Sock Hop Costume for Cosplay & Halloween
If you want to imagine teen dances during the 1950s, then you’re probably thinking about sock hops. Sock hops are heavily associated with rock and roll and lots of dancing. Mostly, songs are played through vinyl records but sometimes they can also feature live bands.
Think of the musical Grease when you’re going to a sock hop. Ladies, wear a retro top, a flared skirt, and a chiffon scarf. Gentlemen, don on your white shirts and leather jackets. Here’s everything you need to look like you’re going to a Sock Hop.
How to Make Sock Hop - Female Costume
|1||White & Black-Striped Top||Wear a simple white & black-striped top as the base of your outfit.|
|2||Red Cardigan||Add a cardigan to keep you warm and cozy.|
|3||Red Flared Skirt||Look more retro with a flared skirt. You can even look for an iron on poodle patch for extra ‘oomph’ factor.|
|4||White Turncuff Socks||Look young and innocent in a pair of white turncuff socks.|
|5||White Sneakers||Keep it simple with a pair of white sneakers.|
|6||Red Scarf||Accessorize with a scarf around your neck.|
|7||Girls Costume Set||Bring your little girl into the past with this costume set.|
|8||Women Costume Set||Stop the DIY needs! Get this costume set instead.|
How to Make Sock Hop - Male Costume
|1||White Shirt||Wear a white shirt as the base of your outfit.|
|2||Black Biker’s Jacket||Want to fit in during the ‘50s? Wear a black biker’s jacket.|
|3||Lightwashed Denim Pants||Match your simple tops with a lightwashed pair of denim pants.|
|4||Black Sneakers||Look simply cool with a pair of black sneakers.|
|5||Black Sunglasses||Accessorize with black sunglasses.|
|6||Greaser Wig||Get into the groove with this greaser wig.|
|7||Men Costume Set||Look like a 1950s teenage heartthrob with this costume set.|
|8||Greaser Men Costume Set||No more DIY-ing if you have this costume set.|
About Sock Hop
Sock hops became popular in the 1940s and were used to raise funds during World War II. By 1950s, they have become a popular dance for American teenagers.
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