80s Costume Ideas

80s Costume Ideas

If you're wracking your brain for 80s party costume ideas than look no further! Below is a list of popular 80s characters that will help you dress up for your party. Some of these costumes can be found in costume shops while others you may need to create on your own.

Girl Costumes

  • Rainbow Brite
  • Strawberry Shortcake
  • Punky Brewster
  • Madonna (from 1985)
  • Care Bear
  • A Golden Girl
  • Chrissy from Three's Company
  • Jem!
  • She-Ra: Princess of Power
  • Little Mermaid
  • Hello Kitty
  • Molly Ringwald
  • Princess Diana
  • Smurfette
  • Whitney Houston
  • Ms. Pac-Man
  • Mrs. Potatohead
  • Princess Lea
  • Cyndi Lauper

Guy Costumes
  • Ghostbusters
  • Mr. T
  • Marty McFly from Back to the Future
  • He-Man
  • Pee Wee Herman
  • Captain Caveman
  • Michael Jackson from the "Thriller" video
  • Michael Jackson from the "Beat It" video
  • Mr. Potatohead
  • Bill Cosby
  • Teen Wolf
  • Greatest American Hero
  • The Fonz from Happy Days
  • MacGyver
  • Detective Crockett from Miami Vice
  • Optimus Prime
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks
  • Beetlejuice
  • Mario Bros.
  • Inspector Gadget
  • The Karate Kid

Costumes for Everyone
  • Pac-Man or Ms. Pac-Man
  • Smurfs
  • E.T.
  • Ewok
  • California Raisin

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