Frank-N-Furter: Gender-Bending Mad Scientist

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Even those who have not seen The Rocky Horror Picture Show are sure to recognize the Frank-N-Furter costume. Frank-N-Furter is the main character in this cult classic musical film. Actor Tim Curry plays this villain. In The Rocky Horror Picture Show, he is a crazy doctor that is hosting a science convention in his large mansion. Dr. Frank-N-Furter is planning to reveal his latest creation, which is what he believes to be the perfect human specimen.


You’ll Need:

  1. Frank-N-Furter Costume
  2. Short Curly Black Wig
  3. Big Pearl Necklace Set
  4. Rocky Horror Temporary Tattoo
  5. White Pressed Powder
  6. Black Heels

DIY Frank-N-Furter Costume Guide

When he is introduced, it is while wearing what would go on to become his iconic outfit. Dr. Frank-N-Furter is a cross-dresser and appears wearing a corset with stockings and heels, making quite an impression on viewers and the world. 

Start off with Short Curly Black Wig, Frank-N-Furter Costume, and Black Heels to get his iconic look. Then, accessorize yourself with Big Pearl Necklace Set and Rocky Horror Temporary Tattoo. Finally, the whole look will be completed by dressing the face with White Pressed Powder like him.


Frank-N-Furter Cosplay Costume

Even decades later, his charming but dark nature makes him a beloved and iconic character. If you want to embody Dr. Frank-N-Furter, you can cosplay him.

To dress like Dr. Frank-N-Furter, you will need a corset first and foremost. You could also wear a printed tank top that is made to look like a corset if you do not want to commit fully. From there, you will need a pair of black briefs and a garter belt to attach to them. Attach the other ends of the garter belt to a pair of black stockings. Then, slip on a pair of matching black heels. 

He accessorizes with a pair of fingerless quarter gloves. Around his neck is an oversize pearl necklace. He wears dramatic makeup, including a dark smoky eyes and vibrant red lipstick. On one of his arms, he has a tattoo in the shape of a heart with the word “boss.” Get a temporary tattoo to achieve the look.


Frank-N-Furter: Gender-Bending Mad Scientist

About Frank-N-Furter from The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Dr. Frank-N-Furter is a charismatic but mad scientist and is the main villain in the musical film The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Viewers are introduced to the crazed character in a dramatic way right off the bat. He makes his appearance in a corset, heels, and stockings, immediately blurring gender lines. 

Two protagonists stumble across a party when their car breaks down not far from the mansion. When they go inside, they are met with all manners of strange people. One of them is Dr. Frank-N-Furter. They learn that they have accidentally walked into a science convention he is holding. 


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What is the most famous quote from Frank-N-Furter?

1. “I’m just a sweet transvestite, from Transsexual, Transylvania.”

2. “In just seven days, I can make you a man. Dig it if you can.”

3. “COME! We are ready for the floor show!”

4. “You look like you’re both pretty groovy!”

5. “That’s a rather tender subject. Another slice anyone?”

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