70 FANCY DRESS
COSTUME IDEAS FOR LADIES
Whether you want to look like a flower power hippie or an Abbaresque disco chick, you'll find a fantastic range of 70s costume ideas for women on this page, which are suitable for all budgets. The aim of this page is to inspire you and present you with some great ideas on what to wear to a retro 70s/disco themed party or event.
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Starting in the 1960s, psychedelic and flower power hippy styles continued to influence early 70s fashion. There is a bright and colourful range of outfits available that are ideal for both 60s and 70s themed events and parties. Add accessories such as CND logo necklaces, tinted teashades (round) John Lennon style shades and a scarf headband.
There can be hardly anyone on the planet who hasn't heard of Swedish pop group ABBA. It's an obvious choice and they were huge in the 70s. There are many costumes available. Ensure you wear a blonde wig to look like Agnetha and a dark brown wig for Anni-Frid.
Disco music was born in the 70s and this is a very popular theme. There are many styles of costumes available with a disco theme and these include the aforementioned jumpsuit and ABBA costumes. Add a big Afro wig for a fun look
Sandy from Grease Costume
You'll be ready for some "Summer Lovin" in this outfit, which represents Sandy (Olivia Newton-John) from the 1978 musical movie Grease. Alternatively, create your own outfit using an off-the-shoulder, black blouse and high waisted, faux leather leggings.
Penelope Pitstop Costume
Bionic Woman Costume
This is a quirky idea for 70s dress-up and there's a pretty good chance that nobody else will have thought of it. The TV series was a spin-off from The Six Million Dollar Man and aired for three seasons from 1976 to 1978. It starred Lindsay Wagner as Jaime Sommers, the Bionic Woman.
Princess Leia from Star Wars Costume
The Star Wars movies are just as popular today as they were when first released back in 1977. You'll be instantly recognisable as Princess Leia from the original movie. Also available is Padme Amidala from the newer films. The wig is included with most of the Princess Leia costumes.
Velma from Scooby Doo Costume
We all remember this geeky character from our childhood, and that iconic orange outfit. Well, now you can become her! This complete costume includes the wig, glasses, shirt and shirt. However, you can also create your own costume using separate items which are available at Amazon using the links below.
Ooompa Loompa Costume
Transport yourself back to the late 1970s when punk was all the rage. This outfit includes a tartan skirt, net top, black studded leather effect basque with studded collar and cuffs. Wig sold separately.
Wonder Woman Costume
Female Elvis Costume
Everyone's seen the male Elvis impersonators, but now it's the turn of the ladies! A great idea, and this outfit is Ideal for an Elvis festival, 70s themed party or a wild night out!
Star Trek Costume
This is a pretty original idea for ladies and no accessories are required. Just slip on and you're ready to teleport yourself to the party - let's just hope it's out of this world!
Miss Piggy Costume
This volatile diva made her TV debut in 1976, and quickly became one of the best-loved characters in The Muppet Show. There are a number of costumes and costume kits available which will allow you to dress-up as Miss Piggy and practice your karate chop on anyone you take a dislike to!
Wilma Flintsone Costume
This cartoon was a firm favourite in our household during the 70s. A Wilma costume is ideal for couples or as part of a group, and there are many other Flintstones character costumes available inc. Pebbles, Betty and Barney Rubble and, of course, Fred.
Most Popular 70s Costumes For Women
70S COSTUME ACCESSORIES
Add accessories to your costume to complete your look, or why not use them to create a complete costume?