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5 Australian Music Festivals Not To Miss This Season

Australian festivalSo here it is: 2018. We are fresh into the New Year and the festive parties are still alive and kicking in our memories. Does that mean we need to calm down and throw in the towel? Of course not. A date ain’t nothin’ but a number, and the many music festivals happening in Australia this January confirm this. The first couple of months of this year promise to be extremely eventful on the festival front.

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The Coolest Hot Weather Costumes

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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.  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 hot weather costumes ideas:

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How to be a Truly Memorable Santa this Christmas

What Santa wearsChristmas wouldn’t be the same without Santa Claus. He’s always been an integral part of the Christmas anticipation for youngsters, and it’s fun to witness their excitement when they get an opportunity to meet him. Dressing up as Santa isn’t difficult, we know that. But doing it well? That’s another story!

If you want to maintain the Christmas mystery, Santa has to do a grand job of convincing his little disciples that he’s the real deal. Arranging for Santa to come and do a few visits this year will make this Christmas memorable for everyone involved. We’ve got a little gift for you: our best tips on what makes an authentic Santa experience for all involved – including Santa himself.

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Best Costumes to Dress Your Kids in this Christmas

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Kids love Christmas, there’s no denying that. With all the fun, music, sparkle and abundance of gifts, it’s hard to imagine how it could get much more fun for them. Actually, it could. Kids love dressing up as much as they love Christmas, so what about a killer combo? Christmas dressing up!

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Everlasting Eras: The Vintage Fashion Appeal

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It’s not just the clothing though… we love a vintage fashion themed party too! Why is it that we hang on so tenaciously to past eras and fashion? Well, nostalgia is a biggie; it’s an inner yearning to experience life as older generations lived it. Fortunately that’s not so difficult.

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9 Unique Costume Themes for your Costume Party

Unique Costume Themes for your Costume Party.

unique costume theme ideasCostume parties are heaps of fun all year round, and there are so many dress-up possibilities that you could be in character every day of the year if you saw fit! Whether we’re dressing up for a night out or dressing up for a costume party, we all want to be unique. So take a look at our unique costume themes ideas and be inspired for an unforgettable costume party!

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The Spirit of Halloween Trick or Treat in the Street

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Trick or Treat is forever growing in Australia. America is famously the country that takes it the most seriously, but these days Australia gives the US a run for its money. Once again this Halloween, Melbourne will see hordes of costume-clad packed trick or treaters excitedly knocking on doors ready to spook the hell out of the brave souls that answer.

One of the best ways to enjoy the spirit of Halloween in Melbourne is to do so in your local street –

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Zombies in Melbourne – Are They Taking Over?

Zombie makeupIs Melbourne in the midst of a Zombie apocalypse? You could be forgiven for thinking so. The influx of undead wandering the city is at least indicative of one thing… our fondness of walking corpses! It’s not just Halloween that brings them out either; Melbourne hosts heaps of events and activities aimed at bringing out your deathly side – all year round.

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Schoolies Break Loose at the End of Year 12

year 12 celebrateAs with many things in life Schoolies Break Loose at the End of Year 12, as one things ends, it marks the beginning of something new. Year 12 is no different. School leavers often feel a sense of nostalgia for their memorable school years… and on the other hand, they’re champing at the bit for the new adventure that awaits them.

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Where to Have a Rollicking Good Time at Oktoberfest in Melbourne

oktoberfest2 Beer lovers in and around Melbourne will be rubbing their hands together with anticipation of the much-loved annual event that is Oktoberfest. In Melbourne, Oktoberfest is nothing short of legendary. Year on year, Oktoberfest is becoming one of the most exciting events to go to, and many Australians jump on this fabulous opportunity to don some lederhosen and let their hair down.  

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The Top Ten Halloween Costumes with Makeup

best halloween makeupMost of the world seems to agree that Halloween is an awesome time of year. We really love to dress up, and we also seem to relish a good fright! It’s human nature to want to improve, so every year we try to get more inventive with our costumes and make up. The more authentically scary our Halloween get up is, the better!

If you are looking for a bit of Halloween inspiration, you’ve come to the right place. Let our top ten costumes with makeup suggestions and tutorials inspire you to go all out this Halloween. Each character is adaptable for both men and women, and it can actually be a lot of fun pulling off a different gender convincingly.

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How to Host Your Own Bogan Bingo Night

have fun as a boganBogan Bingo is such a fun way to spend an evening. It doesn’t hurt to have a good giggle at our cultural quirks and stereotypes from time to time. Every country and continent around the world has them, and one of Australia’s most famous is the Bogan ‘bad taste’ culture. It’s even popular in London UK now!

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