Barney Stinson (How I Met Your Mother) Costume for Cosplay & Halloween

Clothes are a very important part of Barney’s character. He is always seen dressed in a slick suit with immaculate dress shoes, and is often pushing his friends to dress nicer. His fashion style can be a little odd at times, but he always takes great pride in his looks, being the player he is.

A typical Barney Stinson outfit would include a pristine suit, a pair of ridiculously expensive dress shoes, a lavish silk tie, and a crisp white button up shirt. Here’s what you will need to piece together your Barney Stinson costume.

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Barney Stinson Costume for Cosplay & Halloween
# Item Description
1 Shirt, white button up. Regular white button up shirt to go under the suit blazer. A nice, pristine white is best for a crisp and clean look.
2 Suit, sleek gray. Barney wears many different suits, but for this costume and the look we are replicating, Barney wears a gray suit
3 Shoes, fancy black oxfords. Expensive shoes are a big part of Barney’s outfits. The shoes have the ability to make or break the whole look.
4 Tie, duck patterned. Though a duck patterned tie isn’t what Barney is seen often wearing, this costume look comes from a legendary episode within the “How I Met Your Mother” series, and will get you recognized as Barney Stinson anywhere.
5 Barney’s Playbook. The playbook is where Barney keeps record off all of his affairs, and the different women he’s had them with. This accessory adds a touch of authenticity to finish off the costume.
6 Black Socks To with black shoes

Barney Stinson is a very well-known character within today’s pop culture world. A Barney costume is a tasteful and fun costume for anyone, and also is a great way to show appreciation for such an iconic TV show character.

About Barney Stinson

Barney Stinson, played by the talented Neil Patrick Harris, is part of the main friend group starring in the early 2000’s sitcom, “How I Met Your Mother”. Barney is a very unique character, and is very different from anyone else in the group. He has a very childish, self-centered personality and likes to pretend he doesn’t care about anyone but himself.

He also is known for being a big player and constantly flirting with and picking up women. He even has a playbook with in which he writes down women’s names. In reality, Barney is pretty soft and sensitive, despite not acting like it. He plays a very big part in the “How I Met Your Mother” TV series.