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50s Costume Ideas
1950s Costume Ideas for Men and Women
These 1950s costume ideas will take you back in time. Whether you want to be Marilyn Monroe or are looking for a costume that is a little more Grease, there are tons of great ideas that celebrate the decade.
There are so many different ways to put together a 1950s Halloween costume! You can find complete costumes or 50s-inspired costumes for sale, or you could check out thrift and consignment stores to see if you could find some original pieces. There are so many great options out there the next time you need a costume for Halloween or a theme party!
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50s Costume Ideas for Women
There are so many different looks to choose from in 1950s costumes! Poodle skirts, carhops, and 50s prom queens all make great costume ideas. Or, go for an iconic look and get the white dress that Marilyn Monroe wore in the 1955 film, The Seven Year Itch.
50s Prom Queen Adult Costume
Original Sexy Marilyn Costume
Black Retro 50s Dress Costume
California Costumes Women's Poodle Skirt
Pretty 50s Hop Diva Costume in Black
Charades Women's Poodle Skirt With Velvet Top
50s Costume Accessories for Women
Once you find the perfect dress, top it off with great accessories! A costume isn't complete without the perfect accessories, since you don't want to pair a 1950s dress with a modern style of shoe. Shoes, glasses, and more with a 50s flair will make your costume complete. Check out these costume ideas for some fun extras.
50s Costume Ideas for Men
You can be a greaser, a nerd, or even Elvis! If your Halloween date is going as a 1950s prom queen, why not find yourself a baby blue tuxedo and some thick glasses to wear to the party?
Forum Retro 50s Geek Class Nerd Mens Costume
1950's Greaser Costume
Prom King Adult Plus Costume Size Plus
Rhinestone Rocker w/ Cape Adult Costume
California Costumes Men's Rock Legend
Forum Flirtin With The 50S King Pins Bowling Shirt
50s Costume Accessories for Men
A great costume needs great accessories! Or, you can put together your own look starting with the 50s bowling shirt and then adding great extras.
1950s Costume Ideas from eBay
eBay is a fun place to shop for costumes because you can find a mix of modern Halloween costumes and vintage clothing pieces that will give your 1950s costume a more realistic feel. Plus, you might be able to find a great deal on that perfect skirt or top that was just a little bit out of your budget.
Do you have a favorite look from the 1950s? How would you put together a 50s costume? Leave a comment and let us know which costume you would wear!