Still trying to decide on your epic Halloween costume? Then look no further! The Digitization Centres’ photographic collections have a plethora of images that can provide inspiration for costume ideas. Whether your budget is thrift-store-chic, you have some cash to spend, or, you are looking for costume ideas that you can base off your current (or parents’) wardrobe, I have scoured our photographs to provide some costume suggestions for you from the collections of:
The Termaine Arkley Croquet Collection
The Capilano Timber Company fonds
The Fisherman Publishing Society Collection
The Peter Anderson fonds
The UBC Library Framed Works
The Uno Langmann BC Historical Photograph Collection
The World War I British press photograph collection
and Discorder, a collection coming online in early 2015!
Ideas for a 1980’s inspired costume – dress up as 80s band members with your friends!
A Greek/Roman God or Goddess?
Ideas for a World War One inspired costume:
Ideas for an authentic lumber jack costume
The Mad Hatter
A 19th century inspired costume
A 1950’s inspired costume
How about a DIY partner costume? Be the Capilano suspension bridge!
What about a protester inspired costume?
A fisherman inspired costume
Clown inspired costume
A Fine Looking Dandy
Someone from the 1920s
Have you seen any costume ideas in our collections not mentioned here? If so, let us know in the comments below!