How to Make a Rainbow Brite Costume

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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!

Skill level:
Moderate

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Things you need

  • Golden orange wig
  • Dress
  • Belt
  • Suspenders
  • Rainbow patch
  • Leg warmers
  • Wrist bands
  • Sneakers

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Put your hair (or wig) up into a ponytail, and tie it up in a rainbow ribbon.

  2. 2

    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.

  3. 3

    Put on a red belt over the dress or skirt.

  4. 4

    Put on red suspenders over your blue dress, and be sure to securely fasten them to your red rainbow belt.

  5. 5

    Place a rainbow patch right in the centre of your red belt.

  6. 6

    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!

  7. 7

    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.

  8. 8

    Put on some rainbow jewellery, and you are all set to go face the world as Rainbow Brite!

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