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.

 

Mods and Rockers Fancy Dress: A Guide

Friday, November 28, 2014

Mod Girl Costume

Fifty years since the infamous seaside dust-ups that made headlines in 1964, Mods and Rockers remain powerful symbols of sixties youth culture, with elements of their distinctive music and fashions having undergone numerous revivals and reinterpretations. While the influences of these contrasting subcultures can still be detected in contemporary styles, we thought we would turn our gaze to the essential elements of Mods and Rockers fashion that can be distilled into the perfect retro fancy dress costume. So whether you're planning to revisit the Rocker tradition, or dress with a nod to the Mods, read on for our indispensable guide on this fascinating topic.

Read more
 

5 Christmas Films With Awesome Santa Character Costume Ideas

Friday, November 21, 2014

Bad Santa Costume

I don't think I'm alone when I share that I tend to enjoy watching Christmas films toward the end of the year. It helps me get in the mood for the impending trampling and shoulder barging that I'm about to endure in the shops as Christmas Day inevitable approaches.

I have a love for cinema and have seen loads of Christmas films, so here's a few of my favourite movie Santas that are not only awesome, but also provide suitable costume ideas if you're not happy just wearing one of our Santa costumes and wish to be a little different.

Read more
 

Help! Give Me Some Last Minute Costume Ideas!

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Steampunk Necklace

So, the fancy dress party has snuck up on you, or you have left it to the last minute to get yourself a costume. Regardless of whether your situation is the result of a last-minute decision of a friend or your own lack of organisation, do not fret. Here's a bunch of last-minute costume ideas that you can improvise at home, sort out on the way to the party or have delivered for next day delivery. We know you're in a rush so we'll keep it brief. Good luck!

Read more
 

5 Of The Best Nativity Themed Clips On YouTube

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Virgin Mary Costume

With Christmas fast approaching, we like nothing more than to immerse ourselves in all manner of festive findings to truly get in the Christmas spirit. Today, we figured that we'd send our eyes over to the video sharing website YouTube and discover what we think are the best nativity themed videos. Here's what we discovered. Enjoy.

Read more
 

Win A Set Of Official Rihanna Costumes Competition

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Rihanna Costume

With some of the most unique stage outfits, Rihanna not only puts on a great live show, but, also looks the part of a pop phenomenon.

We have a pair of official outfits to giveaway via Rafflecopter, which is really easy to use and can have you winning our awesome competition prizes with relative ease.

Read more
 

The Silence of the Norman Lambs

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Norman Lamb

Since Sunday, Jokers' Masquerade has received a rifled attack of disrespectful tweets, emails and phone calls, attacking the business and staff members. As a company, we feel this is wholly unacceptable. Personnel have had to contend with abusive comments and expletive remarks. Why? The simple fact that over the early part of this week, a core of incestuous Tweeters who parade as "Activists", a "Masked vigilante" and one Bio which boasts "Angry on the Internet since 1997", among professional doctors, teachers and charities have taken it upon themselves to voice discontent via Twitter in the name of mental health. Their concern? They take offence at the so called "straitjackets" and "psycho" themed outfits stocked within our Halloween portfolio.

Read more