Gaming Costumes

Super Mario Costume Ideas

super mario costume guide

Are you ready to bring some childhood nostalgia to your Halloween party? Look no further than the classic video game character, Super Mario. With his iconic red hat, blue overalls, and bushy mustache, this lovable plumber is the perfect costume for gamers and non-gamers alike.

But how can you put together the perfect Super Mario costume? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.


How to Dress Like Super Mario

Here’s everything you need to know to dress like this beloved character:

Clothing and Accessories

To dress like Super Mario, you’ll need the following clothing and accessories:

Red Hat

This is a must-have item for any Super Mario costume. You can find a simple red baseball cap and add a white circle to the front using fabric paint or by attaching a felt circle with fabric glue.

Super Mario Brothers Mario Hat And Mustache Kit, Standard Color, One Size


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Blue Overalls

Super Mario’s blue overalls are a staple of his costume. You can find a pair of blue overalls at a thrift store or online, or you can purchase a brand-new pair. If you can’t find overalls, you can also wear blue pants and a blue shirt.

Key Apparel Men’s Garment Washed Zip Fly High Back Bib Overall


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Red Shirt

Underneath the overalls, you’ll need a red shirt. Look for a simple red t-shirt, preferably one with short sleeves.

Fruit of the Loom Heavy Cotton HD 100% Cotton Long Sleeve T-Shirt, 3XL, True Red


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White Gloves

Super Mario wears white gloves, which you can find at any costume store or online.

Super Mario Brothers Deluxe Gloves, White, One Size


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Brown Boots

You’ll need a pair of brown boots to complete the look. Make sure they are comfortable enough to wear all night.

Skechers USA Men's Verdict Men's Boot,Dark Brown,9 M US


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Mustache

Super Mario’s mustache is a crucial part of his look. You can purchase a fake mustache at a costume store or make your own by cutting out a mustache shape from black felt and attaching it to your upper lip with spirit gum.

Props

To complete your Super Mario costume, you can also add some props to make it even more authentic:

Red and Green Mushrooms

In the video game, Super Mario eats mushrooms to grow bigger or gain extra lives. You can make your own mushrooms out of foam or find toy ones at a toy store.

Club Mocchi- Mocchi- Nintendo Super Mario Plush — Mushroom Plushie


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Gold Coins

Super Mario collects gold coins throughout the game. You can find plastic gold coins at any party store or online.

Mario Bros Question Mark Box Coin Candies Display, Sour Strawberry, 1.2OZ


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Hairstyle

Super Mario’s hairstyle is simple but iconic. To achieve this look:

  1. Start with a clean, dry head of hair.
  2. Use a hair gel or wax to slick back your hair.
  3. Finish with a red hat to complete the look.

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About Super Mario

Super Mario is a video game character created by Nintendo. He first appeared in the game Donkey Kong in 1981 and has since appeared in countless video games and other media. He is known for his heroic adventures, his love of mushrooms, and his rescue of Princess Peach from the villainous Bowser.

Wrapping Up

With these simple tips, you’re ready to dress up as the iconic Super Mario for Halloween. Whether you’re a fan of video games or just looking for a fun and nostalgic costume, this lovable plumber is the perfect choice. So grab your red hat, blue overalls, and mustache, and get ready to have a great time!

Lukas Lima

Been on the cosplay scene since 2015. SDCC Veteran. Prop Maker. Part-Time Superhero.

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