Steve Harrington is the cocky boyfriend of Nancy Wheeler on the Netflix sci-fi series Stranger Things. Played by Joe Keery, Steve is the popular guy at Hawkins High School. Steve becomes distant after Nancy’s friend, Barbara Holland, disappears because he suspects she is cheating on him with Jonathan Byers. He returns as a major character follow the series incredible first season success. He’s the hunky guy that hangs out with the jerks in school, but he’s crazy about Nancy Wheeler! Get the look of the 80’s cool guy with this Steve Harrington costume guide.
Cosplay Steve Harrington this Halloween with a Vintage Green Sweatshirt worn under a Blue Casual Jacket. Put on a pair of Light Stonewash Jeans and some White Casual Nike Shoes. Steve has some big hair, so add an Elvis Wig to get the same style! Finish off the look with a Wooden Bat like Steve carries around in the show.
The Netflix show Stranger Things is set in the 80’s, so getting Steve’s costume right will require some clothes that are a blast from the past! He’s a pretty simple guy when it comes to his attire, so hopefully you will already have some of these items in your closet. If not, head over to a thrift store to find a vintage style green sweatshirt, light washed jeans, and a pair of white Nike tennis shoes. The jacket Steve wears may be hard to find in stores, so check online to find the best match. Head on over to a costume shop for the Elvis wig. And look for an old wooden bat and you’re good to go!
Steve wouldn’t go anywhere without his love Nancy Wheeler. So, you know what that means—it’s time for a group costume! Get your friends to dress as the entire Stranger Things posse including Eleven, Dustin Henderson, Lucas Sinclair, Mike Wheeler, and Barb Holland. Send Costume Wall a picture of your Steve Harrington costume so other Stranger Things fans can put together the same look!
Steve Harrington is the popular guy from Hawkins High School that everyone wants to be around. He’s dreamy and wants to be with the sweetest girl in the school, Nancy Wheeler. But, the high school hunk has a few downfalls that keep him from winning her over. Steve started out dating a few girls here and there, but once he set his eyes on Nancy, there was no going back!
During season 1 of Stranger Things, Steve made the rash decision to believing that Nancy was cheating on him, which caused some friction in their relationship. He’s perfect side faded away, and we saw that Steve can be quite jealous. When he finally came to his senses, he went back to apologize to Nancy and ended up saving the day (what else would you expect?). Steve is back to make an even bigger appearance in the second season because no one got enough of this guy in one season!