Vintage Halloween Costumes you can Wear Again | Lindy Bop
Trick or treat! The festivities have officially begun, kick-starting with Halloween. Are you dreading the panic of “What do I wear?” to that party, themed housewarming or freshers’ event? Fear not, it doesn’t have to be a nightmare. Here at Lindy Bop, we love nothing more than a multi-functional dress. You may as well spend your money on something you’ll get more wear out of, right? With the right accessories, you really can put quite a twist on these Lindy Bop styles. Don’t be a last-minute Lisa this year with our vintage Halloween costumes!
Cruella De Vil | ‘The Hundred and One Dalmatians’ | Book, 1956
“Cruella De Vil, Cruella De Vil, if she doesn’t scare you, no evil thing will!”
**No Dalmatians were harmed in the making of this look.** If you’d prefer to go as a baddie than a goodie, you can’t go wrong with the glamour of Cruella, after all, “Darling, looking good is far better than being good.” Get the look: ‘Marisole’ Dalmatian Print Swing Dress (£45.00), ‘Angel’ Black and White Handbag by Lola Ramona (£72.00), ‘Eva’ Burgundy Gloves (£12.00), Red Patent Court Shoes by Tamaris (£30.00). Featured image – Disney Villans by Justin Turrentine.
Alice | ‘Alice In Wonderland’ | Film, 1951
Get lost in Wonderland, with our super cute, classic day dress. Switch out the apron, and petticoat and you’ve got a versatile day dress you’ll wear time and time again. Get the look: ‘Audrey’ Summer Blue Swing Dress (£35.00), ‘Charisse’ Ivory Shrug (£14.00), White Petticoat 30” (£28.00), Custard Cream Biscuit Leather Cross Body Bag by Yoshi (£50.00), ‘Naima’ Black Leather 50s Mary Jane Shoes (£65.00), ‘Feed Me Cake’ Enamel Pin by Punky Pins (£7.00).
Beetlejuice the ghost | ‘Beetlejuice’ | Film, 1988
Don’t be afraid of a bold stripe! For an extra scare, backcomb your hair and get ready to be the ghost with the most, babe. Get the look: ‘Matilda’ Black and White Stripe Shirt Dress (£38.00), ‘Helly’ Black Leather Ankle Boots (£85.00), Black Solid & Sheer Stripe Tights (£8.00), Joe Browns Couture Limited Edition “Oracle” Evening Bag (£40.00).
Daisy Buchanan | ‘The Great Gatsby’| Book, 1925
Nothing screams vintage Hollywood glamour more than 1920’s Halloween costumes. You’ve always dreamed of channelling the glitz and opulence of the flapper girls, now you can! Get the look: ‘Ottilie’ Blush Embellished Evening Dress (£92.00), Beaded Cloud Clutch Bag (£25.00), ‘Effi’ Gold Metallic Leather 50’s High Heels (£60.00), Scünci 7 piece Blonde Vintage Roll Hair Styling Kit (£6.00).