We all know that Dr Seuss created The Grinch as a bright green and hairy, pot-bellied, squished -nose creature with a mean tempered personality. But did you know that he's 53 years (who would've thunk) old and lives on a cliff way above Whoville, and all of the happy folk that live there. They all think the reason for the Grinch's cynical personality is because he was born with … [Read more...] about The Grinch Costume
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October 31st Halloween, is falling on a Saturday this year.. yes.. SATURDAY.. for the first time in 6 years... and us Victorians are STILL stuck in Iso lock down.. aaarrrggghhhhh However, to make a good situation out of a bad, it means there's lots of on trend Halloween costume ideas for women, men and kids relating to us being in lock down for such a lengthy period of time. … [Read more...] about Halloween Costume Ideas For Women
Living through Stage 4 restrictions in Victoria during 2020 has been challenging for everyone. As with many other industries, our beloved fancy dress party industry has taken a direct hit too. Blown to smitherines! We've put our lives on hold, and all we can think about is getting back to work, and looking forward to socialising with our family and friends again.. we're so … [Read more...] about Halloween Costume Ideas For Couples – 2020
I can hear you from here.. what on earth is my little girl going to want to wear to Halloween on October 31st this year? Will she want to be pretty or cute or look horrifying, or is she a little shy to dress up? .. perhaps she might just like her face painted. Oh the pain.. i know.. that's why we thought we better give you some ideas to take that burden away, so here are 10 of … [Read more...] about Halloween Costumes For Girls – Cool Ideas
This year the spookiest day of the year.. Halloween.. actually falls on a Saturday which means it's going to be H..U..G..E. having the next day off to recover. So get your boys to start thinking about what ideas they might have to dress up for Halloween this year. What current scary horror movies have they seen, or wanted to but weren't allowed to due to possibly having … [Read more...] about Our 10 Favourite Halloween Costume Ideas For Boys
Why Green? St.Patrick's day is the day you absolutely cannot let pass you by without wearing a St.Patrick's day costume or any type of green accessory. It's simply not as fun drinking your green beer without resembling the same colour. But why green i hear you thinking out loud? ... well back in the 7th century, the members of the order of St.Patrick used blue as their … [Read more...] about Dressing For St.Patricks Day
With Purim not far away on the calendar, it's time to start thinking about what to wear to celebrate this monumental time. Anything goes, no holding back. The bigger the brighter the better. Arriving as a group in themed costumes is by far the most popular way to dress up for Purim, because it creates a bigger impact . As it's pretty much mandatory to wear a costume for Purim, … [Read more...] about QUICK AND EASY COSTUMES FOR PURIM
Halloween In A Nutshell Hi everyone, Joy here, 33 years ago when we started in the Costume Business, Halloween had not yet caught on. Expat Americans living here helped by dressing their kids in Costumes, decorating their homes with Halloween Props & Trick or Treating. Slowly the public began to understand what Halloween was all about…yep… “HAVING LOTS OF … [Read more...] about Amazing Halloween FX Makeup Ideas
What is Oktoberfest? Everybody knows that Oktoberfest is a festival where, if you like, you can dress up in Lederhosen and Dirndls, drink a truck load of beer, eat, dance and literally party til you pass out. But did you know that the Oktoberfest dates back to the wedding of Prince Ludwig of Bavaria and Princess Therese on 12th of October 1810, so it's was originally a … [Read more...] about Oktoberfest Costume Tips
With Book Week rolling around again faster than a speeding bullet, time is running out to come up with some Book Week costume ideas for boys and girls. Your child will wow their friends and classmates this Book Week with our growing collection of Book Week costumes for both boys and girls. It's time to get the ball rolling to help you with some ideas for this years Book Week … [Read more...] about Costume Ideas For Book Week 2021 Old Worlds, New Worlds, Other Worlds!
ADAPT! IMPROVISE! OVERCOME! Well who would've thought that in this day and age, we would all be locked up in our houses in social isolation because of a terrible viral pandemic! It's quite unbelievable and devastating to everyone in more ways than one. For us it's directly affected us. After 32 years of operation, we've gone from a 7 day a week business to only 2 half … [Read more...] about Isolation Fancy Dress Parties – Making Iso Fun
As Easter approaches, we know that all of our cute little tackers (kids) will be eagerly awating a visit from the infamous Easter Bunny who will hide yummy delicious Easter Eggs all over the place, which they will take great delight in running around everywhere on a desperate hunt for these eggs to collect and either scoff down, or hoard, to then make their siblings and friends … [Read more...] about Easter Bunny Costume… Why is it a Bunny & Where did it Come From?
Christmas, the time of year celebrated in different parts of the world where we eat and drink waaay too much swapping prezzies and catching up with Framily and friends usually wearing a Christmas costume, santa hat, reindeer ears or that silly paper thing that supposedly resembles some sort of crown, that falls out of the Christmas bonbon you've just wrestled with your sibling … [Read more...] about Aussie Summer Christmas Costumes You Won’t Swelter in.
Spring Carnival The Race that stops a Nation, the Melbourne Cup, when ladies don their finest outfit and matching hat, whilst men go to their wardrobe and pull out their Morning suits? Regardless of which day you plan on attending the races, there are a lots standard and strict rules for dressing for this carnival which can be fun, putting together a fabulous couture outfit, … [Read more...] about Costumes For Spring Racing Carnival Parties
It's that time of the year when you're absolutely stoked that all of your hard work is about to come to an end. THANK GOD IT'S OVER.. we can hear you... and we know you want to let loose, go crazy, party on and celebrate. The next step is finding a costume either as a group or a theme, if a theme has been chosen. Well don't worry, that's what we're here for. EASY!! Disney … [Read more...] about Top 10 Year 12 Muck Up Day Costume Themes
If you're thinking about making a fancy dress costume for an upcoming event, show or costume party, there are quite a few things to take into consideration before you get started. With so many variations of costumes and dresses that you can look at online, you'll want to make sure you choose a costume or dress style that will suit you and the occasion. With this in mind, … [Read more...] about How Hard Is It To Make A Fancy Dress Costume?
"READING IS MY SECRET POWER" YAAAY!!……It’s 'BOOK WEEK’. The time of year when children get to play their favourite characters. Book week is usually held in Mid August and is a fun parade where your child has the opportunity to celebrate their favourite characters from a book they've read by dressing up and parading as them. Fancy dress or Costumes, call it what … [Read more...] about Book Week Costume Ideas For Students and Teachers
Depending on your age, and this post will certainly give mine away now, you might remember the original Disney Aladdin movie way back in 1992 starring the great late Robin Williams as the Genie... well i should re-phrase that to say, how could you forget Robin Williams as the big blue Genie! His lightening fast humour and improv had us in stitches as we watched in awe, the … [Read more...] about The Most Popular Aladdin Characters to Dress Up As
Who needs an excuse to dress up in a costume? We certainly don't. Whether you're into Sci-Fi, comics, cartoons or fantasy, Comicon is the perfect way for Adults & kids to shed their ordinarily human skin and become their favourite character or alter ego via this Cosplay event. With a huge rise in super hero and sci fi movies of late, the popularity of super hero costumes … [Read more...] about What Costume Are You Going To Wear To Comicon?
Whether you have an upcoming Halloween or Purim celebration, fancy dress party or your child just landed a role in the school's exciting new theatre production, and you have been given responsibility for organising costumes. But, you need to decide whether to hire a costume or buy one. Here are the pros and cons of each. Pros of Buying a Costume We all love going … [Read more...] about Should I Buy or Hire a Costume? Pros and Cons of Each Option