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Errol Flynn set the standard for swashbuckling pirates. You too can leap up yardarms and hoist pirate flags. Your puffy shirt can be unbuttoned partially. Trousers included in your pirate costumes should be firmly fastened with waist sashes. For pirates, black boots are a must, preferably with buckles. For a pirate sword, Errol Flynn would choose a cutlass. Don't forget the eyepatch. With all the leaping and fighting, Errol Flynn would have lost pirate hats easily, so our advice is to skip them.