Sonny and Cher had been a pop music duo and stars of two hit Television shows in the 1970s. Their hit songs “I Got You, Babe” and “Baby Don’t Go” are icons of the 60s music scene, and their appearances on tv are a massive part of the style and fashion of the 1970s.
Sonny and Cher met although they were each working for pop music producer Phil Spector. Cher sang backing vocals on many of Spector’s hits, such as “Be My Baby” and “You have Lost that Loving Feeling.” Sonny and Cher were married and quickly began recording music together. They spun their pop fame in the 60s into two variety shows in the 70s, but divorced shortly after the Television shows ended in the mid 1970s.
Sonny and Cher costumes are well-liked simply because so several men and women recognize Sonny and Cher from their fame in the 60s and 70s. Here are some suggestions for Sonny and Cher costumes.
Hippie Sonny and Cher
Most Sonny and Cher costumes use their hippie style from music and television. Matching bright colors work ideal–a silk shirt and a lengthy dress that match are a ideal fit for Sonny and Cher. Sonny often wore a faux leather Native American style vest, hippie style sunglasses in neon colors, and a big bushy mustache. Cher preferred longer dresses with lots of fringe.
Zombie Sonny and Cher
If you want to add an added Halloween element to your Sonny and Cher costumes, you could dress up as the traditional hippie Sonny and Cher described above and turn them into zombies. Green face and physique paint, a small fake blood, and a hunger for brains are all you need to have to turn your Sonny and Cher costume into the perfect creepy Halloween outfit.
Other Sonny and Cher Costume Ideas
Remember that Sonny and Cher had been well-known for singing, so outfit your costume for Sonny and Cher with microphones, a tambourine, and something else that screams pop music.
If you and your costume partner can sing (or even if you cannot) you could belt out their hit song “I Got You, Babe” on request. It could be the extra bit of aid you need to have to win the ideal costume contest.
Sonny and Cher are icons of the 60s and 70s, and their costumes really should reflect that iconic period in their careers. Watch some old videos of their Tv shows or their hit songs for more ideas on putting together the excellent Sonny and Cher costumes.
Will Roby is a fan of 60s and 70s pop music, and a lover of all issues ironically cool. He can most frequently be discovered jamming to cheesy pop music and creating costumes for Halloween and costume parties.