DIY Costume Items
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Best Marty McFly Halloween Costume Guide
In the award-winning Back to the Future Trilogy, Marty McFly played by Michael J. Fox travels back in time in a modified DeLorean that Doc Brown built into a time machine. Get the same timeless look as the aspiring teenage musician turned hero. Start with a Cardinal Cotton T-Shirt, White Grid Check Short Sleeve Shirt, Black Solid Suspenders, Levi’s The Trucker Jacket, and a Sierra Down Vest. Match McFly with Levi’s Stonewash 501 Original Fit Jeans, Nike Match Supreme Leather Shoes, and a Casio CA53W Calculator Watch. “Hello, is anyone home, McFly?” Don’t forget your hoverboard!
Marty McFly Cosplay Costumes
Are you ready to go back to the future? If so, time travel in style by cosplaying as Marty McFly. Everyone will love your nod to the classic ‘80s trilogy, and you’ll feel super rad in your costume. You can rock out wearing Marty’s stylish jean jacket, red vest, and white kicks. And with your very own Back to the Future watch, you’ll always know what time (and year) it is.
Fortunately, you don’t have to travel through time solo. Get some friends to dress up with you as Doc and Jennifer Parker. And consider taking your cosplaying to the next level by carrying around a hoverboard – everyone will want a turn on it. Check out these Marty McFly costumes to see how cool you’ll look traveling back to the future.
Marty McFly Costume Tips & FAQs
Travel back in time with our Marty McFly costume guide FAQ. Get ready to transform into the beloved time traveler from Back to the Future as we answer your most common questions about capturing Marty’s iconic 1980s style.
Marty McFly's signature look includes a red, puffy down vest, a denim jacket, a white-and-black checkered shirt, blue jeans, and white Nike high-top sneakers. Accessorize with a red or black digital watch and a pair of sunglasses.
How can I find a vest similar to Marty McFly's for my costume? A: Look for a red down or puffer vest, preferably with a front zipper and a stand-up collar. You can find similar vests online, in sporting goods stores, or thrift shops. Alternatively, you can modify a plain red vest by adding padding for a puffy appearance.
Choose a medium-wash, slightly oversized denim jacket with a button closure, a classic collar, and chest pockets. The jacket should be worn over the checkered shirt and under the red vest to achieve Marty's layered look.
Marty McFly sports a tousled, medium-length hairstyle in the "Back to the Future" movies. To achieve this look, use a bit of hair gel or styling product to create a slightly messy, textured appearance. You can also part your hair slightly to one side for added authenticity.
Marty McFly wears black, aviator-style sunglasses with a thin metal frame in the movies. Look for a pair with a similar design, or choose another style of black sunglasses that suits your face shape and preferences.
About Marty McFly
Growing up, Marty McFly was your typical teenager living in Hill Valley, California. He enjoyed playing in his band, skateboarding with friends, and hanging out with his girlfriend, Jennifer Parker. Marty’s life changed when he met Dr. Emmett Brown, or “Doc,” a scientist who roped Marty into several crazy time traveling adventures.
As Marty journeyed through time to the past, present, and future, he learned a lot about himself and the delicate nature of time-travel. After several time-traveling adventures in which he fought off enemies and saved his hometown, Marty finally sets the course of history right and settles down with Jennifer.