Hairspray Halloween Costumes
Who's Who Behind the 'Do?
Love the 2007 film Hairspray? Looking for a Halloween costume? Check this lens out for costumes inspired by all your favorite Hairspray characters! We've got 'em all: Tracy, Penny, Link, Edna and Motormouth Maybelle!
For anyone who wanted something bigger, there comes a time to break all the rules! - The 2007 musical movie with heart and soul.
It's the 1960s, mama!
Local Baltimore teen Tracy Turnblad sets out to secure a spot on the local teen dance program, "The Corny Collins Show" and prove she's big and beautiful! Along the way she overcomes adversity, fights segregation, and falls in love with teen heartthrob, Link Larkin!
Based on the 1988 feature film and Broadway musical, the 2007 version features the likes of Nikki Blonsky, Amanda Bynes, John Travolta, Zac Efron, Queen Latifah, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Christopher Walken. A hit with teens and parents, the film has introduced a whole new generation to beloved characters and proven that big is beautiful!
Now you can be your favorite Hairspray character for Halloween! Who will you choose?
The Official Hairspray Trailer
Who is Tracy Turnblad?
"I don't want to be a laundress. I want to be famous!"
A pleasantly plump bundle of joy, whose unwavering cheerfulness and big-heart garner her friends where ever she goes, Tracy sets out to make her dreams come true: be on the Corney Collins council and integrate the show and fall in love with Link Larkin.
Dressing Up As: Tracy Turnblad
Try pairing a white blouse with an a-line plaid skirt or a kicky 60's style sundress. Tease your hair high or wear a bouffant wig with the ends curled in a flip.
Go as Tracy Turnblad!
Big, Brunette, and Beautiful!
Perhaps you want to go as star Tracy Turnblad for Halloween? Get your can of AquaNet and practice your dance moves! Click any image for more information!
Plus-Sized Teen Tracy Turnblad Costume
Adult-Sized Tracy Turnblad Costume
Tracy Turnblad Wig
Tracy Turnblad Frosted Wig
Who is Penny Pingleton?
"I am now a checkerboard chick!"
Penny is Tracy's best friend in the world, a shy but bubbly girl who opens up when she meets Seaweed and falls in love. Putting up with her mother's strict ideas and values, she learns she can make her own path in the world and prove that love is color-blind.
Go as Penny Pingleton!
Blonde & Bubbly
Perhaps you want to go as Tracy's best friend and sidekick Penny Pingleton! Don't forget your lollipop! Click any image for more information!
Teen-Sized Penny Pingleton Costume
Adult-Sized Penny Pingleton Costume
Penny Pingleton Wig
Who is Link Larkin?
"I think knowing you is the start of a pretty big adventure."
Link is the teen heart-throb of the Corney Collins council and a real smooth cat. After realizing his girlfriend Amber isn't all she's cracked up to be, Link befriends Tracy and falls for the vivacious and bubbly big-hearted girl.
Go as Link Larkin!
Tracy's studly boyfriend!
Perhaps you want to go as Tracy's fine dancing partner and boyfriend Link Larkin! Don't forget your dancing shoes! Click any image for more information!
Teen-Sized Link Larkin Costume
Adult-Sized Link Larkin Costume
Link Larkin Wig
Who is Mrs Edna Turnblad?
"Would you keep that racket down? I'm trying to iron, here!"
Tracy's agoraphobic laundress mother is a big-hearted gal who loves her husband and daughter deeply. She may not understand her daughter's ways but she lovingly supports her and along the way learns she's just as capable as Tracy.
Go as Edna Turnblad!
Tracy's hip mother!
Perhaps you want to go as Tracy's mother and manager, Edna Turnblad! Don't forget your diet pills! Click any image for more information!
Plus-Sized Teen Edna Turnblad Teen Costume
Plus-Sized Adult Edna Turnblad Adult Costume
Adut-Sized Men's Edna Turnblad Costume
Edna Turnblad Wig
Who is Motormouth Maybelle Stubbs?
"Well, love is a gift, a lot of people don't remember that."
Baltimore's own local R&B radio DJ Motormouth Maybelle Stubbs is also mother to Seaweed and Little Inez. She helps head the fight for integration and is known for her fast-talking insight into life's little problems.
Go as Motormouth Maybelle!
Queen of Radio!
Perhaps you want to go as Seaweed & Little Inez's momma and queen of R&B radio, Motormouth Maybelle! Click any image for more information!
Plus-Sized Adult Motormouth Maybelle Adult
Motormouth Maybelle Wig
John Water's Hairspray (1988)
Lens of the Day ~ Purple Star
Since this lens was created back in 2007, it has received the distinct double honor of being chosen as Lens of the Day (October 13th, 2007) and awarded a Purple Star (September 16th, 2010)! I couldn't be prouder!
Thank you, Squidoo!
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