The Grooviest Halloween Costume Inspiration, Courtesy Of ’70s Beauty Icons

We're quickly closing in on Halloween, and if you're still without a costume (or any ideas, for that matter), allow us to suggest dressing as a '70s female fashion icon. Not only were the 1970s a decade packed with groundbreaking style moments — from tie-dye to corduroy — but the beauty looks continue to inspire trends even to this day.

Throwing a virtual Studio 54 disco? Channel Diana Ross with extra-long eyelash extensions or full Bianca Jagger brows. Or, if you just got curtain bangs, take a hippie, bohemian approach and dress up as Farrah Fawcett or Stevie Nicks. Either way, scroll through for your easy and style-forward costume guide, ahead.

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If your costume party is happening over Zoom, consider a makeup-forward look, like fashion model Iman's iconic amethyst-toned smoky eye and ruby-red lip gloss.
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Stevie Nicks

If you recently went blonde and have a '70s-inspired shag haircut, dress as Fleetwood Mac front woman Stevie Nicks. For makeup, you'll need eyeliner and a dusty pastel shadow.
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Bianca Jagger

You can be the iconic queen of Studio 54 with the help of brow gel, nude lip liner, and hair accessories — namely a black birdcage veil and feathered cap.
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Diana Ross

Pull disco inspiration from the Diana Ross and her most classically high-glam beauty look, championed by loads of mascara on her top and bottom lashes.
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Farrah Fawcett

Actress and fashion model Farrah Fawcett was most well known for her blonde feathered hair, infused with bangs and lots of layers. For makeup, you'll need lip gloss and pink blush.
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Beverly Johnson

Of her many Vogue cover appearances, supermodel Beverly Johnson was styled to the nines in '74, with a perfectly-coifed bob, bronzed blush, rosy lipstick, and the chicest autumnal turtleneck.
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