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1950’s Rock n Roll Retro costumes

One of our favourite categories!  Getting ready for a 1950’s themed show can be daunting but a few clever tricks will have you transformed into a ravishing retro Babe or Cool Cat!

Cat-eye’s rhinestone glasses are a perfect finishing touch to any Fifties costume – these come in fire-engine red, blue or black frames with clear glass and cute diamonte accents – check them out in our store!

Cats-eyes glasses - 1950's costume
Cats-eyes glasses
Vintage green shirt, white beads, pink Poodle circle skirt, pink belt, petticoats layered, pink cat-eyes glasses…..

A Poodle skirt is a popular way to reference the 1950’s theme!  These circle skirts are best worn with a heap of petticoats underneath for a full skirt.  Don’t forget to cinch in that waist!  The belt really does make a difference!

Black stretch top, silver scarf, elastic belt, red circle skirt with guitar and stars motif, over full petticoats…..vintage black cats-eyes sunglasses

Most circle skirts have a fun 1950’s motif around the hem – from records, to Poodles, to guitars and other cute retro themes.

Vintage tri-colour circle skirt, red stretch top, black scarf, vintage cat-eyes sunglasses…….

This vintage circle skirt is a full pleated style in a tri-colour of red, yellow and black with a teeny, tiny waistband!

Vintage sunflowers halter dress, gloves, headscarf, layers of petticoats ……

This gorgeous vintage sunflowers halter dress is a 1950’s style with cinched waist and full skirt……Add matching gloves and a cute headband!

Black dress with ruched bodice, white spots, pink belt, scarf and gloves, vintage cats-eyes sunglasses………….


Not strictly a vintage dress, this dotted number is still a cute option for a 1950’s theme.  Team with hot pink or red accessories to make it really pop with colour!

Vintage Fifties floral dress, hot pink belt, gloves, vintage beads, blonde bee-hive wig…..

A super-cute vintage dress, this is a photo-realistic floral print on amber background and a very simple shape with full skirt.  I’ve teamed it with hot pink belt and gloves, vintage beads and a blonde beehive wig.

Don’t panic if you have to go to a Fifties Show!  Consider some of the many options past a pink Bomber jacket with some vintage, retro cool!

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