Costumes that Start with D

Costumes that Start with D

Are you looking for some fancy dress ideas starting with the letter D? Whether you're gearing up for a themed party, a costume party competition, or just in the mood to dress up because, well, why not? We've got a treasure trove of ideas that'll have you standing out in the crowd. So, let's get started.

Fun Fancy Dress Ideas Beginning with Letter D

1, Daredevil 

Who doesn't love a superhero theme? Embrace your inner vigilante with a Daredevil costume. Think red from head to toe, with some horns to add a special touch. Bonus points for mastering some cool martial arts moves to really bring the character to life. Just maybe leave the actual crime-fighting to the pros, okay?

2. Daisy Duke 

Grab your shortest denim shorts, tie up a checkered shirt, and voila – you're the iconic Daisy Duke! This costume is not only super easy to put together but also gives you an excuse to rock that cowboy hat you've had lying around. Add a pair of cowboy boots, and you're good to go, y'all!

3. Disco Diva 

Women dressed as disco divas

Time to channel your inner 70s superstar with a Disco Diva costume. Think sequins, bell-bottoms, and all the glitter you can find. Don't forget to perfect your disco moves; after all, a Disco Diva knows how to own the dance floor. The groovier, the better!

4. Dumbledore 

For all you Harry Potter fans, why not dress up as the wise and wonderful Dumbledore? You'll need a long, flowing robe, a fake beard and a wizard's hat. Carry around a wand, and sprinkle in some sage advice throughout the evening for full effect.

5. Dinosaur 

Why not go prehistoric and dress up as a dinosaur? You can find some fantastic inflatable T-Rex costumes that are not only hilarious but also surprisingly comfortable. Plus, who doesn't want an excuse to roar at people all night?

6. David Bowie 

Channel your inner rock star with a David Bowie costume. Ziggy Stardust, Aladdin Sane, or just the classic Bowie look – the options are endless. Key elements include vibrant, eclectic outfits and, of course, that iconic lightning bolt makeup.

7. Detective 

Detective costume

Embrace your inner sleuth with a classic detective costume. Think trench coat, fedora, and a magnifying glass. Spend the evening solving 'mysteries' at the party, like who left their cup in the kitchen or where the host hid the extra snacks.

8. Donut

Feeling a bit whimsical? Why not dress up as a doughnut? It's sweet, it's funny, and it's definitely unique. Plus, you get to be everyone's favorite treat for the night. Just maybe avoid anyone dressed as a cop, for comedic reasons.

9. Daenerys Targaryen 

For the "Game of Thrones" enthusiasts, dressing up as Daenerys Targaryen could be a dream come true. Flowing gowns, braided hair, and maybe even a toy dragon on your shoulder to complete the look. Just try to avoid actually setting anything on fire, okay?

10. Doctor Who 

With so many incarnations of the Doctor to choose from, this costume can be a lot of fun. Pick your favorite Doctor and replicate their outfit, from Tom Baker's scarf to Jodie Whittaker's suspenders. Don't forget your sonic screwdriver!

11. Dalmatian 

Embrace your inner pup with a Dalmatian costume. It's cute, it's cozy, and you have the perfect excuse to snack all night (because, you know, dogs love treats). Plus, if you can convince a bunch of friends to join in, you can go as a whole pack!

12. Deadpool 

For those who like their heroes with a side of sass, a Deadpool costume is the way to go. It's as simple as getting your hands on a red bodysuit and mask, then adding Deadpool's signature weapons. Just remember, with great power comes great irresponsibility.

13. DJ 

Get ready to drop the beat as a DJ. This costume can be as simple or elaborate as you like. Wear some headphones around your neck, carry a fake turntable, and maybe even throw in some glow sticks. Everyone will want you to be in charge of the playlist.

14. Dracula 

Dracula costume

The classic Dracula costume. It's timeless, it's elegant, and you get to talk in a Transylvanian accent all night. Just remember to ask for consent before biting anyone's neck.

15. Darth Vader

Channel the dark side with a Darth Vader costume. A black cape, helmet, and a red lightsaber will have you ruling the galaxy (or at least the party) in no time.

16. Duchess

Embrace elegance with a Duchess costume. Think royal gowns, tiaras, and perhaps a scepter to wave around as you grace your subjects with your presence.

17. Devil

A classic choice that never goes out of style. Red attire, horns, and a pitchfork are all you need to bring out your devilish side.

18. Doll

Doll costume

Whether it's a porcelain doll with Victorian attire or a creepy doll with exaggerated makeup, this costume can be as cute or spooky as you prefer.

19. Doctor Strange

For the Marvel fans, a Doctor Strange costume with his signature cloak of levitation and Eye of Agamotto amulet is sure to be a hit.

20. Decathlete

Show off your athletic prowess (or at least pretend to) as a decathlete. Sporting attire, a medal, and maybe a prop javelin or discus will do the trick.

21. Duke

Pair with the Duchess or stand alone as a Duke. Regal attire, a crown, and maybe a fake title deed to your vast estates will make your noble status undeniable.

22. Dancer

From ballet to breakdance, choose your style and step into the spotlight. A tutu and ballet slippers for the classical look, or baggy pants and a boombox for the street vibe.

23. Doctor

Doctor costume

Scrubs, a lab coat, and a stethoscope are all you need to play the part of the doctor. Hand out 'prescriptions' for fun to really get into character.

24. Duck

Feathers, a beak, and maybe some webbed feet can turn you into the cutest duck at the party. Go as a classic mallard or get creative with a colorful rubber duckie version.

25. Dora the Explorer

Great for both kids and adults, a simple pink tee, orange shorts, and a purple backpack are all you need. Bonus points for carrying around a map and asking, "Can you say 'vámonos'?"

26. Davy Jones

Sail the high seas as this legendary pirate from "Pirates of the Caribbean." Tentacles, a pirate hat, and a heart locked away in a chest will complete your transformation.

More Letter D Costume Ideas

For some more inspiration have a read through these letter D ideas

Letter D

Occupations beginning with letter D

  • Dentist
  • Delivery Driver 
  • Dog Trainer 
  • Decorator 
  • Diving Instructor
  • Diplomat
  • Director 
  • Dairy Farmer 
  • Debt Collector 
  • Dealer (Casino)
  • Demolition Expert

Colors starting with letter D

  • Dark Blue
  • Denim
  • Daffodil yellow
  • Dusty Rose 
  • Dark Green 
  • Deep Purple 
  • Desert Sand 
  • Duck Egg Blue 

Animals starting with letter D

  • Deer 
  • Dog
  • Dolphin 
  • Duck
  • Dingo
  • Dove
  • Dragonfly 
  • Dachshund
  • Donkey 
  • Desert Tortoise
These fantastic costume ideas starting with the letter D that are sure to make your next costume event a hit. Whether you choose to dazzle as a Disco Diva, channel your inner Dumbledore, or roar around as a dinosaur, the most important thing is to have fun. So, pick your favorite, get creative, and let's make this party one for the books.