Okoye (Black Panther) Costume for Cosplay & Halloween 2023
Okoye is the General of the Dora Milaje, an elite guard that protects the king. She is fiercely protective of her king and country, and is not afraid to question authority when it is warranted. Aside from being professional, Okoye is also a true and loyal friend to T’Challa and is highly protective of him.
Okoye and the other Dora Milaje wear uniforms that distinguish them from the other Wakandans. You will need a long-sleeved orange shirt, black pants, shoulder armor and black boots. Here’s everything you need to look like Okoye.
How to Make Okoye Costume
|Orange Long-Sleeved Shirt
|Start off your Okoye outfit with an orange long-sleeved shirt.
|Match your shirt with a pair of black pants.
|Protect your feet with a pair of black boots.
|Shoulder Armor with Chest Straps
|Make sure to paint your shoulder armor with metallic gold paint. You can also paint the straps brown to match your belt.
|Use brown fabric for Okoye’s belt. You can also add fabric with African print for more details.
|Add this belt buckle for extra detail.
|Gold Choker Collars
|Wear a gold choker collar to look more distinguished.
|Gold Statement Bracelets
|Match your necklace with similar bracelets.
|Arm yourself with a spear.
|Don’t want to DIY? Get this costume set instead.
Check out these sites to read more about Okoye and the other characters from Black Panther: