WHAT TO WEAR WHEN YOU HAVE NOTHING TO WEAR! OUTFIT IDEAS 2017

Ideas and Tips for 1970s Fancy Dress

Whether you’re dressing up for Halloween or a theme party, choosing the right costume can be the key to having fun or spending the whole night in the kitchen chatting with the host’s cat. Choosing a costume from an iconic era such as the 1970s can be an ideal solution for those who have difficulty deciding what to wear.

Feel free to take liberties with your ’70s costume

A good disguise is not so much about getting every little detail right, but more about creating an atmosphere and an idea. Nobody will care if you wear boots that originally came out in 1969 or if the style of your coat was only made in the early 80s. As long as the overall impression is of the 1970s, your costume will be easily recognizable. Maybe you should even take liberties with the idea and go as a caricature of the ’70s and use every element of time to create a totally over-the-top outfit.

Get into the character

Whether you’re dressed as a 70s hippie, a dancer with disco fever, an axle, a glam rock star, or a stylish pimp, the effect you and your costume will have will be even greater if you play a role. Whether that means performing your best dance moves on the dance floor or talking about free love and finishing every sentence with “man”, you can immerse yourself in your costume.

Pay homage to a favorite star

David Bowie, Shaft, John Lennon, the BeeGees, and John Travolta’s character in Saturday Night Fever are just some of the iconic personalities and characters of the 1970s. Best of all, they all have culturally recognized costumes and styles. If you model your ’70s costume after any of them, you’ll have an instant reference point for your outfit. Your costume will be instantly recognized and a huge success.

Search for costume elements

If you’ve lived to be 70, you may already have the perfect costume hidden in the back of a closet. If you’re a little younger, ask your parents and family if they have bell-bottoms or silk shirts from their youth. You can also find cheap clothes from the 70s in second-hand stores.

Choose a costume from the period…

70s costumes are very popular, and many ready-made suits are easy to find both online and in brick and mortar stores. They are often much cheaper than antique purchases and can save you a lot of time in finding the perfect suit. You don’t have to sacrifice your uniqueness; period costumes can be complemented with other found items to make your outfit unique.

Get a group together

If there’s anything better than a ’70s costume, it’s a whole bunch of them. You can arrange with your friends for everyone to dress up in 70s costumes and even arrange a choreographed disco routine or hippie tearjerker.

Hey everyone! Today’s video is on outfit ideas for when you think you have nothing to wear! I hope this video gives you a little bit of inspiration to work with what you already have in your closet 🙂 I’d love to know what you think & if you’re planning on recreating any of these yourself! X

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