Style

Betty vs Joan: Which Mad Men Halloween Costume Would You Wear?

October 4, 2010 by jillweiskopf
shefinds | Style

The ladies of Mad Men are hotter than ever this year and we love the idea of dressing up as them for Halloween, especially since the clothes are oh-so-covetable. With the Janie Bryant for QVC line, and so many vintage inspired dresses at ModCloth – it’s especially easy this year:

For starters, the curvaceous Joan Holloway, with her form-hugging dresses and mod accessories, is one costume that will make your guy’s mouth drop.

Paired with her signature red hair, this firey Wardrobe Essential Dress ($79.99) from ModCloth is exactly the type of piece Joan would wear around the office. But it earns bonus points for being totally wearable (and wallet-friendly!) in the real world, too.

Leopard is everywhere this year, and this Janie Bryant MOD Retro Animal Print Handbag ($79.75) from Mad Men stylist Janie Bryant’s QVC line, will be the perfect complement to your siren-red dress.

Joan often accessorizes with brooches and this MOD Multi Color Floral Motif Pin/Enhancer ($72.50), also from Janie Bryant’s QVC line, looks like it could have been found in a vintage store. Just throw on a pair of great pumps and a swipe of red lipstick, and you’re all set, Ms. Holloway!

But Joan isn’t the only Mad Men-inspired Halloween costume we have in mind this year. There’s also Betty Draper, whose more demure sexiness is wrapped up in ladylike frocks and lace gloves.

This Rose Menagerie Dress ($117.99), also from ModCloth, has Betty Draper written all over it. And we’re already planning on wearing it to garden weddings come spring.

These White Cat-Eye Sunglasses ($11.91) look exactly like the ones Betty wears on Mad Men and, conveniently, the cat-eye trend is huge this year. Rock them with a leather bomber jacket once they’ve served their Halloween purpose!

The key to this look, though, might just be a pair of sweet lace gloves ($2.98). If you’d like, add on a headband and a ladylike purse, and you’re good to go!

Feeling more Jersey Shore this Halloween? Find out how to turn yourself into Snooki. Or, go the pop star route as Lady Gaga or Katy Perry. Then, check out our guide to the best dresses, sunglasses, and brooches.

From Our Partners

Learn more about RevenueStripe...

From Our Partners

Learn more about RevenueStripe...

Fashion

Drop What You're Doing And Get Your Hands On This Cute $21 Sweater ASAP

November 16, 2018 by Jeanine Edwards
It's selling fast...

Fashion

This Dress Trend Seemed A Little Unexpected At First But It’s Going To Be Everywhere This Winter

November 16, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
It's perfect for the holidays!

Fashion

FYI, This Is How You Rock A Velvet Bodysuit

November 15, 2018 by Alisha Stacy

Fashion

The One Coat Trend That’s Going To Be EVERYWHERE This Winter

November 13, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
We love this trend!

Fashion

Lively Just Launched A Collection Of Soft, Sparkly Bras In Time For The Holidays

November 13, 2018 by Jeanine Edwards
So pretty and comfortable!

beauty

Shop This Year's Best Gifts That Give Back Before They're All Gone

November 12, 2018 by Jeanine Edwards
'Tis the season.

Fashion

The One Pair Of Jeans No One Is Wearing Anymore (Say It Ain’t So!)

November 10, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
This style is our fave!

Fashion

I Finally Tried THINX Underwear--Here's What You Need To Know

Like most women, I've been curious about ...

Fashion

FYI, This Is How You Rock A Velvet Bodysuit

I know it doesn't seem possible, but somehow the ...

Fashion

Use Our Exclusive Promo Code To Get $50 Off Gorgeous Diamond Jewelry At Noemie

Whether you're shopping for friends and family (or yourself), ...

LOAD MORE
+
LOAD MORE POSTS