Forest Gump is a romantic comedy-drama movie that is directed by Robert Zemeckis and was written by Eric Roth. The movie is based on a novel with the same title written by Winston Groom. The movie stars Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise, Robin Wright, Sally Field, Dick Cavett, Sam Anderson, and Mykelti Williamson. It was released on the 23rd of June, 1994.
The movie follows the life of Forest Gum (Tom Hanks), a kind-hearted and slow-witted man from Alabama. He witnesses several historical events in the United States in the 20th century. He is attired with different attires throughout the movie, among which his running costume is our favorite. He decides to run in a relentless cross country marathon and becomes famous.
Below is a detailed costume guide of Forest Gump’s running costume, that lists all the items essential to imitate his look from the movie. Get your hands on every single item and look alike the most talented actor Tom Hanks, from Forest Gump. Have a read:
Forest Gump (Tom Hanks) went running all across the country and became famous. He is attired with quite a casual costume that includes this baseball hat. The baseball hat is made of 100% cotton that makes it breathable and convenient to wear. The red baseball hat has a logo embroidered at the front that says “BUBBA GUMP”. Get your hands on this baseball hat and carry the same look that your Forest Grump is carrying whilst running across the country.
Since Forest Grump has been running all across the country, he wanted something super casual and comfortable to wear. These red shorts are the same that he has been wearing along with the yellow t-shirt. The short is constructed from 95% cotton and 5% spandex, that makes it stretchy, comfortable and lightweight. The shorts feature an elastic waistband along with a drawstring closure so that it could adjust your waistline freely. These shorts show your hip curves with no lining inside and feature two slanted pockets on both the sides.
To pair up an upper with the red shorts and look alike Forest Gump (Tom Hanks) from Forest Gump, get this yellow t-shirt right away. The t-shirt is made of 60% combed cotton and 40% polyester, that makes it lightweight and comfortable. The t-shirt features a pull-on closure, baby ribbed V-neckline, short sleeves, tag-less collar, and a regular fit.
Beard & Wig:
To imitate the exact look of Forest Gump that he carried whilst running across the country to get famous, you need to own this set of beard and wig. The extra-large beard shows how long the marathon was. Both the beard and wig are made of 100% polyester, that ensures to be skin-friendly and toxic-free. The long beard comes along with a mustache and the long curly hair wig features a middle partition. The brown colored hair wig and beard are exactly what you need to complete your outfit.
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With these socks, you can get done with your outfit for the day. The white socks with red stripes are running socks, made of nylon blend for extra comfort and support. The socks measure over the knees with three red stripes at the top. The socks are constructed from moisture-wicking yarn that keeps your feet dry and cool. The fabric of the socks is breathable and super soft. The stretchy knit material provides an athletic look and extra comfort to your feet.
The last thing required to complete the running outfit of Forest Gump are these white shoes. These sneakers are made of 100% leather along with a durable TPR rubber sole. The suede upper of durable leather gives a plushy and genuine look to the footwear, whereas the solid rubber outsole with a herringbone design ensures flexibility, traction, and support. The shoes are paired up with a cushioned midsole that gives your feet constant support and comfort.
Forest Gump’s running outfit is a must to have. Despite the fact of how talented Tom Hanks is, and how amazingly he has portrayed the character of Forest Gump in the movie, this outfit can be the perfect outfit to wear for a run in the evening. Along with replicating your favorite character from Forest Gump, you can carry an athletic outfit as well. So, what are you waiting for? Get your hands on every single item that comprises the Forest Gump outfit, and there you are, with the most casual yet classy outfit for a casual run with your buds.