Okoye (Black Panther) Costume for Cosplay & Halloween

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

Okoye Costume for Cosplay & Halloween
# Item Description
1 Orange Long-Sleeved Shirt Start off your Okoye outfit with an orange long-sleeved shirt.
2 Black Pants Match your shirt with a pair of black pants.
3 Black Boots Protect your feet with a pair of black boots.
4 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.
5 Brown Fabric Use brown fabric for Okoye’s belt. You can also add fabric with African print for more details.
6 Belt Buckle Add this belt buckle for extra detail.
7 Gold Choker Collars Wear a gold choker collar to look more distinguished.
8 Gold Statement Bracelets Match your necklace with similar bracelets.
9 Spear Arm yourself with a spear.
10 Costume Set Don’t want to DIY? Get this costume set instead.

About Okoye

Okoye was portrayed by Danai Gurira. She is also known for her role as Michonne in the Walking Dead.

Check out these sites to read more about Okoye and the other characters from Black Panther: