Faithful old scarf! The Fourth Doctor costume has become iconic throughout the Whoniverse and beyond. Even the ‘not-we’s’ who are less familiar with the show recognise the iconic 18 ft., multi-coloured wonder as worn by Tom Baker throughout the 1970s.
We quite like it at Lovarzi! In fact it would be fair to say that the Fourth Doctor scarf has become our brand mascot. You can see it in our blog banner, and probably at the odd convention or two! Over the years many of you have been kind enough to use our scarf in your cosplay creations, and we wanted to showcase some of your amazing photos. (See here for more incredible uses for a Fourth Doctor scarf.)
Take a look at these great snapshots from Fourth Doctor costume experts Philip Smith and Christian Wilkes. It’s particularly exciting to see Christian at the foot of the iconic water tower in Roald Dahl Plass – the entrance, of course, to the most secret organisation in human history. (Now look me in the eye and tell me you wouldn’t listen to a Fourth Doctor / Torchwood box set…)
Of course, the big question is: if the square on the hypotenuse equals the sum of the square on the other two sides, why is a mouse when it spins?! We never did know the answer to that one.
Have you got some Fourth Doctor costume pictures of your own? If so we’d love to see them! Feel free to email us with your snaps, and let us know if they’re okay for us to include in our blog, or on social media.
In the meantime, tell us – who is your favourite Doctor to cosplay for? Is the Fourth Doctor costume really the most iconic? Or do you prefer the trench coat and brainy specs? Let us know in the comments below!
Doctor Who scarf – Official BBC 4th Doctor (Tom Baker) Season 12 full size scarf – order now from the Lovarzi shop!
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