Season 3 of “Stranger Things” brought us a legit ’80s mall! Hawkins, Indiana’s Starcourt Mall was the center of most of the mindflaying action that went down this season.
If you haven’t gotten the scoop on season 3 yet, you’re in luck. You can binge-watch the entire season on Netflix over the weekend–then you’ll totally want to try these sailors from Stranger Things costume for Halloween this year!
This season has the Hawkins teens hanging out in the new mall in town, enjoying a monster-free summer–or so they would have us believe. Despite the return of the Mindflayer, teen love drama and a slew of fab 80’s fashion, the most memorable standouts this season were Steve and Robin working their ice cream gig at Scoops. Cute couple alert! So, our hopes of shipping Steve and Robin didn’t pan out–but this pair still falls under a cute couple costume idea!
Guys, the whole ensemble costume is available and for sale on multiple websites. Who needs a one-trick pony when you can throw together a DIY that’s affordable and can be reused! Want not, waste not amiright? If you don’t already have something similar to the pieces below, you can purchase them without going broke! If fact, get your whole crew deck out in Stanger Things Halloween costumes this year.
Here’s How to DIY It:
Women's Nautical Tee
Get your nautical vibe in this cute cotton tee. Doubles as a beach tee next summer to wear walking the boardwalk at sundown.
Women's Navy Shorts
Staple wardrobe piece alert! After Halloween, if you find the hem a little long, roll them up for a cute trendy cuff to show off more leg.
Dickies Women's Flat-Front Short ($16.99)
Men's Striped Shirt
Guys and their tees. Not only will this tee work for Steve’s Scoops shirt, but your man can also wear this when you wear yours to the beach to be that matchy match couple. No? He can definitely wear it again at a time of his choosing!
Men's Navy Shorts
These staple shorts will round out the core of Steve’s Scoops outfit while becoming another staple to your man’s regular wardrobe.
This scarf is one of the must-have accessories that make this DIY costume say, “ahoy matey”. Later, throw it up in you hair for a bit of glam.
White Knee Socks
You will want to complete your Robin costume with these knee-high socks. They will also come in handy as extra pairs of socks to wear with your knee-high boots this fall.
White Sailor Hat
To complete your Scoops look, this sailor hat is a MUST. Grab a sharpie and write Ahoy and voila!
Investment piece alert! Chucks never go out of style and you can wear them with anything. These red chucks are the super cute standout in Robin’s outfit.
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