Rainbow Brite was a cartoon adored by little girls born after 1975 and before 1990. With her rainbow attire and golden orange hair, she captured the hearts of a generation of kids. Learn how to make a Rainbow Brite costume for Halloween, or just plain reminiscent fun for a party!
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Things you need
- Golden orange wig
- Rainbow patch
- Leg warmers
- Wrist bands
Put your hair (or wig) up into a ponytail, and tie it up in a rainbow ribbon.
Browse thrift stores in search of a blue dress or a blue cheerleader skirt, as this is the foundation of Rainbow Brite's costume. Put a puffy slip under the skirt to make it stand out for best effect.
Put on a red belt over the dress or skirt.
Put on red suspenders over your blue dress, and be sure to securely fasten them to your red rainbow belt.
Place a rainbow patch right in the centre of your red belt.
Get a pair of rainbow leg warmers and get a pair of rainbow wrist bands. This is an essential part of the costume. Rainbow Brite is covered in rainbows!
Put on a pair of sneakers or cute rainbow shoes. You can be a bit playful here, and simply match something up with your costume.
Put on some rainbow jewellery, and you are all set to go face the world as Rainbow Brite!