Benjamin Franklin Costume for Cosplay & Halloween

How to Make Benjamin Franklin’s Costume

As one of the founding fathers of the USA, you can expect Benjamin Franklin to be dressed in formal attire. To nail his look, wear a navy coat with a light vest, and a vintage-style white shirt under the coat. He also has a receding hairline so make sure to get an ashen wig with soft curls. To finish the look, wear high socks, and dress shoes.

The following are easy steps to nail Benjamin Franklin’s costume:

Ben Franklin Costume for Cosplay & Halloween
# Item Description
1 Vintage Shirt Start the look with a white vintage shirt.
2 Yellow Vest Top the white shirt with a light yellow vest.
3 Navy Coat Cop a navy coat to match with the vest.
4 Dark Pants Complete the coat outfit with dark pants, too.
5 Receding Wig Cop Benjamin Franklin’s signature look with a wig highlighting his receding hairline.
6 Long socks Wear a pair of long socks.
7 Dress shoes Pair the socks with black dress shoes.
8 Glasses Complete the look with round rimmed glasses
9 Full costume If you don’t want to DIY

About Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the USA. He was also a painter, author, and politician.

Aside from his work as a statesman, he is also a scientist. Some if his contribued work to science include his theories on electricity. He also traveled and was assigned as America’s diplomat to many countries.