Bonnie and Clyde Costume

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Looking to dress in a Bonnie and Clyde costume? You’ve come to the right place!

Bonny and Clyde were a real-life American couple who robbed banks, stores, and funeral homes and murdered people during the Great Depression.

They are totally the infamous criminal couple. This couple has since become iconic for being literal partners-in-crime.

The 1967 film Bonnie and Clyde further increased their popularity. Dressing up in a Bonnie and Clyde costume with your partner is a bold and romantic choice that is sure to impress.

After all, you’d be hard-pressed to find anyone around the world who isn’t familiar with Bonnie and Clyde. Read on below to find out how to dress like this couple.


You’ll Need:

  1. Knit Cardigan Sweater
  2. Knit Split Skirt
  3. Wool French Beret
  4. Short Bob Straight Wig
  5. Square Neck Scarf
  6. Air Pistol
  7. Round Toe Mary Jane Pumps

DIY Bonnie Parker Costume Guide

Bonnie Parker was the romantic partner and partner-in-crime of Clyde Barrow. 

In the 1967 movie, she is portrayed by Faye Dunaway. Her style is typical for a woman of the 1930s, with a little dangerous flair

On your head, you’ll first need to put on a chin-length blonde wig cut in a bob if you don’t already have Bonnie’s hairstyle. 

Then, you’ll need to top it with a brown wool French beret and wrap the brown bandana around your neck. 

Next, put on the orange ribbed blouse paired with a long brown pencil skirt, and make sure not to tuck the blouse into the skirt. 

On your feet, put on Mary Jane-style flats. Finally, don’t forget to bring your toy gun, with will give you a very chic outlaw kind of vibe.


You’ll Need:

  1. Striped 3 Piece Suit
  2. White Dress Shirt
  3. Brown Fedora Hat
  4. Floral Pattern Tie
  5. Air Pistol
  6. Oxford Shoes

DIY Clyde Barrow Costume Guide

Clyde Barrow was Bonnie Parker’s romantic partner and partner-in-crime. He is portrayed by Warran Beatty in the 1967 movie. 

Clyde’s style is typical of a 1930s man, complete with a dark striped suit and fedora hat

Underneath the suit, you can wear a plain white long-sleeved button-down shirt. After this, put on the floral pattern tie and tuck it under your collar. 

On your feet, wear black Oxford shoes. Finally, no Clyde Barrow costume is complete without a toy gun! 

You can also practice brandishing the gun like a 1930s gangster for a very gangster vibe


Bonnie and Clyde Cosplay Costume

Here are some Bonnie and Clyde couple costume ideas for you. Invite your partner to dress like Bonnie and Clyde this Halloween. You will both stand out as iconic couple.


Bonnie and Clyde Costume

About Bonnie and Clyde

Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were real people who were famous American outlaws during the Great Depression. 

They were made famous by the American press. The press followed their exploits as they traveled the Central United States robbing banks, small stores, and funeral homes. 

They met in approximately 1930 and fell in love. Along with their posse, they robbed establishments to survive and murdered anyone who got in their way. 

Bonnie and Clyde were famously shot to death in an ambush in 1934. Since then, their story has become well-known throughout the world. 

Their lives were famously dramatized in the popular 1967 movie Bonnie and Clyde, starring Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty. 

This further embedded their names in the public consciousness. Today, Their names are practically synonymous with being partners-in-crime.


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What is the most famous quote from Bonnie and Clyde?

1. “There’s nothing wrong with me, I mean, I don’t like boys.”

2. “You try to get something to eat around here and some son of a bitch comes up to you with a meat cleaver.”

3. “I’m even better at runnin’ than I am at robbin’ banks!”

4. “Hell, you might just be the best damn girl in Texas.”

5. “I told you I was gonna make you somebody. That’s what you done for me. You made me somebody they’re gonna remember.”

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