There’s nothing worse than trying to throw together a last-minute Halloween costume that doesn’t translate. But we have the perfect solution for you! When in doubt go as a style icon. We’ve rounded up the 5 most dapper Halloween costumes, straight from the silver screen, and chances are you’ve already got a few of these items at home. If not, you can easily find them at your local thrift store or in your old man's closet. The best part? These last-minute Halloween costumes are actually going to make you look good and can be worn all year round.
1. JAY GATSBY
From outrageous parties to luxurious fashion, Jay Gatsby was definitely a man of style. For this costume, you will need a cream coloured suit, a crisp button-up, cufflinks, a silk tie, a pocket square, and some arm candy. Let us help you get the look! Shop our collection of European-inspired accessories here and get 50% off our Series #1 watches for a limited-time.
2. GOMEZ ADDAMS
Effortlessly finessing the sleepwear as outerwear trend, Gomez Addams is equally as couture as he is creepy. Choose from several iconic looks, from his velvet Hugh Hefner-esque dressing gown to a thin pinstripe suit, and find all the finishing touches here. This is also the perfect Halloween theme if you are looking for a couple's costume. After all, Gomez and Morticia are #couplegoals.
3. PATRICK BATEMAN
Really want to scare someone this Halloween but running short on time? Patrick Bateman from American Psycho is a stylish yet frightening costume option. You'll need an oversized navy suit and pin-striped button-up. Add a pair of shades, a red tie, and black suspenders for a truly authentic look. Don't skimp on the most important accessories though. We're talking about his iconic clear raincoat complete with an ax and lots of fake blood!
4. GORDON GEKKO
Basically Patrick Bateman but without the blood, Gordon Gekko could probably kill a man with a single stare so we suggest spending some time perfecting your glare. Not only will you need suspenders, a tie and tie-clip, and a watch, but the key to Gekko's signature look is his infamous contrast collar dress shirt — which is when the shirt collar has a different colour, usually white, then the torso of the shirt.
5. SAM ROTHSTEIN
Being a mob associate as well as a Las Vegas casino executive has its perks, which includes the single greatest suit selection we’ve ever had the pleasure of seeing on the silver screen. From a handsomely paired blue button-up and plaid blazer to a charcoal and pink suit combination, there are so many options to choose from. But perhaps our favourite, and definitely the spookiest, look is his all-red suit complete with a solid black dress shirt and matching accessories.
What do all of these men's Halloween costumes have in common? A Cuban cigar, unless you are Rothstien who prefers a cigarette (we suggest opting for faux smoking accessories though), and a lot of hair pomade. Luckily, we carry Manday Grooming's Unorthodox Water-based pomade that keeps your hair styled and shining all day long while nourishing the hair and scalp with high-quality oils and butters. Available in-store and online.
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