***Looking for 1920s Halloween costume ideas? You’re in luck! We just updated this post for Halloween 2016 with lots of new looks! ***
Hello all! It’s that very special time of year, the time when the leaves start to turn, the pumpkin starts to spice, and grownups get to start planning a night to dress up and play make-believe…
….yes it’s October, which means it’s Halloween season! Huzzah!
If you’re looking for 1920s Halloween costumes, boy oh boy have you come to the right place. The fashions of the 1920s and ’30s give you a great base to play with. Use bits and pieces from our fave retailers below to create fabulous vintage-inspired costumes. Some real-life ideas to get you started!
- Amelia Earhart
- Louise Brooks
- Josephine Baker
- Zelda Fitzgerald
- Dorothy Parker
Or you could go with a classic costume like flapper, gangster/gun moll, hollywood starlet, etc. Want to get a little gruesome with your gorgeousness? Check out this zombie flapper makeup tutorial!
Now for the goods! One of our absolute favorite online retailers is Unique Vintage. They’ve got a lot of stunning, hand-beaded and high-quality flapper dresses, as well as 1920s accessories, shoes, capelets, etc, plus some more costume-y (read: cheaper) dress options. Check these lovelies out for one-stop shopping!
Vintage-inspired retailer Modcloth is another great place for beautiful, high-quality 1920s and 1930s style dresses you can party in on Halloween, and wear again for special occasions through out the year. Just take a look at these beauties…
Finally you’ve got your classic Halloween shop finds at HalloweenCostumes.com. These dresses may not last as long as the others, but they’re typically lower-priced, and there are some great finds there as well.
For more ideas you can check out our brand new Art Deco Shop: small, but growing quickly. We’ll be adding new finds daily! Dresses, shoes, bags, jewelry and more.
Happy Halloween everyone!