Peacock Costumes

by Christene

Peacock costumes for young and old.

I usually put pages together on a wide variety of costumes like Renaissance, or Superhero costumes. All of a sudden I'm intrigued by Peacock Costumes (that might have something to do with Katy Perry) so I thought I'd give this idea a try.

Strut your stuff and be as proud as a peacock at Halloween or your next costume party.


Getting to know the Peacock

We typically use the term "peacock" to refer to male and female birds. Technically, only males are peacocks, females are peahens, and together they are called peafowl. Peafowl are quite sociable creatures.  Did you know a group of peafowl is called a Party. How appropriate! 

All of the costumes below, even though most are for women, are modeled after male peacocks. In reality females are a dull brown color, while the males have beautiful iridescent blue-green colored plumage.

If you're dressing up like a peacock, you might want to act the part as well. How would a peacock walk and sound, what would they do? Let's take a look...

Making Your Own Peacock Costume

I am not crafty enough to come with an idea for you myself, but I have found someone who is!

Thegirlblogger explains how she created an easy & inexpensive peacock costume on short notice and with a limited budget. Her blog post is titled – All you need is a little hot glue. She'll show you how a black dress, some ribbon, peacock feathers, and a masquerade mask can turn into the perfect costume. I think she looked marvelous and I have to admit it looks like even I could pull it off.

Pics below are from her flickr account.

Peacock MakeUp and Accessories

Peacock Inspired Makeup

What You Need

Sephora's look uses shades of blue, violet and gold. The focus is on the eyes, with light shades for your cheeks and lips.

You don't have to have the Beauty In A Box Peacock set they talk about here. Any drugstore brand will be fine for your costume. Just choose similar colors and apply them in the gradation they show to create this soft and shimmery look.

It's up to you if you want to adhere peacock feathers to your face, or add them to your hair.

Ready to Wear Peacock Costumes

Baby Peacock Costume

Baby Peacock Infant/Toddler Costume - 6/12 Months Baby Peacock Infant/Toddler Costume

  • 6/12 months
  • 12/18 months
  • 18 months/2T

This is such a sweet little costume for a first Halloween. The bright and bold peacock costume features a soft teal body with matching hood, and attached purple feathers, all with teal and yellow eye detailing. This 2 piece peacock outfit looks so cozy and it's gotten great reviews from moms. 

Toddler Peacock Costume

     Peacock Toddler Costume


  • Toddler (2/4) 1 - 2 Years

This toddler peacock costume includes a blue jumpsuit with an attached character headpiece, a multi-color contrast stomach, and attached wings. Your child can slip their hands through loops on the wings and stretch their arms out to give the appearance of a peacock or peahen fanning their plumage. This costume can be worn by both boys and girls.

Tween Peacock Costume

Peacock Tween Costume     Peacock Tween Costume

  • Small
  • Medium

This fashionable 4 piece tween costume includes the dress with attached tail, shorts, matching fingerless gloves, and a sparkling hair comb.

The black, fishnet leggings and patent leather shoes are not included.

Adult Peacock Costumes

Sassy Peacock Adult Costume     Sassy Peacock Adult Costume

  • Small
  • Medium
  • Large

This unique and daring costume includes a green corset with beautiful peacock feathers, a black tulle tutu, a feathered tail, choker, and a feather headpiece.

This outfit does not include the stockings or shoes pictured here.

Peacock Adult Costume
     Peacock Adult Costume


  • One size fits most adults.

This colorful costume includes a shiny mini dress with fringe, feathered headpiece and attached peacock’s tail which can be worn up in full plume or flat down. Velcro on the tail attaches to the back of neck piece when tail is up.

Shoes are not included.

Plus Size Peacock Costume

Peacock Plus Adult CostumePeacock Plus Adult Costume

  • Fits Most Sizes 12-16

The vibrant Peacock Adult Plus Size costume includes a short shiny peacock print halter dress in blue and green with fringe trim and bunched skirt, a green choker neckpiece, and a hat headband with peacock feather detail. There's an attached adjustable fanned peacock tail that can be worn down or up in full plume.

Gold colored shoes are not included.

Peacock Mascot Costume

Peacock MascotPeacock Mascot

  • Small
  • Medium
  • Large

This high quality Peacock Mascot Costume comes with the lined suit, head with adjustable headgear and screened eyes, two mittens and two shoe covers. Suit includes velcro closures for quick removal.

Each mascot costume is custom made upon order.

The peacock is a symbol of patience, kindness, compassion, knowledge, renewal and immortality.

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Fairy, Pixie & Nymph Costumes
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Updated: 08/29/2012, Christene
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MsSunshine on 05/19/2012

Lovely choice!

tandemonimom on 07/01/2011

These are reallly lovely peacock costumes!

ameliejean on 06/14/2011

Aww, these are lovely. There are some really nice costumes.

chefkeem on 06/06/2011

Some people think that a peacock costume would be a perfect match to my personality. I'll better look into the available sizes of that peacock mascot above...

nightowl on 06/06/2011

A little girl won first prize for her peacock costume at my son's school last Halloween. She was so adorable and a pleasant change from the usual princesses and fairies. I can imagine that peacock costumes will be very popular this year.

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