Historical Fancy Dress Ideas

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Historical Fancy Dress Ideas

Have you got a big fancy dress party coming up?

If so the theme might be historic figures.In this presentation, Ill be taking a look at some of the best historic figures you can dress up as.#1 Marilyn MonroeShe is an icon to millions and remembered for her fashion and personality.

#1 Marilyn MonroeEveryone remembers the scene from The Seven Year Itch and for that reason, the white dress has become one of the most popular dressing up outfits or all time.

#2 A KnightDressing up as a knight is a great idea for a medieval themed party.

#2 A KnightYou can buy the accessories and outfits from most fancy dress stores, online and high street.

#3 Moulin Rouge DancerSince the film Moulin Rouge came out, theres been a huge craze for the style of clothes when it comes to dressing up parties.

#3 Moulin Rouge DancerDo you see yourself as Nicole Kidman?

#4 Henry VIIIIf you fancy yourself as a king then why not go as Henry VIII?

#4 Henry VIIIThe Tudor king was known for his lavish dress sense and beheading anybody that got on his wrong side.

#5 WW2 Female OfficerThose dark green jackets and pencil skirts look brilliant on women of all sizes.

#5 WW2 Female OfficerWhy dont you dress up in this costume, take the mic and treat us to a bit of Vera Lynn?

#6 70s ManIts time to dig out the flares and platforms men! Just try not to make anybody too dizzy with your shirt okay?

#7 60s DancerBig hoop earrings, tight pencil dresses and boots that come up to the knee.

#7 60s DancerPeople used to actually go out like this? If this is the style that tickles your pickle, you can find these outfits in most stores.

#8 Robin HoodTheres lots of rumours and speculation about the truth in the stories about Robin Hood. Fancy dress wise, its one of the best male costumes.#8 Robin HoodIf you dont mind wearing tights of course.

#9 Cleopatra Can you walk like an Egyptian?

#9 Cleopatra Heavily made up eyes, lots of gold paint and bangles are just some of the things youll need to pull this off.

#10 GladiatorThis is a great costume idea if youre going to a film themed party or just a fancy dress party in general. Just dont forgot to buy some sandals to match the outfit.

#10 GladiatorShields, swords and trainers just dont go.

#11 Cavewoman All you need to pull this outfit off is a dress that looks like its made out of tiger skin or fur (fake of course).

#11 Cavewoman Youll also need a club of some sort. Plastic or inflatable will do the trick.

#12 Toga ManIf youre going to a college party or Greek themed event the chances are there will be some people dressed up in Togas.#12 Toga ManThis is probably one of the cheapest costumes about as all you need is an old white bedsheet.

From Gladiators to Robin Hood fancy dress, who do you think your historical icon to dress up as would be?For more information about Fancy Dress, visit the Costume Superstore website.