Blues Brothers Costume

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To hear some blues and soul, you should dress like the Blues Brothers. Among the actors who played the Blues Brothers were Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi. 

Back in 1978, they were a comedy sketch on Saturday Night Live. They performed with up-and-coming artists at the time. You’ll learn something about music from watching this revivalist band.


You’ll Need:

  1. Black Suit
  2. Black Fedora Hat
  3. White Dress Shirt
  4. Fake Sideburns
  5. Skinny Necktie
  6. Black Sunglasses
  7. Black Oxford Shoes

DIY Blues Brothers Costume Guide

A key characteristic of the Blues Brothers was their super simple attire.

Wearing a white dress shirt under your black suit is the ideal undergarment. Make this Blues Brothers costume minimal and sophisticated by pairing a classic black blazer with black slacks.

The Blues Brothers prefer to wear black ties to maintain their classic look. Wear a pair of black Oxfords to enhance the dapper look.

Adding a pair of black glasses and a black fedora completes the Blues Brothers’ look. Complete the look with some cool sideburns like the Blues Brothers.


Blues Brothers Cosplay Costume

Adding an elegant Blue Brothers costume to your Halloween costume list this year is a great idea. This is a cool cosplay costume idea you can do with friends, but you have to decide who will play Jake and who will play Elwood.  

Both of them wear a white dress shirt under a black suit, a black necktie, black Oxfords, sunglasses, and a black Fedora hat. 

Keeping long and thick sideburns was a fashion in the 1980s, and Blue Brothers did the same in the movie. The sideburns look similar to what Jake and Elwood had.


Blues Brothers Costume

About Blues Brothers

“Blue Brothers” is a film about Jake Blues and Elwood. According to the plot of the movie, they are both blood brothers. 

The Blues Brothers’ characters were inspired by the Toronto-based Downchild Blues Band, founded in 1969 by two brothers. John Belushi played Jake, and Dan Aykroyd played Elwood. 

As children, they were raised in a Roman Catholic orphanage. Eventually, as they grew older, the orphanage was about to close because it had not paid the $5,000 property tax.

To save the orphanage, the Blues brothers decided to take responsibility for repaying the tax. To win $5,000, they must give an amazing performance in a band. As they progressed, they encountered a lot of challenges.


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What is the most famous quote from Blues Brothers?

1. “cigarettes, it’s dark… and we’re wearing sunglasses.”

2. “Use of unnecessary violence in the apprehension of the Blues Brothers HAS been approved.”

3. “May I help you boys?”

4. “Best damn chicken in the state.”

5. “Four fried chickens and a Coke.”

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