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”!

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