80S FUN GIRL COSTUME FOR WOMEN
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This colourful outfit by Smiffys has a style reminiscent of Cyndi Lauper's look in the 1980s. The fiery wig, beads, bangles and fishnet tights/gloves are not included, but there is a huge range of low-cost 80s wigs and accessories available which I'll come to in a
The majority of fancy dress costumes do not come with accessories, but this means you can add your own individuality to your outfit and, therefore, reduce the chances of someone else arriving at the party/event in the exact same costume - nightmare!
Long fishnet/mesh gloves are available for very low prices at Amazon and are available many colours. These were worn by many pop stars during the 1980s including Madonna and Cyndi Lauper.
The rules are not set in stone, so don't be afraid to experiment - clashing colours were often used in 80s fashion clothing, and that includes the make-up.
Orange and pink together may seem ghastly to many people (including myself), but for an eighties look they're an ideal match.
This wig was considerably cheaper than the official wig above.
Although more expensive to buy, this 80's Diva costume by Rubie's is more complete and will save you the hassle of ordering separate items. It includes the Cyndi Lauper/Madonna style dress, fishnet leggings with lace detailing, fingerless glovelets, chain belt, necklace, wristlet and hair piece.
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