How To Make a Pin Up Girl Costume

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1940s & 1950s homemade pin up girl costume ideas

how to make a pin up girl costume1940s and 1950s pin up girl costume ideas come in handy if you want to get dressed in an unique sexy Halloween fancy dress.

Homemade pin up girl costumes make a great fit for Halloween or any other masquerade party. These costumes are not just sexy, they are also very classy. However when searching for such fancy dresses in stores you might not find one that meets your needs.

For example although Jane Russel and Rita Hayworth were Hollywood sex symbols for years, it is hard to find a copy of the dresses they were in their movies. So when you can’t get your hands on the party outfits you want, you have to make them.

Here are some pin up girl costume ideas for you to get started.

How to make a pin up girl costume at home

So are you eager to make this pin up girl costume? Let’s begin with a great homemade pin up girl costume idea is the one of the prom queen in the 1950s. Such a costume is not that difficult to make even if you are not really skilled in terms of sewing. Some brands have conceived clothes that you can purchase separately and from other stores than costume dedicated ones.

The easiest and best way to make a pin up girl costume is by getting a fifties style dress and matching accessories. Some collections offer fantastic options for you to be a pin up prom queen this Halloween. You can do so by choosing a beautifully crafted pink net dress adorned with a cute sequin rosette. Accessorize your dress with pale pink pieces of jewelry like earrings, necklace, bracelet, a pair of high heeled white shoes and a superb faux fur stole. A white purse and a pair of white gloves will complete the look.

Another good way to make a pin up girl costume is with a black and white polka dot sash prom dress that you can accessorize using heart shaped earrings, a cute red clutch and red shoes. Remember to get a black bolero in case of low temperatures on Halloween night.

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Sexy pin up girl costumes to make at home

There are other ways to make a pin up girl costume that is as sexy as you want. A good example of sexy pin up girl costumes that you can make yourself is the pencil shaped skirt worn with a lovely short sleeved white shirt. Top your head using a pill box hat and accessorize with matching red glasses and jewelry set.

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When it comes to ideas to make make a pin up girl costume, you’re only limited by your imagination. With some creativeness, you can easily turn any 1950 standard housewife dress into sexy pin up girl costumes.

You can find more fifties dresses here.

Pin up girl costume patterns

The last option is that, if you take joy in sewing clothes, then you will want to make a pin up girl costume the “hardest” way. For this I suggest to get some good patterns and start making those amazingly sexy and classy 1940 and 1950 pin up girl costumes. To make these incredible fancy dresses, you will need some pieces of fabric, some thread, buttons and other sewing accessories as well as a sewing machine. These sexy party outfits can consist in shirt and skirt, dresses, shorts, capri pants and more. Also if the warmth of the night allows it, why not opting for a bikini attire that you can pair with a shawl, and other pieces of clohing? As long as you get creative you will quickly conceive something that is going to make you be the center of the attention at the Halloween party.

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Holly Day is fond of holidays and special celebrations. She's always looking for tips and ideas for gifts, parties, costumes, crafts, recipes and more to share with the world.
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