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Low Cost 70s Fancy Dress Ideas
You don't need to spend a small fortune on dressing-up 1970s style. I've been working hard to find you a wide range of the cheapest available groovy outfits, and there are some novel ideas here that you may never of thought of. So, forget about wasting hours on end trawling the web for an affordable seventies costume - they're all here on one page. Please note that I've added all currently available sizes for each item and prices may vary slightly between the different sizes  - Mark, editor.
The 1970s was packed full of exciting fashion trends, and where fancy dress is concerned your biggest headache is choosing which style to wear.

The start of the 70s was still being influenced by the sixties hippy syles, with tie dye shirts (these featured bold patterns and colours) and frayed jeans still popular. Mini skirts reached the peak of their popularity, along with hot pants (tight shorts), high-waisted flared trousers/loon pants and fitted blazers.

The second half of the decade also brought us glam rock, disco (three-piece suits and frilly shirts were popular with men) leotards and aviator shades, although not all worn at once, obviously! By the end of the decade drainpipes had replaced bell bottoms and punk fashions were a cool, anti-establishment alternative to disco clothes.

Have you read our 70s Fashion page yet?
Abba disco queen costume for ladies
Space Hopper 70s Costume for men

 

70s Disco Man Costume - purple ruffled shirt, afro wig
70s Hippy Woman floral pattern costume
Hippy Man Costume

This psychedelic outfit includes a waistcoat that  fits up to 44" chest and elasticated trousers that fit up to 44" waist. Inside leg is 32-34". Very good value.

Hippy Hippie Woman

This colourful 70s outfit includes a hot pink crop top with long mesh bell sleeves, yellow waistcoat (attached to crop top), multicoloured trousers and headband
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ABBA Dancing Queen Costume

This great value outfit is ideal for 70s, disco and Abba themed parties and events, and Includes a white top, flared trousers and tie belt.

Please note that the smaller size has a different design to the larger size.
Neon Coloured Disco Costume

You'll certainly get noticed in this bright outfit which is perfect for 70s and Brazilian Samba themed dress-up parties.

Space Hopper Costume

Everyone is familiar with possible the most popular toy of the 70. This one piece costume is easy to wear and no extras are needed - just slip over your head and you're ready to go. Just make sure you don't leave anyone hopping mad at the party!

Flexible Friend Credit Card Costume

Now this is a novel idea. Anyone who lived through the seventies will remember the cheery Access card character in the TV adverts. This costume fits up to 44" chest and 40" waist, so it's pretty flexible!

Inflatable Elvis Costume
Inflatable Elvis Suit

There's no shortage of people who like to dress-up as the King, but this funny blow-up costume adds a new element and is ideal for fun runs, 70s parties and events and stag dos. Add the elvis wig and shades to complete your look.

Hippie Honey

Get that early 70s festival look with this low-cost, floral patterned top with gold and pink detailing, pink and floral flared elasticated trousers, peace medallion and a matching fabric headband.

Hippie Chick Costume

A fab-looking outfit which includes a top, trousers, headband & medallion - great value for money.

Red Disco Ruffle Shirt

This funky shirt fits a chest size up to 44", and it's ideal for 70s dress-up. Suggestion: Add some flared trousers and an afro wig.

White or Black Flared Trousers (3 sizes)

These low-cost, 70s style flares are available in sizes small to X-large. Add a ruffle/disco shirt and a wig to complete your look, and to really look the part add some platform shoes.

Satin Style Ruffle Shirt

A greta value satin-look shirt that features a frilly front, frilly cuffs and uses velcro instead of buttons. Fits up to 44in chest.

Groovy Hippie Shirt

Here we have a funky, open neck style shirt which even includes a peace sign medallion. Great value and perfect for both 60s and 70s fancy dress.

Retro Swirl Bell Bottom Trousers

These awesome psychedelic style, flared trousers are perfect for 60s, 70s parties and events.

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Groovy GoGo Girl

Includes a stunningly bright and colourful patterned dress with belt and matching headband. Add boots/boot covers and earrings to complete your costume.

Best Value Pimp Costumes

The majority of pimp outfits cost between £20 and £40, but we've found these value costumes for a lot less. They include a long jacket and hat which you can wear over your existing shirt and trousers. Just add a cane and dollar medallion to complete your look.