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Oktoberfest Costume Tips

Oktoberfest St.Kilda ForeshoreWhat 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 … [Read more...] about Oktoberfest Costume Tips

Costumes For Spring Racing Carnival Parties

Jockey CostumesSpring CarnivalThe 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 … [Read more...] about Costumes For Spring Racing Carnival Parties

Top 10 Year 12 Muck Up Day Costume Themes

Chilli The Lion DogIt'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 … [Read more...] about Top 10 Year 12 Muck Up Day Costume Themes

How Hard Is It To Make A Fancy Dress Costume?

Hey You.. Making Costumes Is Easy. Love ChilliIf 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 … [Read more...] about How Hard Is It To Make A Fancy Dress Costume?

Book Week Costume Ideas For Students and Teachers

"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

The Most Popular Aladdin Characters to Dress Up As

Aladdin CostumesDepending 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 … [Read more...] about The Most Popular Aladdin Characters to Dress Up As

What Costume Are You Going To Wear To Comicon?

Super Hero Doggies Chilli & LaceyWho 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 … [Read more...] about What Costume Are You Going To Wear To Comicon?

Should I Buy or Hire a Costume? Pros and Cons of Each Option

Should I Hire It Or Buy It...this Is The Question...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 … [Read more...] about Should I Buy or Hire a Costume? Pros and Cons of Each Option