The 50's costume ideas are endless. You can dress up as a greaser like those notorious Pink Ladies and T-birds like Sandy or Zuko from the musical, Grease. Or you can take the prep road with a poodle skirt and saddles shoes while your date dresses up in a bowling shirt. Then there are the stars of the 50's whose costumes are recognizable right away, stars like Elvis and Marilyn Monroe.
If you like the sound of the Greaser costume idea you can find fullness of clothing and wigs from your local or online Halloween costume stores. Grease along with The Outsiders, The Lords of Flatbush and Streets of Fire give us a great idea of how these costumes should look. The bad boy and girl greaser costumes should always have a leather jacket, unless you go for the all pink Pink Ladies jackets that the greaser girls wore in the movie Grease.
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Big hair do's were all the rave back then to. So if you have ever wanted to sport a "Beehive" Halloween is the time to do it. There are lots of wigs you can select from or you can just wear a pony tail. If you are a fan of Frenchie. The charm school trainee in Grease, you can go for the dyed pink hair look.
The greasers were the opposite of the preps. Those goodie two shoes who wore bowling shirts, nerd finding jackets and poodle skirts topped with twin sweater sets. Add a pair of saddle shoes and black glasses and you've achieved that oldies but goodies look easily. The prom king and prom queen costumes are another beloved prep disguise you can think about.
Stars of the 50's are always fun costume ideas. The I Love Lucy Show is a fun Tv show to get your Halloween costume ideas from. Dress up like the stay at home housewife or as the Latin band leader. Elvis and Marilyn are another predominant 50's integrate who have their very own costumes for sale...a true sign of superstardom! There are also some very cute dresses with big skirts that have a crinoline underneath. They were beloved in the days of the Poodle Skirt too.
You can also select the soda shop or drive through waitress costume. In the middle of this, the greaser and the prep costume ideas you should be able to come up with a fun Halloween costume from this era. Either you want to be the King or Danny Zuko or even Buddy Holly, you will find all the costumes and accessories you need to pull of that 1950's look with ease.breathtaking 50's Costumes Ideas For Halloween