The glitz and glamour of Old Hollywood are still alive and well in today’s fashion trends. From headpieces to bold red lips, this period of time produced some truly breathtaking styles that we still can’t get enough of today. So why not put some of that style nostalgia to good use by channeling this glamorous period for Halloween? Whether you are going flapper-style or looking to impersonate you favorite glamour girl, these 21 pieces of inspiration from Old Hollywood will create the glitzy look you need this Halloween.

Old Hollywood Hair Tutorials

1. 1940’s Hair: This look is the definition of romantic! We want to to replicate this one year-round. (via Vegas Nay)


2. Vintage Finger Waves: Finger Waves are perhaps the most famous hairstyle to come out of Hollywood’s Golden Age, and believe it or not, the ‘do is surprisingly easy to copy for yourself. (via Refinery29)

3. Bettie Page Hair Waves: We can’t get enough of this beautiful look with waves aplenty! (via LoveforNorma)


4. Katherine Hepburn Hair: Classic and curly, this hairstyle is surprisingly easy to do on your own. (via Bouffants and Bobbypins)

Old Hollywood Makeup Tutorials

5. Old Glamour Makeup: Glamorous is definitely the word we’d use to describe this look. Picture-perfect brows, eyes and lips come together for a flawless routine to replicate. (via MakeUp by Annalee)

6. 1920’s Josephine Baker: The jewelry alone here has us drooling, but the finished makeup for this Josephine Baker-inspired tutorial will blow you away. (via Melanie Komaya)

7. Audrey Hepburn Eyes: The original signature cat eye came from this breathtaking starlet. Full brows and dramatic eyes will help you replicate this beautiful makeup. (via Jordan Liberty)


8. Bette Davis Eyes: Bette Davis wrote the book on mesmerizing, fluttering eyes, and this easy tutorial will help you achieve them for yourself. (via Brit + Co)

9. Dorothy Dandridge: Wowza, this look is a stunner! Classic and beautiful, this makeup will be sure to turn heads this Halloween. (via Jackie Aina)

10. Old Hollywood: LC is the queen of cat eyes, so it seems only natural that she’d release this glamorous tutorial. (via thebeautydepartment)


11. Marilyn’s Red Lip: Perhaps one of the most famous names of Old Hollywood, Marilyn Monroe was all about the confidence. Her signature red lip is still a popular statement today, and it truly can be rocked by everyone. (via Brit + Co)

12. Old Hollywood Glam Transformation: The cat eye, red lip and hair of this beautiful tutorial have us swooning. Add some pearls for a truly glamorous look. (via Dulce Candy)

Old Hollywood Halloween Costume Ideas


13. Billie Holliday-Inspired: This Billie Holiday-inspired beauty seriously took our breath away. Finger curls, faux fur and a sophisticated hair bow can help anyone pull this stunner together. (via Ann Street Studio)


14. Grace Kelly Glamour: There aren’t many that can claim to be both Hollywood and real-world royalty, but Grace Kelly wasn’t just anyone. The Princess of Monaco consistently looked stunning, and we think this regal ensemble would make her proud. (via Teen Vogue)


15. Flapper: A flapper costume is always an awesome go-to option for Halloween, but we’re simply in awe of the beauty behind this particular getup. Add your own twist on a hair accessory for one stylish look. (via Beauty v Brains)

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16. Natalie Wood: Natalie Wood might’ve been a Rebel Without a Cause, but the costume here couldn’t be more beautifully classic. (via BonBon Rose Girls)

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17. Grace Kelly DIY: Another Grace Kelly ensemble, and this one is super easy to create from your own wardrobe. A simple black tee and skirt is all you need for this gorgeous look. (via Babble)


18. Elizabeth Taylor: No one is more associated with Hollywood glamour than the late Elizabeth Taylor. With a faux fur shawl and red statement dress, you can easily replicate the glitz of Hollywood’s Golden Age. (via Glamour)

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19. Bette Davis in Whatever Happened to Baby Jane: The creepy theme of Whatever Happened to Baby Jane is perfect for a more spooky option. Bette Davis might have been glamorous, but her role in this film was memorably frightening. (via Sea of Shoes)

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20. Art Deco-Inspired: Faux fur? Metallic dress? Breathtaking headpiece? Check, check and check. It’s all here for this wonderful Art Deco-inspired outfit. (via Bridal Musings)

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21. Audrey Hepburn’s Little Black Dress: All you need is a little black dress and some pearls to easily replicate a Breakfast at Tiffany‘s-inspired ensemble. (via Brit + Co)

Will you be rocking some Old Hollywood glamour this Halloween? Let us know in the comments below!