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My earliest memory of Will Smith is when he was one half of the rapping duo DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince in the late 1980s, and into the first half of the 90s. However, for this page we’re going to concentrate on creating a Fresh Prince fancy dress outfit.
You may want to replicate the iconic look from the opening titles of his 90s TV sitcom, which consists of a green and yellow striped tee, baseball cap and blue shorts.
There are a couple of ready-made fancy dress costumes available which have very different looks, here are your options…
* BEST VALUE * Fresh Prince of Bel Air 90s T-shirt and Baseball Cap Set.Fresh Prince of Bel Air Costume by Orion Costumes.Fresh Prince Style Green and Yellow Striped T-shirt.Bel Air Prince Costume Kit – Blue Yellow Baseball Cap + Gold Rimmed Sunglasses
The shorts that Will Smith wore with the shirt and cap in the opening credits were blue with a yellow edging around the bottom of the legs and sat just above the knee. Finding replica shorts has proved to be impossible. However, a pair of plain blue shorts will be fine for fancy dress purposes.
Wearing your Fresh Prince costume, you’ll be able to dance along to the catchy theme song, performed by Will Smith himself. The lyrics, which tell the story of Will’s move to Bel-Air, are etched in the memories of fans worldwide. The song’s upbeat tempo and rap style set the tone for the show and added to its overall charm.