16 fun 50s costumes for men & women to rock the sock hop (or Halloween)

Fun fabulous 50s costumes for men and women - Halloween and retro parties

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Whether you need a 50s costume for a themed party, Halloween party, or a cosplay event, here are some ideas that are perfect for the era.

From teeny-bopper saddle shoes and poodle skirts to a more elegant Audrey Hepburn style, we’ve got you covered! And don’t miss the Fabulous 50s looks for men we’ve also curated below.

50s costumes for women

Fabulous 50s Polka Dot Sock Hop Girl Costume

Get the ultimate everyday '50s look with this flirty sock hop costume. Just add petticoats!

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A-Line Zippered 50s Poodle Skirt

If it's a 50s-themed costume you're looking for, there is perhaps nothing as iconic as the cute and quirky poodle skirt -- a simple style that defines an era!

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03/12/2024 09:20 am GMT
1950s Full & Flirty Underskirt Crinoline
$30.99 $27.89

To achieve that classic nipped-waist and full-skirted look that so characterizes womenswear of the1950s, you'll need a crinoline underskirt to complete your 50s costume.

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03/12/2024 01:40 pm GMT
6-Pack of Trendy 1950s Accessories

This 50s-inspired costume accessories set includes two pairs of cat eye glasses, two pairs of polka-dot earrings, one polka-dot headband and one red semi-sheer chiffon scarf.

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03/12/2024 07:15 am GMT
1950s Pink Lady Satin Jacket with Polka Dot Scarf

The movie Grease recreated a range of fabulous 50s fashion and this Pink Ladies satin bowling jacket with a flowing scarf is an emblematic look -- with a side of sass.

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02/19/2024 02:54 am GMT
1950s-style Eastland Saddle Oxford
$90.00 $59.00

These 50s-style saddle shoes are the real deal. Soft leather upper with two-tone design featuring a perforated leather overlay. Breathable fabric-lined upper. Eastland exclusive active memory foam comfort insole supports and conforms to the curves of your foot. Supportive shank reduces foot and leg fatigue so you can dance til dawn!

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03/12/2024 05:20 pm GMT
1950s Swing Dress with a Vintage Cherry Print

Pair this flattering vintage cherry print swing dress with a pair of ballet flats and call it a costume. You'll look ready for a 50s-style date night at the drive-in!

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Vintage Audrey Hepburn Style Cocktail Dress

Costume yourself 50s style with this elegant take on film & fashion icon, Audrey Hepburn.

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03/12/2024 12:50 pm GMT
1950s Style Polka-Dot Pedal-Pusher Capri Pants

While swingy dresses and pencil skirts dominated the fashion scene in the 50s, pants like these polka-dot pedal pushers were also a hot item. Just add peep-toe pumps, a flow-y blouse, neck scarf and sunglasses for a fabulously retro costume!

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50s costumes for men

Men's Retro 1950s Bowling Shirt

Funny how when you combine the classic lines of a bowling shirt with a nod to the atomic age aesthetic -- you have the makings of the easiest 50s costume ever!

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03/12/2024 07:35 am GMT
Men's 1950s Car Hop Costume

If you want a truly legit carhop 50s costume, don't forget to add roller skates!

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Men's 1950s Letterman Cardigan Sweater

This comfy cardigan lends the perfect preppy letterman vibe to your 50s-style costume.

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03/13/2024 03:50 am GMT
1950s Vintage Fedora Hat
$27.49 $24.99

Suit up, add a fedora and a mike for a 50s costume Rat Pack style.

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03/12/2024 08:49 am GMT
1950s Men's Pompadour Wig

Whether your 50s costume aspires to greaser or rock 'n' roll star, you need a pompadour to top it off with accuracy! You can hunt down some Brylcreem... or just get this wig.

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02/19/2024 06:04 am GMT
1950s T-Birds Costume Jacket from Grease

Show you're too cool for school with this faux-leather 50s-style greaser jacket.

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03/12/2024 06:15 am GMT

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