Credited with introducing rock n’ roll to the masses, Elvis Presley broke many a heart when he swiveled those hips and sang about being a Hound Dog or how he wished to be loved tenderly. This many years after his untimely death, Elvis still lives on in the hearts and minds of many. If you and your partner are going to be enjoying some Halloween festivities this year and would like to coordinate your costumes in a fun way, consider dressing as Elvis and Priscilla Presley.
Elvis Presley Costume: Elvis Presley had a very distinctive style that he maintained through much of his career. Your guy should start his Elvis transformation by coloring his hair jet black. This can be achieved through black temporary color spray found anywhere Halloween costumes are sold. Have him style his hair in the popular Elvis Presley style with the long sideburns. Artificial side burn pieces can be purchased at Halloween costume stores. Plain white pants, a long sleeve buttoned up white shirt and boots can be worn. He can also wear blue suede shoes as a nod to the Elvis hit. The shirt should be worn open at least midway to the naval. A large belt with a broad buckle should also be worn. he shirt, sides of the pants and the belt should be decorated with artificial gemstones as Elvis was known for wearing lots of flash and bling on his clothing. There are many Elvis Presley costumes available in different styles on line and in Halloween party stores, if he wants to just purchase one instead of fashioning his own. He could also purchase individual pieces to add to to his homemade costume.
Priscilla Presley Costume: Priscilla Presley was a very striking woman when she was married to Elvis and had a terrific look that was very indicative of the sixties. She had very dark hair worn in a beehive style. Use styling products to gain the height and fullness of her hairstyle, or purchase a beehive wig at a party store. Priscilla wore very heavy eyeliner and mascara and was often pictured with a cat eye style eye makeup. You can wear a short, sixties style mod dress, white stockings and tall white go go boots to complete the look. Most Vintage clothing stores have a great selection of these items. You can also wear a bridal gown and a sixties style veil if you wish to dress as Priscilla on her wedding day.
Fun Extras For Elvis And Priscilla Presley Costumes: The male part of the Elvis and Priscilla duo can carry a prop guitar. Priscilla can carry a baby doll to represent their daughter, Lisa Marie, or a bouquet of flowers if she is dressing in a bridal gown.