Did you, like me, think sexy Halloween costumes were a modern day thing? Turns out, they’re not.
In fact, I found retro skin-baring or skintight costumes dating all the way back to 1908. Who knew?
I included exact dates when I had them — but the awesome sexy airplane up top is undated.
Enjoy the vintage wackiness!
These extremely form-fitting sexy mermaid costumes, circa 1908, look very restrictive.
10 points for creativity for the sexy spiderweb ladies!
Here we have a pretty tame sexy bee costume by today’s standards, but I suspect it was a whole lot of leg by 1920s standards.
This woman strikes a thoughtful pose in her super-authentic bikini-esque sexy Native American costume, complete with heels and pearls.
This is as wholesome a sexy witch in a super-short skirt could possibly get. It’s from 1938, specifically.
Things got a little crazier in 1939 with this costume labeled “Radio Queen.”
Here we have a whole sexy crew from 1947. Anyone know what the woman in the middle is dressed as? I do not.
I’m probably divulging some biases here, but I think these sexy alcohol costumes hold up!
This photo is from 1951 exactly, and I just don’t even know what’s going on.
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