could be Smurfier than going as your favorite little blue
creature for your next 80s party or Halloween bash? With the
new Smurf movie out this summer (2011), being blue is back and hotter
than ever. This makes a great group costume; each person can tailor
their accessories to be their favorite Smurf. For example, add some
round, black glasses and a big book, and you are Brainy
Smurf. Spend the party sleeping on the couch, and you are Lazy Smurf.
Add a bicep tattoo and
carry a dumbbell, and you
are Hefty (or was it Brawny) Smurf. You get the idea.
This is a great DIY costume, but
you can always buy pieces of it to make things a little easier.
Here’s the list of needed items:
White hat (unless you’re going to be Papa, then it needs to be
- Blue skin – you can use
blue body paint all over or simply wear blue long sleeves,
tights, and gloves and only put the paint on your face and neck
- White shorts or dress (again, red shorts for Papa)
- White shoes
- Smurfette: If you are going as the village vixon, Smurfette,
you’ll need longish blonde hair or a
- Papa Smurf: Papa sports a full,
white beard (you can buy one or paint one on – see pic at Blue
Buddies of the painted beard (link below)).
If you don’t want to bother with
assembling the various pieces, you can
buy complete Smurf costumes here.
you are looking for great Smurf costume information, the
Blue Buddies site is hard to beat.
Check out our story on The Smurfs (TV show).
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