The 1930s were the decade of vintage horror films: Frankenstein, Bride of Frankenstein, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Dracula, The Mummy, and The Black Cat created a host of timeless Halloween costumes. Bonnie and Clyde makes for an excellent gangster couple’s costume while Old Hollywood movie star gowns can bring in some glamour. Cartoons such as Betty Boop and Popeye’s Olive Oyl are also iconic ’30s Halloween costume choices. Lastly, Indiana Jones may be a popular men’s look but it can easily be adapted to a female explorer /adventurer costume as well.
1930s Halloween costumes make for some unique unique vintage inspired choices. We’ve put together a list of our favorites so you can find the best one for you today. Find men’s 1930s costumes here and kids 30s costumes here.
Most of these vintage costumes are ready-made cheap(er) Halloween party costumes. For more authentic 30s fashion, look at 1930s inspired clothing and use our articles to create your own unique costume.