Cluedo fancy dress is a really fun theme for a party and makes an excellent fancy dress idea for groups. Different people can pick the cluedo character the want to dress up as. There is a good mixture of genders, shapes and sizes to fit in to most groups of people. Let’s take a look at the main characters you should consider for a cluedo themed party.
Miss Scarlett Fancy Dress
Miss Scarlett is the femme fatale character in the board game. She is young, extremely attractive and seductive. She typically wears an alluring scarlet dress, pearls, a veiled hat and long silk gloves.
Colonel Mustard Fancy Dress
Colonel Mustard is a stiff upper lip, British colonial type. You camn approach this costume in different ways. In some versions of the game, and other fictional portrayals of cluedo, he is an older character with a tweed suit, mutton chop sideburns and a large moustache. In others a colonial character complete with big game hunter hat and medals. In others, he is a younger swashbuckling soldier with blue eyes and straw yellow hair. Whichever depiction you choose remember to wear lots of mustard.
Mrs White Fancy Dress
Mrs White is a highly stressed and much put upon servant woman. She is typically portrayed wearing a victorian style servant outfit including white hat, white collar and black dress. You can either go for a frumpy old woman look or a sexy younger maid style.
Reverend Green Fancy Dress
Reverend Green is a traditional plump parson figure wearing a religious collar. If you want to go as the American version then you can go as Mr Green the notorious businessman/conman/mobster who wear a green blazer and smokes a cigarette. A lot of people like to wear a vicars collar and green blazer with this costume.
Mrs Peacock Fancy Dress
Mrs Peacock is a self assured older, yet still attractive, woman. She cuts an almost aristocratic figure. To dress up like Mrs Peacock try and go for something a sophisticated older person might wear. A smart tweed suit would be appropriate along with some appropriately peacock worthy accessories. Some people like to take it literally by wearing actual peacock feathers.
Professor Plum Fancy Dress
Plum is a scatty brained professor character. He is usually seen as a younger man wearing a bow tie and glasses and often has a pipe. For this costume a brown suit as well as the bow tie, glass and pipe are all you need.