A great way to ensure that a party is a thundering success is to choose a fancy dress theme. If you are looking for an 80s fancy dress you are going to enjoy choosing the perfect outfit as much as you will enjoy attending or hosting the event. You will be glad to find many online and offline stores that offer such dresses. You can rent or buy one. Here are some great tips on selecting a great fancy dress outfit.
A Character or a Fashion Trend
The 1980s was a decade that could be dedicated to the iconic pop stars of this era. If you are looking for a dress for a woman you may like one that is inspired by Madonna or Tina Turner. Get ready to slip on some fishnet stockings and gloves, with a pretty ruffled skirt and a matching top. The gold cone costume from this period may also interest you.
If it is the television sitcoms of the era that inspire you then choose a character from your favorite 80s show. You may like to go as Alexis from ‘Dynasty’. Shoulder pads, puff sleeves and a plunging neckline are just some of the highlights of the dresses that you can choose from. Most 80s fancy dress come with wigs reminiscent of the era. They make the outfit look just right, and make that walk down memory lane pretty special.
Some dress options for men include characters from the movies of the 80s. You could go as one of the ‘Ghostbusters’ or a character from Michael J. Fox’s popular films. 1980s television series such as ‘Masters of the Universe’ and ‘Baywatch’ are also crowdpleasers.
If you want to feel like a rock star for an evening you could buy or hire a Michael Jackson, Freddie Mercury outfit or one for a rapper. You can also choose a cartoon character, a superhero or even a toy such as a colorful and popular cube from this decade
Tips on Buying a Fancy Dress
The first and foremost thing that you need to keep in mind is to buy the right size. You do not want to end up with a dress that is too tight or loose. If you are buying online, do ensure that the product will be delivered in time for the party. Do read a few reviews and testimonials by customers to get a fair idea of what you can expect. Finally, do add some accessories that will help you customize the attire and choose makeup and a hair style that is appropriate to this period.