80s Bathrobe Costume Ideas

By Lori Ferraro Do you own a bathrobe? Then guess what? You have a Halloween costume. The 1980s gave us many classic bathrobed figures, and now you can recreate their iconic looks with little effort.

Michael Keaton – Mr. Mom

It’s this easy. Props include a baby and a vacuum cleaner. What you’ll need:

  • Bathrobe
  • T-shirt
  • Pajama bottoms
  • Stubble

Mr. Mom 80s Bathrobe Costume Idea

Cousin Eddie – National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

Stick a cigar in your mouth, and quicker than you can say “shitter was full” you have transformed yourself into Clark Griswold’s freeloading cousin. What you’ll need:

Cousin Eddie 80s bathrobe costume idea

Thornton Mellon – Back to School

Step into the legendary robe and slippers of Rodney Dangerfield! Dive “triple-lindy” style headfirst into this easy to assemble costume.

  • Bathrobe
  • Graduation cap
  • Stack of books

Back to School 80s Bathrobe Costume Idea               Back to School 80s Bathrobe Costume Idea

So no more excuses! Your costume is ready and waiting for you, hanging on the back of your bathroom door.

Author: Lori Ferraro

Lori is a writer and actor living in Portland, OR. Her website, Drawn to the 80s, is where her 5 year old draws the greatest music hits of the 1980s. She is a blogger for The Huffington Post and her own blog, Once Upon a Product, is where she writes about important things like beauty products, music, her obsession with Mick Jagger and of course...the 80s.

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