10 Disco Outfits That Are So ’70s-Inspired

The disco craze of the 1970s in the U.S. represented the boundary-breaking themes of the decade itself, drawing on the social movements of the ’60s, from hippie counterculture to the sexual revolution, and bringing people of different backgrounds together through music and dance. Disco clubs, one of the most famous of which was Studio 54 in New York, were hotbeds of self-expression and even rebellion. The anything-goes mentality carried over to disco fashion, as clothing was used to make a statement but needed to be comfortable enough to dance in: bell-bottom pants, crop tops, jumpsuits, short sequin dresses—the bolder the better. 

Many would argue that the political and social themes of the ’70s are reflected in today’s society, and the same can be said for clothing trends. Thanks to fashion‘s return to boho-chic, ’70s style has also made a comeback. So whether you’re looking for some casual daily disco inspo to weave into your life or have a ’70s-themed Halloween look in mind, pay tribute to the era with one of these 10 disco outfits.

This is a disco classic. Hop on the dance floor and get moving in your iconic white boots and printed shift dress. 

Form and function come together in this fun jumpsuit perfect for moving and grooving through the party. 

Popular in the ’70s, the slip dress–and-heels combination is one you can probably pull out of your closet today. 

Bare your midriff with a casual ’70s look that’s bursting with attitude, complete with bell-bottom jeans.

Diane von Furstenberg’s wrap dresses were one of the most iconic innovations of the ’70s.  

A zipper and a flared leg are key ingredients for a classic jumpsuit with a ’70s twist.

Hot pants, otherwise known as very short shorts, hit the scene in the ’70s, and they’re begging for a comeback at your next party. 

That’s it. That’s the tweet. A single leotard and you can consider the ’70s theme accomplished. 

There’s nothing quite like a metallic dress to catch and reflect the light of the disco ball. 

A disco was basically a competition of who could sparkle the most, and this top would definitely achieve that.

Looking for more ’70s inspo? Try these nine iconic disco diva Halloween costumes. 

This post was published at an earlier date and has been updated.