Updated for 2021
When it comes to fictional characters, Sherlock Holmes and his friend, Dr. Watson, are two well know characters from the books by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Many people enjoy dressing up with a friend or spouse as the famous pair for Halloween and other costumed occasions. Here we look at some ready-made choices available for creating your own Sherlock Holmes costume and some pieces that you can put together to make a great do-it-yourself Dr. Watson costume.
Men’s Adult Sherlock Holmes Costume
This costume is available in sizes medium, large, and extra large. Costume includes a long brown checkered coat and matching hat. Combine with a magnifying glass and pipe, trousers and dark shoes for a great old fashioned detective look.
Sherlock Holmes Detective Bundle
These detective accessory costume bundles includes a one size fits most black and white checkerboard detective hat, pipe, and magnifying glass. Combine with a long trench style coat for a great Sherlock Holmes look. Set works well for both Halloween and Cosplay.
Child Sherlock Holmes Costume
For the pint sized detective, this is a great Sherlock Holmes costume that includes a button down coat and a hat with an adjustable ribbon. Made from 100% polyester fabric. Coat and hat are done in a matching brown plaid pattern. Available in sizes small, medium, large, and extra large.
Woman’s Detective Costume
Who says portraying Sherlock Holmes has to be just for men and boys? This is a great Sherlock Holmes costume for women. Costume includes jacket with cape, pants and hat. Made from 100% polyester, this costume is exclusive to HalloweenCostumes.com, so you won’t find it anywhere else. It is a terrific plaid look for a female detective. Click through for sizing and details.
Sherlock Holmes Cape Coat Cosplay Costume
This beautiful coat is exactly like the one Benedict Cumberbatch wears in Sherlock (British series). A detailed size chart is on the product page. You are welcome to message the seller with any questions. A quality garment that is perfect for Cosplay or Halloween.
Men’s Sherlock Costume
This costume includes a long brown jacket with short over cape and a matching detective hat. Coat falls several inches below the knees. Both coat and hat are a solid brown color with no pattern. Made from 100% polyester fabric. Garment is hand washable. Pair with an old fashioned pipe and a magnifying glass for an authentic iconic British detective look.
Men’s Sherlock Holmes Capecoat Costume
This costume includes a salt and pepper tweed “deer hunter” style hat and matching overcoat with an attached cape. Wear your own dark pants and shoes and combine with white gloves, pipe, and magnifying glass for a great Sherlock Holmes costume for Halloween, Cosplay, or other dress up fun.
Victorian Men’s Sherlock Holmes Cape
These two pieces of apparel are lovely choices for a Victorian gentlemen’s costume or Sherlock Holmes costume specifically. Click through for differences between the two selections.
Sherlock Holmes Hat and Accessory Set
This accessory set includes a deerstalker hat in a zig-zag pattern. Also includes a magnifying glass and pipe. Adds the perfect finishing touch to make any Sherlock Holmes costume look authentic.
Steampunk Victorian Ulysses Side-Button Shirt
Use this great Steampunk shirt as a foundation for creating your own Dr. Watson costume. White shirt is made from blended linen fabric and has black buttons down the side.
Steampunk Victorian Gentleman’s Tailcoat Costume
This is a black cotton velvet tailcoat that is lined with satin fabric. Coat has ix metal buttons on the front. Available in sizes ranging from small to XXXLarge. Makes a great part of a DIY Dr. Watson costume.
Steampunk Victorian Hidalgo Vest
Get the look of Sherlock Holmes’ trusty friend and sidekick, Dr. Watson, by adding this to a Victorian style shirt. This is a double breasted waistcoat with a satin lining. Has a strap and buckle at back. Jacket is gray with a white paisley print and collar is black. Jacket has two pockets and front of jacket features several silver/gray buttons for an authentic Victorian gentleman look.
Steampunk Victorian Costume Architect Pants
Available in sizes small through XXXLarge, this is a pair of high waist Victorian cut trousers made from 100% cotton twill fabric. Features a front fly flap with buttons, back buckle with strap for fitting, and waistband with buttons for suspenders. Can be used to create your own Dr. Watson costume.
Men’s Adjustable Dress Suspenders
These suspenders will give a do-it-yourself Dr. Watson costume and authentic look. These are in black which is best suited for creating a Dr. Watson look. One size fit most. Made from 100% leather.
Men’s Adult Derby Hat
These Derby Hats are perfect for a costume of Sherlock Holmes and/or Dr. John Watson. They have a firm shape, yet are comfortable to wear. Literally top off your look with this great hat which will make your costume complete.