File this one under products that arrived 35 years too late, but are still too wonderful to avoid today: In the early 80s, new wave/synthpop group A Flock of Seagulls set the game ablaze with both their upbeat hits and lead singer Mike Score’s upright hair, with its iconic styling of wings on the side and a pronounced downward swoop in the middle.
Back in the day, many tried and failed to emulate the style: It’s hard, and there’s a lot of hair product used in this fight against gravity. But now, the struggle is over, as 80sTees.com has won the battle with their Mike Score wig (via Dangerous Minds), which looks absolutely amazing:
The artificial do is totally convincing: One reviewer wrote that he wore the wig to an A Flock of Seagulls concert, and said that people “lost their minds when they saw” it and thought it was his real hair. The accuracy does come with a caveat, though: The same reviewer said that “a lot of people will ask to take pictures with you so be warned.”
The wig is selling for just $20, and it “will fit most adults.” For the young’uns among is who don’t quite know who A Flock of Seagulls are, it’s likely you’ve come across “I Ran” before:
Sadly, Score wasn’t rocking his signature hair in that video, so here’s “Wishing (If I Had a Photograph of You)” for your viewing pleasure:
It’s never too early to start planning for Halloween, and if your friends would understand the reference, $20 is a totally reasonable cost to dominate any costume party, so get a wig for yourself here.