Fancy Dress and Costume ideas for the 1980’s

Find below a selection of pictures and a list of many fancy dress and costume ideas for the decade theme ” The 1980’s” !


Photos of fancy dress and costumes for the 1980’s



List of fancy dress and costume ideas for the 1980’s

Outfit ideas for the 1980’s

  • Flashy accessories (earrings in the shape of starfish, shell bracelets, neon leggings …)
  • Jeans, jeans open shirt, pendant, big ears, cigarette
  • Jogging and fluorescent strip
  • Tulle skirt, leggings, ballerina, mittens, many necklaces, hair not combed
  • T-shirt cut off neon collar, leggings and leg


Characters and models of the 1980’s to imitate

  • Barry White
  • Bee Gees
  • Bernard Lavilliers
  • Bon Jovi
  • Compagnie créole
  • Cyndi Lauper
  • Daniel Balavoine
  • Dépêche Mode
  • Dire Straits
  • Elton John
  • Etienne Daho
  • Fidel Castro
  • François Mitterrand
  • Gainsbourg
  • George Michael
  • Indochine
  • James Brown
  • Jean Jacques Goldman
  • Jean Paul II
  • Jimmy Cliff
  • Kool & The Gang
  • Madonna
  • Margaret Tchatcher
  • Michael Jackson
  • Mylène Farmer
  • Niagara
  • Paul McCartney
  • Phil Collins
  • Prince
  • Ronald Reagan
  • Serge Gainsbourg
  • Supertramp
  • U2
  • Whitney Houston


For more fancy dress and costume ideas for the 1980’s, you can inspire or imitate the characters of the following movies and cartoons :


More fancy dress and costume ideas for the 1980’s on :1980s Original Ideas of Fancy Dress Costumes - United Kingdom

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