Fancy Dress and Costume ideas for the 1950’s

Find below a selection of pictures and a list of many fancy dress and costume ideas for the decade theme ” The 1950’s” !


Photos of fancy dress and costumes for the 1950’s



List of fancy dress and costume ideas for the 1950’s

Outfit ideas for the 1950’s

Costume ideas of the 1950’s for women

  • Colorful T-shirt, T-shirt with polka dots, gingham Shirt
  • Jeans, tight pants, skirt round
  • Ample dress to the marked size (solid, dotted or flowery)
  • Ballerina or court shoes classic
  • Ponytail (scarf elastic) or scarf around the head
  • Accessories: Scarves, sunglasses, decorated socks(bobby socks), gloves, brooches …

Costume ideas of the 1950’s for men

  • Tight white T-shirt, jeans with a cuff (+ leather jacket)
  • Open red shirt, jeans with cuffs
  • All in white, great jacket, hat
  • brushed back the hair with gel, hair banana, hair slicked
  • Accessories: Cigarette, pipe, hat


Characters and models of the 1950’s to imitate

  • Al Capone
  • Albert Camus
  • Audrey Hepburn
  • Brigitte Bardot
  • Charles Aznavour
  • Charles de Gaulle
  • Clint Eastwood
  • Dalida
  • Debra Paget
  • Edith Piaf
  • Elvis Presley
  • Fidel Castro
  • Francisco Franco
  • Frank Sinatra
  • Gary Cooper
  • Georges Brassens
  • Grace Kelly
  • Henri Salvador
  • Jacques Brel
  • James Dean
  • Jean-Paul Belmondo
  • Jean-Paul Sartre
  • Johnny Cash
  • Léo Ferré
  • Louis Armstrong
  • Louis de Funès
  • Martin Luther King
  • Nikita Kr
  • Pin-up
  • René Coty
  • Sean Connery
  • Serge Gainsbourg
  • Serveuse de snack
  • Steve McQueen
  • Yves Montand


For more fancy dress and costume ideas for the 1950’s, you can inspire or imitate the characters of the following movies and cartoons :


More fancy dress and costume ideas for the 1950’s on :1950's Fancy Dress - United Kingdom


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