Dress Up Like V is for Vendetta

If you are looking for a good V is for Vendetta costume for Halloween or a big cosplay event, here’s the winning formula for creating the most exciting outfit of the party! Let’s see how to dress up as V is for Vendetta from .


This article will give you all of the tips you need to dress like V from V for Vendetta for your next dress up event, costume party or Halloween.

V uses his charisma to inspire thousands of people to put on the infamous Guy Fawkes mask and join him in his cause against the government.

In the movie V for Vendetta the main character is a man who goes only by the alias, V. With the help of a young lady he goes about his mission to overthrow a corrupt government after world war, sending out a reminder for viewers that doing the right thing is not always the same as doing what you’re supposed to do. 

Costume designer for the film, Sammy Sheldon dressed  V very stylishly and in a mask that makes him a very unforgettable character. A mask which is now very popular thanks to the movie though it already had a historical background. The Guy Fawkes mask and V for Vendetta have become synonymous with one another and the look is recognizable around the world making it an excellent costume choice for your cosplay events and costume parties. 

A stylish and clean look for the masked freedom fighter on his mission to overthrow a tyrannical government who mysteriously goes by only the alias, V, in V for Vendetta, makes a great costume choice.  Photo by 1996-98 AccuSoft Inc. – © 2006 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc

British graphic novel artist David Lloyd is the man who created the original image of the mask for a comic strip written by Alan Moore.

“The Guy Fawkes mask has now become a common brand and a convenient placard to use in protest against tyranny – and I’m happy with people using it, it seems quite unique, an icon of popular culture being used this way,” he says

Source: BBC

How to create the V for Vendetta costume

To recreate the look you’ll need a pair of slacks, long sleeved top, gloves, cape and ankle boots or oxford shoes all in black and a black belt with silver buckle and multiple scabbards to hold long fake knives. Add a black Spanish style brimmed hat and the well known Guy Fawkes mask and you have become V from Vendetta for your costume event or your very own mission to take over a fascist political party in style.