Many adults have fond memories of watching “The Brady Bunch” when they were younger. The wonderful technological development of providing classic television shows on DVD has engaged and entertained millions more children and young adults year after year. If you are looking for a fun way to attend those Halloween festivities this year with your significant other, revive those swinging years of an era gone by by dressing up as Mike and Carol Brady. Not only are the costumes fun and comfortable, you will surely receive tons of smiles as you remind other party guests of this iconic television show.
Mike Brady Costume: The character of Mike Brady sported a number of hairstyles during the run of the show. However, he is probably most identified with close cropped, curly light brown hair. Your guy can achieve this look by using small barreled curlers to replicate the style. A small barreled curling iron can also be used to give him a head of tight curls like Mr. Brady. If your guy has blond hair, or it is simply too pin straight to curl with a iron or bag of curlers, choose a light brown, curly wig from a store that sells Halloween costumes and accessories. Mike Brady wore clothing typical of the sixties and seventies, bell bottom pants, polyester shirts with wild patterns, and even a white shell necklace during the family’s stay in Hawaii. If he would like to dress up as Mike Brady heading off to the architecture firm, the male half of your couple can wear a seventies style suit.
Carol Brady Costume: Florence Henderson’s Carol Brady was a stay at home wife and mother who always dressed in the latest styles. She also had a variety of hair styles through the years, including a short bouffant and a close cropped layered do. She was most famous for her shag style hair cut that was straight and cropped close to her head, bud had a bit of length in the back that curled upwards. Most styles of the present do not resemble this hair do of yesteryear, so a wig can be purchased and then altered to more closely resemble the unique style of Carol Brady. Carol wore a multitude of stylish retro clothing, including polyester pantsuits, mini mod dresses and tunic style tops over wide legged pants. A trip to a store that specializes in vintage clothing or some time spent searching for retro clothing on EBay should allow you to find an appropriate outfit. Be sure to wear fun platform shoes to cap off your costume.
Fun Extras For Mike And Carol Brady Costumes: Mike held a job as an architect for the run of the “The Brady Bunch” so the male half of the couple can carry a briefcase or a set of blueprints to represent architectural plans. Carol Brady was a homemaker so the gal can carry a tray of baked goods that she can offer the Brady kids when they get home from school.