Follow this step by step guide to assembling an easy Chell from Portal 2 outfit. The silent protagonist of the Portal games, she is put through a series of tests by evil robot GLadOS, who is hell-bent on murdering her. An easy to put together costume that comes with an extra helping of Valve fandom, it’s perfect for cosplay, parties and the revelation of difficult cake based truths. So without further adieu here’s our complete guide to a DIY Chell from Portal outfit — just in time for Halloween.
Chell’s a little mysterious to say the least, although we know that she can code, that she’s tenacious and brave —using her Aperture Science Handheld Portal Device (ASHPD) to narrowly escape death countless times, like that time GLadOS lured her into a firepit with the promise of cake. How rude.
How to DIY Chell from Valve’s Portal series
Ready to for the pursuit of Huge Success? Let’s take a look at an outfit perfect for your guided tour of Aperture labs:
Portal Romper Suit (Around £60 – £90 ): Official romper suit from Valve, beautiful details all round, including a tiny cube zipper.
White boots (Around £100): These doc martens are not only stunning, but perfect for running from terrifying, megalomaniac robots with a sarcastic sense of humour.
Aperture vest (around £15): Comes in a range of designs, wear underneath the jumpsuit for extra credibility.
Aperture Science Handheld Portal Device (Around £100 – £700): Portal devices can be hard to find now, and this one actually looks like it could tear a portal through a wall.
Delicious Cake: Be warned, the cake is a lie.
Aperture mug: For lovely hot bevarages
Companion Cube plushie from Portal 2: We ♥ you companion cube
Once you’ve got the clothes together, pull your hair back, pick up your companion cube and get ready for your birthday party (spoiler: It’s not your birthday). Happy Halloween and careful with that portal device!