The Costume: Marty McFly

The annoying thing about Halloween, unless you're one of those super-costume go-getters (you know who you are) is that it's the night before some party and you realize you don't have a costume. You don't want to be a cowboy and you don't want to spend $200 on something that can't be worn again.

The solution? A costume that utilizes normal items, some of which you may have (if you have a Delorean we should hang out), the rest you can pick up at a thrift store for cheap. Don't forget your one-liners. See you in 1985, Futureboy!

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  • Reply October 24, 2011

    Marty Fan

    Mikey Fox rules. I miss those “Family Ties” days… he made my Wednesday nights worthwhile.

  • Reply October 31, 2011

    Mikey McFly

    Hey, your link to the shoes is broken. It links to the shirt. Could you please show us the link to the shoes? The website has a billion different Nikes and I’d like to order these. Thanks.

  • Reply May 4, 2013


    yes the sweet of Marty Mcfly

  • Reply September 3, 2014

    E. Brown

    You put the wrong shoes in, they’re Nike Bruins.

  • Reply October 5, 2015

    larissa here stuff for german people

  • Reply November 16, 2017

    Quote Messages

    hey great shop man

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