Edgar Allan Poe Costume for Men
- 100% polyester worsted, brocade, & satin fabrics
- Brocade vest has satin shawl collar, satin covered buttons at front
- Second column of buttons gives double-breasted look
- Satin cravat has same-fabric neck band w/ hook & loop fastener at back
- Worsted jacket has satin facings & satin-covered buttons at front
- 2 false pocket flaps
- Raven prop is 7" long from beak to tip of tail
- NOTE: model is wearing a white shirt and black trousers that are not part of this costume
- Skull prop, wig & mustache are each sold separately
What was it that gave Edgar Allan Poe his twisted imagination? Poe started writing at an extremely young age, publishing an epic historic poem at the young age of eighteen. The only epic writing we were doing at that age were angsty posts on social media! After that, he went on to write some of the most exquisite works of horror and remake the legacy of American literature. Turns out, you don't need to be from the moors of England to access a truly dreary muse! Poe kept readers on the edges of their seats with stories of guilty consciences, clever revenge, and deep mourning. Basically, he had the macabre-minded Victorians eating out of his hand! Without his strange imagination, we might not have the rich horror and detective genres that keep us in goosebumps to this day, and what a dark world that would be...
Design & Details
This historical costume is Made By Us, which means it was designed by our in-house creative team! This dismal yet distinguished look features a long black coat and a subtle brocade vest with a satin cravat layered underneath. You'll also receive a raven that can sit on your shoulder. While the bird won't croak the iconic word, "nevermore" we're sure that it will make this costume instantly recognizable!
History in the Shaking
The Raven, The Cask of Amontillado, The Tell-Tale Heart. Everyone has their favorite Edgar Allan Poe story! This is one historical costume that's perfect for Halloween and beyond! Wherever you're wearing this costume, make sure you pull off this look with pale makeup for a sickly look, a tousled head of hair, and a mustache that'll place you firmly in the 19th century. Just don't be surprised if you're asked what new horror you're dreaming up these days, it's not every day people get to meet the founding father of frightening fiction!
|Small||Jacket Length||38 1/2"||98cm|
|Small||Vest Length||21 1/2"||55cm|
|Medium||Sleeve Length||25 1/2"||65cm|
|Large||Vest Length||22 1/2"||57cm|
|X-Large||Jacket Length||41 1/2"||105cm|
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