Costume Ideas

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1930’s 40’s

Crepe suits & dresses, hats, furs.
Army
Airforce
Navy
Nuns
Priests
School uniforms

  

1950’s 60’s

Rock ‘n’ Roll
Flower Power
Hippies
School uniforms
Nuns
Priests
Austin Powers
Cartoons
Janice Joplin
Stevie Wonder
Bob Marley
Elvis Presley
Avengers
Batman
Superman
Zorro

1970’s

Abba men & women
Original flares & shirts
Skirts
Sequinned tops & dresses
Suits with flares
Afros & other wigs
Jackets
Stevie Nicks (gothic 10 long blonde wig and hat)

 

ANIMALS & BIRDS

Chicken
Cat
Rabbit
Bat
Moth
Ladybird
Parrot
Kangaroo
Bumble Bee
Penguin
Fox
Lion
Bear
Teddy
Dog
Crocodile
Reindeer
Kiwi
Monkey
Pig
Dinosaur
Duck
Wolf
Dalmation Dog
Horse
Unicorn
Frog
Bluebird
Butterfly
Mouse
Zebra
Cheetah
Elephant
Sheep
Cows

ANIMAL CHARACTERS   

Barney Dinosaur
Kermit
Mickey Mouse
Minnie Mouse
Donald Duck
Daisy Duck
Sylvester Cat
Tweetie Bird
Bugs Bunny
Pink Panther
Cat Woman
Humphrey Bear
Lion King
B1 & B2
Miss Piggy
Kermit Frog
Buzzy Bee
Nana the Dog
Bottomley Potts
Cat in the Hat
Pooh Bear
Tigger
Dorothy the Dinosaur

 

 

AFRICAN / JUNGLE

Jaguar
Parrot
Lion
Cheetah
Tiger
Monkey
Zebra
Elephant
Gorilla
Leopard
Bear
Hunter
Safari
Missionaries nun, priest
Cave men or women
Grass skirts
Tarzan
Jane
Witchdoctor
African woman - blue robe with gold sequins

 

BLACK and WHITE

Grim Reaper
Scream
Choirboy
Witch
Ghost
Sailor
Chef
Doctor
Skeleton
Prisoner
Nun
Priest
Professor
Sylvester
Bat
20’s Bathing Suit
Elvira
Morticia
Executioner
Cavalier
1920’s dresses
Bunny Girl
Maid
Mafia
Wilma Flintstone
Nurse
Victorian
Pierrot
Clown
Penguin
Cat
Pirate
Pupil
Judge
Dracula’s Bride
Cat Woman
Prophet
Charlie Chaplin
Butler
Chinese
Arab
Angel
Vampiress
Henry 8th
Darth Vader
Policeman
Panda Bear
Dalmation Dog

CHRISTMAS

Angels
Ghost of Christmas
Elves / Pixies
Mother Claus
Santa Claus
Santa’s Helper
Fairies
Toys (teddy, doll,)
Mary
Joseph
Shepherds
Wisemen
Reindeer
Cracker
Donkey
Drummer Boy
Roman Soldier

 

CIRCUS / MARDI GRAS

Clown
Juggler
Ring Master
Lion Tamer
Gypsy Fortune Teller
Trapeze Artist
Animal e.g. Elephant
Lion or Dog

EASTER

Rabbits
Chickens

 

FAIRY TALES & NURSERY RHYMES

Pussy Cat Pussy Cat
Robin Hood  &
Maid Marion
Friar Tuck
Little John & the Merry Men
Peter Pan & Tinkerbell
Nana the Dog
Crocodile
Cinderella & Prince Charming 
Chicken Licken
Foxy Loxy
Long John Silver
Parrot
Tom Sawyer &
Becky
Hansel & Gretel
Heidi
Pinocchio
Witch
Madhatter
White Rabbit
Alice in Wonderland
Card
Red Queen
Buzzy Bee
Cat in the Hat
Pooh Bear
Peter Rabbit, Flopsy

FAMOUS CHARACTERS
             (fictitious)

Maleficent
Captain Hook
Batman
Superman
Pandora the Witch
Elvira
Morticia
Jane & Tarzan
Fred Flintstone
Wilma
Betty
Barney
Pebbles
Bambam
Alice in Wonderland
Mad Hatter
White Rabbit
Red Queen
Red Riding Hood
Goldilocks
B1 or B2
Dracula
Robin Hood
Maid Marion
Snow White
Seven Dwarfs
Pinocchio
Satan
Santa Claus
Mother Claus
Grim Reaper
Scarlet O’Hara
Rhett Butler
Alibaba
Sinbad
Peter Pan
Tinkerbell
Kermit
Emma Peel
Steed
Hotlips Hoolihan
Barney
Darth Maul
Darth Vader
Roger Rabbit
Catwoman
Pippi Longstockings
Wyatt Earp
Dorothy
Wizard of Oz
Princess Fiona
Shrek
The Bennett Family
Jason
Dick Whittington
Father Ted
Mickey  &Minnie
Daisy & Donald Duck
Tweetie
Sylvester
Pink Panther
Whoopi Goldberg
Hunchback of Notre Dame
Esmeralda
Magenta (Maid)
Cheech
Chong
Princess Tigerlily
Aladdin
Princess Jasmine
Pooh Bear
Tigger
Bottomley Potts
Cruella De Vil
Vicar of Dibley
Friar Tuck
Gandolf Grey

  

FAMOUS COUPLES

Napoleon & Josephine
Doctor Quinn & Sulley
Mickey & Minnie
B1 & B2
Sylvester & Tweetie
Robin Hood & Maid Marion
Anthony & Cleopatra
Dracula & his bride
Merlin & Morgen de Fay
Bonnie & Clyde
Cinderella & Prince Charming
Beauty & the Beast
Sleeping Beauty and the Prince
Wilma & Fred
Flintstone
Betty and Barney Rubble
Pebbles & Bambam
Steed and Emma Peel
Donald & Daisy Duck
Aladdin & Princess Jasmine
Hiawatha & Minehaha
Peter Pan & Tinkerbell
Lancelot & Guinevere
Rhett Butler & Scarlett O’Hara
Abba ( Two couples )
Kate Winslett & Jack
Elizabeth Bennett & Mr Darcy
Terri & Steve
( crocodile hunters)
Tarzan & Jane
Morticia & Gomez
Henry 8th & Jane Seymour ( or any of his seven other wives)
Cheech & Chong (hippies’ kaftans)

FAMOUS PEOPLE       
             (real)

William Tell
David Livingstone
Robert Bruce
Charlie Chaplin
Liza Minelli ( top hat & tails & fishnets )
Mae West ( 20’s )
Linda Jones the jockey
Eric the Viking
Mozart
Richard the Lionheart
Laurence of Arabia
Mother Theresa
Elvis Presley
Stevie Wonder
Xena Warrior
Anthony
Cleopatra
Julius Ceasar
Henry 8th
Mary Queen of Scots
Susie Wong
Jimmy Hendrix
Tina Turner (short glitter/blk fringe short)
Doris Day (long glitter)
Shirley Bassey ( long glitter)
Village People
Janice Joplin (Kaftan)
John Paul
Julie Andrews (nun)
John Wayne
Kylie Mole (gym)
Dianna Rigg (Emma Peel)
Wyatt Earp (frock coat & stetson)
Woopi Goldberg
Austen Powers
Felicity Shagwell
Dawn French (Vicar of Dibley) & Alice
The Godfather
Kate Winslett
Britney Spears (gym/black fringed 8)
John Travolta (white suit, satin shirt)
Abba men (white suits)
Abba women
 Bob Marley
Bridget Jones’ Diary (movie) – Bunny Girl
Skulltar (He Man movie)
Shaynaia Twain
The Chicks
Charlie’s Angels                 
Jemima Khan (sari, blonde wig)
Dolly Parton (white sequinned cowgirl)
Angus Young from ACDC (schoolboy, shaggy blonde wig)
Cher (gold glitter with straps, boots)
Madonna (grey/black lacey dress, gloves, shawl)
Steve & Terri (crocodile hunters)
Magenta the Maid (Rocky Horror)
Judge Judy
Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn & Sophia Loren (all 1950’s)
Jason (Friday the 13th movie)
Ginger Spice
Columbian (rocky horror/fishnets, tails, top hat)
Brad & Janet (tails, top hat, fishnets/white lab coat over white undies)
Queen Elizabeth
Lucy Lawless (Xena)

  

FRENCH

Napoleon
Josephine
Cancan
Artist
Cavaliers
Crinolines  (Revolution)
Pierrot
French Maid
Renaissance
Marie Anoinette
Michel of Resistance (‘ullo’ullo) 
greatcoat, beret
Louis Pasteur (white lab coat)
Louis XIVth
William the Conqueror

 

  

GREAT BRITAIN

Lord Nelson
Robin Hood
Maid Marion
Vicar of Dibley
Henry 8th  and
Anne Boleyn or other wives
Lancelot & Guinevere
Lion
Emily Pankhurst
Scottish Kilt
Brave Heart
Mary Queen of Scots
Robert Bruce
Shakespeare
Titanic
Ginger Spice
Sherlock Holmes

 

HALLOWEEN

Witches
Cats
Devils
She Devils
Ghosts
Grim Reapers
Maleficent
Elvira
Cat Woman
Vampire
Vampiress
Dracula
Batman
Morticia
Skeletons
Wizards
Ninja
Fairies
Goblins
Executioners
Bats
Mafia
Gomez
Wednesday
Magenta (maid – Rocky Horror
Black Velvet Hag
Black hooded robe
Skulltar
Gorilla
Pumpkins
Jason ( Friday 13th )
Uncle Fester

 

HEROES

Geni
Xena
Dorothy
Wizard of Oz
Superman
Batman
Cat Woman
Flintstones
Tarzan & Jane
Zorro
Dracula
Alice
Snow White

Aladdin
Princess Jasmine
Lion King
B1& B2
Humphrey Bear
Barney

 

INTERNATIONAL

Korean
Hungarian
Bavarian
German
Austrian
Polish
Roman – soldier, togas
Egyptian
Arabian
Turkish
French
American
Scottish
Fijian
Hawaiian
Danish
Spanish
Mexican
Greek
Sicilian
Russian

 

  

KIWIANA

Buzzy Bee
Kiwi
Kate Shepherd
Christchurch Wizard
Captain Cook
Pioneers
Army
Navy
Airforce
Xena

 

MEDIAEVAL COSTUMES

Kings
Queens
Jesters
Courtiers
Executioners
Knight
Crusader
Musicians
Robin Hood & Merry Men 
Maid Marion
Friar Tuck
Monks
Nuns
Ladies of the Court
Witches
Wizards
Wenches
Maidens
Sheriff
Maleficent
Romeo & Juliet
Arthur & Guinevere
Braveheart
Henry 8th
Mary Queen of Scots

 

 

NAUTICAL OR SHIPWRECK

Sailor
Naval Officer
Penguin
Donald Duck
Daisy Duck
Mermaid
Ship’s cat
Parrot on pirate ship
Pirate
Pirate’s lady
Bathing suits from 1920’s
Purser (tails)
Captain Hook
Captain Cook
Napoleon
Lord Nelson
Neptune
Buccaneer
Titanic-Rose & Jack
Fish ( silver sequinned dress)

 

 

PARTY THEMES

Saints & Sinners
Heaven & Hell
Fright Night
Grave Warming
Scare Affair
Bugsy Malone (1920)
Blues
1920’s
Hollywood
Fantasy
P Party or any other letter of the alphabet
Priest, Poof or Prostitute
Erotic
Sexual Deviant
Bondage & Discipline
Budgie’s Christening
Mexican
Western
Arabian Knights
Victorian Garden Party
Mediaeval
Renaissance
1950’s, 60’s, 70’s etc
Rock ‘n’ Roll
Nursery Rhyme
Fairy Tale
Book Character
Naughty but Nice
Lovers
International
Celebrity
Mardigras
Nautical
Halloween
Lords & Ladies
Toga
Les Miserables
Leather & Lace
Black & White
Pink Party or any other Colour Party
Upstairs, Downstairs
Happy Days
Phantom of the Opera
Fluro
Song Title
Bad Taste
Star Sign eg Gemini
Austin Powers
When I Grow Up
Pop or Rock Star

 

         

 
STORY BOOK CHARACTERS

Mopsy & Cottontail
Puss in Boots
Brer Fox
Brer Bear
Brer Rabbit
Lion King
Wizard of Oz & 
Dorothy & Lion
Peter Pumpkin Eater
Willie Winkie
Dick Whittington
Milkmaid
Miss Muffet
Bo Peep
Humphrey Bear
Mary Poppins
Goldilocks
Three Bears
Red Riding Hood
Old Mother Hubbard
Little Boy Blue
Grand Old Duke of York
Aladdin & Princess Jasmine
Queen of Hearts
Knave of Hearts
Mary Quite Contrary
Three Blind Mice
Snow White
King of Spain’s Daughter
Lion & Unicorn
Cat & the Fiddle
Willie Winkie
Georgie Porgie
Do Wacky Do (clown)
Hiawatha & Minehaha
Pocohantas
Hairy Mclary -
Scarface Claw (black cat)
Hercules Morse (brown bull dog)
Bottomley Potts (dalmation)
101 Dalmations –
Pongo & Perdita
Cruella De Vil
Horace & Jasper (baduns or crooks)
Daniel Boone
Davy Crockett

 

WESTERN / AMERICAN

Saloon Girls
Davy Crockett
Cowboys
Cowgirls
Indians
Stagecoach Ladies
Bluecoat Soldier
Pioneers
Old Time Preacher
Daniel Boone
Card Shark
Mexican
Zorro
Baseballer
Abraham Lincoln
Latin American Dresses
Rhett Butler &
Scarlett O’ Hara
Marilyn Munroe
Whoopie Goldgerg
Superman
Batman
Dracula
Square dance
Mammy or Sambo
Disney
Donald / Daisy
Mickey / Minnie
Snow White
Wyatt Earp
Dorothy
Wizard of Oz
Grace Kelly 50’s long
Sophia Loren 50’s long
Audrey Hepburn 50’s long
Marilyn Munro (sexy)
Jimmy Hendrix