The Wasp Costume Guide

Marvel Comics Wasp Janet van Dyne Cosplay Costume

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The Wasp Costume Guide

Hope van Dyne is The Wasp in the Ant-Man MCU film series. In this film, she noted that she wanted to transform her fighting styles to a more elegant one with grace and femininity, and with a signature style that young girls could enjoy and imitate.

The Wasp is a great costume idea for girls that want to show their strength and power but also with a feminine touch.

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Marvel Comics Wasp Janet van Dyne Cosplay Costume

Generally, the actual color and design will be made to more closely resemble that of the mannequins than the character.

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For products that only have character images, the actual color and design will be subject to the character .

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Actual colors may vary slightly from the images due to lighting and monitor resolution changes.

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How to Dress Like The Wasp

The Undersuit

There are many components and elements going into the making of there costume. One of the most noticeable elements is the red undertones that she has along with the grey full body armor surrounding her suit.

To really imitate her look, you will need to find a red full body under suit that will give off the Wasp vibes.

The Armored Body

The Wasp has a full body armored suit that surrounds and protects her from any harm. Battle arm guard bands will work to bring to start bringing the whole outfit together.

These arm guard bands will make the outfit look tough and is one of the most important components of the outfit that will start bringing the costume to look like a full bodied armored suit.

Armors can be clunky and hard to move around, so you still want the look, you can opt with duct tape, covering yourself with silver duct tape will work just as well.


The Wasp’s costume is full of components that will help protect her from harm. The Wasp has an outfit that has a build in knee guard. Since we are making our own costume, we have to be more creative than that.

A knee guard will work just as wells, such as a sports knee guard. These knee guards will make your costume look more realistic and they are also easy to put on.

You can look up the designs of her outfit online and draw them fabric and cut them out and put them over your bodysuit.


One of the most important part of the costume that will make people recognize you as the Wasp is the mask. You can find an official look Wasp online that will make your outfit look really genuine or you can go for a cheap alternative that will still give you the vibes of the Wasp.

You can find a simple red eye mask that will still help complete the look but without spending too much. Simple eye masks are definitely easier to breath in and lighter to wear around for the whole night.

The Wings

The wings on the Wasp is one of the most distinctive features on her costume that makes her different from the Antman. You can find many strap on wings that will make the costume look more complete.

Try finding wings that look more like the shape and color of the originals to make it look more genuine. If you are looking for a cheaper option, making a cardboard template will work as well.


These are the basic steps in how to create the Wasp costume. You can be creative and change it or add on to it however you want to make it fit better for your needs. All in all, the Wasp costume is fun to create and is a great costume to wear for Halloween or an event.

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