Fancy Dress Blog

Like any expanding company, we like to shout about our good fortunes which also gives consumer confidence in our business. Akin to our Customer Reviews page, these are newsworthy blogs, articles and updates produced by the Jokers' Masquerade Editor for publication here.

 

Let Toys Be Toys – The Dressing Up Effect

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Boys and Girls ER Costumes

What's wrong with girls dressing as fire fighters or boys becoming fairies? The expansion of a child's mind shouldn't be limited to what society decrees their gender must adhere to. We take a look at how gender division effects fancy dress and also ask for some thoughts on our own website from the Let Toys Be Toys campaign.

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5 New Creepy Halloween Masks For 2014

Friday, September 12, 2014

Bad Seed Rippers Mask

If you recall back to childhood, when Halloween was a matter of pleading with your mum to buy you a brittle PVC mask from the local shop so you could wear it with your cape, the same one that you'd adorned the past three years running was about as creative as it got. Today, Halloween masks are awesome! They do so much more than get caught on your Halloween costume, stab you in the chin and become crushed under the sofa.

Here's 5 creepy Halloween masks that are new for 2014 and are as good, if not better than anything else you'll find to put on your face this spooky season.

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Win £100 Halloween Fancy Dress Costume Bundle

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Halloween Fancy Dress Competition

Win an awesome bundle of Halloween costumes nice and early for your Halloween party simply by entering our latest Rafflecopter competition. One of the grandest pre-Halloween contests that we have ever hosted, first prize will land you with a plethora of dressing up options for the spooky season worth a £100 in value!

Entry is nice and easy utilising the Rafflecopter medium. Simply like, tweet or follow using your preferred method of social media.

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Pinterest Finds: 5 Celebrities In Vampire Fancy Dress

Friday, September 5, 2014

Female Vampire Costume

A staple of the Halloween theme, vampire costumes have always been popular, but they have definitely benefited from a resurgence since the release of Twilight back in 2008. Don't believe us? Between October '08 and October '09 searches for vampire fancy dress on Google almost doubled. With this in mind, we decided to delve into the press and discover which celebrities have embraced their vampiric side by doing a splendid job of donning vampire Halloween costumes for the October celebration.

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Guest Blog: Festicket's Top 5 Bestival Costume Ideas

Monday, September 1, 2014

Parrot Costume

Every year thousands journey to the Isle Of Wight to experience Bestival, the definitive end of festival season closer, whose multi-award winning lineup of 400+ acts is complimented by its signature fancy dress showdown.

As everyone takes part in the huge fancy dress parade and party on Sunday, the announcement of the theme is as highly anticipated as the lineup reveal itself. 2014 marks the year of the Desert Island Disco, and amongst our own suggestions, we've invited Cynthia Franklin from music travel site Festicket.com to pick her top 5 outfit ideas.

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Oktoberfest Costumes To Get You In The 'Drunking' Spirit

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Edelweiss Lederhosen Costume

Regardless whether you are planning on a trip to Oktoberfest London, Oktoberfest Munich or Oktoberfest Longstanton, chances are that you will need some authentic bierkeller gear to help you get into the Germanic spirit. Here we have compiled a collection of Oktoberfest costumes for both men and women that will be sure to have you looking as good as any boisterous Bavarian!

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