The 1970s were a decade of disco, designer drugs, and decadence. Coined the “Me” generation, the 70s were a time of unprecedented self-indulgence and fun that--wisely or not--has not been matched since.
Today, 70s fashion trends are instantly identifiable: bell-bottomed pants, Farrah Fawcett feathered hair, leisure suits, jersey wrap dresses, wide-brimmed sun hats, and platform shoes were all de rigueur. When planning a 70s costume, don’t be afraid to be outrageous! If you’re a man, fake sideburns, thick mustaches, and big Afro-style wigs are a must. If you’re a woman, in addition to the “Farrah” look, long straight hair parted in the middle, stretchy halter-tops, flared trousers, and mules are perfect for those boogie nights.
Here are ideas for the perfect 70s costume for Halloween, 70s theme parties, or any other dress-up occasion. They all range from a 3 ½ to 5-star rating (out of 5) and are available on Amazon.com.