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80’s Costume Ideas – Funky and Punky Rock Star Costumes

80s costume ideas for you girls who are planning to have fun at this seasons Halloween party. Get some fun Halloween costume ideas…because Halloween is the best excuse to dress up in fashion styles that were popular during our more youthful days. It’s great to have a reason to dress up in those good old 80s costumes. Check out some of these costume ideas that are perfect for this years Halloween party, and they can make you feel 16 again!

In the 80s costume ideas you can think of Cyndi Lauper, Madonna, Olivia Newton John…so whether you are a Material Girl, A Girl who wants to have fun or are more the type who says “Let’s Get Physical”, you can find those fun 80s costume ideas from these icons of 80’s fashion and music. Have people remember the song, “Who’s That Girl” Madonna sang when you walk by in your Madonna costume…whether you have chosen the black Material Girl look or the white Borderline look.

Take a look at the Madonna and Cyndi Lauper styled costumes, layered, unique, wild and colorful are some words to describe this punky fashion look. Lots of jewelry, gloves, lace, leather, crinolines and boots are all acceptable fashion accessories, and when they are used together…you’ve got the perfect look of the 80s. Add some make up, lots of hairspray and some spray on hair color to make this look work for you.

For a slightly different look, lets take a look at Olivia Newton John, who led the workout fanatics in our country to a new look with her music video, Let’s Get Physical. Workout clothes of the 80s changed from dull and boring to colorful leotards, leggings and everyone who worked out wore a sweat band around their head. Now after you’ve put on your workout gear, fix your hair so it looks big and good!

Every costume needs a little bit more, so apply everything in excess. After all we are dressing up and want it to be a little overdone. Accessories are key when you are dressing in fun 80’s costume ideas, so add jewelry, leather, workout clothes, glam and punky with lots of color. Don’t be afraid to experiment, Cyndi and Madonna certainly weren’t. In fact, these 80s stars went with the idea that the more outrageous the outfit the better.

The 80’s are a cherished and remembered time when your talking about Diva stars, Diva outfits and that punky music, that we all sang and danced to. Take a look at all the costume accessories and ideas you can find for these fabulous women of punk rock costumes when you are planning your Halloween costume this year with the fashions of the 1980’s as your costume goal.