Seventies-inspired dressing-up fun!
January 19, 2018

Full of ’70s fashion and music, Rapunzel: A Groovy 1970s Fairy Tale makes for great dressing-up inspiration. Will you choose funky flared trousers and a polo neck jumper? Perhaps crazy platform shoes and psychedelic printed dresses? Just make sure you don’t end up looking like Aunt Edna unless you are going for the villainous look…

Here’s our top dressing-up ideas inspired by our latest tactile book for blind children.

You could even channel your inner Ziggy Stardust by using face paint to recreate the iconic lightning bolt makeup!

Ziggy Stardust David Bowie tactile image

Additionally, our Fashion Now! and Music Now! Touch to See titles will give you heaps of dressing-up ideas to complement the ones found in Rapunzel. They contain interactive guides on fashion and music throughout the last 60 years so have even more cool inspiration for your retro look! To get you started, one idea would be to use the sections on punk rockers in Fashion Now! to create a punk Rapunzel or Roger dressing-up look for a creative twist on the characters.

The band tactile and book page from Rapunzel

Whether you’re dressing up as a disco diva, a flower power hippie or a fabulous creation of your own, there are plenty of fun dressing up ideas to be found in these titles from our library. Click here to borrow and get ready to boogie like it’s 1970!

Don’t forget to tweet us or send us a message on Facebook if you try any of these looks out or let us know your own ideas for fabulously funky costumes.


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