Do the Man of the Hour—Circa 1981
Don’t show up to your neighbor’s party just wearing a Barack mask and blue, presidential-looking suit. Because it will be so awkward when Bill from next door arrives in the same costume. Try Young Barack for a twist. All it takes is a good with a mask, ’fro wig, bomber leather jacket and college text book (see our inspiration at tinyurl.com/53ucv8). Or try dressing as a Jimmy Hendrix/Young Barack combo, pulling off the “Are You Experienced” costume.
Get it Done: Afro Wig ($15) from Area Rent Alls in Westminster, leather jacket from Rockin Robins ($30) in Niwot, and Barack Obama mask ($30) available at most costume shops.