Shop 80s costumes at Spirit Halloween for a totally bodacious time! The 1980s were an era of big hair, leg warmers and bold colors. We’ve got all of these with our 80s Halloween costumes so you can show off a style that’s straight out of the era of Michael Jackson, cassette tapes and workout videos (on VHS!). Rock a mullet wig or a tumble of overflowing blonde curls, doll yourself up with the brightest colored makeup and your best 80s gear and you’ll be the perfect blast from the past. Crank up classic 80s tunes and your party will be totally tubular. If you’ve been paying attention, you know the 80s are back, and all things retro are in demand, so you’ll be perfectly on trend as an 80s rock star or simply someone ready to wrap their nostalgia in all things neon. These eighties outfits are part of our wide range of exciting Halloween costumes that will have you looking your most rad.
You have to hand it to a decade that can be instantly pegged with a hairstyle. The 1980s produced two classics that are sure to make everyone smile: the mullet, the classic short in front, long in the back look of many an 80s rocker, and the teased hair of the women from those classic music videos. We’ve got 1980s wigs so you can instantly attain this classic hair band look, no hairspray required!
Speaking of music videos, Thriller by Michael Jackson grabbed everyone’s attention with its innovative dance moves, catchy tune and of course Michael’s jacket. You can recreate the look with the official King of Pop red Thriller jacket; you’ll have to practice your dancing skills on your own.
Dance your way into everyone’s hearts when you make neon part of your bad to the bone 80s Halloween costume. Let your friends know there’s nothing muted about you when you bounce into the room in neon pink leggings, a neon green crop top, leg warmers and a side ponytail (remember those?). Add lightning bolt earrings and the brightest eye shadow they’ve ever seen to complete this retro image and you’ll be ready to party hardy.
If you’re looking for 80s costume ideas, think big! Yes, the bigger the better, when it comes to hair, voices, and style. Forget basic—the 1980s were about being loud and commanding attention with every move. Why wear one bracelet when ten will do? And forget pastels—you want to go big and bold with the brightest fluorescent colors you can find. Spirit has you covered with leotards, crop tops and leggings that scream “look at me!” Leg warmers are definitely a product of this popular decade, so whether you wear them with your workout gear or add them under a cute skirt, everyone will know what era you’re repping. Don’t forget to match your neon makeup to your clothes, with dazzling eye shadow that will immediately peg you as a child of the 80s.
For a DIY 80s costume, slap on a mullet or giant hair wig, add some guyliner or neon makeup and you’re all set. If you or your parents have any retro 1980s clothes to spare (think classic band tees!), you can mix and match for the perfect wicked cool look.
If you have any questions about our 80s costumes and accessories, please contact the costume experts at Spirit Halloween. We’re available to assist you with your questions about size, fit, material, color and other aspects of dressing up as this popular historical costume. Contact us by clicking the “Help” button above or by calling our Customer Service Department at 866-586-0155.