C costumes: Costumes starting with “C”!

Through the year we often have folks going to dress up shows where they have to dress up as a character that starts with the initial of the birthday boy/girls names……this can lead to some heavy brainstorming to get the perfect costume!  Here I’ve outlined some of the most common “C” costumes….

Costumes that start with “C”!

 

  • Cactus Pete – see Mexican
  • Cabaret Dancer – see Saloon Girls
  • Caesar – see Ancients
  • Caesar’s Wife, Calpurnia – see Ancients
  • Calamity Jane – see Cowgirls
  • Cardinal – see Bishop
  • Calico Jack – see Pirates
  • Call Girl
  • Can Can Girl
  • Calypso Girl/Caribbean Girl/Carmen Miranda
  • Calypso “Pirates of the Caribbean – tattered skirts, petticoats, bodice with fishing net feature, shell belts, black tattered shawl, heart necklace, dread lock wig
  • Canine – see Dog
  • Captain Caveman – see Cavepeople
  • Captain Cook – see Courtiers
  • Constable – see Police
  • Construction Worker – work clothes, boots, hard hat, tool belt
  • Captain Feathersword – see Pirates
  • Captain Hook – see Pirates
  • Captain Jack Sparrow – see Pirates and Jack Sparrow
  • Casino – formal wear/Casino themed costume
  • Captain James Kirk – Commander of the US Enterprise in Star Trek – see Star Trek
  • Captain Pugwash – Popular children’s pirate
  • Captain Lightening (Aussie Bushranger)
  • Caribbean Man – see Calypso
  • Care Bears – variety of fur suits, masks etc
  • Carnival – see Calypso
  • Carol Singer – Christmas Carol singer – Christmas coloured skirts, blouse, capes with hoods etc
  • Carpet Baggers – see Southern Gents
  • Carrie – horror prom girl covered in blood
  • Casanova – see Amadeus/Courtier
  • Castaway – ragged trousers, shirt, shredded straw hat, wild beard and wig, optional “friend” rock
  • Cat – variety bodysuits with fur, tail, headband
  • Cat in the Hat – black suit, white chest, striped red and white top, white gloves, face paint
  • Catwoman – black lycra bodysuit, gloves, headpiece
  • Caterpillar (Alice in Wonderland) – skivy top, green Caterpillar suit, green top hat with antennae
  • Cavalier – see Muskateer
  • Cavepeople – variety of fur tunics, armbands, leg bands, wild hair wig
  • Centurion – see Gladiator
  • Chaplain
  • Charles, Prince
  • Charleston – see Flappers
  • Charlie Chaplin – Black tails coat, grey pants, white shirt, vest, short wig, black bowler hat
  • Charlie’s Angels 1970’s version
  • Cheech and Chong – see Hippies/Bikies vests etc
  • Cheerleader – skirt, top, pom poms
  • Cookie Monster – Blue fluffy suit, fluffy shoes, fluffy gloves, mascot head
  • Cheetah – bodysuit and headpiece
  • Chef/Cook – Cook top, pants, chef hat
  • Cher – either 1970’s hippy style with long black hair with fringe or 1980’s leotard with fisnets, leather look jacket, sailor hat, huge black curly wig
  • Cheshire Cat – variety of suits, headpieces etc
  • Chicago – see Flappers
  • Chicken – furry yellow suit, mask etc
  • China Doll
  • Chinese Emperor
  • Choir Boy – red Priest with white shirt overlay
  • Chimp
  • Cinderella – Ballgown, petticoats etc
  • Cinderella (Rags)
  • Circus performer – also see Acrobat
  • Circus Strongman– Muscle shirt, jungle tunic, tattoos and bling
  • Clark Kent – wear pinstripe suit (Gangster) open over superman suit
  • Cleopatra
  • Clint Eastwood – cowboy with poncho and hat
  • Clown – variety of clown suits, hats, vests, wigs, face paint
  • Clyde Barrow(Bonnie and) – See Gangsters
  • Coachman
  • Cocktail dress – 1980’s glam/Dynasty – variety of 1980’s cocktail dresses
  • Colonial Lady/Colonial Wench – selection of historical dresses, skirts, bodices, petticoats, hats, gloves etc
  • Colonial Lad
  • Colonial Trooper
  • Commando – See Army
  • Conan the Barbarian – See Gladiator/Vikings/Barbarian/Caveman
  • Confederate Soldier table – see Police
  • Construction worker
  • Convict – see Criminal
  • Cop – see Police
  • Corpse Bride – see Zombie Bride
  • Corpse Groom – see Zombie Groom
  • Cossack
  • Count of Darkness – see Dracula
  • Countess Bloodthirst – also see Vampires
  • Countess Nocturna – see Vampires/Dracula’s Bride
  • Count, The – Sesame Street
  • Count Dracula – see Vampires/Dracula
  • Court Jester – also see Clowns/Jester
  • Courtier – see Amadeus
  • Cow – bodysuit with headpiece
  • Cowboy – selection of shirts, vests, braces, kerchief, hats etc
  • Cowgirl – Western shirts, vests, skirts, etc
  • Criminal – variety of suits/dresses/prisoner garb
  • Crocodile Dundee
  • Cruella De Ville
  • Crusader – see Knight
  • Cupid – nude bodysuit, tunic, wings, bow and arrow set

Be sure to comment if I have missed any character costume starting with “C”!

Costumes Starting with “B”

It’s taken a bit to get back to this project but finally I managed put together our “B” costumes in one list!

From all the Bobs to busty Bordello Babes, B is another popular category we get request for throughout the year………

Costumes starting with “B”

  • Baby Spice
  • Babe – pink pig suit – infant to adult
  • Bad Fairy
  • Baker – see Chef/Cook
  • Baldrick from Black Adder – medieval peasant costume
  • Ballarina/Ballet Dancer – variety of lyrical/tutu style ballerina outfits
  • Ballgowns – large variety of historical costumes, skirts, bodices, petticoats, gloves, accessories
  • Ballroom Dance– Yellow sunflower dress with built in petticoats
  • Bamm Bamm –One size fits most – black and white tunic with club, blonde wig, headband
  • Banana – yellow banana suit
  • Bandit – either Mexican or zorro or highwayman
  • Bank Robber – see Convict
  • Barbarella – cult 1968 film starring Jane Fonda in skimpy space girl outfits
  • Barbarian – see Gladiator/Vikings also
  • Barbarian Queen – see Vikings
  • Barbie Doll: slinky dress with boa/stole/gloves/long blonde wig
  • Barbossa (Pirates of the Caribbean) – Black pirate coat, breeches, shirt, sash, vest, hat with black feather, black bootlettes, wig, beard for sale, eyepatch, sword
  • Barmaid, French Maid – see Maid
  • Barney Rubble – blonde tufty hair and fur tunic plus big feet
  • Baron – velvet tunic, velvet cloak, baron medieval hat, pants, bootlettes, beard etc
  • Barrister – Black pants, white shirt, white cravat, black robes, barrister wig
  • Batman/Batgirl/Batkid – black lycra bodysuit, cape, bat belt, bat gloves, bat gloves, bootlettes – Batgirl skirt
  • Bat Bride – see Witches with bat motifs, bat headpiece
  • Bathers – ruffled pants, ruffled top, mop cap, striped socks
  • Bavarian Lady – Heidi style dress – see Beer Girl
  • Bavarian Man/German Man – lederhosen, shirt, long socks and hat
  • Bear – furry suit, mask, furry boots, furry gloves, vests, bowtie
  • Beast (Beauty and the)
  • Beatles – shaggy beatles wigs with straight legged vintage suit
  • Beauty Queen – Leotard with sash, tiara
  • Bee, Queen Bee:  Bee themed dress, wings, striped sox, headband etc
  • Beer Bottle – brown beer suit
  • Beer Girl – beer wench style dress, drindls and blouses, pig tail plaits, high socks/thigh highs
  • Beezelebub – see Devil
  • Bellboy/Buttons from Cinderella
  • Beefeater – brocade trimmed red jacket, pants with trim, plush black hat
  • Ben Hur – hero of Roman times – see Ancients/Gladiators
  • Benedictine Monk – see Monks
  • Belle (Beauty and the Beast) – yellow gown with hooded skirts, yellow gloves, brown hairpiece/wig
  • Belly Dancers – variety of midriff tops, blouses, harem pants, head pieces, scarves with coins, jewellery etc
  • Betty Boo – slinky dress with short curl wig
  • Bert from Sesame Street – Striped top, mask, jeans
  • Beverly Hillbillies – Gingham dresses with aprons/Farmers clothes
  • Biblical – see Ancients, Gladiators etc – variety of tunics and cloaks
  • Big Bad Wolf – see Granny Wolf
  • Big Bird – yellow top, yellow pants with orange legs, mask
  • Big Daddy – see Pimp
  • Big Momma (Pimpette)
  • Biker – biker leathers, biker studded stuff, wear with any tight jeans
  • Biker Chick – see Heavy Metal also
  • Big Game Hunter – see Safari suit
  • Biggles – jophurs with brown jacket, googles – see Amelia E
  • Bill Clinton – suit with grey hair wig
  • Billy Bob Hillbilly – casual clothes plus Billy Bob Teeth
  • Billy Idol Leather top, leather pants, studs, belt, chokers, white wig etc
  • Billy the Kid – see Cowboys
  • Bimbo
  • Bishop
  • Black Cat
  • Black Sabbath – see Heavy Metal
  • Blackbeard the Pirate – see Pirates
  • Blondie – 1980’s wear with blunt cut blonde bob wig
  • Bloody Bride – also see Zombie Bride
  • Bloody doctor/Bloody Nurse – bloody uniforms with accessories, bloody wounds and special effects
  • Blues Brothers- dapper black suit, skinny leg, skinny tie, white shirt, black hat, black sunglasses
  • Bonnie Parker – from Bonnie and Clyde – see Flappers
  • Boadicea – see Viking or Barbarian Queen – medieval gown, cloak, wig, sword, jewellery
  • Bob Marley – variety of Rasta and Hippy clothing, dreadlock wig, peace sign necklace
  • Bob the Builder – blue brace pants, orange check shirt, scarf, builders boots, builders hat
  • Bobby (English Policeman) – vintage style uniform jacket, pants, belt, bobby hat
  • Bobby Soxer – 1950’s Rock N Roll Chick
  • Bodgie – Rock n Roll, 1950’s
  • Bogan – ripped flannels, jeans, mullet wig
  • Bollywood
  • Bon Jovi – see Heavy Metal
  • Bond 007 – see Formal tuxedo
  • Boot Scooters – see Cowboys/Cowgirls
  • Bo-Peep – village style dress, crook
  • Bordello Babe – see Saloon Girls/Showgirls
  • Boxer – Silky boxers shorts, singlet top, boxers headpiece, boxers gloves
  • Boyz Band/Backstreet Boys – 1980’s casual wear
  • Bozo the Clown – see Clowns
  • Baby Clown
  • Brady Bunch – see Retro/Disco/Flares
  • Bundy Bottle – bottle of Queensland foam suit
  • Braveheart – see Scottish
  • Bride of Frankenstein
  • Bridegroom – see Formal
  • Britney Spears – schoolgirl costume with blonde wig in plaits
  • Brutus – see Ancients
  • Buccaneer – see Pirates
  • Buddy Holly
  • Buffalo Bill – see Cowboys
  • Bullfighter – breeches, bolero jacket, sash, red cape, bullfighters hat, long socks or hose
  • Bunny Girl – Black leotard with white trim, black fishnet tights, bunny ears, bow tie, gloves or cuffs, high heels
  • Butler – See Formal
  • Butterfly – fairy style dress with Butterfly wings/headpiece
  • Buzz Lightyear

Thanks for looking at this list, I hope it helps someone find their perfect B costume!  Please be sure to drop me a comment if you think of any B character costumes I have forgotten!