Halloween Costumes For Gingers: Molly Ringwald as Claire in The Breakfast Club

Got short red hair? Check. Got a bit of an attitude problem (possibly drawn from your fiery ginger hair)? Check.

Well then, you must choose Claire from The Breakfast Club as your fancy dress outfit for Halloween!

The key to this Halloween Costume for Gingers, like all of them, is your bright ginger hair. Shortness isn’t necessarily key here, but Molly Ringwald’s cute bob is quite a trademark and would work best that way.


Pink Top - Topshop

Topshop: £24

Pink Top - HM

H&M: £7.99


Black Skirt - Boohoo

Boohoo: £10

Brown Skirt - Michael Michael Kors

Michael Michael Kors at Harvey Nichols: £390


Black Boots - Boohoo

Boohoo: £30

Black Boots - ASOS

Shellys London at ASOS: £80


Brown Black Jacket - HM

H&M: £29.99


Pearl Earrings - Forever 21

Forever 21: £2.40

Next, you’ve just got to get that exceedingly full-bodied, Eighties hair and you’re ready!

Walk in to the Halloween party with a face like thunder, and with what looks like a bad smell under your nose. Then you’ve nailed The Breakfast Club‘s Claire.

By Emma

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Emma Kelly is the Editor & Founder of Ginger Parrot. She dresses herself in mismatched multi-seasonal clothing and has a talent for sniffing out the next opportunity for coffee. She believes that any new band with a female musician is the next big thing and that whoever is currently dating Ryan Gosling is the luckiest lady on earth. Her biggest obsession is shopping online for castles, (probably) fueled by childish fantasies of finding her prince and settling down for a life of luxury, bathing in a pool of gin and bitter lemon. Other than that, though, she’ll be incessantly researching the latest gingerful news to deliver to Gingerkind.

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