Papa Legba Costume for Cosplay & Halloween
Papa Legba is a Haitian Voodoo spirit and is also the Gatekeeper of the Spirit World. Its his job to keep the balance between life and death, which is why he is always interested in acquiring souls. Although he has a sadistic streak in him, Papa Legba is known to be fair and honest.
Papa Legba’s whole outfit can be described as intimidating. He wears a white linen button-down, black pants, black boots, a black fur cape, a black top hat, and a voodoo necklace. Here’s everything you need to look like Papa Legba.
How to Make Papa Legba Costume
|1||White Button-Down Shirt||Wear a white linen button-down shirt as the base of your outfit.|
|2||Black Pants||Match your top with this simple pair of black pants.|
|3||Black Boots||Don’t forget to don on black boots.|
|4||Black Fur Cape||Look more exotic and powerful with a black fur cape.|
|5||Voodoo Necklace||Stay in theme with a voodoo necklace.|
|6||Dreadlock Wig||Papa Legba has dreadlocks so wear a wig if you need to.|
|7||Black Top Hat||Keep looking mysterious with a black top hat.|
|8||Mini Skulls||Decorate your hat with mini skulls.|
|9||Snake Staff||Don’t forget to bring along a snake staff.|
|10||Black and White Face Paint||Get Papa Legba’s scary pallor with face paint.|
|11||Papa Legba Costume Set||Have an easy time with your outfit with this costume set.|
About Papa Legba
Papa Legba was portrayed by Lance Reddick in American horror Story: Coven Reddick is also known for his roles in John Wick (Charon) and White House Down (General Caulfield).
Check out these sites to read more about Papa Legba and the other characters from American Horror Story: