Dress Like Barbara Holland (Stranger Things) Costume for Cosplay & Halloween

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Barbara led a short life, both fictionally and on-screen. But she did touch millions of hearts along the way. She was seen as a symbol of the minority. After all, she was smart, tall, curvy, and not part of the In Crowd in school.

Simply, Barb was every last one of us typical high school kids. And that’s what made her death all the more devastating.

Barb’s sense of style is a breath of fresh air! She wears simple high-waist mom jeans, brown loafers, a cool plaid top with frills, and an awesome pair of eyeglasses. She’s a real icon!

Barb shows that mainstream media can have attractive plus-size women that don’t need to necessarily be comedic reliefs or sexy stars. Here’s everything you need to look like Barb.

How to make a Barbara Holland Costume

Barbara Holland Costume for Cosplay & Halloween
# Item Description
1 Frilly Plaid Shirt Wear this awesome plaid shirt with frills that’s so Barb Holland.
2 Lightwashed Denim High Waist Mom Jeans Don’t forget to roll up the bottom of your awesome high-waisted mom jeans.
3 Blue Puffed Jacket Wear this blue puffed jacket over your shirt to keep yourself nice and warm.
4 Brown Loafers Barb’s simple pair of loafers are to die for.
5 Retro-inspired Glasses Wear a pair of retro-inspired glasses to fit 1980s Hawkins.
6 Brown Angled-Cut Wig Wear a brunette-colored short wig to copy Barb’s style.
7 Barb Costume Set If you don’t have the time to shop each item on the list, get this costume set instead.

About Barb

Barbara Holland was portrayed by Shannon Purser. Purser’s role in Stranger Things catapulted her to stardom, and she has then acted in well-liked tv series like Riverdale as well as starred in her own Netflix film, Sarah Burgess is a Loser.

Check out these sites to read more about Barb and the other characters from Stranger Things: