The very familiar face of Flo from Progressive has all the qualities that make for a perfect Halloween costume: Pop culture icon, car insurance goddess, quirky BFF material, stylish uniform innovator, and actor with two first names. Stephanie Courtney , who invented the character herself for her audition, has had us thinking fondly about car insurance since It's quite a feat, considering "fondly" and "car insurance" don't often end up in the same sentence. Her costume doesn't require too many pieces to make it work.
How To Dress Like Flo From Progressive For Halloween
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She is a graduate of Binghampton University. She is best known for portraying "Flo" in a series of commercials for Progressive Insurance. She has also worked for brands such as Skittles, General Mills cereal and Wienerschnitzel. Courtney is a member of The Groundlings, an improvisational and sketch comedy theater in Los Angeles, California. She originally moved to Los Angeles to become a stand-up comedian. She auditioned left and right for commercials as a means of making ends meet, but was only booking one a year—until , that is. That is the year Progressive Insurance cast her as Flo.
Flo is a fictional salesperson character appearing in more than commercials for Progressive Corporation , beginning in Portrayed by actress and comedian Stephanie Courtney , the character has developed a fan base on social networks and has become an iconic advertising mascot. The character debuted in through several television commercials and has since appeared in radio and print advertisements and web banners. Flo is a cashier and is recognizable by her extreme enthusiasm, name tag, sparkling white no-wrinkles uniform, upbeat personality, heavy makeup , and retro hairstyle. According to Courtney, it takes one hour to prepare Flo's hair and another to apply her make-up.
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