With disco flares, hippy-inspired psychedelic patterns and jumpsuit-loving ABBA, the 70s was a decade of outlandish clothing, creating great scope for fancy dress. Whether your fancy dress event has an open theme or a 70s specific theme, relive times gone by in a fun 70s-inspired outfit!

The mid-70s saw disco music really come into its own. If you are hosting your own fancy dress party channel the spirit of the 70s with your music selection; the Bee Gees, the Village People, the Jacksons, Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, Chic, and KC and the Sunshine Band are guaranteed to get even the more reserved guests onto the dancefloor. If you are attending someone elses party, wear 70s fancy dress and throw your best retro dance moves. Funky!

There are plenty of 70s fancy dress costumes to choose from online which enable you oakley sunglasses cheap to unleash your inner Saturday Night Fever John Travolta. Dig out your platform shoes, buy the biggest flares you can find and a bright (or even a lam锟斤拷 gold) frilly shirt. If you were too young to experience the 70s now is the time to catch up and really go all out! Accessorise your 70s disco look with a huge afro wig, retro shiny medallions and a stick-on handlebar moustache. A chest wig completes the look like nothing else.

For the ladies who want to look both fun and glamorous, this can be achieved with a flirty mini-dress with a psychedelic 70s pattern. Many such 70s fancy dress costumes even come with a matching headband, meaning you can achieve a complete look for around 锟斤拷20 cheaper than a regular dress for a night out! These dresses are great fancy dress costumes for those who want to still look great while in fancy dress. For something a little more eye catching why not channel Diana Ross with a silver sequined dress, go-go boots, afro wig and inflatable microphone? You go disco diva!

Whether you were throwing moves on the light-up dance floors in the 70s or you want to make up for lost time, disco costumes really ensure all eyes are on you at your fancy dress event.

Of course, the 60s hippy vibe lasted into the 70s. So if cheap oakleys disco was never your thing, why not return to your inner flower-power with an acid bright flowery shirt and some ripped jeans. Ladies can accessorise patterned mini dresses with go-go boots, and for those who want a more wearable and affordable costume, hippy-style leggings, complete with peace sign and flower patches, are ideal. Accessorise with swirl pattern hooped earrings.

The popular film character Austin Powers was based on the spy films of the 1960s and 1970s. Austin -inspired costumes are hilariously over-the-top with their lace ruffles, shoulder pads and oversized glasses. Alternatively, a white 70s fancy dress jumpsuit is a great 1-piece ABBA costume for both men and women. Get 3 friends to buy the same jumpsuit and really make an entrance! The same jumpsuit can be used as an Elvis costume too; simply style your hair into a quiff instead.
Online fancy dress retailers have a huge selection of 70s costumes, including all of the above ideas and many more. Browse an online fancy dress shop for more 70s fancy dress ideas.