Woman wearing an official Flashdance costume. Long, grey top with logo, headband and pink leg warmers

By Hannah Johnson

Actress Jennifer Beals created an iconic 80s look when she wore that long, grey sweatshirt for the 1983 movie Flashdance. You can easily transform into her character, Alex Owens, using this official movie costume, which includes everything you need for an authentic Flashdance style.

You can easily create your own look for a fraction of the cost (and also in larger sizes), using the following accessories;

Above is the official Flashdance 80s movie costume for women, licensed by Paramount Pictures. It includes light grey jumper dress with logo, headband and pink leg warmers.

Flashdance poster ft. Jennifer Beals

Flashdance Movie Poster

Flashdance Costume for Women

Flashdance Costume at Amazon UK

Off the shoulder, batwing sleeve long grey top

Off Shoulder Batwing Long Sleeve Top UK

This top is also available in the U.S.

This low-cost sweatshirt has received dozens of positive reviews from customers and is a very popular choice on this website, and it's available in a choice of colours should you wish to create your own variation of the theme. There are several sellers selling similar items and I have linked to all of them above so you can compare products and get the best price.

Black Leg Warmers

Black Leg Warmers at Amazon UK

Black Leg Warmers at Amazon.com 

Black leg warmers come with the official costumes, but if you want to create your own look then they are available for just a few pounds/dollars including delivery, and you can choose from a whole range of colours. Why not create your own individual look using a different coloured top and leg warmers?

Flashdance Wig for Women

Official Flashdance Wig

This Flashdance wig will complete your look. I could not find this item at Amazon UK.

Black Flashdance Leotard

80s Leotards at Amazon.com

An alternative Flashdance costume can be created using a black leotard which Jennifer Beals wore in the classic dance scene in the movie.

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