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
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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?
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
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
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
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
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
"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