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10 DIY Costumes From 90’s TV Shows You’ll Love


Remember 90s TV? Who could forget running home on Friday to catch the TGIF line-up? Remember the outfits they wore? The 90’s not only brought us some of the greatest shows, but it also brought us some of our favorite TV characters, like Joey Tribbianni from Friends, George Costanza from Seinfeld or Carrie Bradshaw from Sex and the City. Sit back and let the nostalgia kick in as we give you some great 90’s TV show costume inspiration for your Halloween party. All you need is the right clothes and some attitude.

1. Joey from Friends. Joey Tribbianni was a real New Yorker with the attitude and accent to match. He looked great in any button down shirt but as a real New Yorker, Joey looked best in NY team athletic wear. Don’t stop there, Joey is not complete with a, “How you doin’?” line or two thrown in. “Could you be wearing any more clothes?” The answer is yes, especially if you want something that true Friends fans would recognize just put on as many layers of clothes as you possibly can and don’t forget to add a few ties for good measure.

2. George Costanza from Seinfeld. Another New Yorker, George is best done with a receding hairline, big round glasses, jeans and sweatshirt to match. Throw in a couple of lines about being the “Master of Your Domain” and ask your friends to refer to you as Art Vandelay as often as possible.

3.  Carrie Bradshaw from Sex and The City. Carrie wouldn’t be Carrie without her signature “Carrie” necklace, but any true Sex and The City fan would recognize the infamous pink tutu from the opening credits a mile away. All this one requires is a pink tank-top, a white tutu, and a fabulous pair of Stilettos.

4. Bart Simpson from The Simpsons. From the classic phone pranks to making Principle Skinner’s a living hell, this kid just never grows up. All it takes to be Bart Simpson is some yellow face paint and spiked up golden locks, add in a red shirt, blue shorts, and a skateboard to conveniently cruise from one Halloween party to the next. As you meet your friends, don’t forget to tell ’em, “Eat your shorts.”

5. Peg Bundy from Married with Children. Who could forget her signature big red hair and tight-waisted dresses? Any Peg Bundy costume would not be complete without some Leopard print tights. She is best known for her classic, “Oh, Al…” lines.

6. Jack from Will & Grace. Sean Hayes is back this season to reprise his role as Jack McFarland, and we can finally get back to watching he and his sidekick Karen, as they make us laugh. Spike up that hair, throw on a sweater over a white t-shirt, grab your tap shoes and put on a great show as “Just Jack”.

7. Carlton Banks from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Who can forget how to do the “Carlton”. This loveable guy, always dressed in a sweater vest, khakis, bowtie, and loafers, was the epitome of preppy in the 90s.


8. Roseanne from the television series Roseanne (not to be confused with our awesome NYC TV and Movie Tour Guide Roseanne). With her snappy banter and witty insults, Roseanne couldn’t stop sending out the zingers and we’re very excited for the reboot of the series returning in 2018. Usually dressed in oversized flannels and jeans, she is best known for slinging loose meat burgers or hassling her kids

9. Ren from Ren & Stimpy. Ren, the teeny, tiny chihuahua with a big mouth. Ren was best known for his sharp wit and ability to convince Stimpy to do just about anything. Find yourself a dog costume or onesie, get yourself some blood-shot eyes and you’ll make yourself a convincing Ren.

10. Mimi Bobeck from The Drew Carey Show. Who can forget Mimi from Cleveland, Ohio? With her clown-like makeup and super colorful dresses. She had nothing but terrible things to say to Drew. Mimi’s sharp tongue made her a fan favorite. This one just requires a colorful dress and a lot of make-up.

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