Even though we love all of the modernity’s we have today, we still have an obsession with the roaring 1920’s and its beauty. 1920’s Fancy Dress is extremely popular amongst us Brits, whether we’re going to a 1920’s party, or rockin’ up to a speakeasy bar.
Have you ever fancied going back in time and transforming into Bugsy Malone, or even Al Capone? For the ladies out there that love to wear fancy dresses and accessories, the twenties welcomed that! From flapper costumes in almost any colour you can think of, to a Gatsby gal! If you’ve got an upcoming party and you want to look like you’ve just walked out of Vogue magazine, then we’ve got some incredible 1920s costume ideas for you!
Flapper costumes were extremely popular in the 1920s and back then, were worn by the young and thin women. The costumes soon evolved, and many other women of different shapes were able to wear them too. The Adult Silver Flapper Costume is for those who want to wear a real statement piece and be the starlight in guests’ eyes at your next 1920s party. This detailed Flapper costume will transport you back into the 1920s and you’ll feel super glamorous.
You can easily achieve a classic look of a 1920’s entertainer with our Roaring 20s Blazer. It combines the modern fit with the styling of past decades perfectly. It’s a slightly bold number and you won’t be missed at parties that’s for sure. Our red and white striped blazer perfectly signifies the 1920s era. All you’re missing now is a pair of black trousers and some accessories to complete the look, such as a hat and bowtie. So there you have it, a perfect Great Gatsby, Peaky Blinders or 20s gangster/ mobster suit!
Comedian and actor, Charlie Chaplin is widely regarded as the greatest comic artist of the screen and one of the most important figures in motion-picture history. You too can transform into the twenties silent star with our Adult Charlie Chaplin Costume. What makes him so memorable, aside from his works, is his appearance. So we can’t forget about additional accessories! Combine this outfit with a fake moustache, cane and hat, and people will mistake you for being Charlie Chaplin junior!
Watching movies in black and white today may seem a little boring, but there’s something special about transporting back in time and becoming a movie star of a full century ago! When we think of movie stars, we think of fancy dresses, glamorous hair, and a lot of accessories! Our 1920s Movie Star Costume screams film celebrating and you’ll no doubt feel like Gloria Swanson. The outfit comes with a fringe flapper dress, feather headpiece, white feather boa, long black gloves, grey face paint and a blank screen card and chalk, for you to customise. You won’t need any other add-on accessories! Be sure to add a black and white filter on your snaps to recreate that authentic 1920s vibe.
Have you ever fancied becoming one half of the famous comic silent film double act in our Mens Oliver Hardy Costume? Alongside his partner, Laurel, the classic duo featured in multiple silent films in the 1920s and their legend is passed on to this day. Go back in time and slip on your black suit with braces and a signature polka-dot tie. You’ll have fans rolling on the floor laughing! This Oliver Hardy Costume is the ultimate 1920s costume idea. If you’ve been invited to a themed twenties party with your best mate, then you can team up and go as the classic duo!
Suit up and prepare to become the feared Tommy Shelby, patrolling the streets of Birmingham and trying to make a fortune in post-WW1 Britain. Peaky Blinders is a TV series that has taken the world by storm. It follows the Shelby family and their rise to fortune through crime and mischief. Each character in the series has their own unique personality and you can become anyone you wish with this authentic Peaky Blinders costume. It’s one of the best 1920s costume ideas for guys that want to unleash their inner mobster!
Top hats were extremely popular and fashionable in the 1920s. It was a part of traditional formal wear back then (and it would also give the shorter gentlemen some added height, too!) Although they aren’t worn much nowadays, apart from in movies, you can still get the chance to feel like a stand-up gentleman of class at your next themed event.
The Mens Black Top Hat can be worn on its own with a smart suit, or you can combine it with additional accessories, such as a monocle and cane. You’re almost ready to tap it away on the dancefloor!
Moustaches were a real identity definer in the past – the longer, and the curlier the better! Whilst facial hair nowadays signifies manhood, wild styles such as those of the 1920s can be quite elaborate, especially if you’re in your late teens! For those of you that have managed to grow a fine 1920s-style moustache, this might not be needed, but for those that struggle to grow one or don’t want to, then our Black Gangster Moustache will be your saviour. It’s a perfect addition to any gangster costume for a 1920’s party, Halloween or Birthday bash!
There’s something so glamourous about fluffy feather boas. They just scream elegance, style and class! Transform yourself into a twenties style icon in our Deluxe White Feather Boa. Feather boas were trendy in the 1920, adding the finishing touches to a flapper-style dress. So, whether you’re looking to go as a Flapper Girl, or even Marilyn Monroe at your next fancy dress party, don’t forget to team your costume up with this feather boa. Put on your apple red lipstick, long white gloves and white pearl necklace to complete your look. Go on and tickle yourself into the party!
No Flapper Girl Costume is complete without a 1920s Flapper Girl Headband. Complete your twenties look with a black satin and feather headband. The headband is perfect for any occasion of the ages; 1920s fancy dress party, Charleston themed event or a Birthday party!
Fishnet tights are alluring and sexy. You don’t always want to give too much away and show too much skin, and our Womens Black Fishnet Tights are perfect for creating long lines. They make men’s imaginations run wild! These team up perfectly with our Flapper Girl dresses, but can be worn for almost any occasion.
Now you’re inspired with some of the best 1920s costume ideas around, suit up in a flapper dress or mobster suit and accessorise until your heart’s content. The twenties was an era of glitz and glamour and it makes the perfect party theme for classy occasions. Go that extra step and create 1920’s themed drinks and snacks if you’re hosting your own event!
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