Edwardian Halloween Costume: Eugen Sandow

Eugen Sandow

Eugen Sandow, legendary strongman and bodybuilder

Slap on gladiator sandals and a loincloth, and flex your muscles–or wear this costume for a bit more modesty:

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Muscle Man Costume from Costume Shopper



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Comments

  • http://heidenkind.blogspot.com/ Tasha B. (heidenkind)

    Somehow the contemporary version just isn’t as impressive.

    • http://evangelineholland.com Evangeline Holland

      I know, haha!

  • hels

    Very nice body on Mr Sandow! No stupid steroidal appearance like you would find these days.

    • http://evangelineholland.com Evangeline Holland

      His famous physique was rare back then as well!

  • Nancy J Gill

    Sandow was one of Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr’s first presentations, before he began glorifying the American Girl in his Follies.