Colonel Sanders of KFC Costume for Cosplay & Halloween 2020

Even after his death in 1980, Colonel Harland Sanders is still one of the most easily identifiable persons in the world. And no, it’s not because he was a great and really rich businessman. The founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken remains to this day as its esteemed brand ambassador. Since a lot of people love KFC, they love the Colonel as well.

Colonel Sanders outfit is as iconic as his chicken. He typically wears a pristine white three-piece suit (as white as his hair and goatee!) and holds a brown, wooden cane. Here’s everything you need to look like Colonel Sanders.

How to Dress Like the Iconic Businessman Colonel Sanders for Halloween

Colonel Sanders Cosplay & Costume Guide
# Item Description
1 White Three-Piece Suit Get an immaculately white three-piece suit sans the vest to copy Colonel Sanders outfit.
2 White Dress Shirt Keep everything simple by wearing a white dress shirt underneath, like Colonel Sanders.
3 Black Western Tie Colonel Sanders prefers something more unique, like a black western tie instead of a common bow tie.
4 Black Oxfords Stay classy with a pair of classic black Oxfords.
5 Black-Framed Glasses Colonel Sanders was already old when KFC started booming so it’s a given that he’ll be wearing glasses already.
6 Brown Wooden Cane A handsomely elegant accessory for such a dapper outfit is a brown wooden cane.
7 White Wig and Goatee Channel Colonel Sanders with a white wig and matching goatee.
8 KFC Bucket What’s a Colonel Sanders outfit without his most priced product? Bring along a KFC bucket.
9 Colonel Sanders Full Costume If you don’t have the time to DIY your outfit, you can always buy a full set.

About Colonel Sanders

Colonel Sanders is the founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken (more commonly known as, KFC). At the beginning of 1952, he started to franchise his ‘secret recipe’ for chicken. By mid-1960s, KFC was already booming.

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