Amelia Earhart Costume
Dress Like the Famous Aviator - Amelia Earhart
I grew up in Kansas, so naturally Amelia Earhart was a hero to me. Actually her flying achievements and the mystery surrounding her disappearance and death still intrigue people.
For Halloween or any other costume event, you can dress like this famous aviator from generations ago. I've assembled a variety of pieces to achieve the Amelia Earhart look. I hope it simplifies it for you to put together your Amelia Earhart costume.
Graphic from Amelia_Earhart stickers by WingPrint on Zazzle
Get Aviator Goggles and a Helmet for Your Amelia Earhart Costume - These are gaining new popularity in the steam punk look as well
Choose the aviator googles that you like best to go with your Amelia Earhart costume or with your steampunk outfit. If you want to see even more, click on any picture and Amazon will show you their whole selection of goggles.
There are dozens of goggles available for costumes. These have a high-quality that will make your outfit look authentic.
They can be used in future costumes for a steampunk look too.
More Choices of Goggles
- Great Steampunk Goggles
Steampunk is a genre of movies and literature often set in the Victorian era or in the Old American West, which are both times in which steam power was predominantly used. It may incorporate futuristic type-machines, weapons, and elements of sci-fi..
Choose a Head Covering
This leather cap certainly looks like it came from the early days of aviation. It's really simple and streamlined like the early aviation helmets.
For future uses, the cap could become part of a costume of an early football player, before the days of lots of padding and big helmets.
More Aviator Hats and Goggles
- Steampunk Goggles and Hats
Are you intriqued by the quirky combinations of Victoriana and mechanical that makes up steampunk style? It's quite inventive and allows for lots of individuality and do-it-yourself costuming. Here are some goggles and videos with ideas and tips for.
White Aviator Scarf for Your Amelia Earhart Costume - or for a World War II Pilot's Costume
Some Photos Show Amelia Earhart Wearing a Long, Patterned Scarf but others show her with a plain scarf. Opt for a colored scarf if you want to brighten up your outfit.
This is the classic scarf that you'll see in most vintage photos of aviators.
Amelia Earhart Style Flying Jackets for Women
Get a Classic Flight Jacket Like Amelia Earhart Wore. Click on this one to see the variety of models and sizes.
These jackets range from faux leather to the real deal. It might be the place to splurge since you can wear it for years.
This one won't break the budget, since it is faux leather. It has the right look, ending at the waist. A front zipper, lots of pockets and the brown color makes it a good match for many of the pictures of Amelia Earhart standing by her airplane. This one will last awhile, but not as long as real leather.
If you can afford to get real leather, you'll get use of the jacket for years, not just for a Halloween costume.
Amelia Earhart is one of our local heroes. There are statues of her in North Hollywood and at the Burbank Airport. It's a great costume idea ...— KimGiancaterino
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Amelia Earhart Wore Close Fitting Tan Pants or Jodphers
Great attire for riding horses or piloting an airplane. Don't these look marvelous! Wait until you try them on and see how great you look in them.
All cotton. If you have a pair of dark or khaki slacks, you can probably get by with those.
This is such a great idea for a Halloween costume. I think we should encourage our children to consider historic outfits. It's a wonderful teaching and learning opportunity. Like you, I'm especially intrigued by Amelia Earhart, and am currently reading a book about her life.— Diana Wenzel
Take a Look at Amelia's Style in These Vintage Film Clips
How about Some Boots for Your Amelia Earhart Costume!
The clothing and boots for the Amelia Earhart costume will fit right into your wardrobe after Halloween is over. These sturdy boots can be worn with many outfits. These also look great with a steampunk outfit.
Think of them as an investment that you'll get years of use from.
These are in perfect tune with the season's tough girl-chic look and comes complete with the full lace-up front, side zip, pull tab and treaded outsole. The chic part comes when you team it with something ultra-feminine like a ruffled skirt or pair of pink cropped leggings.
Faux leather upper in a lace-up, knee-high military style boot with a round toe cap.
These are the perfect Amelia Earhart books, but not inexpensive. Look them over and also consider the other ones Amazon suggests to see what fits your budget.
Check Here for a Wider Selection of Boots
- Women's Riding Boots
Are you looking for a good pair of riding boots for women? Women all over the world enjoy equestrian activities and having the right boots is important. Even non-riders like the looks of these boots. Women's riding boots are made to be comfortable...
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WWII Aviator Flight Jacket for Kids
They will want to wear this cool jacket all winter long. A good investment, not just a costume piece.
Budget Version - Helmet and Googles
These are made of felt so it is inexpensive. This makes it great for a one-time use, like for a school presentation. Some parents had to pin the hat to size it down for their child.
This is an unfortunate picture they are showing. The one on Amazon looks much better than this one.
Amelia Earhart was a favorite of mine and the kids get to know her in the Night at the Museum which has started a new group of fans in the younger generations.— Ann Hinds
Just right for the child's Amelia Earhart costume and for other uses like horseback riding.
Jodphers for a Child
These are a good look for a child dressing as Amelia Earhart.
If you need to watch the budget, look for beige leggings as a substitute.
See Amelia's Clothing in the Scenes from the Movie Trailer
Aviator Costume Kit - for that Amelia Earhart look
If you don't want to put together a costume from the selection shown, you can buy a complete Amelia Earhart costume ready-to-wear.
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Amelia [Blu-Ray] - Enjoy This Entertaining Film about Her Life
Immerse yourself in Amelia Earhart's life with this DVD. You can watch this immediately with Amazon's Instant Video.
Amelia Earhart Museum
The museum is located at 223 North Terrace Street in Atchison, KS. She spent much of her early life living with her grandparents here.
- Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum
See more pictures of Amelia Earhart in her aviator outfit. If you're in Kansas or traveling through, visit this museum that celebrates her life.
Photo Credit: A classic photo of Amelia Earhart from Zazzle