Help! 50s or 60s theme for DH

(10 Posts)
olivesnutsandcheese Fri 23-Sep-16 00:11:23

We're off to a 50s and 60s themed evening on Saturday. I've sorted a 50s style dress for me but what do I dress DH in? I haven't a clue and Google hasn't helped either aaarrgh

KARMAisaBtch Fri 23-Sep-16 00:14:37

This?

squoosh Fri 23-Sep-16 00:17:13

Buddy Holly.

A suit and some geek glasses.

olivesnutsandcheese Fri 23-Sep-16 00:20:23

I thought about geek glasses but he wears glasses anyway, maybe he could get away with a mismatched suit.

squoosh Fri 23-Sep-16 00:23:56

He could go the extremely unhip direction and go dressed as a 1960s dad. With a pipe for added dad-ness.

KARMAisaBtch Fri 23-Sep-16 00:47:51

Geek glasses is more of a 70's noh?

50-60's more classic, like Breakfast at Tiffany's wink

IJustLostTheGame Fri 23-Sep-16 10:40:38

Rebel without a cause? Turn up blue jeans, white t shirt and a leather jacket?

Floisme Fri 23-Sep-16 10:55:18

John Steed - and then you can be be Emma Peel. Otherwise:
Elvis.
John Lennon (several incarnations).
George Best (though only if he's very good looking).
Dr Who - the original: William Hartnell, very distinctive looking.
James Bond.
Either of the Men from Uncle.
Albert Tatlock.

You can keep it fairly simple - we're off to one in sat too and dh is wearing suit, white shirt, slim tie, braces and hat.

olivesnutsandcheese Sun 25-Sep-16 18:40:29

He went in white shirt, braces, striped tie and dad cardigan in the end. Thanks for the tips. It was a fab night, I'm trying really hard to pretend I don't have a hangover in front of the DC smile

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