Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Harlem Shake Costumes

It's the video phenomenon that has taken over the internet! The Harlem Shake video craze is all over YouTube. The first Harlem Shake videos started in early February and since then thousands of copycat videos have been made and posted to YouTube. Everyone seems to want to film their own quirky take on this silly video featuring the now #1 song "Harlem Shake" by Baauer.

So before you go to make your Harlem Shake video, be sure to get your costumes for The Harlem Shake at If you are wondering how to make a Harlem Shake costume, take some pointers from some of the funniest ones we found:

What type of Harlem Shake costumes should you use in your video? Any type of costumes will be just fine. The crazier the costume the better!

One of the costumes seen in most of the dancing videos is the skin suit, also know as a morph suit or Zentai suit. These colored jumpsuit costumes originally started out as green screen suits for television special effects scenes.

Full Body Skin Suit

However, don't be afraid to throw in a Power Ranger costume, a funky chicken costume, or Hung Like a Horse Costume just to name a few ideas we have.


Without further ado, here are some great Harlem Shake videos:

There are a couple videos purporting to be the "original" this one was uploaded on Feb 2nd, 2013

We can't feature The Harlem Shake without the Zombie Version

Red Bull SkyDiving Team

Even The Peanuts are getting in on the act!

Paying tribute to the one and only Miami Hurricanes - The U's Harlem Shake

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