How to make a Lee DeWyze (American Idol) costume

American Idol Lee DeWyze’s humble beginnings as a paint salesman in Illinois, his tremendous talent has carried him to the Final Two on AI’s 9th season. A laid back dude with a fondness for folk and mellow song stylings. Check out how to make your own Lee DeWyze costume for an American Idol-themed shindig.

##Things You’ll Need##

* Brown wig or Simon Cowell wig

* Brown spray-in hair color

* Brown eyeliner pencil OR

* Brown hair and

* Spirit gum

* Longsleeved t-shirt

* Blue jeans

* Casual jacket

* Red Converse

* Acoustic guitar

* Microphone

##Putting together your Lee DeWyze (American Idol) costume##

Step 1: If your hair isn’t similar to Lee’s, you can pick up a brown wig and cut it into a style that works, or try the American Idol Simon Cowell wig and add some Brown Spray-in Hair Color. The style is slightly similar with a casual, slightly disheveled look to it.

Step 2: Add Lee’s distinctive facial hair by either stippling on a soul patch and chin beard with brown eyeliner pencil, or using brown synthetic hair adhered to your face with spirit gum.

Step 3: Put on a pair of blue jeans, a longsleeved t-shirt and casual jacket to get Lee’s laid back style.

Step 4: Put on a pair of bright red Converse or Chuck Taylors.

Step 5: For a fitting prop, pick up an acoustic guitar — real, toy, or inflatable or a microphone to complete your look!

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