80s Costume Idea: Flock of Seagulls

Flock of Seaguls costume ideaIt’s all about the hair. Hair that can make people run, run so far away . . .

Flock of Seagulls is synonymous with outrageous hairdos. None is more famous than front man Mike Score’s waterfall coif. His exaggerated blond pompadour had up swept sides with the front falling forward in a long point down to his nose. This distinctive do sparked a new hairstyle trend fittingly dubbed the “Flock of Seagull” haircut.

To get the “I Ran (So Far Away)” look you’ll need a . . .

  • Red dress shirt
  • Grey pants
  • Black belt
  • MOST IMPORTANT: The hair! If you can’t style your own, try this totally awesome wig (shown below)!
  • Optional: mini keyboard/synthesizer

Flock of Seaguls wig                    Flock of Seagulls hairdo

For some additional inspiration, here is Flock of Seagulls’ video “I Ran (So Far Away).”

Author: Pia Sooney

Just a little obsessed with all things 80s, Pia still has her Swatch, her cassette tape collection, and her Converse Chucks. When not making friendship pins or listening to Depeche Mode, she runs a web design business.

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