70s Costumes for Women

 

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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70s Jumpsuit

The jumpsuit with flared sleeves and bell-bottoms became highly popular during the 70s, and ABBA were just one of many pop groups to embrace the fad. There are many outrageous and loud costumes available which are guaranteed to turn heads.

 

Hippy Costume

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.

 

ABBA Costume

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 Costume

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

Grease Sandy 70s Fancy Dress Costume

 

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

If you grew up in the 70s, then you will remember this character from those classic cartoons Wacky Races and The Perils of Penelope Pitstop. Please note that the white boots shown need to be bought separately, or you can buy cheaper boot covers.

This is a great idea for a costume and one that not many will have thought of - just watch out for Dick Dastardly or the Hooded Claw!

Bionic Woman Lyndsay Wagner 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.

 

Daphne from Scooby Doo Costume

Transform yourself into the beautiful and sophisticated Daphne from everyone's favourite cartoon show. This outfit includes the dress, chiffon neck scarf, wig and cuffs.

Daphne Costume

Ooompa Loompa Costume for Women

 

Ooompa Loompa Costume

Who could forget the classic 1971 film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory starring Gene Wilder? Those unusual Oompa Loompa's with their green hair and orange skin were fascinating to watch, and now you can become one with this awesome outfit!
British Tartan Punk Girl Costume

 

Punk 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

If you're as old as I am, then you'll remember Lynda Carter playing Diana Prince, who would spin around to transform into Wonder Woman in the 70s TV series. A wide range of outfits are available for all budgets.

 

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 Face Mask

 

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 Flintstone Costume

 

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.

Spae Hopper Costume

 

Space Hopper Costume

The Space Hopper is an iconic toy from the 1970s, and this costume for men or women is ideal for 70s dress up. Add orange face paint to enhance your look. 

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?  

 

70s Disco Costumes for Ladies