2016 Halloween Costume Contest
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Bane Costume

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Bane Costume

Final Product

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Photo #1 - Final Product Photo #2 - Bane Photo #3 - Bane Photo #4 - Bane Photo #5 - Showing the details, even in the back. Photo #6 - All of the items laid out. Photo #7 - This was the beginning of building the vest/armor
Costume type:  Costumes for Men
Categories:Halloween Costumes, Movie and TV Show Costumes

This homemade costume for men entered our 2012 Halloween Costume Contest.

A word from Davis, the 'Bane' costume creator:

My costume is based off of Tom Hardy's "Bane" character from the latest batman movie, The Dark Knight Rises. The vest, armor, belt, etc was all home made from scratch. It contains several materials (including vinyl, nylon, and even some carpet padding) and was all sewn together at home. The mask was molded by GCFX and hand painted at home. I shaved my head and been trying to build muscle so I can look the part! I have put lots of time and effort into this costume to get it to look accurate, so thank you for considering my entry. I feel it applies to both the Homemade Costume and the "Coolest Adult Costume" categories. All of the pictures submitted are of me wearing my home made costume.

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Rating: 4.7 of 5. Votes: 105

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#1 comment by Marcel roland October 17, 2012

Dude that's an awesome costume. Love the details. Making it from scratch is very impressive. I found some pix of Bain and compared you to him. You look more like him than he does. Seriously you guys look like the evil twins. Good job

#2 comment by Dbonified October 17, 2012

WOW! Incredible look alike! The fact that it was mostly "made from scratch" is even more impressive!!! It is most definitely a Contest Winner!!!

#3 comment by Brooke T October 17, 2012

Awesome costume. Man, you're so tall.

#4 comment by Sharon October 17, 2012

Awesome costume! Very detailed.

#5 comment by Joan Kirkland October 18, 2012

Super cool costume!!! Hope you win!

#6 comment by Indubitably October 23, 2012

Nice job, looks very cool!

#7 comment by Kenny Plummer October 23, 2012

Dude, you couldn't possibly have done a better job. Almost all from scratch. Hand painted mask. You put a lot into this. I think it would be cool to wear to paintball.

#8 comment by Davis October 25, 2012

This was featured on MSN. Here's a pic: http://i.imgur.com/1ncnE.jpg

#9 comment by Drew~ | Muffin~ October 28, 2012

Nice job man, didn't know you made it from scratch. lol that's epic hope you win ^-^

#10 comment by Dee November 7, 2012

Bane was pretty awesome I think

#11 comment by John Trotter November 25, 2012

Very impressive. I've seen some nice replica costumes for Bane, and THIS is definitely one of the better ones. Bravo. What material is that being used for the inside/stuffing for the vest if you don't mind me asking. I've been trying to make a GI Joe Retaliation Roadblock vest from scratch.

#12 comment by Amarch December 3, 2012

That. Is amazing. I'm in love.

#13 comment by Heather May 20, 2013

Marry me, lol. Only saw this now. Hopefully was the winner.

#14 comment by Nichole September 19, 2013

Hi, I want to make a costume for my boyfriend but I am not sure how to even start. He loves the Bane character. Could you give me a shout to help me out? What you did is amazing. Thank you so much.

#15 comment by idalia October 1, 2013

Any tips you can give me on how to make this? I too would love it on my husband...You should consider making a tutorial. I LOVE IT!!!

#16 comment by franklamer August 25, 2014

Those who want to add a wilder look in their styles then The Dark Knight Rises leathers club bane vest is the right choice for them. Its magnetic looks are purposely designed by the fashion designers to catch the attention of devil looks lovers.

#17 comment by Amanda November 26, 2014

This is both an amazing costume and an inspiration!

#18 comment by Ricardo Fonseca October 13, 2015

Amazing costume!
Are you selling the vest? Im needing one

#19 comment by Robert October 18, 2015

This might be helpful http://www.amazon.com/Green-Military-Leather-x25BA-SELLER/dp/B00D9AD0D2

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