Costume Ideas For 80’s Parties or Halloween

Transformers Costumes

The original  Transformers was an animated show first launched in the 80’s about the ongoing battle between the evil Decepticons and the Autobots. Still watched today by many adults and children, the extreme popularity of the latest transformer movie franchise that stars Megan Fox and Shia LaBeouf, makes it easy to find a variety of costume versions relating to all the characters. Bumble Bee and Optimus Prime is the more popular choices. In fact you can even by your own Optimus Prime hat and bib from BZANY, if you are looking for a dress up costume for your baby. The Transformers costumes can be found on a variety of websites and stores which includes TV Store Online.

SNL Costumes

SNL, better known as Saturday Night Live features an extensive range of funny characters that you can choose to dress-up as. This live comedy show started out in the year 1975, and is still as popular today. The characters on this show normally wear relatively “normal” outfits, which makes it a simple task to put together your costume from clothes you already own or to choose a couple of cheap pieces. However, if you do not have the time or patience to make up a costume and you prefer the pre-made versions, there are many  SNL costumes on sale. Some of these include Garth Algar, Lunch Lady, the Spartan Cheerleaders, Hans and Franz and Ace and Gary.

Ferris Bueller Costumes

From the movie  Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Ferris Bueller was the star and well-known high-school “wise-guy” offers a very simple costume idea to put together. You won’t even have to go out and buy something for this costume as all you will need is a pair of baggy grey-pants, a white-jacket, an ugly sweater vest, and a basic white t-shirt. This movie was often referred to as “a love letter to Chicago”, because it was filmed in the Windy City and included a variety of its famous landmarks. In the movie while Ferris along with his close friends run around the city in attempts to avoid the principle, The Art Institute of Chicago and the Sears Tower serve as the backdrops. This old movie is not that popular with younger children but for the adults that watched this movie back in the day and still enjoy the older movies will really love dressing up as this character.

Double Dare Costumes

The Nickelodeon game show called Double Dare was highly popular and ran from 1986 to 2000. This show involved two teams which had to answer trivia questions along with physical challenges which in most cases ended in an extremely funny outcome. The outfit which is still famous today which was worn by contestants is often worn as Halloween costumes. These costumes feature the  Double Dare t-shirt with either red or blue pants which depended on the team you were on. The rest of the outfit included a yellow helmet along with knee pads and elbow pads. If you happen to be one of those adults that fondly remembers these fun game shows from your childhood years, this is the perfect costume to assist you in reliving these fond memories.

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