Sunday, 30 October 2016

Glamorous Vintage Halloween Costumes

Along with the excuse to collect free candies and overindulge on our favorites whether they be Hershey's, Kit Kats or Tootsie Rolls, another large part of the fun is in dressing up. On this one day out of the year, we can be anything we want to be! I know my day will be spent watching Classic Hitchcock films and dressing up in something vintage. In this post, I will be sharing with you a list of 4 of my personal favorite costumes to spice up your Halloween a bit (with an ample dose of Old Hollywood Glamour, that is), beyond the usual generic costumes you find at Party City, that is. 

(1.) Holly Golightly - By far one of the post chic Halloween costumes on the list. After all, who can resist the opportunity to channel an imitation of the chic black gown channelled by Audrey Hepburn in the beloved classic "Breakfast at Tiffany's"? Along with a glittery tiara and a neck laced with diamonds and pearls, of course.

Shop The Look: 

Etsy: Pearl Statement Necklace with Brooch Audrey Style - $135.00

Amazon-Audrey Hepburn Black Dress from Breakfast at Tiffany's - $89.99

Easy- Leaf Rhinestone Tiara by ThreeGirlsTwoFlowers - $12.00

Amazon- GYBest Classic Adult Size 21" Long Party Bridal Dance Opera Length Satin Gloves - $7.99

... and for the makeup 


(2.) Marilyn Monroe in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes as Lorelei Lee- It doesn't get any more glamorous than this. A satin pink dress, gloves, a bow and an endless dose of glittering white diamonds.

Shop the Look: 

e-Bay- Marilyn Monroe Pink Hollywood Fancy Dress 50's Costume- $42.09

AlieExpress- Luxury Wedding Jewelry - $43.90

Etsy-Marilyn Monroe Wig- $75.00

and for makeup...


(3.) Lucy Ricardo - I Love Lucy- "Lucy Does a TV Commercial" - This costume will always remain timeless and many will applaud this, especially as nearly everyone has seen or at least heard of this classic episode in which Lucy becomes intoxicated while filming a TV commercial advertising a product called "Vitameatavegamin". After all who doesn't want an excuse to emulate this beloved redhead for a day?

Shop the Look...

Etsy-Vitameatavegamin Houndstooth Peplum Dress and Hat - $249.00

Etsy-White Velvet Fascinator Crown with Birdcage Veil- $32.00

Etsy-I Love Lucy Wig- $45.99

And for the Makeup...

(4.) Flapper-With all of the glitz, the glam, the dancing, the jazz, who can resist channeling the glamorous garments donned by the flappers of the 20's era? 

Shop the Look... 

Amazon-Vijiv Women 1920s Gatsby Sequin Art Nouveau- $38.99-$41.99 

Easy-Black Rhinestone Flapper Headpiece- $60.00

Amazon-Lace Embroidered Fingerless Gloves- $4.99

And for the makeup...


I hope that you enjoyed this post and that if you were out of ideas for that perfect costume laced with Vintage Glam, that you've been able to find it! 

~ Erin <3

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