2009 Archive

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.


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Up-Helly-Aa 2009

Thursday, December 10, 2009
Viking Costume

Fancy Dress plays a huge part in the event. During the parade the hundreds of flame-bearing Guizers dress-up in anything from the more obvious Viking costume to Men in Drag costumes. This event is now sometimes referred to and nicknamed as "Transvestite Tuesday" due to the sheer amount of men dressing-up as women in the parade and in the watching crowds in recent years.

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High School Musical Costumes

Wednesday, November 11, 2009
High School Musical Cheerleader Costume

High School Musical is the first film from the High School Musical Franchise. It was first shown on the Disney Channel in America in 2006 on January the 20th. At it's time it was the Disney Channels most watched movie with 7.7 million viewers. In the UK it received 789,000 viewers on its first showing. It was broadcast on BBC1 in December 2006 making it the first Disney Channel Film to be broadcast on BBC. Its success lead to High School Musical 2 and then in October 2008 High School Musical 3 : Senior Year was released at cinemas. High School Musical 4 is currently being written but no details on cast or storyline have been announced.

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Adult Mallow Man Costume a Hit!

Monday, November 9, 2009

Did you see the Mallow Man costume on the X-factor? John and Edward rock out to the ghostbusters in front of millions.

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Halloween After Thought

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Halloween was an extremely busy time for Jokers' Masquerade again this year but we managed to keep up with demand and get your orders out to you quickly. This year there must have been more Halloween themed parties and less just fancy dress parties around the Halloween weekend. In past years Ghostbuster themed costumes have hogged the top spots of the sales charts but the exclusive to Jokers' Masquerade fancy dress Mallow Man Costume was the only Ghostbuster themed outfit to stay top of the charts.

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New Graphic Designer Joins The Team

Monday, October 26, 2009

Nigel Smith has joined Jokers' Masquerade Fancy dress and will be providing new and innovative graphics for the website and getting involved in the many exciting print requirements, from brochures to direct mail literature. We are all excited to have such a talented and experienced designer to work with.

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Jokers' Masquerade are in the news! See how the postal strikes have effected us at our busiest time of the year.

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