimic! Who wouldn’t want an excuse to buy a trench coat? The great thing is, there are a lot of girly and flattering trench coats online these days. Wear a pencil skirt and jacket with a red tie and throw on your new trench and you are ready to go. Or, if you want to go even cuter check out the “Everyday Cosplay” line from Her Universe. They have an amazing David Tennant dress that mimics his look. Bonus, they also have a TARDIS and Dalek dress.
The 11th Doctor
Doctor #11 (Matt Smith) is my favorite Doctor! To get his look you really need three things: a tweed or brown jacket (great place to find one is at a thrift store), red suspenders, and a red bow-tie. The suspenders and bow-tie can be found at any costume shop for very little (maybe even in a magician costume kit if they don’t have Doctor Who). If you are in a pinch and can’t find one, check ebay. Another fun costume addition is a red fez but you won’t need one necessarily.
The 12th Doctor
The newest Doctor, #12 (Peter Capaldi), is a little harder to put together just because red lined jackets aren’t that common. You most likely will need to buy this on ebay or make it yourself with a sewing machine. The good news is the rest of the items will be easy to find. It works with just black jeans, white business shirt, and a dark vest.
What do you think of Peter Capaldi so far? I’m loving him!