It was just last week that Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat was teasing audiences about when they’d see new Doctor Peter Capaldi in his costume, saying it would be, “In the next few days I would think, it’s just the first time we hit daylight with it, and then it will be out.” And true to his word, just a few days later, here it is.
Capaldi thinks the costume’s relative lack of flashiness compared to his predecessors is key, saying, “He’s woven the future from the cloth of the past. Simple, stark, and back to basics. No frills, no scarf, no messing, just 100 per cent Rebel Time Lord.”
The BBC press release was also kind enough to help out cosplayers by describing the 12th Doctor as “[s]porting a dark blue Crombie coat with red lining, dark blue trousers, a white shirt as well as black Dr. Marten shoes.”