Max & Monster (Where the Wild Things Are) Costume for Cosplay & Halloween
Most kids are mischievous and naughty when they’re young. It’s a huge part of being innately curious. Max is no different! In fact, he gets into more mischief than the average kid. It’s not entirely surprising that he becomes the King of the Wild Things because he’s a wild thing himself!
Max and the Monster are iconic children’s characters that most anyone would recognize. Max’s pure-white wolf onesie and golden crown is an adorkable outfit that matches perfectly with the Monster’s hilarious yellow-orange striped fur and scaly legs. Here’s everything you need to look like Max and the Monster.
How to Dress Like Max - Costume Guide
|1||Plain White Hooded Onesie||Max’s favorite wolf suit is snow-white so wear ones just like it. Sew on giant brown buttons at the front and wear a fake tail to perfect the details.|
|2||Brown Sneakers||Going on an adventure would be uncomfortable without footwear, so you could wear a pair of brown sneakers.|
|3||Gold Crown||As King of the Wild Things, Max wears a gold crown and holds a royal scepter.|
|4||Plushie||Bring along a Max plushie as an added cute accessory.|
|5||Baby Full Costume Set||If you want to dress your baby up as Max, here’s a full costume set you can buy.|
|6||Full Costume Set||You can also avoid the effort of DIY-ing your outfit by buying this ready-made Max costume.|
How to Dress Like Monster - Costume
|1||Yellow Long-Sleeved Shirt||The monster’s upper body looks like a long-sleeved yellow and orange-striped shirt, so wear this yellow one as a base and glue on orange fabric in strips.|
|2||Scaly Tights||The monster’s lower half is totally scaly except for his furry, long tail so wear a fake tail for your costume.|
|3||Fake Horn Headband||Wearing a fake horn headband can give you authentic monster feels.|
|4||Fake Furry Claw Gloves||Transform your hands into monster claws with this pair of costume gloves.|
|5||Fake Claw Slippers||You can also stomp around and make a lot of ruckus with your costume slippers.|
|6||Monster Baby Full Costume Set||You can dress your baby up as a monster from Where the Wild Things Are by buying this ready-made costume.|
About Where the Wild Things Are
Where the Wild Things are is a children’s book written by Maurice Sendak in 1963. It won the Caldecott Medal in 1964, and has been a favorite among parents and kids since then.
Check out these sites to read more about Max and the many monsters in Where the Wild Things Are: