Rick Astley Costume

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Are you a fan of Rick Astley and looking for a fun and unique costume idea? Look no further! In this guide, we will show you how to make your own DIY homemade Rick Astley costume.

Rick Astley Costume

Whether you’re planning on attending a 1980s themed party or just want to show your love for the “Never Gonna Give You Up” singer, this guide will walk you through all the steps needed to create your own Rick Astley costume. From finding the perfect outfit to styling your hair and adding accessories, we’ve got you covered. So let’s get started and get ready to Rick Roll your way into any event!

Striped Shirt

Rick Astley Costume - Fancy Dress - Cosplay - 80's - Stripped Shirt

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To channel Rick Astley’s iconic style, start with a striped shirt. You can find a variety of striped shirts in different colors and patterns, so choose one that you like and that matches the rest of your costume. Alternatively, you can also make your own striped shirt using fabric paint and a plain white shirt.

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To add an extra layer and a more polished look to your costume, you can also wear a collared shirt underneath your striped shirt. This will give your costume a more formal and sophisticated feel, similar to the way Rick Astley dressed in his music videos and live performances.

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Rick Astley Costume - Fancy Dress - Cosplay - 80's - Jacket

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To complete the look, wear a black coat jacket over your striped shirt and collared shirt. This will add a sleek and polished touch to your costume and will help you to look more like Rick Astley.

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Rick Astley Costume - Fancy Dress - Cosplay - 80's - Pants

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To match your black jacket, wear a pair of white pants. This will create a classic and stylish contrast and will help you to look more like Rick Astley. You can use a pair of white slacks or white jeans, depending on the occasion and your personal style.

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Rick Astley Costume - Fancy Dress - Cosplay - 80's - Belt

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To complete the look, style your pants with a belt. You can choose a belt that matches your shoes or that has a similar color to your striped shirt, to create a cohesive and polished look.

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Rick Astley Costume - Fancy Dress - Cosplay - 80's - Shoes

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To complete your costume, wear a pair of dress shoes, as these will add a polished and sophisticated touch to your look. Black or brown dress shoes will work well with this costume, but you can also choose shoes in another color if you prefer.

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Rick Astley Costume - Fancy Dress - Cosplay - 80's - Wig - Hairstyle

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To complete the look, you can wear a ginger wig, this will help you to resemble Rick Astley’s hair style. You can find a variety of ginger wigs in different styles and lengths, so choose one that you like and that matches your face shape and personal style.

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Rick Astley Costume - Fancy Dress - Cosplay - 80's - Microphone

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As an optional prop, you can hold a fake microphone, this will add an extra touch of authenticity to your costume and will make it clear that you are dressed as Rick Astley. You can find a variety of fake microphones online or at party supply stores, or you can make your own using a wooden dowel and some silver paint.

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Rick Astley Overview

Rick Astley is a British singer and songwriter who rose to fame in the late 1980s with his debut single “Never Gonna Give You Up.” The song was a worldwide hit, reaching the top of the charts in 25 countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia. Astley’s debut album, “Whenever You Need Somebody,” was also a commercial success, selling over 15 million copies worldwide. He followed up with several more albums and hit singles, including “Together Forever” and “It Would Take a Strong Strong Man.”

Astley’s popularity began to wane in the 1990s, but he continued to release music and tour. He had a resurgence in popularity in the 2000s and 2010s, due in part to the internet phenomenon known as “rickrolling,” where people would post a link to the music video for “Never Gonna Give You Up” as a prank. Astley embraced the phenomenon and even performed the song live at various events.

Astley has sold over 40 million records worldwide, He won the Brit Award for Best British Single in 1989, six MTV Video Music Awards and received a Grammy nomination for Best Dance Recording. He continues to release music and tour, and is considered a pop culture icon.

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Written by Doc Cotton

Doc Cotton is a man of simple pleasures and diverse interests. His heart belongs to the world of cosplay, costumes and fancy dress, with a special fondness for Halloween, where his creative spirit truly shines. Over the years he has been hired by people across the country to make custom halloween costumes and other fancy dress for specific events.

When he's not busy crafting imaginative costumes, Doc Cotton loves nothing more than a good party. He's the one who knows how to turn any gathering into a memorable event, infusing it with fun and excitement.

Beyond the world of costumes and festivities, Doc Cotton finds solace and joy in van life and outdoor adventures. Whether he's hitting the open road, camping beneath the stars, or exploring the great outdoors, he cherishes every moment of his outdoor escapades.

You can catch up with Doc Cotton's insights and experiences on his writing platforms, CostumeRocket and HotPartyShack. There, he shares his costume wisdom and event-planning expertise, offering inspiration and tips to fellow enthusiasts.

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