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Couple 80s costume shellsuits - a bit of nostalgic flair & guaranteed to be a hit!

Are you and your mate gearing up for a themed bash and stuck on what to wear? Nothing screams fun like a dive back into the flamboyant 1980s, a time of bold fashion and even bolder attitudes. If you’re aiming to stand out at your next party, why not don your best 80s couple costume shellsuits? They're perfect for a bit of nostalgic flair and guaranteed to be a hit.

Shellsuits, those shiny, brightly coloured tracksuits, were all the rage back in the 80s. Typically made from nylon or a nylon blend, these suits were as much about making a statement as they were about comfort. Originally designed for athletes to wear over their competition gear to keep warm, shellsuits quickly transitioned into mainstream fashion, thanks to their eye-catching appeal.

For couples, dressing up in matching 80s shellsuits can be both a fun and humorous way to embrace party themes like "Back to the 80s" or "Retro Sports Day". The appeal of the shellsuit lies in its versatility and the ease with which it can be styled. Both partners can choose matching or complementary suits—think neon pinks, electric blues, and outrageous patterns. The more vibrant and mismatched, the better it captures the essence of the 80s!

Accessorising your shellsuit is where you can really crank up the 80s vibe. Think big: large hoop earrings, chunky bangles, and oversized sunglasses. Footwear can range from classic sneakers to more daring choices like platform shoes, depending on how authentic and comfortable you want to be. And let’s not forget the quintessential 80s hairstyles—mullet wigs for the blokes and crimped hair for the ladies can complete your transformation.

What’s fantastic about opting for an 80s shellsuit costume is the sheer fun of it. It’s hard not to have a good time when you look like you’ve just stepped out of a time machine. The playful nature of the outfit encourages a light-hearted atmosphere and can be a great conversation starter. It’s also wonderfully inclusive; anyone can rock a shellsuit regardless of age or body type, making it a stress-free option for everyone.

Moreover, an 80s party is not just about the outfits but also about the music and dance. With a shellsuit on, you’ll feel right at home busting out moves to hits from Madonna, Michael Jackson, or Bon Jovi. It’s a chance to relive or experience anew the dynamic decade that was the 1980s.

In sum, if you’re invited to a themed party and need a couple's costume idea, the 80s costume shellsuit is a brilliant choice. It’s fun, it’s comfortable, and it’s sure to make you the life of the party. So, grab your partner, get those suits on, and get ready to party like it’s 1989!

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Costumes Australia

We are a popular online costume store. We have a range of dress up outfits for all sorts of occasions, such as Halloween, cosplay or fancy dress parties. We supply good quality, well made costumes in a large range of sizes for women, men and kids.

We have made ordering online so easy by grouping our costume collections into themes so that you can easily browse for what you want. You can find what you are looking for in popular categories such as Gatsby Costumes for 1920s parties. We also have an amazing range of characters for kids book week costumes and also Oktoberfest costumes. Our site is continually updating its range and we hope you come back again and again.

We believe that dress up parties create great memories and we want to make sure you get the best customer service so that you’ll be happy to return. We offer same day dispatch and express post services. We ship orders within 12 to 24 hours after we have received your order, all carefully wrapped and packaged to ensure that you get the product you wanted in the way you want it. We also offer a return policy in case there is something wrong with your order— it will be our pleasure to ensure that you have a great online shopping experience with us at Costumes in Australia.