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The Coolest Costume Themes for Hot Weather

Can you be sizzling hot and ice cool at the same time? ‘Course you can… if you play your cards right. You know how it goes; in Australian summer time it’s all you can do to keep your cool, but sweaty is not the look we’re aiming for while we party. Not if we can help it, anyway.summer costumes

We want you to have an absolute blast in the hotter of Australia’s temperatures, so our recommendation is that dress-wise, ‘less is more’. Cool off even as things heat up with these fun summer party theme and costume ideas:

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6 Ways to Up Your Music Festival Fun!

rage musicMusic festivals are common pursuit these days – they are part of modern culture.  Their popularity is self-evident and they’re not about to stop being fun any time soon. But is it possible that we can take some of the shine out of things by doing it the same way every time?

If you were to eat the same three meals every day for a month the chances are you get bored of them. The same concept could be applied to your music festival habits; variety is the spice of life, as they say, so why not pull out all the stops when you go to your music festivals this year?

They also say you only live once, and as the aim of the game is optimum fun, get your crew together and indulge in some of these fun ideas for maximising your music festival memories:

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Ideas for Festive Fun this Christmas

7 Ideas for Fabulous Festive Fun this Christmas

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Christmas is a happy time of year for many, but it can come with more than a little chaos, that’s for sure. With everybody running around like crazy buying gifts, getting stuck in traffic, over-filling their diaries and preparing to deal with the in-laws, it can be easy to forget that we’re supposed to be having fun!

In case you find yourself getting wrapped up in the ‘necessities’ this Christmas, here are a few ways to let your hair down and get back into the festive spirit of things. Festive fun, here we come!

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10 Unique Ideas for a Winning Christmas Party

Unique xmas party So here it is again, the time of year for festive cheer: Christmas. However many Christmas parties you’ve put on before, there’s always room for improvement.

Christmas doesn’t always need to be done in a traditional way; why not inject a few creative ideas into your Christmas to make it the Christmas of the century for you and your friends? The only rule is that fun must be had!

From Willy Wonka’s to circuses, international karaoke and ‘elfing’ yourselves, these Christmas party theme ideas should help your Christmas party to go down in history: 

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Christmas Costume News Melbourne

christmas partyIt is the holiday season again, a time for good cheer, good food – and lots of holiday parties. While a standard holiday party with friends can be a lot of fun, work parties can be really stressful for a lot of people! You have to go, or you aren’t showing sufficient interest in being a part of the company culture. But if you go to the party and overdo it, or go the other way and are a total bore, your behavior on that one potentially fun evening can have very not-fun effects on your career. Most of us already know that immoderate behavior at a work party is not a good idea. But how do you avoid being a bore?

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Halloween Costume Shop News

10 Steps to Hosting a Hellraiser of a Halloween Bash.How to host Halloween party

Those who love a good party will surely be looking forward to Halloween. There are so many ways to raise hell in style, so if you’re going to throw a party, you may as well make it one that will stand out from the creepy crowd.  Here are some tips on how to throw a Halloween party that will have neighborhood chins wagging ‘til next October:

What’s Your Dream Theme This Halloween?day of the dead theme

Halloween doesn’t have to be the same every year. There is probably a different Halloween party theme possibility for every year you’ll be alive! Unless of course you’re a vampire, in which case you may need to come up with a few more.  Here’s our ideas..

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Halloween Costume News Melbourne

10 Steps to Hosting a ‘Hellraiser’ of a Halloween Bash

How to host Halloween partyThose who love a good party will surely be looking forward to Halloween. There are so many ways to raise hell in style, so if you’re going to throw a party, you may as well make it one that will stand out from the creepy crowd.  Here are some tips on how to throw a Halloween party that will have neighborhood chins wagging ‘til next October:

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Halloween Costume Shop Melbourne

10 Steps to Hosting a Hellraiser of a Halloween Bash.How to host Halloween party

Those who love a good party will surely be looking forward to Halloween. There are so many ways to raise hell in style, so if you’re going to throw a party, you may as well make it one that will stand out from the creepy crowd.  Here are some tips on how to throw a Halloween party that will have neighborhood chins wagging ‘til next October:

What’s Your Dream Theme This Halloween?day of the dead theme

Halloween doesn’t have to be the same every year. There is probably a different Halloween party theme possibility for every year you’ll be alive! Unless of course you’re a vampire, in which case you may need to come up with a few more.  Here’s our ideas..

 

 

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Halloween Costume News Melbourne

What’s Your Dream Theme This Halloween?
day of the dead theme

Halloween doesn’t have to be the same every year. There is probably a different Halloween party theme possibility for every year you’ll be alive! Unless of course you’re a vampire, in which case you may need to come up with a few more.  Here’s our ideas..

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Oktoberfest Costume News Melbourne

How to Have an Unforgettable Oktoberfest at Home

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Let’s face it – at some point between our teens and our thirties, frequenting the same old bars and nightclubs can get a little tired, and we start looking further afield for fun fixes. All over the world there are major events and festivals where we can let our hair down and celebrate, creating memories to last a lifetime. Who wouldn’t want a piece of that action?

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Weirdest Costumes – News Melbourne

weird costume themeOver a twenty year career in the business of costumes, we get the same question time and time again. Which costumes are the most popular? We have finally decided to take the time to properly answer the question. The answer is that it’s the wrong question!

Think about it – when you think of interesting hats, it isn’t the sensible cap that comes to mind. It’s the rainbow-striped top hat with the Ostrich feather poking out of the top! When you think of interesting wigs, it isn’t the straight blonde bob that comes to mind. It’s the neon pink Afro with the silver streaks! For good, and just as often for bad, it’s the odd things that stand out. Rather than the expected list of superhero and princess costumes that sell out year after year, here is a list of the thirteen strangest costume themes!

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Costume Shop News Melbourne

Parties are fun, but themed costume parties are even better. Especially for diverse groups, where all of the guests may not know each other, the common theme immediately provides a unifying factor and an ice breaker to make mingling and making new friends fun and easy! Unfortunately, many hosts find the idea of adding to the usual effort of throwing a party by turning it into a themed costume party daunting. Don’t worry! With this comprehensive checklist, throwing the best themed costume party ever will be a breeze!

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