How to Dress Like Betty Boop

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Red Sleeveless Tank Midi Dress
Betty Boop Garter
Gold Bangle Bracelets
Betty Boop Wig
Gold Plated Hoop Earrings
Red Lipstick
Classic Black Pumps

Best Betty Boop Costume Guide

Betty Boop was created in 1930 by Max Fleischer. First appearing in an animated short-film, Betty Boop later appeared in comic books and just about any kind of merchandise! Betty Boop had a childish, yet sophisticated appearance. She is funny, could impersonate anyone, and had a charm about her that no female animations have achieved science she came along. Betty Boop is one of the most recreated costumes of all time—now it’s your turn! Get the look of the popular cartoon character with this Betty Boop costume guide.

Cosplay the classic style of Betty Boop with a Betty Boop Wig, Red Sleeveless Tank Midi Dress, Betty Boop Garter, and Classic Black Pumps. That’s not it, Betty didn’t go anywhere without her Red Lipstick, Gold Plated Hoop Earrings, and Gold Bangle Bracelets. Now that you have the look, all you need is the sass!

Betty Boop Cosplay Costumes

No one else has the style like Betty Boop, with her signature red dress and dark, curly hair! The popular animated character from the 30’s has become one of the best-known cartoon characters in the world. Once you find a simple red dress, it’s time for all the accessories! First, you’ll need a Betty Boop wig from a costume shop. You probably already own a red lipstick, classic black pumps, gold earrings, and bracelets. All that’s left is the garter, and that can be easily found online.

Betty Boop had a lot of friends, so this is the chance for you to turn this lonely girl into a group cosplay! Get your own friends to dress as Bimbo the Dog, Grampy, Henry, or any of the other memorable characters that make an appearance with Betty Boop. We have a costume gallery just for Betty Boop cosplayers, so send a photo of your costume to be added to the gallery!

Betty Boop Costume Tips & FAQs

Step into the timeless and charming world of Betty Boop with our specialized costume guide FAQ. Known for her playful and flirty character, this guide is dedicated to helping fans replicate Betty Boop’s iconic 1930s look, providing answers to your most pressing questions about achieving her classic and distinctive style.

Betty Boop is famous for her signature style that includes a short and tight red dress (often with a sweetheart neckline), a garter belt with a heart on it, black Mary Jane heels, and large hoop earrings. Her look is emblematic of 1930s flapper fashion with a cartoon twist.

The dress should be a vibrant red, preferably in a shiny fabric like satin to give it a classic, glamorous look. It should be short, fitting snugly to your figure, and can feature details like fringes or sequins to capture the flapper era's exuberance.

Opt for black Mary Jane heels, which are both stylish and reminiscent of the 1930s. Accessorize with large gold or silver hoop earrings and a garter belt with a heart accent on the thigh. These details are quintessential to achieving Betty Boop's flirtatious and playful charm.

Betty Boop is known for her short, curly black hair, often styled in a bob with ringlets. If you don't have similar hair, consider a wig styled in this fashion. For makeup, focus on a pale face, big round eyes with heavy eyeliner and false eyelashes, and bright red lipstick to emulate her exaggerated cartoon features.

Adding Betty Boop's quotes can bring an extra layer of authenticity to your costume. Some of her famous lines include: "Boop-Oop-a-Doop!," "I'm a woman who's not afraid to speak her mind.," "He couldn't take my boop-oop-a-doop away!," "A little bit of powder, a little bit of paint, makes a gal what she ain't!" and "Come on and do the 'Boop-Oop-a-Doop.'" These quotes and catchphrases capture the essence of Betty Boop's playful and confident character, perfect for anyone looking to embody this animated icon.


About Betty Boop

Betty Boop was created by Max Fleischer in the 30’s who based his animation off of a real woman named Helen Kane. Even though she was as simple as a cartoon character, Betty Boop made a huge impact on the world. Her style and personality is a clear representation of a flapper girl but with a little more heart and sass! She has an unmatched look that childish, yet sophisticated all at once.

Betty Boop appears on her own, with friends, or even in other comics with other popular characters like Felix the Cat. She was originally drawn in black and white but was later created with color. That’s when we all found out Betty Boop wears an iconic red dress for her outfit! She was created to remind everyone that life can be carefree and doesn’t need to revolve around war and violence. We can all take a page out of her book, or at least turn her into our next cosplay!

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