Boy's 80's fancy dress

(19 Posts)
Growlithe Sat 06-Oct-12 17:13:36

Make sure one of them is a 'P' - 'I'll have a P please Bob' grin

Curlybrunette Sat 06-Oct-12 13:05:51

Thanks guys, there's some fab suggestions here. I think my favourite is the blockbusters idea. It's probably the easiest and cheapest to do!

x

I dressed my DS up for an 80s Party (as Wham grin type)

Big white T-Shirt, cut the arms off to make a vest (so the armholes will be big).
Write RELAX with black marker pen, nig capital letters.
A vest underneath.
Combats rolled up to mid-calf
Baseball boots
Rubber bangles (like the belt from vacuum cleaner)
Flurescent socks
Double belt- I bought 2 thin studded belts and did one round his waist, one longer so it was round his hip on one side.

Yes, I'm a child of the 80s blush (as in it was my era, not born in the 80s)

Oops, closing bracket fail.

Bros!

Blond hair would be useful (and you'd have to find a willing 'Kevin' or whatever The Other One) was called.

tethersend Fri 05-Oct-12 22:03:56
minipie Fri 05-Oct-12 21:47:30

Oh Wham is a great idea!

tethersend Fri 05-Oct-12 20:19:07

Bagpuss was the 70s!

Shades
Blazers with rolled up sleeves
T-shirts
Jeans
Sandals/espadrilles
= mini Miami vice

Growlithe Fri 05-Oct-12 19:58:49

Dangermouse and Penfold

BigusBumus Fri 05-Oct-12 19:53:59

Bagpuss and professor yaffle.

notnowImreading Fri 05-Oct-12 19:52:10

Doc and Marty McFly from Back to the Future.

tethersend Fri 05-Oct-12 19:51:05

Milli Vanilli

tethersend Fri 05-Oct-12 19:50:38

Roland Rat and Kevin the Gerbil?

tethersend Fri 05-Oct-12 19:49:58

Dress them as Wham!

CaroleService Fri 05-Oct-12 19:37:13

Ninja Turtles?

Wolfiefan Fri 05-Oct-12 12:54:21

Adam Ant?!?

minipie Fri 05-Oct-12 12:53:37

Continuing with the TV theme:

Thundercats - spike up their hair and do lion/tiger face paint. Clothes would prob need leggings and vest or similar.

Blockbusters - cut out cardboard hexagons in white and blue, write letters on them and pin them on a yellow top?

Ghostbusters - all in one overalls plus backpack plus super soaker

Or dress them in bright colours with eg legwarmers and neon bits - they could be the kids from Fame?

Curlybrunette Fri 05-Oct-12 11:30:22

Hi everyone,

We're going to an 80's fancy dress party in a few weeks and wondered if you could give me any ideas on what I could put my boys in. They're 5 and 6.

I don't really want to spend a lot of money on outfits knowing they'll only be worn once.

I had thought about buying green leggings and top and trying to make a papier mache teenage mutant hero turtles shell. I'm not very creative though so don't know how that would turn out!

Any ideas much appreciated
x

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