80’s Costume Ideas: Sandy Olsson of Grease

The movie Grease, which starred Olivia Newton-John as Sandy Olsson was a great hit, and very successful in the box office. Because a lot of people admired the plot and the characters, they imbibed the music and the style as well. Like rock bands, movies played a big role in defining the 80’s fashion.

Sandy Olsson’s outfit in the movie gives the feel of the 80’s, but it is fun to think that this style could be worn nowadays as well. Choosing to go to a costume party as Sandy would be cool, because if you partied too hard until the break of dawn, don’t fret, because you can go straight to work in the morning provided that you’re not overly wasted.

Now to make up this costume slash work outfit, you have to find the following items. By the way, you can find this costume online. A whole set including a wig. But if you want to trouble yourself, read on.

Firstly, look for a black off shoulder top. It should be tight fitting and sexy. Look for one that has leather designs that will match the pants and with a leather belt with a big round shiny buckle. Pair it with black leggings that are so shiny you’d think that it is leather but it is actually not.

Take note that the fabric used here is of very thin quality. But that’s why they are called leggings. Also, these are more comfortable than actually getting leather pants.

Pair this outfit with black leather pumps. And more importantly, don’t forget the hair. It should be blonde and very curly. You could also get accessories such as hoop earrings, and the make-up which is a bit heavy in the eyes. There, you’re all set!

If you want a really specific description of the Sandy Olsson costume, watch the movie Grease. With just one look, you’ll know for sure what to do to come out looking like her. And oh, don’t forget the songs. They’re important in completing the overall look of this costume.

To make the party rocking, go with a partner dressed up as Danny Zuko.

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