Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Vintage Halloween Costume Inspiration 1880s - 1950s

I am really getting into the halloween spirit while researching for my next project. I've found so many great photographs along the way that I wanted to stop and share. Enjoy!

1880s

1800s halloween bat costume

1890s

antique halloween costume 1800s

1900s

Turn of the century halloween children's costumes

1910s


1900s child's halloween costume

1900s witch costume

1920s

1920s flapper spider halloween costume

1920s crepe paper costume

1920s flapper halloween bat costume

This is a photograph of a halloween party onboard a transatlantic ocean liner.  You can learn more from the great, great granddaughter of one of these women here!



1930s

Bohemian 1920s 1930s halloween Costumes


1930s spider dress


1930s halloween

1940s

1940s halloween 1900s
This may have been my favorite - two couples  during the 40s in 'throw back' swimwear of the 1900s!



1950s

1950s halloween costume party

1950s spider skirt