1950s pin-up girl costumes are among the most popular sexy masquerade party outfits out there. From 1930s pin-up girls like Betty Boop to the most recent ones, women enjoy getting dressed in naughty outfits which attract men’s eyes.
Oh super sexy 1950s pin-up girl costumes
Pin-up girls were generally and mostly renditions of pictured models and actresses. However, in the 1950s the business took a major turn. Pin-up girls turned into real life characters and showed off their attractive silhouettes. Not just on photographs but also in movies.
1950 pin-up girls made in Hollywood
A good example of glamorous 1950s pin-up girl costumes are the one of actress Marilyn Monroe. In the film named “The 7 year itch”, you can find pretty sexy costumes that work wonders. The first that comes to mind is the famous white dress that rises up when she walks on a subway grate.
Another one that might inspire you is the knee-length red dress she wears in Niagara. The floor-length pink dress with long gloves worn by the actress in Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friends is also a great option. Let alone the burlesque silver super-short costume she wears for Showgirl. To complete your Marilyn Monroe pin-up costume, you’ll need the platine blond wig, a jewelry set and shoes.
Other movie stars like Jane Russel, Rita Hayworth, Lauren Bacall, … will also provide you with an endless list of 1950s pin-up girl costumes.
More exciting sexy 1950s fancy dress costumes
But the list doesn’t stop there. The 1950s pin-up girl costumes include an unlimited series of potential party outfits to choose from. Indeed, if you’re looking for such a suggestive masquerade party gown, you can choose between different styles:
- The famous poodle skirt costume,
- The sock hop party outfit that enables you to mix rock’n roll music and seduction,
- The queen of the dance floor costume,
- The waitress that rolls from car to car to take food orders,
- The gang leader’s girlfriend who wears the gang’s jacket,
- And more.
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A pair of gloves, a scarf, sunglasses and jewelry will complete your fifties look. As for the hairdo, there are some different options that would work pretty well. Let me just mention Sandy from Grease’s cute ponytail.
Rock around the clock pin-up girls
In the fifties one could find more sexy girls dressed in shorts, capri pants and also trousers. As you can see in movies like West Side Story and Grease, girls didn’t just wear dresses but they also adopted trousers, for comfort purpose. That is the reason you will find many capri or pants in this category.
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The other crucial element of 1950s pin-up girl costumes is the scarf they wear around the neck. Girls also use one to protect their hair when they go for a ride in their boyfriend’s car. The other important clothes that you shouldn’t forget about when setting a fifties costume are the underwear that will shape your silhouette accurately. Also the thigh high stockings – which feature the straight line on the back of your legs. 1950s pin-up costumes are going to highlight your silhouette, and they fit pretty well with curvy shapes.
1950s pin-up girl makeup tutorial
To perfect your pin-up girl costume, you are going to need a specific type of makeup. It is not really hard to do as you can see in the video below.
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