Fancy Dress Costumes For Every Letter Of The Alphabet
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Fancy Dress Costumes For Every Letter Of The Alphabet

Ella Kipling August 6, 2022

Fancy dress parties where guests must dress up in a costume beginning with a certain initial have become all the rage. Whether you have to dress up as something beginning with the initial of your own name, or that of the party host, it can often be hard to come up with inspiration.

We’ve put together a list of costume ideas for every single letter of the alphabet so you don’t have to spend the morning of the party running around frantically trying to come up with something.


Annabelle, Anakin Skywalker, Alien, Alice in Wonderland, Angel, Ana from Frozen, Army girl/boy, Aquaman, Austin Powers


Ballerina, Beefeater, Baywatch, Bat Man/ Woman, Beetlejuice, Black Beard, Banana


Cheerleader, Cat in the Hat, Clown, Captain America, Cinderella, Cave Man/Woman, Convict, Cruella, Charlie’s Angels


Devil, Dorothy, Danny from Grease, Daphne from Scooby Doo, Doctor, Dinosaur, Disco dancer


Elf, Elsa from Frozen, Elvis, Edward Scissorhands, Einstein, Eleven from Stranger Things, Easter Bunny, Egyptian Pharoah


Freddie Mercury, Fire fighter, Fortune teller, Flapper dancer, Flinstones, Frankenstein, Fiona from Shrek, Fantastic Mr Fox

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Ghostbusters, Gingerbread man, Goldilocks, Granny, Ghoul, Gladiator, Golfer, Ginger Spice, Genie, Gru from Despicable Me


Harry Potter, Harley Quinn, Hippie, Hawkeye, Handmaid from Handmaid’s Tale, Hippo


The Incredibles, Indiana Jones, IT, Inspector, Isaac Newton, iPhone, Insect


Jessie from Toy Story, James Bond, Joker, Jester, Jonas Brothers, JoJo Siwa, Juno, Princess Jasmine, Jane from Tarzan, Jedi, Jockey, Jesus, Jessica Rabbit


Kylo Ren, Kylie Minogue, Kylie Jenner, Koala, Knight, Kill Bill, Karate Kid, King, Kristoff from Frozen


Luigi, Princess Leia, Lion, Leopard, Lamb, Lobster, Lady GaGa, Lara Croft, Legolas, Lifeguard, Little Mermaid


Mary Poppins, Monk, Maid, Moana, Monkey, Mickey/Minnie Mouse, Mummy, Mime, Mouse, Miley Cyrus, Marilyn Monroe, Maverick from Top Gun


Nun, Neo from The Matrix, Napoleon, Ninja, Nurse, Naval Officer, Nemo


Obi-Wan Kenobi, Octopus, Olaf from Frozen, Oompa Loompa, Olympic god/goddess, Olympic athlete, Oliver Twist


Poison Ivy, Pink Lady, Princess, Pirate, Panda, Pope, Pumpkin, Penguin, Pennywise, Peter Pan, Peter Rabbit, Peter Parker, Paul McCartney

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Queen of England, Quidditch player, Queen Elsa from Frozen, Queen of Hearts


Rabbit, Referee, Red Riding Hood, Ringmaster, Robot, Rihanna, Roman ruler, Riddler, Ronald McDonald, Rapunzel


Scarecrow, Scuba diver, Santa, Shepherd, Sheriff, Snake, Snow White, Snowman, Steve Jobs, Storm Trooper, Surgeon, Superman


Tennis player, Tarzan, Tin Man, T-Rex, Twiggy, Train driver, Top Gun, Teacher, Teletubbies, Thor, Tiger, Thing 1 and Thing 2


Union Jack, Ugly shirt, Usher, Umpire, UFO, Undercover agent, Unicorn, UPS driver, Ursula, Ugly Sister, The Undertaker


Voldemort, Vampire, Victorian, Velma from Scooby Doo, Violet Beauregarde, Viking, Victoria Beckham as Posh Spice


Willy Wonka, Werewolf, Wario, Witch, Wonder Woman, Wolverine, Woody from Toy Story, Where’s Wally, Wednesday Addams


Xmas tree, X Factor judge, X Factor contestant, X-men, X-ray


Yoga, Yogi Bear, Yellow M&M, Yoshi


Zoo keeper, Zombie, Zebra, Zeus, Zombie cheerleader, Zelda

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Ella Kipling is an Entertainment and News Writer at GRV Media. She regularly writes a mixture of news and features for HITC and has been part of the team since 2020. After graduating from the University of Birmingham with a BA (Hons) in English Literature, Ella is currently studying for an MA in Magazine Journalism at City University. She has a keen interest in current affairs and can usually be found reading the news, with her nose in a book (and updating her Goodreads), talking about women’s rights, or listening to Showtunes.